Unity Sweeps Doubleheader From Sheldon Saturday

unity logoSheldon Iowa — Unity Christian took a non-conference basketball doubleheader from Sheldon Saturday afternoon in Sheldon. The girls game went to the Knights 68-25 with the boys game ewnding in a 53-52 score.

In the girls game the defending State Champs led at all the breaks 21-8 at the end of the first quarter and 45-15 at the half before they went on to the win. Chanda Zomermaand led all scorers with 22 points including six 3-point buckets. Anna Kiel hit for 18 in the paint and Alyssa Feders added 10 points. Sheldon got a team high 13 points from Kayla Van Meeteren.

With the win Unity runs their winning streak to eight against no losses. Sheldon falls to 2-7 on the season.


In the boys game Adam Viet went one-of-two at the free throw line with 7 seconds left to give the Knights a one point win 53-52. Sheldon led at the first three breaks up 18-11 at the end of the first quarter. They were in front 35-23 at halftime and saw Unity cut the lead to four points at 42-38 at the end of the third quarter.

Luke Niewendorp was the inside force for the Knight hitting for a game high 23 points. Logan Schiebout added 11. Sheldon was led by Jayden Kleinhesselink with 15 points and Kyle Boerhave with 10.

With the win Unity is even on the year at 4-4. Sheldon falls to .500 as well at 4-4 on the season. Next action for Sheldon will be Tuesday when they travel to Central Lyon to wrap up the pre-holiday portion of the schedule. Unity will play host to Remsen Union on Tuesday.

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