Pella Christian's De Vries signs with Dordt

Feb. 9—PELLA — Pella Christian's Tysen De Vries signed his letter of intent on Friday to continue his education and basketball career at Dordt University in Sioux Center.

De Vries is a two-time state semifinalist with the PC boys basketball team. The 5-foot-8 senior point guard has helped lead the Eagles to another strong season with a 16-5 record entering postseason play. De Vries leads the Eagles averaging 14 points per game on 45% shooting from the field, 45.6% from three and 82.9% from the free throw line to go with 1.6 rebounds and 3.5 assists per game.

De Vries will join a Dordt program led by head coach Brian Van Haaften, who has been leading the program since 2018 with two NAIA National Championship Tournament appearances. The Defenders own a 17-7 record so far this season.

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