The Hotchkiss girls played a close game but came up short in their recent 51-46 loss to De Beque. The Dragons opened the first quarter with a 17-8 lead.
Hotchkiss outscored De Beque in the second and trailed by a point (39-38) at the end of the third period, but were unable to pull off a win. The Bulldogs are 5-1 overall and in fourth place in the 2A/1A Western Slope League.
On the boys side, De Beque beat the Bulldogs, 76-47, to end the week in fourth place in the 2A/1A WSL. Dragons sophomore Brennan Rigsby scored a game-high 25 points and had 10 total rebounds and two steals for the game.