The Bulldogs were more than ready to play against someone else after the long break.
Douglass's girls basketball team improved to 7-0 on the season with a dominating 50-23 win at Chaparral Tuesday night. They outscored the Roadrunners 16-5 in the first quarter and never looked back.
"We anticipated having a slow start, but we came out of the jumpball pretty aggressive...and kept pushing the accelerator," coach Jason Wilson said.
The Bulldogs were led by sophomore point guard Klair Gibson, who scored 15 points on four field goals, one of them a 3-pointer, and 6-of-8 shooting from the free throw line.
Maressah Milum made three baskets and was 5-of-6 from the line for 11 points. Sarah Hadjukovic made four field goals and finished with 10 points. As a team, Douglass made 17 of 22 free throws.
"It was a very physical game," Wilson said.
Wilson added that Gibson's ability to break Chaparral's pressure defense and create scoring opportunities was a big key.
Cashlyn Munroe scored five points, Bayley Nispel added four points, Emily Nahr had three, and both Sara Dressler and Megan Edwards added a point for the Bulldogs.
Douglass returns to action at home Friday night against Belle Plaine.
"We're excited to keep this going," Wilson said.