Eagles Hit Century Mark in Faith Classic Finale

Eagles Hit Century Mark in Faith Classic Finale

ANKENY, Iowa—The Faith Eagles men's basketball team finished the Faith Classic in style, scorching the nets for 107 points in a convincing 107-70 win over Trinity Bible College in the final game of the Faith Classic Saturday evening.

Faith shot a blistering 52.9% from the floor, connecting on 45-of-85 attempts (10-of-33 from three). Five players finished in double-figures, led by Jayce Goergen's 19 points, followed by Nathan Keck with 18, Chase Clark with 17, Tanner Van Beek with 16, and Kaleb Sidlinger with 14. Jason Conable added 8 points and 9 rebounds, Sam Carstensen had his finest game as an Eagle with 6 points and 10 rebounds, and Jaeden Gerig and Brett Larson rounded out the scoring with 6 points and 3 points respectively.

The Eagles destroyed Trinity on the boards and in the paint, outrebounding them 62-25, and outscoring them 62-30 in the lane.

With the win, the Eagles record improved to 3-2 on the season as the team enters Thanksgiving Break week. The next two games will be on the road, beginning with a game at Kansas Christian College on Tuesday, December 3 at 4:00 p.m.