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Lady Rams Dominate Rangers on Hardcourt

By Jeannie Gregory, 12/10/19, 11:00PM EST


Sam DeKuiper led the team with 10 points. ~ File photo by Eldon Palmer Photography

Grand Rapids - The Rockford girls varsity basketball team enjoyed a successful road trip to Forest Hills Central, Tuesday, Dec. 10. The Rams dominated the Rangers in every aspect of the game to earn the 49-26 victory. The win moves their record to 2-0 on the season.

The Rams were quick out of the gate and never looked back, showing the expected grit that always comes out of this team.

“It was a classic Ram victory,” shares head coach Brad Wilson. “It was a total group effort. We had well-balanced scoring, and the defense once again was stifling.”

Pacing the Rams against Forest Hills Central was Sami DeKuiper, who tallied 10 points. Elle Irwin netted eight points, followed by Syd Reinke with seven, Alina Anderson with six, and Alyssa Wypych with five points.

The Rams will now host the Muskegon Big Reds, Friday, Dec. 13, in a match-up sure to bring excitement and talented play. Tip-off is scheduled for 6 p.m.

 “Very proud of our kids, and I am looking forward to our showdown with Muskegon Friday night!”

Both the freshman and JV teams also won their games to move the program to 2-0. 

Elle Irwin moves down the court in recent basketball action. ~ File photo by Eldon Palmer Photography

Alina Anderson in recent action. ~ File photo by Eldon Palmer Photography