Royals reign over Siouxland Christian

Thursday, February 1, 2018
Junior guard Andrew Prescott lays one in against Siouxland Christian on Saturday in Sioux City. (Photo by MMCRU Journalism)

SIOUX CITY — The MMCRU boys basketball team jumped out to a 10 point lead after a quarter and kept the game out of the reach of Siouxland Christian for a 58-51 win on Saturday, January 26. The win is the third of the season for the Royals and second in the team’s last three contests.

Hunter Tentinger led the team with a double-double, scoring a career-high 27 points and pulling down 10 rebounds. He also led the team with four steals.

Andrew Prescott added 15 points and seven rebounds while Chris Schmid had nine points with a pair of 3-pointers.

Senior forward Hunter Tentinger is fouled on a drive to the basket in the Royals’ win over Siouxland Christian in Sioux City on Saturday afternoon. (Photo by MMCRU Journalism)

The Royals shot over 36 percent from the floor and held on despite going just 17-of-35 from the free-throw line.

MMCRU will look for its third win in four games as they travel to play Clay Central-Everly on Monday, January 29. The Royals won the first meeting 64-58 on Dec. 19 for their first win of the season.

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Junior guard Robert Russell shoots a baseline jumper in Saturday’s win over Siouxland Christian. (Photo by MMCRU Journalism)