Hamilton Girl's Basketball vs. Coopersville
By Remington Foster
Last week, the Girl's Hamilton Hawkeyes improved their record, putting them at 3 wins and 4 losses, after defeating the Coopersville Broncos with a score of 66-30. The leading scorers for the Hawkeyes were Kyra Kleinheksel (#23) with 22 points and Taylor Vanderzwaag (#12) with 14 points.
In the first quarter the girls came out and out scored 15 points on the Broncos while the Broncos only scored 2. All of Hamilton points were fought very hard for and the Hawkeyes try any less when it came to defense. Kyra Kleinheksel (#23) had an amazing first quarter and scored 11 out of 15 of the Hawkeyes points. The Broncos adjusted their offense in the second quarter but not their defense, allowing the Hawkeyes to keep their momentum and outscore the Broncos 17-14.
After the game, Megan Williams (#10) said “Even when the team is missing shots we try our best to stay positive and energized.” After halftime the Hawkeyes did better on defense and only let up 6 points. The Hawkeyes ended up scoring 21 points. Taylor Vanderzwaag (#12) scored 7 points in this quarter. In the fourth quarter, the Hawkeyes scored 13 points and the Broncos finally got some momentum going scoring 8 points, but they were too late. The final score was 61-16.