Two Pella Christian alumni are in their senior seasons of college basketball.
Paige Engbers is a senior forward for the Dordt women, who are 8-7 and riding a three-game winning streak. Engbers has started all 15 games and is the leading scorer for the Defenders with 9 points per game. She does most of her damage from behind the arc, as she’s made 38 three-point baskets on 36-percent shooting from deep.
Blake Riggen is a senior guard for the Northwestern men’s basketball team, who is off to a 16-1 start and is ranked 6th in NAIA Division II. Riggen has played in five games, averaging 4.3 points in those contests.