The Van Meter boys’ basketball team improved to 8-0 with a 63-53 win at Panorama on Dec. 20.

The Bulldogs used a 25-point second quarter to swing the tables in their favor.

Stephen Folkerts had 20 points and 10 rebounds to lead Van Meter. Jake Eslick scored 18 and Brandon Brittain finished with 12.

The Van Meter girls suffered a 50-47 defeat, their first conference loss of the season. Individual stats were not available at press time for the Bulldogs, who fell to 7-2.

Van Meter returns to action Jan. 3 at home against Ogden.