Garden City, KS-Howard College defeated Garden City in the home opener of the Buster Shootout 63-57. Howard College built a 19 point lead at the 8:28 mark of the third quarter. Garden City fought back outscoring Howard 19-10 in the third quarter to trail by six going into the fourth quarter but it was not enough as Howard earned the win.
The Busters were led by Shala Dobbins with 18 followed by Kavita Akula with 9. Jaymie Bernbeck added 8 points. Howard College was led by Marie Tsoungui with 14. Howard will take on Northern Oklahoma tomorrow at 1PM and Garden City will play Independence at 5:30. Independence defeated Northern Oklahoma 81-74.