Lady Indian basketball falls to Colby


Brenna Schwien

The lady Indian defense breaks down while playing Life Prep.

The girls basketball team played the Colby Eagles on Dec. 17 at home and lost, 47-31.

The lady Indians started well, with senior Brooke Denning beginning the game with a three-pointer.

However, Colby started hitting shots from the three-point line, which started their comeback and brought the game to 17-6 in favor of the Eagles at the end of the first quarter.

The lady Indians managed to start a 5-0 scoring run late into the second quarter but could not catch up after falling behind by 16 and went into halftime, 27-16.

The second half was not much of an improvement for the lady Indians, with the Eagles continuing to successfully shoot three-point shots.

The Indians had 18 turnovers throughout the game, but sophomore Aleyia Ruder had 13 points and seven rebounds after coming off the bench. Denning also had 13 points and six rebounds.

The Indians move to 1-3 on the season, and the Colby Eagles move to 5-0 on the season.

The lady Indians will play next on Jan. 7 at Pratt.