Meeker High School's girls' basketball team dealt Hotchkiss a loss, 55-35, last Friday in Meeker. The Cowboys doubled Hotchkiss' score, 18-9, in the game's first eight minutes.
A 17-7 second quarter gave the Cowboys a commanding 35-16 halftime lead.
Hotchkiss was two points better than the Cowboys in third-period play but still trailed, 41-24, with one quarter left in the game.
Meeker made it a 20-point difference, 55-35, with a 14-11 edge in fourth-quarter play.
Halie Ahrens scored 17 points and Megan Shelton another 12 to lead Meeker's offense.
Hotchkiss currently resides in the cellar of 2A WSL District 5 league standings. At 2-8 and 3-14, the Bulldogs had to travel to Hayden (2-8 and 5-12) on Monday, Feb. 22, to complete the bracket for this weekend's semifinal and championship rounds being held in De Beque.
Two of the four marijuana questions on the November ballot were narrowly approved by voters in the City of Delta. Measure 2F allows the establishment of medical marijuana centers. Measure 2H permits the establishment of medical marijuana cultivation, testing, research and manufacturing facilities.