Marion girls rout TGCA No. 10 Schulenburg, hold share of first place in 27-3A
(Marion) - Marion wrapped up the first half of the District 27-3A girls basketball schedule with an impressive home win Friday night, knocking a Schulenburg team that was ranked No. 10 in the state by the Texas Girls Coaches Assocation 56-37.
Senior point guard Madelyn Abrameit was unstoppable for the Bulldogs, leading all scorers with 28 points. She also contributed three assists, three steals, and three rebounds.
Brianna Randle also reached double figures with 11 points, while Lizzie Abrameit chipped in with nine points, five rebounds, and three steals.
Madison Batey snared a team-high 14 rebounds to go with two points, three assists, and two steals. Samantha Hopper totaled four points and eight rebounds, and Lily Bek rounded out the scoring with two points.
At the mid-point of the 27-3A schedule, Marion (17-10) is tied with Yoakum for first place with a 6-1 district record. Schulenburg and Hallettsville share the third spot in the standings with 5-2 marks in district play.
Marion opens the second round of the 27-3A slate Tuesday with a 6:15 home game against Randolph.
Bulldogs handle Shorthorns, move to 5-0 in district play
(Marion) - The Marion boys basketball team built a double-digit lead in the first half and held on down the stretch to keep its District 27-3A record unblemished with a 49-46 home win over Schulenburg on Friday.
Creet Rabenaldt led the Bulldogs offensively with 16 points and four assists. Jacob Wallace added 12 points and five rebounds.
Jackson Allen grabbed a team-high seven rebounds to go with five points and a blocked shot. Tyler Bridges finished with eight points, Jacob Berry four, Brevin wilson three, and Zach Goodwin two.
Marion led 21-9 at the end of the first quarter, but only managed five points in the second period to Schulenburg's eight, and took a 26-17 lead into halftime. Each team scored 10 points in the third quarter, and the Shorthorns outscored the Bulldogs 19-13 in the fourth to make bring the final margin to three points.
Marion is 5-0 in district play, 17-6 overall. The Bulldogs host Randolph in a 27-3A contest Tuesday evening at 6:30.