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Eagle squads split games with Norwalk

Published: Monday, Feb. 10, 2014 12:56 p.m. CDT

NORWALK — Playing back-to-back Little Hawkeye Conference games on the road, Pella Christian’s girls went 1-1 and the boys were 0-2.

After losing 51-38 at Pella Thursday night, the Eagle girls pulled out a conference victory against host Norwalk Friday. Pella Christian led throughout, using an 11-5 run in the fourth quarter to seal a 40-28 win over the Warriors.

Pella Christian’s boys dropped a 59-52 decision to Norwalk Friday. The lost 71-59 to Pella on Thursday.

Lauren Jungling scored 17 points in the losing effort for the Eagle girls Thursday at Pella. The hit three 3-pointers.

Jungling and Brooke Mitrisin each tallied 10 points in helping the Eagles to beat Norwalk. The Eagles led 17-11 at halftime Friday.

Pella Christian’s boys were up 9-8 at the end of the first quarter against Norwalk. The Warriors staked a 30-26 halftime advantage. The Eagle boys picked up their offensive pace in the second half, but the Warriors didn’t falter.

Levi Jungling fired in 11 points for the Eagles. Jason Holwerda netted three threes on his way to 10 points plus handed out five assists.

David Kacmarynski claimed seven rebounds and Josh Posthuma had five rebounds. Jared Van Wyk dished out four assists.

Norwalk got 21 points from Grant Wright and 10 from Austin Lavelle.

In Thursday’s loss to Pella, the Eagle boys were led by Coltin Collins with 19 points and Jungling with 12.

Pella Christian’s teams host Knoxville Tuesday.

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