The Newburg Lady Wolves traveled to Dixon and faced the Lady Bulldogs in a Frisco League game. Dixon took control early and held on to win 66-64.

The Newburg Lady Wolves traveled to Dixon and faced the Lady Bulldogs in a Frisco League game. Dixon took control early and held on to win 66-64.

The Lady Bulldogs took a 17-12 lead after the first quarter of the game. All five of the Dixon girls scored in the quarter while Claire Affolter led the Lady Wolves with six points of her own.

Newburg outscored Dixon 17-16 in the second quarter to cut the deficit to just 30-33 going into halftime. Grace Affolter led Newburg with her seven points in the period and Dixon was led by Khloe Irvin in the quarter. The Lady Bulldogs were led by Irvin and Amy Wade, who both had nine points in the first half. Newburg was led by Claire with 10 points.

Dixon picked up the offense with a 22-17 effort in the third period to secure a 55-47 lead. Brooke Sinclair led the Lady Bulldogs with eight points in the quarter and the Lady Wolves were led in the quarter by Claire once again with eight points.

The Lady Wolves began to cut the Dixon lead down to a basket late in the game and outscored a Dixon team without subs 17-11. The Newburg girls had a chance late, but missed key free throws. The Lady Bulldogs then proceeded to run the clock out.

Bailey Brookshire led the charge in the quarter with her nine points. Claire was 5-7 from the free throw line in the final quarter. The Lady Bulldogs were led by Sinclair with her six points in the final session.

The Lady Wolves were led in scoring by Claire with 25 points. Brookshire added 21 of her own and Grace added 11. Claire also dominated on the glass, pulling down an eye-opening 29 rebounds in the game. That was good enough to place her in the top 10 in Missouri all time for rebounds in a single game. The state record is 38 set by Beth Dennis from Higbee in 1983.

The Lady Bulldogs were led by Sinclair with 21 points. Wade scored 17 and Ryli Martin added 11 more points in the win. Irvin and Izzy Thilgen had nine and eight points to nearly put all of the Lady Bulldogs in double figures.

The next game for Newburg is scheduled for the Crocker Shootout on Saturday. The Lady Bulldogs next game will be at home against Vienna on December 19 at the Dixon Middle School.