Grand Rapids Christian started out hot in their last regular season game of the season! they took a 12-2 lead into the second quarter. TaNyla Billips hit three back-to-back-to-back 3 pointers in the quarter to give the Eagles the lead. GRC did a great job on defense limited Unity Christian’s opportunities and contesting every shot.
The second quarters the Eagles went cold and were outscored 16-6. The score at halftime was 18-18 thanks to a put-back in the last second by UC.
The Eagles came out extremely strong defensively and offensively in the 3rd quarter. They held the Crusaders to 5 points and were able to score 13 thanks to great transition offense lead by Emma Witte.
In the 4th quarter the Eagles were lead by Freshman Liv Brunink and Sophomore Claire Cassiday. Clarie did a great job controlling the tempo when Unity Christian tried to force turnovers and she knocked down 5 of 8 free-throws in the quarter to seal the game.
Liv Brunink lead the Eagles in scoring with 10 points, TaNyla Billips had 9, Rory Pruis 8, Evie Doezema 7 and Claire Cassiday 5.
The Eagles end the season 10-10 and will play on Monday in the first round of districts at 7:00 in the Quest Center!