GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. The Palisade girls basketball team entered the first round of playoffs as the hosts, looking to advance to the second round for the first time in over 10 years. It turned out to be an easy victory for the Bulldogs.
They faced the Niwot Cougars, an 11-seed, and got off to a quick start with a dominant press and high-speed offensive attack that brought about a 63-36 first round victory.
The Bulldogs advance to Friday's second round where they will travel to face No. 3 Pueblo West.