Marion girls roll to third straight district win
(Stockdale) - Marion girls basketball used a suffocating defensive effort to move to 3-0 in District 27-3A Tuesday night with a 51-23 road win over Stockdale.
The Bulldogs didn't allow the Brahmas to put up double-digit point totals in any individual quarter. Marion outscored Stockdale 14-5 in the first period, 17-8 in the second, and 14-3 in the third. With the outcome no longer in doubt, Stockdale edged Marion 7-6 in the fourth quarter.
Madelyn Abrameit led all scorers with 18 points, and also collected a game-high six steals. Lizzie Abrameit added 14 points and three steals. Becca Svochak finished with five points, Madison Batey four, Samantha Hopper and Breana Valdez three apiece, and Autumn Holmes two. Brianna Randle and Destiny Garcia each hit a free throw, while Randle contributed five rebounds, four assists, and four steals.
Marion (11-8, 3-0) competes in the Corpus Christi-West Oso Tournament next Tuesday - Thursday. The Bulldogs face Rockport-Fulton on Tuesday at 8 a.m. and Kingsville Academy at 12:30 p.m.
Marion boys rout Stockdale in 27-3A opener
(Stockdale) - Marion opened the District 27-3A boys basketball schedule with a commanding 61-43 road win over Stockdale on Tuesday.
The Bulldogs jumped out to a 22-10 lead by the end of the first quarter, maintained the 12-point lead, 29-17, at halftime, and extended the margin to 48-31 by the end of the third period.
Tyler Bridges scored 19 points to lead three Marion players in double figures. Bridges enjoyed an almost perfect shooting night, hitting six of his seven field goal attempts, all three of his three-pointers, and all four of his free throws.
Jacob Wallace added 16 points, Jackson Allen contributed 13, and they each coralled eight rebounds. Allen also had three assists and two steals. Jacob Berry finished with six points, Brevin Wilson four, Nathan Newman two, and Creet Rabenaldt one.
The Bulldogs (12-6, 1-0) don't play again until Dec. 29, when they visit Karnes City for a 12:30 p.m. district contest.