It was a back and forth game from the opening tip.
The Eagles grabbed the lead late in the 1st quarter 14 to 10.
The Lions responded in the 2nd quarter outscoring the Eagles 18 to 11 to take the lead heading into halftime.
The Lions lead at halftime 28 to 25.
The 2nd half was back and forth as the Eagles outscored the Lions 23 to 11 in the 3rd quarter to take the lead.
However the Lions behind some stellar defense held the Eagles to just 5 points in the 4th quarter to come from behind and win by 3, as Shaylyn Steinheuser would hit 2 free throws to take the lead 55 to 53 with 11 seconds to play in the game.
The Lions defeated the Eagles 56 to 53.
- The Lions shot 36 percent from the field (22/61), 7 percent on 3's (1/14) and 64 percent on FT's (11/17).
- The Eagles shot 33 percent from the field (22/69), 26 percent on 3's (5/19) and 100 percent on FT's (2/2).
-The Lions had 15 offensive rebounds to the Eagles 9.
-The Lions had 15 turnovers to the Eagles 7.
-Jaylen Newman led all scorers with a double-double with 23 points and 18 rebounds.