The Golden Eagles gradually built a big lead throughout the game tonight against Spring Arbor but the Cougars battled back to make it a game down the stretch. Cornerstone had a 15 point lead (46-31) with 11:10 remaining in the 2nd half when Spring Arbor started to cut into the lead. The Cougars cut the lead to 5 (49-44) with 7:04 remaining but the Golden Eagles responded with a run to get the lead back to 10 points (57-47) with 4:40 remaining. Spring Arbor didn't give up and made a 9-0 run to cut the lead to 1 at (57-56) but that was as close as they would get as the Golden Eagles scored the last 3 points on a Robyn Veltkamp
layup and free-throw to defeat Spring Arbor 60-56.Brooke Carter had 8 points and 15 rebounds to lead the Golden Eagles. Melissa Veltkamp
and Ellisha Crosby
had 11 points each for Cornerstone. Samantha Flietstra
scored 9, Robyn Veltkamp
scored 8, and Ashley Moon
had 7 for the Golden Eagles. Cornerstone shot 41.7% for the game while limiting Spring Arbor to just 36.1%. Cornerstone improves to 4-0 and Spring Arbor dropped to 2-2 on the season. Cornerstone will return to action this weekend when they travel to Wisconsin (Viterbo University) to play #23 Briar Cliff University on Friday night at 8:00 p.m. EST.