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Mitchell Christian girls cruise past FAM

The Mitchell Christian School girls basketball team was able to bounce back from a tough loss on Thursday, by toppling guest Freeman Academy/Marion, 58-20, on Saturday to get back to .500 on the season.

The Golden Eagles led by six after one quarter, but outscored the Bearcats 17-4 in the second to shut the door.

Anna Cooper scored a game-high 19 points and Audrey Hofer came off the bench to add 13 in the win for Mitchell Christian. Maggie Reynen also pitched in eight points as seven Golden Eagles got into the scoring column.

Andrea Wollman led Freeman Academy/Marion (1-5) with seven points. The Bearcats travel to Avon on Tuesday.

Mitchell Christian (3-3) plays Class B No. 4 Corsica-Stickney on Tuesday, in Corsica.

Mitchell Christian 58, Freeman Academy/Marion 20

Freeman Academy/Marion (1-5): Odalite Pankratz 2 1-2 5, Alyssa Dent 1 0-0 2, Jada Koerner 1 2-2 4, Andrea Wollman 3 1-2 7. Totals 8 4-6 20.

Mitchell Christian (3-3): Anna Cooper 8 3-4 19, Whisper Eben 3 0-0 6, Maggie Reynen 3 0-0 8, Erica Thompson 0 2-2 2, Staci Wolbrink 3 1-2 7, Claire Lepke 1 0-0 3, Audrey Hofer 6 1-3 13. Totals 24 7-11 58.

3-pointers: MCS 3 (Reynen 2, Lepke). Total fouls: FAM 11, MCS 8.

FAM 8 12 20 20

MCS 14 31 50 58

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