With another win notched in their belt, the Marion County Lady Knights opened their second double-header of the week on Feb. 8. For the second time this season, the Lady Knights defeated their opponent, the Washington County Commanderettes, 54-28.
Later that night, Marion County’s boys team picked up its fifth consecutive win by defeating the Commanders (2-16) by 37 points.
Saturday’s win marks the eighth consecutive season that the Lady Knights have swept their neighboring rival.
A slow crawl upwards on the Marion County Lady Knights record was put to a halt on Jan. 31.
Despite a fierce fight, the Lady Knights (8-9) fell to the Nelson County Lady Cardinals, 73-62.
Lady Knights Coach Anthony Epps said that he liked the effort of his players during the game.