Grand Rapids Christian High School
Boys Varsity Basketball
Game Summaries & Headlines.
- Game Date
- Mar 8, 2023
- EAGLES : 66
FOREST HILLS EASTERN HIGH SCHOOL: 60
The Eagles were on the road to open up their 1st district game against the Forest Hills Eastern Hawks. The Eagles would set the tone early in the 1st quarter leading 21-9. The Hawks would make a run in the 2nd quarter but still trailed at the half down 36-28. The Eagles had good offensive rhythm in the 1st two quarters but knew they would have to compete for 32 minutes to win.
In the 3rd quarter, the Eagles were able to make a push with their suffocating defense. The defense would be the answer again for the Eagles holding the Hawks to 7 points in the quarter. The Eagles would end the 3rd quarter up 45 - 35. The Hawks would make a run in the 4th quarter but it wasn't enough to get the job done. The Eagles would go ahead to secure the win 66 - 60. What a way to start the postseason. The Eagles will have to play better in the second half if they want to win a district championship.
Senior Dono Thames set the tone early finishing with a game high 27. Junior Carter Goodyke would step up big for the Eagles finishing with 16 points. Jaylan Ouwinga finished with 9 points. The Eagles will be at Forest Hills Eastern on Friday to play for a district championship. The Eagles move to 18-5 on the season.