2021 MCCC Women’s Basketball Tournament Champions: Ozark Christian


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. 

Calvary University (#4 seed) finished 3rd in a 66-64 victory over Emmaus Bible College (#3 seed). Taylor Hunter led the Warriors with 19 points, 7 rebounds, 2 assists, 2 steals, and 3 blocks. Anna Holloway added 17 points, 11 rebounds, 2 assists, and 3 steals. Avery Kornstad added 14 points, 6 rebounds, 2 assists, and 1 steal. The Emmaus Eagles were led by Kia Gelinas with 22 points, 11 rebounds, 3 assists, and 3 steals. Kristen Morry added 14 points, 1 assist, 2 steals. April Mendez and Cory Brodmerkle each added 10 points. 

Manhattan Christian College (#6 seed) finished 5th in a 78-67 victory over Faith Baptist Bible College (#5 seed). The Thunder was led by Roni Harris with 23 points, 14 rebounds, 5 assists, and 4 steals. Kennedy Wilson added 19 points, 5 rebounds, 2 assists, 1 block. Jordan Lewis added 14 points and Tristen Heiden added 13 points. The Faith Eagles were led by Makenna Laib with 26 points, 9 rebounds, 5 steals, and 1 assist. Sarah Iler added 20 points. Mary Yarnell added 11 points, 9 rebounds, 3 steals, 2 assists. 


MCCC All-Conference Recipients: 

Honorable Mention

Peyton MillerOzark Christian College

Lauren MillsCentral Christian College of the Bible

Riley HardingEmmaus Bible College

Kenna LaibFaith Baptist Bible College


2nd Team

Kimberly FowlerCentral Christian College of the Bible

Darian CarrBarclay College

Jamia JacksonBarclay College

Rachel KleczkaFaith Baptist Bible College

Roni HarrisManhattan Christian College


1st Team

Anna HollowayCalvary University

Kayleigh ManneringBarclay College

Kia GelinasEmmaus Bible College

Kamryn GentryOzark Christian College

Taylor Hunter (MVP)Calvary University



Faith Baptist Bible College