MCC women win two

By The Mercury

The third-ranked MCC women’s basketball team won two games this past weekend to clinch a conference championship.

The Crusaders defeated Ozark Christian 84-49 on Friday. MCC led 41-21 at halftime.

Ashley Valentine and Brittany Shaklee scored 16 points apiece for the Crusaders. Libby Witte had a double-double with 15 points and 10 rebounds.

Lindsey Anderson scored 15 points as well.

The Crusaders rolled over Calvary Bible 74-43 on Saturday. MCC took a 27-2 lead to start the game and never looked back.

Calvary trailed 36-17 at halftime. Anderson was the leading scorer for Manhattan with 17 points. Libby Witte recorded another double-double with 11 points and 11 rebounds.

MCC is 20-4 on the season. The Crusaders play two tough home games against Grace University tonight and No. 5 Hillsdale Baptist on Friday.

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