The Newburg Lady Wolves traveled to Houston, where they took on the host Tigers, and came up a few points short.

The Newburg Lady Wolves traveled to Houston, where they took on the host Tigers, and came up a few points short.

Newburg was within a basket at the end of the game but could not overcome the deficit and fell 59-53 in the contest.

Claire Affolter led the team with her 18 points. She was 6-for-13 in the loss and 6-9 from the free throw line. Grace Affolter made six of her 14 shots in the game on her way to 15 points and Bailey Brookshire added seven more points.

Newburg will travel to Iberia on January 9 and host Plato on January 13. Both of those game are varsity only and will take place at 6 p.m.