The Van Meter Girls basketball team fell to 11 – 9 on the year, 9 – 7 in the conference, on Tuesday night with a 43 – 28 loss to Des Moines Christian. The Bulldogs took an early 4 point lead into halftime but failed to get stops into the 3rd quarter, trailing 25 – 21 heading into the 4th. DMC was able to expose the size difference inside an controlled the paint the entire 2nd half. The Bulldogs were led in scoring by Kelsey Roberts with 10 points.
The Bulldogs finished 4th in the West Central Activities Conference behind: Panorama, Des Moines Christian and Earlham. The team travels to Clarke Thursday night for their last regular season game before opening up Region 6 play on Saturday night in Stuart, facing off against West Central Valley for the 3rd time this year.