CALLISBURG, Texas (KTEN)- Tioga and Howe got the First State Bank Holiday Classic off to a thrilling start Thursday morning.

Tioga's Ella Norwood hit a driving floater with just 90 seconds left, and the Lady Bulldog defense got a stop on the other end of the floor as Tioga edged Howe 43-41.

In the afternoon session, Tioga beat Gainesville 65-37. Howe will be back in action Friday morning at 9:00 against Gainesville.