The Chix opened OK Green play with a victory over the Maroons of Holland Christian. The Maroons put East on their heels to start the game taking a 21-10 lead early in the second quarter. Shortly before halftime the Chix were able to chip into the lead and went into halftime down 6.
In the second half the Chix responded and set the tone early in the third making Holland Christian call an early timeout. The Chix outscored Holland Christian 33-15 in the second half to win 51-39.
Jaiden VanDoornik provided the spark that the Chix were looking for. She hit big shots, made several steals, and took and game clinching charge. Jaiden finished the game with a season high 13 points, 6 rebounds, and 4 steals. Meg Morehouse also had a great all around game for the Chix adding 10 points, and 4 steals. She also knocked down 4 free throws late in the fourth to seal the win. Sophie Riemersma scored a game high 14 points and pulled down an impressive 16 rebounds.
Also scoring for the Chix were Brecken Boeve with 8, Haley Diekevers with 4, and Kennedy Boone Sauter chipped in with 2.
The Chix will be back in action Tuesday at Holland.