The Baltic Bulldogs picked up a win in Dell Rapids against the Dell Rapids St Mary Cardinals girls basketball team on Monday, January 27th, by a score of 44-40. Baltic had a slight two-point lead after the first quarter at 9-7. St Mary scored the first three points of the second quarter, but Baltic then went on a 7-0 lead to go ahead 16-10. The Cardinals pulled to within two points at 16-14, but Baltic used another little run of 8-2 to take a 24-16 halftime lead. The Bulldogs were able to push their lead to 10 points after the third quarter at 34-24. The Bulldogs built a 13-point lead late into the fourth quarter, but time ran out on St Mary as the Cardinals were only able to make up nine of the 13 points in the remaining minutes of the game.
This was the second straight loss for St Mary after reeling off six wins in a row. The Cardinals drop to 8-5 on the year. St Mary will travel to Lake Benton on Friday, January 31st, to take on Elkton-Lake Benton in a game that will be webcast on Big Sioux Media.
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