Gehlen Catholic takes a pair from MMCRU

Wednesday, December 6, 2017

LE MARS - Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn/Remsen Union played varsity basketball games with Le Mars Gehlken Catholic here Friday, and the Royals wound up on the short end of both the girls’ and boys’ contests.

In the opener, Gehlen won every quarter on their way to posting a 54-25 War Eagle Conference win. Haley Schwarz paced the Royals with 12 points and Kaelee Letsched added nine.

MMCRU, 1-2, plays at Remsen St. Mary’s Friday night.

In the nighcap, the Gehlen boys rolled to a 20 point victory, 53-33. Chris Schmid, with 10 points, was the only Royal to score in double figures, and Andrew Prescott added six points for MMCRU.

The MMCRU boys are now 0-2, and they will play in the second half of the doubleheader at Remsen St. Mary’s Friday.

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