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MCS girls defeat Corsica/Stickney for 10th win

Mitchell Christian's defensive effort in the first half propelled it to its 10th win of the season Monday. The Golden Eagles girls' basketball team defeated Corsica/Stickney 51-33. "The girls play great team defense," said Mitchell Christian girl...

Mitchell Christian’s defensive effort in the first half propelled it to its 10th win of the season Monday.

The Golden Eagles girls’ basketball team defeated Corsica/Stickney 51-33.

“The girls play great team defense,” said Mitchell Christian girls’ coach Jackie Van Laecken, whose team outscored the Jaguars 32-13 in the first half. “We applied pressure and got some good turnovers. I’m very proud of the way we played.”

The Golden Eagles (10-1) were led by Emily Reynen and Ashley Schmit in scoring with 16 and 11 points. Reynen and Schmidt each had nine rebounds, while Cassidy Graham added 10 points for MCS, which was 8-of-10 from the line.

Corsica/Stickney’s Jackie Dethlefsen had 10 rebounds and seven points, Hope Menning tallied 12 points and Micayla Bamberg added eight.

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MCS plays at Avon tonight, while the Jaguars (7-5) play Viborg-Hurley Monday in Viborg.

MCS 20 32 47 51
CS 4 13 24 33
MCS (10-1)
Alexa Van Laecken 2 1-2 6; Abbie Reynen 4 0-0 8; Cassidy Graham 4 2-2 10; Ashley Schmit 5 1-2 11; Emily Reynen 6 4-4 16; Totals: 21 8-10 51.
CS (7-5)
Hope Menning 5 0-0 12; Micayla Bamberg 3 2-2 8; Brianna Kuyper 1 2-2 4; Jackie Dethlefsen 3 1-4 7; Brittni Moke 0 0-0 0; Dijana Muilenburg 1 0-0 2; Totals: 13 5-8 33.
3-point goals: MCS 1 (Van Laecken), CS 2 (Menning 2); Rebounds: MCS 29 (E. Reynen 9, Schmit 9); Assists: MCS 19 (Van Laecken 6); Steals: MCS 9 (A. Reynen 3); Turnovers: MCS 8, CS 16.
*A complete box score was unavailable for Corsica/Stickney.

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