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Stifling Defense Propels Pella Girls To 10th Straight Win

Posted: Sunday, February 6th, 2011 at 5:58 am
Author: KNIA/KRLS Sports-Eric Grillaert

The Lady Dutch won their 10th straight game Saturday, as they defeated ADM on the road, 64-24. Pella jumped out to a 38-18 advantage at halftime, before choking ADM’s offense in the second half, allowing just 6 points.

The Lady Dutch continue to shoot the ball well leading into the showdown with Pella Christian on Tuesday. They hit eight 3-pointers in the game. Lindsay Bentzinger had a team high 14 points, Kelsey Fynaardt was one rebound shy of a double-double with 11 points and 9 rebounds. Hali Steenhoek added 7 points and 7 boards.

Pella is now 15-2 overall with a 10-1 conference record. They are a half-game ahead of Pella Christian and currently second in the conference, trailing South Tama. The Lady Dutch will play host Pella Christian on Tuesday, travel to South Tama on Thursday before the regular season ends Friday at Knoxville.

You can hear the Pella-Pella Christian doubleheader on Tuesday night on 92.1 FM KRLS and streamed live at KNIAKRLS.COM. Join Eric Grillaert and Eric Gotschall for the pregame show starting at 6:00PM, with tip-off of the girls game scheduled for 6:15.

Pella has won 10 in-a-row while Pella Christian has strung together 9-straight.

It is Coaches vs. Cancer night and Dollars for Scholars will be hosting a soup supper prior to the games to raise money for local scholarships.