Maryland High School Basketball - Bowie fells Flowers
(December 15, 2009: Springdale, MD 20774) Fans at Tuesday's league challenge between the Bowie Bulldogs (Bowie, MD) and the host Flowers Jaguars (Springdale, MD), saw Bowie's basketball squad overcome Flowers by a score of 56-44.
With the victory, Bowie improves its record to 3-0 on the campaign. The Bulldogs host Oxon Hill (Oxon Hill, MD) to play the Clippers in a Prince George's County 4A challenge on Friday, December 18. The Clippers come into the challenge with a record of 0-2.
Next up, the Jaguars play the DuVal Tigers (Lanham, MD) in a Prince George's County 4A challenge, on Friday, December 18. Flowers will attempt to improve on its 1-1 season record. The Tigers come into the challenge with a 1-2 record after their 61-59 league win over Parkdale (Riverdale, MD).
First Quarter Summary
Bowie and Flowers went at each other in the first quarter, with neither team backing down. Bowie began to find Flowers weaknesses and started to exploit them at the end of the quarter.
Second Quarter Summary
Bowie handled the Flowers press well and started to get easy layups by breaking the press. Bowie used its size and patience on offense to wear Flowers down. Bowie 28-20 after the half.
Third Quarter Summary
Bowie extended the lead in this quarter and used a huge rebounding edge to take command. The defense of Bowie controlled Flowers' offense.
Fourth Quarter Summary
Bowie used its bench to keep Flowers at bay. Flowers made a mini run, but it was silenced with about 5 minutes left in the game and the LadyBulldogs controlled the game after that..