The Christian Life girls basketball team put together its “best game of the season,” according to coach Alan Krass.
The Eagles avenged a 39-37 defeat on Jan. 11 by blasting Brookfield Academy 59-37 in a Midwest Classic Conference game on Tuesday.
ST. JOAN ANTIDA 43,
CHRISTIAN LIFE 35
Top-ranked Milwaukee Heritage Christian zipped to a 24-7 lead en route to a 77-33 Midwest Classic Conference win over Chrstian Life at St. Luke’s in Brookfield. ... The Patriots (14-2, 12-0) led 47-14 at half and 55-21 after three in dropping CLS to (6-9, 5-7). ... Casey Wiegers led CLS with eight points.
The Christian Life girls basketball team played “its best effort game of the year,” according to coach Alan Krass, but it wasn’t enough to prevent visiting Lake Country Lutheran from posting a 50-35 victory Saturday night.
Christian Life (6-8) pulled within eight with 3 minutes left but couldn’t narrow the deficit any further.
Living Word 49, Christian Life 34
A slow start doomed the Christian Life girls basketball team in a 49-34 loss to Living Word Lutheran in Midwest Classic Conference action. ... The Eagles trailed 28-14 at the half. ... Christian Life (4-4, 2-3 MCC) closed to within six at the end of the third quarter, but could get no closer. ... Victoria Rivera led with 15 points, while Anna Tajnai added nine.
Replacing one of the great players in school history is tough enough but two?
That is what Christian Life coach Alan Krass is facing in his third year leading the school’s girls basketball program.
Games at 7:30 p.m. unless noted
Nov. 20—at Greendale Martin Luther 43, CLS 42; Tonight—at Racine Lutheran; Friday—Wayland Academy
December—4—at Lake Country; 8—Milwaukee Heritage; 11—at Milwaukee Messmer; 15—Saint Joan Antida, 7:15 p.m.
January—5—Living Word; 8—at University School; 11—at Brookfield Academy; 18—Hope, 6 p.m.; 21—Shoreland; 24—at Wayland, 6:30 p.m.; 26—Lake Country; 29—at Milwaukee Heritage
February—1—at Saint Joan; 5—University School; 9—at Living Word; 12—Brookfield Academy; 15—Milwaukee Messmer; 21—at Hope, 6 p.m.; 26—Regionals, TBA
March—1, 2—Regionals, TBA; 7-9—Sectionals, TBA; 14-16—State at Madison
Player Pos Ht Yr
4 Nickie Taylor F 5-9 So
5 Vicky Rivera G 5-6 Sr
10 Val Albertin F 5-9 Sr
11 Jessica Gee F 5-7 Jr
12 McKenzie Knight C 5-7 Sr
15 Kalia Duncan F 5-7 Sr
20 Casey Wiegers C 5-10 So
21 Anna Tajnai F 5-10 Jr
23 Regan Bond F 5-8 Jr
33 Avonlea Kisner G 5-8 Sr
Coach—Alan Krass, third season; Assistants—Michelle Pocaro, Katie Czechowicz, Stacy Plowman
High School Basketball