Eagles wing two wins

gil g bb keely schmidtBarbara Lawlor, Gilpin County.  The Gilpin Eagle girls’ basketball team punched down their losing spell and grabbed two wins last week, beating Shining Mountain and Belleview Christian, giving them an overall 5-9 record.

Hosting Shining Mountain on Tuesday, Jan. 26, the Eagles stepped up, dominating the court from the beginning and taking a 20-8 lead by halftime.

They never gave in to Shining Mountain’s march in the second half and won the game 37-28.

Khristine Barr was the high scorer with 10 points and Keely Schmidt had five rebounds.

Period scores:
11-6 9-2 7-4 19-16
Individual Statistics:
Aspen Nadeau: 1 point
Khristine Barr: 10 points, 3 rebounds, 3 steals
Cicely Lepro: 2 points, 1 rebound
Katelyn Armstrong: 2 points, 2 rebounds, 1 block
Annabel Diekman: 7 points, 1 rebound, 1 steal
Keely Schmidt: 7 points, 5 rebounds, 1 steal
Jada Gohdes: 4 points, 4 rebounds, 1 assist
Berkley Davis: 3 points, 3 rebounds, 2 assists, 1 steal
Shania Gonzales: 1 point

On Friday, Jan. 29, the Eagles traveled to Belleview Christian and came away with a 35-11 win.  Khristine Barr was high scorer, with 11 points, and Berkley Davis led with 8 rebounds. The defense did a great job of grabbing the ball, with 22 steals in the game.

Period points:
12-4 14-1 5-2 4-4
Individual Statistics:
Khristine Barr: 11 points, 5 rebounds, 3 steals
Aspen Nadeau: 1 rebound, 1 steal
Carly Johnson: 1 steal
Katelyn Armstrong: 5 rebounds, 2 steals
Cicely Lepro: 6 points, 6 rebounds, 1 assist, 5 steals
Annabel Diekman: 3 points, 4 rebounds
Keely Schmidt: 4 points, 5 rebounds, 3 steals
Jada Gohdes: 3 points, 4 rebounds, 1 assist, 3 steals
Berkley Davis: 6 points, 8 rebounds, 3 steals
Shania Gonzales: 2 rebounds, 1 steal

The next home game will be on Feb. 13 with junior varsity girls at 1 p.m; girls’ varsity at 2:30 p.m. and boys’ varsity at 4 p.m. against North Park.

Barbara Lawlor

Barbara is a reporter for The Mountain-Ear.