Crusaders Thrash Eagles

DUBUQUE, Iowa – The Crusaders opened the game with a 20-0 lead before putting the Eagles away in an 83-25 thrashing.

Four players scored in double-digits with sophomore center Laci Peterson (Chillicothe, Ill.) leading with 11 points, six steals and 9 rebounds.

All 14 players received playing time, four being volleyball players who played well after having only four practices.

Sophomore guard Heidi Fletcher (Riverdale, Mich.) dished in 11 points on 5-8 shooting and eight assists while freshman forward Kelli Steward (Fountainville, Pa.) also chipped in 11 points.

The Crusaders shot 46% from the field and out-rebounded Emmaus 45-25.

Maranatha plays at Edgewood on Tuesday, November 29 at 7:00 p.m.