2019-20 VARSITY BASKETBALL
BACK ROW (Left to Right): Taylor Haggard, Addison Prince, Taylor Wilkins, Abby Barbaro, Brooke Whelan, Amelia Troutman
FRONT ROW (Left to Right): Rebecca Quick, Bailey Schexnaildre, Miranda Strassel, Mackenzie Miguez, Reagan Guilmino
DECEMBER 13-14, 2019 - Chapelle Tournament
Varsity went 2-0 in the Chapelle Tournament. On Friday, the Cubs defeated St. Joseph's Academy 55-26. Juniors Miranda Strassel (17pts) and Taylor Wilkins (10pts) combined for 27 of the Cubs 55 points and 10 assists. Taylor Haggard '22 pulled down 8 rebounds.
Saturday, MCA defeated Northlake Christian 35-32. Strassel ('21) led the cubs with 11 points and 3 assists. Next up for the Cubs: @ JFK at Lake Area on Thursday, Dec 19th . Go Cubs!
DECEMBER 13, 2019 - Slaughter Community Charter
8th grade and JV collected wins at home vs Slaughter. 8th grade was led by Ella Hope's 9 points. JV was led by Alexis Brassette '23 who scored 12 points and had 4 steals. Jessica Runnels '23 added 10 to the team's 51 points.
DECEMBER 5-6, 2019 - Denham Springs Tournament
Varsity went 1-1 in the Denham Springs Tournament. On Friday, the Cubs defeated Central B.R. 42-24. Juniors Rebecca Quick (14pts), Amelia Troutman (9pts), and Miranda Strassel (7pts) combined for 30 of the teams' 42 points. Taylor Wilkins ('21) led the Cubs with 7 rebounds and Strassel led the Cubs with 6 steals and 4 assists.
Saturday, MCA suffered a 43-34 setback to LW Higgins. Wilkins led the cubs with 10 points and 4 assists. Strassel had a team high 5 rebounds. Next up for the Cubs: George Washington Carver on Monday, Dec 9th . Go Cubs!
DECEMBER 2, 2019 - @ Slidell
JV took an early lead and never looked back in 24-15 victory. They were led by McKenna Sinon's ('24) 6 points and Jessica Runnels' ('23) 5 points that included a long range 3 pointer at the buzzer. Reagan Guilmino('23) led the team in assists with 2 and steals with 3.
Much like JV, Varsity jumped out to an early lead and the Tigers could never get within single digits. MCA won 43-28. Amelia Troutman ('21) led all scorers with 9 points. Miranda Strassel ('21) led the Cubs with 7 assists and 4 steals while Addison Prince ('21) nabbed 5 steals. Next up for the Cubs: Denham Springs Tournament Go Cubs!
NOVEMBER 25-26, 2019 - Dunham Tournament
Varsity went 2-1 during the Thanksgiving tournament in Baton Rouge. On Saturday, MCA defeated St. Amant 52-45 as juniors Miranda Strassel (19pts), Taylor Wilkins (13pts) and Amelia Troutman (8pts) combined for 40 of the Cubs' 52 points. Wilkins also had a team high 6 rebounds and 5 steals. In the second game of the day, MCA defeated Plaquemines 54-24 in a complete team effort. Wilkins led all scorers 13 points while also bringing in 3 assists. Taylor Haggard '22 scored 9 points for the Cubs and pulled down 5 rebounds.
The Cubs closed the tournament on Sunday with a nail-biter vs Dutchtown. In a game that came down to the final play, MCA fell 46-43. Strassel scored a team high 14 points and nabbed 6 steals. Haggard led the Cubs on the boards as she pulled down 8 rebounds. Next up for the Cubs: @Slidell High on Monday, Dec 2nd. Go Cubs!
NOVEMBER 23, 2019 - Denham Springs
8th grade lost a thriller on a last second shot. They were led by McKenna Sinon '24 who led all scorers with 9 points. Giana Hingle ('24) pulled down 6 rebounds for the Cubs and guard Ella Hope chipped in 4 points. JV fought back from a double digit deficit and had a chance to win at the end of the game. They were led by McKenna Sinon's ('24) 9 points. Reagan Guilmino ('23) chipped in 5 points and 3 assists.
Varsity played a back and forth game until a 10-3 run by DHS at the end of the 3rd quarter. The Cubs could not pull close and lost 39-54. Taylor Wilkins paced the Cubs with 13 points, 7 rebounds and 4 steals. Bailey Schexnaildre '22 added 10 points and Miranda Strassel '21 tallied 5 assists. Next up for the Cubs: Dunham Thanksgiving Tournament. Go Cubs!
NOVEMBER 19, 2019 - @ Mandeville
8th grade and JV fought hard in season opening losses to Mandeville. The 8th grade team was led by McKenna Sinon ('24) while the JV team was led by Juliana Indovina ('23), Audrey Perret ('23), and Reagan Guilmino ('23).
In a compete team effort that saw 8 Cubs getting in the scoring column, Rebecca Quick ('21) helped lead the varsity team to a 47-36 win over the Skippers. Quick went 5-7 from 3 and pulled down 5 rebounds. Both Taylors were close to double doubles with Haggard '22 scoring 9 points and grabbing 10 boards while Wilkins ('21) scored 10 points and pulled in 9 rebounds. Point Guard, Miranda Strassel ('21) paced the Cubs on defense with 5 steals. Next up, the Cubs face Denham Springs on Saturday in the Assembly Center. 8th grade begins at 11am...we'd love to see you there! GO CUBS!