Both teams started cold in the Cougar's home opener vd. Wallenberg. Mykola Ediger's 12 first half points, a late first quarter spark off the bench from Michael Hourani and consistent strong defensive play allowed Half Moon Bay to take a 27-14 advantage into half time. HMB extended the lead to 17 after three. The Bulldogs took advantage of a 4th quarter decline in the Cougar's defensive efforts to close to 11 by the final buzzer. Ben McKnight led all scorers with 17 including 8 for 10 from the line in the second half. Laray Crossley led the Bulldogs with 12. Finals score HMB 52 Wallenberg 41.