Lady Bulldogs drop contest to Willow Springs
The Gainesville Lady Bulldogs are 1-1 on the year after losing on the road Monday to Willow Springs, 63-45.
Madison Strong's 14 points in the fourth quarter wasn't enough to bring the Lady Bulldogs back. Strong finished with 22 to lead the Lady Bulldogs.
Willow Springs started off strong, outscoring the Lady Bulldogs 18-7 in the first quarter.
In the second quarter, Gainesville made a run and cut a 16-point deficit to 6, but fell flat again in the third quarter, only scoring 4 points while Willow Springs netted 14.
Gainesville opens up at home on Thursday night, hosting Mountain Grove.
The varsity boys, meanwhile, begin their season on Dec. 3 competing in the Mansfield Tournament.