ESCANABA–The Muskegon Community College Lady Jayhawks made the long trip to Escanaba to take on the Bay College Norse and came home with a 56-28 Michigan Community College Athletic Association (MCCAA) win.
The Jayhawks got off to a slow start as they led 9-6 after the first 10 minutes of action. MCC found some offense in the second stanza as they outscored Bay College 15-6 in the period to take a 24-12 halftime lead.
Both teams struggled offensively during the third quarter which saw the Jayhawks outscore the Norse 9-6 to take a 33-18 lead into the fourth quarter.
MCC put the game away with a big fourth quarter as they outscored Bay College 23-10
“It was a great win on the road today. With the tough emotional loss on Wednesday against Delta, this win was very important to our confidence. I was extremely happy with our defense,” said Jayhawks head coach Jason Cooper.
Calla Miller led the Jayhawks with 12 points and six rebounds. Kendall Zoulek had a double-double with 11 points while grabbing a team high 10 rebounds. Karleigh Jeffries and Ally Sieber each tossed in 10 points. Sieber grabbed nine rebounds while Jeffries hauled down five rebounds. Yuna Soma scored five points and grabbed four rebounds. Kayla Fisk also hauled down six rebounds.
Muskegon Community College (11-5, 2-1) will host Grand Rapids Community Colle on Wednesday evening. Game time is set for 5:30 pm.