DODGE – The Howells-Dodge and Tekamah-Herman Boys and Girls Basketball Teams got together for a Doubleheader in Dodge Friday night in action aired on 107.9 the Bull with the Jaguars taking both contests.
In the girls game, the Tigers went up 2-0 before Howells-Dodge went up 12-8 at the end of the 1st quarter.
Tekamah-Herman hung tough in the 2nd quarter, winning it 14-13 to make it a 25-22 game at halftime.
The Tigers tied things up at 25 early in the 3rd quarter before the Jaguars went on an 11-2 run to push the lead up to 36-27.
Tekamah-Herman once again battled back, going on a 7-0 run to close within 2 at 36-34.
Howells-Dodge led 38-34 after three and then pulled away in the 4th quarter, outscoring the Tigers 15-3 in the period.
The final score was 53-37 in favor of the Jaguars.
Janessa Schmidt had a game-high 19 points for Howells-Dodge while Abbey Pieper chipped in 9.
Kaitlyn Quick paced Tekamah-Herman with a team-high 10 points while Maggie Sheets notched 9. Halle Olsen added 7.
The Tigers, who have now lost seven in a row, fall to 3-13 on the season and host Omaha Mercy Tuesday night. The Jaguars, who have now won three straight and four out of their last five, improve to 9-7 and travel to Pender on Saturday.
In the boys game, Howells-Dodge came out of the gates strong, and led 4-0 and 13-6 late in the 1st quarter before leading 15-6 at the end of one.
The Jaguars outscored Tekamah-Herman 18-11 in the 2nd quarter to take a 33-17 lead into the locker room.
Howells-Dodge won the 3rd quarter 13-8 to increase their advantage to 46-25 at the end of three.
The Jaguars outscored the Tigers 20-9 in the 4th quarter, winning the game 66-34.
Howells-Dodge’s RJ Bayer had 16 points to lead all scorers while Blake Sindelar and Lance Brester were also in double figures with 14 apiece. Aandy Dominguez chipped in 8.
Brock Rogers had a team-high 13 points for Tekamah-Herman while Kaleb Quick posted 7.
The Tigers, who have now lost five in a row, fall to 4-11 on the season and are off until the East Husker Conference Tournament. The Jaguars improve to 11-4 on the season and take a 10-game winning streak into Pender on Saturday.