Girls Varsity Basketball · Tigers defeat Newton 66-39, claim Little Hawkeye Conference Title


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The Tigers move to 17-2 overall and finish LHC play 13-0 claiming their first ever Little Hawkeye Conference title in school history! Congratulations!

The Tigers were led by senior Macy Harris with 20 points, 9 rebounds, 3 assists, and 5 steals. With tonight’s 20 points, and 9 rebounds Harris has joined the 1,000 point club – she joins Heather Coffman (Stoakes), Deja Jackson, and Sienna Durr as the 4th player in school history to achieve this milestone, and she has surpassed 500 career rebounds. Congrats Macy!

Senior Naomi Jackson added 19 points, 3 rebounds, 3 assists, and 3 steals while senior Beka McCombs chipped in 9 points and 2 rebounds. Sophomore Lauren Bolte had 5 point and freshman Meredith McKnight had 4 points and 3 assists. Senior Megan Doty added 3 points and 4 rebounds and rounding out the scoring the the Tigers were sophomore Keelie Eitel, juniors McKenna McKnight, and Sarah Gosselink. Eitel and McKnight each had 2 rebounds, Gosselink had 2 assists and 4 steals.

The Tigers will begin post season play on Saturday, February 16th at home, they will play the winner of the ADM vs. Carlisle game played on Wednesday, February 13th. Tip off is scheduled at 7:00 PM.