Lady Knights defeat Montgomery County

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Lady Knights continue streak of perfection; sit at 37-0

By Josh Veatch

After defeating Bowling Green in their opening round game, the Marion County Knights will now take on 10th region champs Montgomery County in the quarterfinals.  The Lady Indians are 29-6 after a 60-49 win over Ashland Blazer in their opening round game.  Montgomery County has suffered a 32 point loss to Mercy early in the year, a loss to Newport Central Catholic, a pair of losses to Madison Central, a loss to Anderson County, and now have avenged a loss to Ashland Blazer. 

Tip-off between Marion County and Montgomery County is set for 1:00 PM eastern time on Friday afternoon.  Check back here for live updates as they happen.

Teams are in the arena.  Marion County fans are filing in quickly.  Tip off approximately 30 minutes away.

Warm-ups are in full swing; tip off is 18 minutes away.

Marion County's own Kellie Evans just sang the National Anthem, and the Lady Knights have once again taken the floor; six minutes till tipoff

Starting lineups are finished and we are underway. Montgomery County controls the opening tip.

Lady Knight timeout; Montgomery County using hot shooting to take an early 10-4 lead; 3:55 left in 1st quarter.

Media timeout; Goodin-Rogers swats a pair of Lady Indians shots to keep the Lady Knights close; Marion County trails 10-7 with 2:53 left in the opening quarter.

After a pair of Goodin-Rogers free throws and a three pointer by Powell, Marion County has taken a 15-12 lead with 1:32 left in the first quarter.

End of 1st quarter; Marion County leads 18-14;  Powell leads the way with nine points

Montgomery County timeout; Lady Knights lead 22-14; 6:46 left till halftime.

Mongtomery County timeout; Lady Knights push lead to 27-17; 5:00 left till halftime

Montgomery County timeout; Lady Knights have doubled up Lady Indians 34-17 with 3:07 left till halftime.

Media timeout; 2:23 left in the first half; Epps has scored the last seven points for Marion County to push the lead to 37-17

Lady Knights lead 37-21 at the half.

1:00 until second half starts.

Marion County has matched its largest lead at 20 points; 41-21 with 6:15 left in 3rd quarter

Montgomery County timeout; Lead has swelled to 49-26 with 2:40 left in the 3rd quarter.  Lady Indians have one timeout remaining.

Media timeout; 2:22 left in 3rd; Lady Knights in control with 23 point lead.

End of 3rd; Marion County up 53-29

Lead up to 60-29 for Marion County; 5:51 left in the game

Clock is running; Marion County up 65-30; 4:00 to go; Patrice Tonge fouls out

Marion County timeout; lead up to 71-32;  Marion County cruising to semifinals against winner of Anderson County and Shelby Valley.

Lady Knights advance with 71-32 win over Montgomery County.