MCC women win league tournament

By The Mercury

The Manhattan Christian College women’s basketball team won two games this past weekend to capture the Midwest Christian College Tournament in Moberly, Mo.

MCC (24-4) defeated Faith Baptist, 73-37, on Friday — a game the Crusaders were leading by 26 at halftime.

Four players scored in double figures for MCC, including Sarah Wenger, Leah Barger, Kori Zarzutzki and Libby Witte.

MCC defeated Central Christian College of the Bible, 89-60, on Saturday win the tournament championship.

MeShelle Parker had 23 points to lead the Crusaders.

Wenger, Witte and Brittany Shaklee were all named first-team all-conference. Barger was a second-team selection.

The Crusaders advanced to regional play this Saturday in Omaha, Neb.

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