Womens Basketball

Ozark Women Win MCCC Tournament

Dubuque, Iowa

The Ozark Christian College (#2 seed) women's basketball team finshished as the MCCC Tournament champions in a 75-67 victory over Barclay College (#1 seed). The Ambassadors had five players finish in the double digits for scoring. Kamryn Gentry led with 18 points, 19 rebounds, 2 assists, 1 steal, and 3 blocks. Makenzie Purinton added 17 points, 8 rebounds, and 4 assists. Peyton Miller, Lydia Pipins, and Maddison Schaper all contributed 10 points each. Barclay College was led by Darian Carr with 23 points, 4 rebounds, and 3 assists. Kayleigh Mannering added 16 points, 2 steals, and 2 assists. Mauri Scales, Emmary Williams, and Jamia Jackson each added 7 points. 

The Ambassadors opened the MCCC Tournament with a 74-54 win over Central Christian College of the Bible (#7 seed). They defeated the Eagles of Emmaus Bible College (#3 seed) in the semi-finals 89-73. 

Next up, the Ambassadors will head to Dallas, TX for the NCCAA SW Region Tournament. They will face Randall University on Wednesday, February 24th, at 4:00 PM. 

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