The Lady Eagles dominated last Thursday night against the Ellsworth Panthers.
Not only did Coach Kim Muhl coach his team to a 115-37 win over the Panthers, it was his 400th career win with Kirkwood. Coach Muhl has been with Kirkwood for 33 years and has coached the team to seven national championships.
The Eagles got off to an energetic start and that energy never faded. No. 2 Naya Haymon leapt into the stands in an effort to keep the ball in play very early on in the first quarter.
The Panthers attempted to close the gap early so the Eagles wouldn’t run away with lead but they were never able to get within 20 points of the lead.
Unfortunately for the Panthers, they just couldn’t keep with up with the Eagles.
No. 11 Tati Hodges-Johnson scored her career best of 23 points, including 3 three-pointers.
No. 3 Dom Rodriguez made 3 three-pointers as well, while no. 14 Kortney Drake scored 24 for the team. The Eagles are ranked no. 1 in NJCAA DII.
The men’s game saw the Eagles win over the Panthers with a final score of 76-51.
No. 30 DaChaun Anderson put up a double-double with 14 points and 11 rebounds, while no. 50 Blake Brinkmeyer also had a double-double putting 12 points on the board.
No. 12 Dre Anderson put up 12 points while No. 10 Dante Eldridge scored 11 points, had five assists, three steals and two rebounds.
Fall 2022 Feature Editor
Jessica is in the Digital Arts program and previously graduated with an AA in Liberal Arts and a Bakery Certificate. She enjoys cooking, hiking with her dog, Daisy, taking pictures and spending time with her family.
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