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By Josh Veatch
Last night, the local basketball teams headed to Columbia to face the Adair County Indians. Results for these games were unknown as of press time.
Last season the Lady Knights defeated the Lady Indians three times, most recently in the finals of the district with a 78-37 win. The boys split their meetings with the Indians last year, winning by six points on Dec. 8 and losing by 13 points on Jan. 19.
On Friday night, the Knights and Lady Knights basketball teams will host Washington County in a girl/boy doubleheader at 6:30 p.m. and 8 p.m. Last season, the Knights defeated Washington County all three times they faced each other while the Lady Knights came away with two wins in their two meetings.
The Lady Knights travel to Lexington Catholic to face Madison Central in the Kentucky Challenge on Saturday at 2 p.m.
The following day the Lady Knights will travel to Rupp Arena to face Scott County at 4 p.m. Marion County girls have never faced Madison Central or Scott County in program history.
Next Tuesday, Dec. 14, the locals will host the Green County Dragons. The girls will play first followed by the boys’ action. The Knights defeated Green County in their only meeting last season on Dec. 15 in a 72-60 road win.
Green County was defeated twice by the Lady Knights in their two meetings, most recently in the semi-finals of the region by a score of 76-60.