Morningside Tops MMU in Basketball Games Saturday

Morningside held off Mount Marty 78-71 in men’s G-PAC basketball Saturday at the Cimpl Arena.  Tyrell Harper led the Lancers with 21 points, 12 rebounds and five steals, while Jailen Billings added 20 points.  Mount Marty is 8-15 overall and remains in eighth place in the conference standings with two games to go.

Morningside used a school record-tying 45 points from senior Sierra Mitchell to defeat Mount Marty 86-65 in the women’s contest.  Sarah Castenada paced the Lancers with 14 points, while Lexi Hochstein added a career-high 13 points.  Mount Marty is 4-17 on the season in women’s basketball and the Lancers will visit Hastings for a doubleheader this Wednesday.