Marion County started strong, fell behind, fought back to regain the lead and had multiple chances to send the game to overtime, but in the end, Manual survived in the Saturday morning semifinal match-up in the Houchens Industries/KHSAA Girls Sweet Sixteen.
Manual won by a final score of 56-54.
Here is a recap of the game as it happened:
The Lady Knights jumped out to a quick 7-0 lead only three minutes into the game forcing Manual to burn an early timeout. Currently Marion County leads 7-4 with 4:10 left in the 1st quarter.