Girls Varsity Basketball · 2nd Half Defense Propels Eagles Past Traverse City Central

55 Hudsonville High School
31 Traverse City Central High School
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Hudsonville High School vs Traverse City Central High School
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1 18   11
2 12   11
3 11   3
4 14   6

The Eagles opened up the season in Traverse City this weekend. The first of 2 games they played was against the Trojans of Traverse City Central. The Eagles jumped out to an early lead and never looked back. The Eagles took a 1st quarter lead of 18-11 behind 8 points by Mallory Hawks including two 3 point baskets. Alaina Diaz scored twice in the 2nd quarter and 3 pointers by Skylar Scholten and Jaci Tubergen helped the Eagles take an 8 point halftime lead. Emma Costen kept the Eagles rolling with 5 points in the 3rd quarter. The Eagles defense after the halftime break was very strong, holding the Trojans to just 3 points in the 3rd quarter. Ash Bailey led the Eagles in scoring for the 4th quarter scoring all 5 of her points. Skylar Scholten led the Eagles defense with 7 steals and also added 6 rebounds.

Statistical Leaders:
Jaci Tubergen – 10 points,
Alaina Diaz – 10 points, 6 rebounds, 5 steals
Mallory Hawks – 8 points, 3 rebounds, 3 steals
Emma Costen – 8 points, 6 rebounds
Skylar Scholten – 7 steals, 6 rebounds, 4 assists