Sports

Lady Eagles win, break school record

The Lady Eagles broke the school record for three-point baskets Tuesday in a game against Ecclesia in Bill George Arena.

The game started off with plenty of back-and-forth between the two teams, leaving the game tied 0-0 up until Kortni Barenberg, no. 21, made a three-point basket just before the 17 minute mark. Barenberg’s basket would be the first of many Golden Eagle three-pointers throughout the game.

Brooke Barker, no. 34, made the second JBU three-pointer immediately followed by Lauren Rogers, No. 20, putting the Eagles ahead 9-4.

By the 13-minute mark, Ecclesia seemed to be catching up, only being one point behind the Golden Eagles.

After another Roger’s basket, JBU was ahead 14-8 with 12 minutes left in the game.

Abbie Warren, no. 33, made an impressive out-of-bounds save, allowing Rogers to shoot another Golden Eagle three-point basket. With seven minutes left in the first half, the Lady Eagles were leading the game 21-8.

Ecclesia then had a series of shot attempts that were unsuccessful.

With six minutes left in the half, Rogers made her third nothing-but-net three-point basket, immediately followed by her fourth, setting the Eagles ahead 29-12.

The first half ended with a Sierra Shipley, no. 22, three-point basket, the score 35-14.

Garrison started the second half strong with another Golden Eagle three-pointer, followed by a layup by Barker, giving the Eagles an even stronger lead at 49-18.

Shipley re-entered the game with 7:30 left in the half after a break to immediately score yet another three-point basket, giving the Golden Eagles a 36-point lead over Ecclesia.

The Lady Eagles closed the game out with Jordyn Williams, no. 25, holding the ball, ending the game with a 74-38 victory.

The Golden Eagles will play their next home game Saturday at noon against Crowley’s Ridge.