A big first quarter helped Montezuma hand the Pella Christian girls’ basketball team its second loss on the season, 63-40.
Montezuma jumped out to an early 22-8 lead in the first quarter. Their defense held the Eagles down throughout the rest of the game.
Despite the struggles, Allison Van Gorp scored 12 points, Chloe Morgan 11, Emma Witzenburg eight, Emri Agre six, and Avery Baugh 3.
Pella Christian is on the road Tuesday, Dec. 3, at ADM before clashing with cross-town rival Pella at home on Dec. 6.