Before a large home crowd Friday the Van Meter girls basketball team downed DMC for the 3rd time this season to advance to the regional final. With the 52-41 victory the Bulldogs travel to Waukee Monday night at 7:00 PM to take on conference foe Panorama. Panorama has defeated the Bulldogs twice this season in overtime.
Mackenzie Roberts topped the Bulldog scoring with 20 points, followed by CJ Jones 14. Emily Roberts added 7, Chelsea Bright 6 and Ellie Folkerts 5.
With the victory Van Meter improve their season record to 20-3.