DOLA - Van Buren outscored Hardin Northern in three of four quarters Thursday night to claim a 55-37 Blanchard Valley Conference win.The Black Knights jumped out to a 15-8 first quarter lead only to see the Polar Bears (0-1, 0-2) come back in the second quaretr to post a 15-11 scoring advantage. Van Buren pulled away from the Polar Bears in the second half with a 29-14 scoring advantage.
Kaleigh Frampton led the Black Knights with 17 points and Morgan Flick had 16 points.
Kylee Hooker had 20 points to lead Hardin Northern. Shelby Schlatter had seven points for the Polar Bears.
Van Buren won the junior varsity game 25-13. Morgan Madison had seven points for the Polar Bears.