In its second games of the week, Friday evening, Meridian earned a split in a Crossroads Conference girls-boys doubleheader at Osceola.
The Lady Mustangs erased an eight-point third quarter deficit and rallied for a 62-51 win.
Osceola held a 43-35 lead after three quarters, before five Lady Mustangs combined for 27 points in the final quarter to pull out the victory.
Blair Hofstetter led Meridian (10-11) with a double-double of 19 points and 12 rebounds, Erin Johnson, 16 points, Bridgette Jackson and Hailey Schafer, six points each, Mikayla Schafer, five points, Allison Klipp and Ashli Soukup, four points apiece, and two points were scored by Crystal Nunez.
In the boys game, Meridian’s offense couldn’t get rolling in the second half which led to a 53-28 loss.
Meridian trailed, 20-19 at half, but were outscored, 33-9 in the second half by the Bulldogs.