MMCRU 2020-21 girls basketball recap

Thursday, April 1, 2021
The MMCRU girls basketball team. Members of this seasonís squad included: front row (from left), Jordan Staab, Mykin Youde, Kora Alesch, Isabelle Olson, and Kennedy Tentinger. Middle row: Molly Reuter, Taylor Harpenau, Kirsten Letsche, Makenzie Meyer, Torey Tentinger, and Avery Schlenger. Back row: Hannah Neddermeyer, Andrea Penning, Jaylen Bork, assistant coach Derrick Marra, head coach Gillian Letsche, assistant coach Danae Dreckman, Ellie Hilbrands, Emily Dreckman, and Mya Holmes. The MMCRU girls basketball team made the state tournament for the first time in program history as they defeated Westwood in a regional final game. The Royals fell short against Exira-EHK in their Class 1A state quarterfinal round game. The team finished the season with a 21-3 record with all of their losses coming to other state qualifying teams including their lone War Eagle Conference loss to Class 3A state champion Unity Christian. The Royals graduate seniors Molly Reuter and Jaylen Bork from this yearís team.
(Photo Courtesy of MMCRU HS Journalism)

Team statistics

Points for per game 65.3

Points against per game 37.1

Field goal %45.0
3-point %33.0
3-pointers made145
Free throw %64.2

Individual statistics

Points (per game)

Emily Dreckman373 (15.5)
Ellie Hilbrands298 (12.4)
Taylor Harpenau283 (11.8)
Jaylen Bork264 (11.0)
Kora Alesch172 (7.2)


Ellie Hilbrands174
Emily Dreckman167
Jaylen Bork109
Kora Alesch95
Taylor Harpenau87
Mya Holmes56


Taylor Harpenau98
Emily Dreckman93
Kora Alesch75
Jaylen Bork54
Ellie Hilbrands39


Taylor Harpenau98
Kora Alesch56
Emily Dreckman55
Jaylen Bork43
Ellie Hilbrands41


Emily Dreckman27
Ellie Hilbrands20
Jaylen Bork19

Field Goal % (Min. 100 attempts)

Ellie Hilbrands65.5
Emily Dreckman49.5
Jaylen Bork43.8
Taylor Harpenau41.7
Kora Alesch37.4

3-Pointers made

Emily Dreckman46
Taylor Harpenau30
Jaylen Bork30
Kora Alesch20

3-Point % (Min. 50 attempts)

Kora Alesch40.0
Jaylen Bork37.5
Emily Dreckman35.1
Taylor Harpenau30.9

Free Throw % (Min. 50 attempts)

Emily Dreckman70.5
Jaylen Bork69.2
Kora Alesch67.5
Ellie Hilbrands65.7
Taylor Harpenau63.8