FRUITPORT–Bouncing back from their loss over Tri-Unity Christian the Calvary Christian boys basketball team shut down the visiting Grand River Prep capping off their Tuesday night with a 69-52 Alliance League victory.
Catching fire early the Eagles got off to a strong 39-18 advantage going into the halftime break but stalled out in the third quarter and found themselves on the short end of a 16-9 scoring run to close the gap to 11 points.
The Eagles pulled together and answered back to widen the gap to 65-43 in the fourth to put the game out of reach.
“We were pleased with the effort from our boys to focus on details in the scouting report from assistant coach Dan Hamilton,” said Calvary head coach Brad Richards. “The response to a tough loss is always a test of character, and our boys showed high character tonight and we are proud of them.”
With a phenomenal performance on the night for the Eagles, Bradley Richards posted a double-double scoring a game high 26 points and pulling down 22 rebounds while Jacob May also found some success on the offensive end adding 19 points with seven assists. Nick Swanson also added to production grabbing 10 rebounds.
The Eagle’s defensive specialist Luke Assaad was dominant holding the Titans leading scorer to just six points on the night.
Calvary Christian climbs to 10-4 and 3-2 in conference play. The Eagles will visit Wyoming Lee on Friday evening.