Sunday, December 5, 2010 | 6:28 p.m. CST;
updated 9:01 p.m. CST, Sunday, December 5, 2010
After a tightly contested first quarter, the Rock Bridge girls' basketball team struggled to keep up with Blue Springs.
The Bruins, who were tied at 11 with Blue Springs after the opening quarter, lost 48-34 in a game played Sunday at Columbia College.
Lindsey Cunningham led the Bruins (3-1) with 12 points.
Rock Bridge Coach Jill Nagel, right, rallies her players — from left, senior forward Emily Holt, sophomore forward Hannah Dressler*, freshman guard Chayla Cheadle, senior guard Taylor Payne and junior guard Lindsey Cunningham — during the second half of the Rock Bridge vs. Blue Springs game on Sunday. Rock Bridge fell 48-34.
Dribbling past Blue Springs junior center Azia Washington, left, Rock Bridge freshman guard and forward Bri Porter tries to gain two points for the Bruins. Rock Bridge fell to Blue Springs 48-34.
From left, head athletic trainer Greg Nagel and Coach Jill Nagel prepare Rock Bridge junior guard Carmen Boessen to go back into the game against the Blue Springs Wildcats after her fall during the Norm Stewart Classic on Dec. 5. Rock Bridge lost the game 48-34.