Put another one in the win column for the Bremen High School girls' basketball team.
Led offensively by the trio of Morgan Cashen, Alyssa Taylor and Ashlynn Hodges, the Lady Blue Devils handled nearby rival Temple with a 47-38 home victory on Tuesday night.
The win came just 24 hours after the Blue and White ended a five-game losing streak with a 23-point victory over Mount Zion.
Needless to say, Bremen head coach Billy Pollard is glad his team is getting back on the right path heading into the holidays.
"It's good to get a couple of wins in a row, especially since we've been struggling as of late," Pollard said. "It's good to get back on track."
Bremen (5-5) opened the contest aggressively attacking the paint on offense and effectively drawing fouls.
Meanwhile, its effort on the defensive end in preventing any semblance of an inside game from Temple (2-9) would lead to a 26-18 advantage heading into the half.
Coming out of the locker room, the Lady Tigers would start showing some fight on both ends of the floor with junior guards Mackenzie Holt and Tori Chivers forcing steals, dishing out assists and battling for lay-ups.
But the senior Cashen continued to crash the offensive glass for the home Lady Blue Devils and make the Temple defense pay with numerous second-chance opportunities. She would finish the evening with 21 points and 17 rebounds.
Down 39-23 points heading into the fourth, Temple would continue to fight and attempt to claw its way back into the ballgame. Despite dwindling the lead down to single digits, it wasn't enough as the Lady Blue Devils walked off the court victorious.
"Our girls' effort was great. I felt like our defense with our press kept us in the ballgame," Pollard said. "Offensively, we have a lot to work on. We missed 16 lay-ups, so you're leaving 32 points on the table. We have to get better mentally and put it in the hoop."
For Lady Tiger head coach Latoya Thomas, she was satisfied with her team's effort, but cited too many offensive rebounds as the difference-maker in the setback.
"What really hurt us was boxing out," Thomas said. "They got far too many second chances and I told them that when you give a team like Bremen more than one chance, then it'll be hard to close those type of games out."
The Lady Blue Devils will next be in action this Friday at 3 p.m. when it travels to rival Bowdon. Meanwhile, the Lady Tigers will be out of action until Jan. 2, giving them ample amount of time to enjoy the holidays and brush up on fundamentals.
"We have a few weeks off and then it's right into region play," Thomas said. "Our goal is to win the region, and I told tour girls that we can turn this thing around. We'll be tweaking a few things, making a few adjustments and I'll think we'll be ready."