Hilbrands leads Royals past Mavericks

Thursday, January 3, 2019

On December 18, the Lady Royals traveled to Everly to face the CCE Mavericks. Coming into the game, the Royals had a record of 6-2. The Mavericks had a record of 1-7. The Royals took another win, giving them a record of 7-2.

Freshman Ellie Hilbrands led all the scorers of the night with a astonishing 16 points. Taylor Harpenau, also a freshman, followed Hilbrands with 12 points.

The Royals made almost 50% of their shots as they made 28 of 60. They had 15 offensive rebounds, 17 assists and 17 steals.

For the Mavericks, Carissa Doran had 11 points for the night. EmmaKay McClain and Joie Schmidt each had six points. Audrey Ruda had five rebounds.

The Royals took home another win as the final score was 76-35.

Taylor Harpenau said, “ We played really well together. Our passing was good and we found the open girl a lot. We played our game and didn’t let down. It was a fun night since everyone scored, and we beat our record on the most points scored again.” Harpenau also added, “So far the season has been good and we’ll have some good games coming up that will be fun to play.”