The Meridian Community College Eagles picked up the win Monday night over Faith Prep by the score of 87-71. MCC jumped out to an early lead and never looked back in the victory.
The Eagles were dominant on both ends of the court throughout the game. The Eagles were able to get the early lead and build on that throughout the first half. The Eagles took it into the locker room at the break with a 39-30 lead.
The Eagles maintained the lead throughout the second half. The visiting Warriors were able to get it within 4 but never could take the lead. The Eagles were able to stretch the lead late and pull away for the 17 point win.
The Eagles were led on the night by Vernell Garner and Alvarez Powell. Both players scored 16 points.
With the win the Eagles improve to 5-4 on the season. The Eagles will be back in action Thursday, January 10 at Southwest Mississippi Community College.