MUSKEGON–The Muskegon Community College Lady Jayhawks got off to a slow start on Saturday afternoon against Bay College, but a second-half surge led to an 81-41 victory.

Bay College raced out to a 16-7 lead after the first 10 minutes. Even though the Jayhawks outscored the Norse 19-15 during the second stanza, they still found themselves trailing 31-26 at the half.

The Jayhawks offense kicked things into high gear during the second half. MCC limited Bay College to just 10 points in the half.

The Jayhawks posted a 27-3 scoring advantage in the third period and secured the win with a 28-7 scoring margin in the final quarter.

“We had a slow start, but a good second half,” MCC coach Jasons Cooper said. “They played hard and wanted it.”

The Newaygo County connection of Emmerson Goodin (Newaygo) and Calla Miller (Fremont) led the Jayhawks.

Goodin had a game-high 20 points while grabbing seven rebounds, dishing out three assists and coming up with four steals. Miller tossed in 18 points, snagged four rebounds, had three assists and five steals. Karleigh Jeffries scored 12 points and grabbed a game-high 10 rebounds.

Other key contributors for Muskegon Community College included Kayla Fisk and Haley Zerlaut with nine points each. Ally Seiber scored eight points and grabbed four rebounds.

The Jayhawks (16-8, 7-4) will take the court again at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at home against Mid-Michigan College.