It was a scrappy game that became very close in the second half before ending 60-50 with DHS taking home the win. Despite the game not contributing to their conference record, Midgets head coach Devin Douglas told her team to fight as if everything was on the line.
“It’s a big win for us coming off break,” Douglas said. “I told the girls, ‘I don’t care if it’s a non-conference game, it’s a basketball game. We are coming here to work hard, have fun and come to win.’ And that is exactly what they did.”
The first half started with Watford City taking a small lead of 13-7, but would quickly find themselves playing from behind that would last for the remainder of the game. Reese Hauck took the lead with a layup to make it 14-13.
Reese Hauck puts up two points in the early stages of the game to take the lead against Watford City in their non-regional match Jan. 4. (Josiah C. Cuellar / The Dickinson Press)
The Midgets scored the majority of their