Muskegon Community College defeated rival Grand Rapids Community College by a score of 94-86.
The Jayhawks finished with 4 players in double digit scoring, led by Daryl Kirkland II (Muskegon HS) with a game high 26 points, 8 rebounds and 6 assists. Josh Smith (Lansing Waverly HS) finished with 23 points and 9 boards, Dequaveon Stuckey (Grand Rapids Union HS) had 20 points, 6 rebounds and 5 assists and Sergio Diaz (Grand Rapids Union HS) chipped in 15 points.
“I’m so proud of these guys for the effort and focus today,”said Head Coach Jimmy Booth. “I could tell early that they were dialed in and ready to go and told them after the game that if we can come ready to go the way they did today there isn’t a team we can’t beat. GRCC is a heck of team and Coach Bronkema is a heck of a coach. It was a great team win today.”
The Jayhawks are now 1-1 in the Western Conference and 4-8 overall. They return to the court on Wednesday with a road trip to Kellogg Community College. Tip off is 7:30 pm.