Kylie Bauman, a Moffat County High School senior, nails a jumper Jan. 16 during the Bulldogs' loss to visiting Delta. Moffat County repaid the favor Friday, running past the Panthers, 49-25, in Delta.

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Kylie Bauman, a Moffat County High School senior, nails a jumper Jan. 16 during the Bulldogs' loss to visiting Delta. Moffat County repaid the favor Friday, running past the Panthers, 49-25, in Delta.

Girls basketball's win streak hits 6

Moffat County girls take down Delta

Girls basketball statistics

Score by quarter:

Team 1 2 3 4 total

MCHS (11-7) 15 9 14 11 49

DHS (3-11) 2 6 5 12 25

Individual scoring

MCHS: Bauman 4 0-0 10, Snyder 2 0-0 4, Edington 4 2-3 12, Sanchez 3 0-0 6, Hathhorn 0 0-0 0, Nelson 3 0-0 7, Moser 0 0-0 0, Crofts 0 3-4 3, Kawcak 1 0-0 2, Roberts 2 1-2 5. Totals 19 (5) 6-9 49.

DHS: Jones 0 0-0 0, Alexander 0 0-0 0, Gieck 4 2-3 11, Cowden 0 0-0 0, Schaaff 1 0-0 2, Cromwell 0 0-0 0, Halverson 0 0-0 0, Roberson 3 0-0 8, Luna 0 0-0 0, Vieyra 1 2-3 4, Slaughter 0 0-0 0. Totals 9 (3) 4-6 25.

Three-point baskets - Moffat County 5 (Bauman 2, Edington 2, Nelson); Delta 3 (Roberson 2, Gieck).

The Moffat County High School girls varsity basketball team avenged its lone league loss of the 2008-09 season Friday, running past the host Delta Panthers, 49-25.

"We didn't talk about it," Bulldogs coach Craig Mortensen said of the 45-41 loss Jan. 16. "We didn't need to. They knew."

The Bulldogs (11-7 overall, 8-1 Western Slope League) left no doubt as to who was the better team this time, running out to a 15-2 first quarter lead behind a stingy full-court pressure defense and timely buckets from the perimeter.

They never looked back.

The 13-point lead was extended to 16 at the half, and back-to-back 3-pointers from MCHS senior Kylie Bauman in the third quarter pushed the Bulldogs to a 25-point advantage.

"We just talked about what we needed to do to beat them," Mortensen said, "and the girls did a great job."

The Panthers (3-11 overall, 2-7 WSL) outscored Moffat County 12-11 in the fourth quarter, but the damage was done.

Senior Courtney Edington led the Moffat County offense, finishing with a game-high 12 points.

Bauman scored 10, and senior Alicia Nelson pitched in with seven.

Alicia Gieck scored a team-high 11 points for the Panthers.

The victory was the sixth straight for the Bulldogs, while the loss was the fourth in a row for Delta.

"We are doing what we need to do to be able to win," Mortensen said. "They are playing within themselves. They've found what's working and they are playing together as a team."

Next up for the Bulldogs is a 4 p.m. contest today at Palisade (3-14 overall, 3-5 WSL).

John Vandelinder can be reached at 875-1793 or jvandelinder@craigdailypress.com.

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