Lady Knights rout Commanderettes

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Advance to Regional Semi-Final Game

By Josh Veatch

On Thursday night, the Marion County Lady Knights began play in the 5th region girls' basketball tournament at Green County High School.  The Lady Knights opening round opponent was Washington County.  Marion County had no trouble dispatching the Commanderettes as they were in control throughout the entire game.  After getting out to a 16-0 lead, the Lady Knights ran away with an 87-23 win to stay undefeated on the season.  Eighth grader Haeli Howard led the way for Marion County by tying a career high with 22 points.  Marion County will now play Elizabethtown on Sunday evening at 6:00 PM EST.  The Lady Panthers defeated Caverna in the first semifinal game on Thursday night, 65-37.


Washington County 2 10 4 7 -23

Marion County 28 28 18 13 - 87

Washington County (16-14): Kenya Turner 11, Riquel Logan 5, Jennifer Keene 4, Jadeisha Durham 3

Marion County (33-0): Haeli Howard 22, Patrice Tonge 17, Alexus Calhoun 15, Makayla Epps 13, Kyvin Goodin-Rogers 7, Logan Powell 4, Jordan Thomas 4, Ambrasia Adams 3, Colleen Rakes 2