The freshman Lady Sailors headed to East Grand Rapids high school for their first conference game against the Pioneers. The game started with a defensive intensity from both teams, ending the first quarter with a score of 6-4. However EGR took a 12-point lead going into half-time. Throughout the second half, the Sailors only gave up a total of four points and came back in thrilling fashion to send the game into overtime! EGR hit a long jumper to go up two early in overtime, and despite great heart and hustle by the Sailors, they were handed their first conference lost. There was great effort by all who played, and there much that was learned from this game.
Leading the Sailors in Tuesday’s night game was Lily Huizinga with 10 points. Others that scored in the game were Alea Winkle with six points, Emmory VanHofwegen with four points, Ashlyn In’tHout with three points, Claire VanElderen with two points, and Shaina Toering with one point.