Golden Eagles down Ridgewood
The Golden Eagles girls basketball team defeated Ridgewood Tuesday night 57-38.
The victory improved the Golden Eagles record to 12-13 on the season. The loss dropped the Spartans record to 14-12. Michaela Baker hit five three pointers during the contest and led the Golden Eagles with 17 points.
Ridgewood held a slim 13-12 lead after the first quarter. The Golden Eagles rebounded int he second period with an 11-4 run to take a 23-17 lead into the lockerroom at the half. Mercer County scored 22 points in the third period to put the game out of reach leading 46-28 after three periods. Mercer County also
Scoring for Mercer County were: Michaela Baker, 17; Kristin Heath, 12; Bridget Anderson, 11; Kenzie Baker, 10; Elle Lower, four and Bailey Swanson, three.
Kassie Miller scored 17 for Ridgewood while Jasmine Jefko chipped in with eight.
The Golden Eagles travel to West Prairie Feb. 5.