Lady Eagles show that they have the ability to play well as a team

Hannah Sampson closely guards her G-H/V opponent. The sophomore scored three points and had two steals versus Lake Mills. Photo by Les Houser

In a home game on Monday, January 21, that was moved from Tuesday due to an impending storm, the Eagle Grove girls lost a close 57-45 game to Lake Mills. The purple and gold held a 27-25 lead at halftime. Natalie Vrba canned 14 points, with Kenzie Crail joining her in doubles with 11 points with three baskets from long range. Lea Friedl almost joined them in scoring nine points with a trey, while Ariane Lyman finished with seven points and Hannah Sampson a trey for three total. Jordan Kastler scored one point.

Vrba had a double-double in pulling down 10 boards, eight on the defensive end. Friedl had four rebounds, Crail two and Brittney Osborn one. Friedl had two assists, with Crail and Kastler finishing at one each. Friedl picked off four steals, with H. Sampson and Lyman at two thefts apiece. Vrba and Friedl added a blocked shot each to their final lines.

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