The Eagles get their first confernce win on the road against the South Christian Sailors. The Eagles stepped up on the road in a great atmosphere at the Sailors new facility. The Eagles didn’t let the atmosphere intimidate them. The key was the Eagles defense in the second and third quarters holding the Sailors to a total of 13 points. Eagles lead at the half 23-20 The Sailors are a great 3 point shooing team. The defense was the key to tonights win. The game plan was to defend and contest every shot. The pace of the game was good for the Eagles to get out and run. The Eagles forced some key turnovers in the 3rd quarter that lead to lays and open the game up down the stretch.
The Eagles were lead by Kobe Bufkin with 20 points and 6 rebounds. The Eagles got a huge boost from Terrel Givens and EJ Victory who both chipped in with 8 points a piece. They both played with great energy and hits some key shots down the stretch. The Eagles will be on the road Friday verses Thornapple-Kellogg at 6:00 p.m.