It was a strong start for the New Life Academy girls' basketball team and it continued in the second half to create a 63-45 win over St. Paul Harding on Saturday night.
The Eagles started the first half with a 32-18 lead, which has been a common occurrence for New Life to start this season. That lead extended as the Eagles outscored St. Paul Harding 31-27 in the second half.
Bethany Brocker led New Life with 15 points, while Kaitlyn Groeneweg and McKayla Montgomery were right behind her with 14 points each. Carly Hager and Mallory Moseman also had strong games with eight points each.
New Life swept the month of December as the Eagles won't play another game until Thursday, Jan. 2, at 5:30 p.m. as they travel to Visitation.
The New Life Academy girls' basketball team wanted to continue the winning streak and the perfect season on Thursday night as the Eagles traveled to South St. Paul.
New Life was on a roll in the first half to lead 41-17 and that allowed the Eagles to win 59-47 on Friday and reach 5-0 to start the season. This is the best start for the Eagles since 2007 and they're looking to continue building upon that record.
On Friday night, Carly Hager led the Eagles with 18 points. Kaitlyn Groeneweg and Bethany Brocker also scored double digits with 14 and 13 points respectively.
Mallory Moseman and McKayla Montgomery rounded out New Life with seven points each to contribute to the victory.
The Eagles will look to finish out the week strong as New Life hosts St. Paul Harding on Saturday, Dec. 14, at 6 p.m.
The New Life Academy girls' basketball team started off Tuesday night with momentum from Monday's win and it carried all night. This resulted in the Eagles earning a 64-32 win over St. Paul Johnson.
New Life started off the night on the right foot as the Eagles took a 35-12 lead going into the half. Then, that momentum continued in the second half as New Life outscored St. Paul Johnson 29-20.
Carly Hager led the Eagles with 17 points, while Bethany Brocker was the other New Life player to reach double digits with 11 points. Kaitlyn Groeneweg and McKayla Montgomery each scored nine points to contribute to the win.
Mallory Moseman and Abby Slettedahl each scored six points to help with the win.
New Life will have two more games this week with a road game at South St. Paul on Thursday, Dec. 12, at 7 p.m. before returning home on Saturday, Dec. 14, at 6 p.m.
The winning streak continued to grow on Monday night as New Life Academy girls' basketball defeated Mounds Park Academy with a 67-45 win.
The Eagles are now sitting at 3-0 to start the season with three more games left this upcoming week.
Bethany Brocker and Carly Hager had memorable nights with each of them scoring 20 points or more. Brocker led the Eagles with 22 points, while Hager had 20 points to help in the win.
Mallory Moseman scored 10 points and McKayla Montgomery finished the night with eight points.