PELLA — Down by seven going into the second quarter, Pella Christian’s Eagles were “in the game” against sixth-ranked Dallas Center-Grimes. The Mustangs dashed away on a 24-8 run in that second period, ending with a 76-45 win.
Dallas Center-Grimes netted nine 3-pointers in the game — five of those were hit by Doug Heritage. Heritage scored 20 points in the game. Nick Drucker led all scorers with 24 points and Andrew Kramer added 11.
The Eagles shot 33 percent, 17-of-52, from the field and hit 6-of-8 free throw attempts. The Mustangs connected on 25-of-52 from the field, 48 percent, and sank 17-of-22 charity shots.
Sebastian Baugh hit three 3-pointers for the Eagles to lead them with 13 points and five rebounds. Coltin Collins scored 10 points and grabbed seven rebounds. Levi Jungling had three steals and three assists.
Pella Christian is 1-5 since Christmas, losing its four game in a row. The Eagles are 6-9.
The Eagles play Newton tonight.
Pella Christian 10-8-17-10—45
Pella Christian — Vermeer 0/2-0-0-6, Baugh 2/3-0-1-13, Holwerda 1-2-3-4, Jungling 1-0-3-2, Haveman 2-0-3-4, Van Wyk 0-0-3-0, Posthuma 1-2-0-4, Van Maanen 0-0-1-0, Collins 4-2-2-10, Riggen 0-0-1-0, Vande Voort 1-0-0-2. TOTALS: 12/5-6-17-45.
DCG — Kramer 3-5-0-11, Drucker 6/2-6-1-24, Chambers 1-1-1-3, Washington 0/2-0-1-6, Iversen 0-0-1-0, Heritage 2/5-1-1-20, Smith 0-2-1-2, Winter 1-0-1-2, Rix 2-2-3-6, Balzer 1-0-1-2. TOTALS: 16/9-17-10-76.