The Bulldogs faced off against the Des Moines Christian Lions on Monday November 25th, and suffered their first loss of the season by a score of 32-62. The Bulldogs did find themselves in the lead early, up 6-4, but the Lions were able to use their defensive pressure to force the Bulldogs into some tough situations. The Bulldogs tried several times to go on a run of their own, but could never slow down the scoring from the Lions.
John Braun led all Van Meter scorers with 19 points. Austin Baumhover contributed 11 points as well.
The Bulldogs will look to bounce back on Tuesday when they host Nodaway Valley.