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Pella Christian continues early season success with 3rd straight win

Posted: Tuesday, December 7th, 2010 at 6:00 am
Author: KNIA/KRLS Sports-Eric Grillaert

Even without starting point guard Sam Tvedt, Pella Christian continued their early season success with a 53-45 home win over Ballard on Monday night. As Coach Hessing anticipated, the game was close from the opening tip and did not disappoint. In a game which never saw a lead greater than 8, the Bombers and Eagles went back and forth all night.

The first half was a physical, nail biter. Pella Christian took a 29-27 lead into halftime after a last second shot by Chase Carlson.

The second half was more of the same, a high paced, intense matchup that never foreshadowed what the outcome may be.

PC was led by Chase Carlson’s double-double; 21 points and 11 rebounds. Kyle Nikkel also had a double-double, crashing the boards all night and pulling down a game-high 16 rebounds and added 12 points.

Pella Christian will put their undefeated record (3-0) on the line Thursday night in a BIG matchup with rival PCM and Junior standout Scott Bruxvoort.