SIOUX CITY - The young and talented Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn girls opened their 2009-10 season with a tough road test here last week, falling 61-49 to Sioux City West in non-conference action.
MMC led 15-8 in the first quarter, but the host Wolverines rallied to take a 24-23 halftime lead. West then outscored the Eagles 37-26 in the second half to run away with the game.
Kelsey Sears led the balanced Eagle scoring with 11 points, followed by Rachel McDermott 10, Erika Dreckman 9, Ashley Schneider 7, and Jena Mittlestadt 6.
Summer Gordon led West with 22 points, and Nicole Engle had 17.