Minnesota West splits openers with Mount Marty JV
WORTHINGTON - The Minnesota West men's basketball team won, while the women dropped their opening game of the season against the Mount Marty JV Tuesday night.
The Bluejays won the men's game 74-67, led by Jaimon Cheek (Waldorf, MD) with 19 points.
Chris Morales (Tea, S.D.) scored 11 points, while Christopher Bwanya (Sioux Falls) and Emmanuel Tor (Sioux Falls) scored 10 points apiece.
Mount Marty won the women's game 71-60.
Emily Shaffer (Worthington) scored 23 points for the Lady Jays, with Emily Schroer (Fulda) scoring 11. Jackson County Central graduate Melissa Brandt scored five points.
Both Minnesota West teams will host the Northwestern JV Friday.