Winners of five straight games before the holiday break, the Pella Christian girls basketball team will return to competition in about a week. Once the schedule resumes, the Lady Eagles will find out if they’re simply a “good” team, or have what it takes to be a “great” team – something head coach Kevin Van Maanen is looking forward to.
“I think our girls are ready for that challenge and I think they’re ready to step up,” said Van Maanen. ”I’m excited as a coach to see where we are as a team and see what else we need to be working on.”
The Pella Christian girls are No. 11 in the latest Iowa Girls High School Athletic Union rankings, and will resume competition next Friday against Newton.