The MCC women's basketball team hosted the Vikings of Jefferson College in the Student Activity Center on the Marshalltown Community College campus Saturday afternoon. The 2-1 Tigers were coming off their best game of the season as they defeated the Warriors of Little Priest Tribal College 67-57 Thursday night. Saturday the Tigers would fall to the Vikings 65-54.
The Tigers had three players in double digit point totals in Claudia Morente with 13 points , Alyssa Roth with 12 points, and Loralei Siliga with 15 points. The game was tied 46-46 going into the fourth quarter when the Tigers could not get the ball to drop their way and were outscored 19-8. The Vikings were lead in scoring by Shannyn Triplett who finished the night with 20 points.
The 2-2 Tigers will be back in action on Tuesday when they travel to Keokuk, Iowa to take on the Blackhawks of Southeastern Community College. The Blackhawks are currently 1-2 on the season and led by freshmen guard Miah Shelby and sophomore Ciera Walker who each average 17 points