Marion boys route Ro-Hawks for eight straight win
(Marion) The Marion boys basketball team moved to 6-0 in District 27-3A and pushed its overall winning streak to eight games Wednesday night with a 71-43 home shellacking of Randolph.
Jackson Allen scored 21 points to lead four Bulldogs in double figures, and also contributed six rebounds and two blocks. Allen hit 8-of-14 field goal attempts and went 3-of-6 from three-point range.
Tyler Bridges added 14 points, Jacon Wallace produced an 11-point, 10-rebound double-double, and Brevin Wilson went 3-of-4 from three on his way to a 10-point night.
Creet Rabenaldt chipped in with seven points and a team-high three assists, and Jacob Berry finished with four points.
Marion hit 57 percent (28-49) of its total field goal attempts, including a 50-percent night (9-18) from beyond the three-point arc.
The Bulldogs, 18-6 overall, seek their ninth straight win and a 7-0 run through the first round of district play when they visit Luling Friday at 7:30 p.m.
Abrameit sparks Marion girls to home win over Randolph
(Marion) – Marion point guard Madelyn Abrameit, the reigning Express News Girls Basketball Player of the Week, continued her recent tear of high scoring performances Wednesday night with a 20-point outing in the Bulldogs’ 59-26 home win over Randolph.
Marion kept its share of first place in District 27-3A by improving to 7-1 in district play. The Bulldogs, ranked No. 23 in the TABC’s state poll for Class-3A, are 18-10 overall.
Samantha Hopper joined Abrameit in double figures with 17 points. Brianna Randle added nine. Lizzie Abrameit grabbed a team-high six rebounds to go with six points. The two Abrameits and Hopper each collected two steals. Becca Svochak (four points), Lillie Beck (two), and Jissell Aguilar (one) rounded out the scoring.
Marion continues district play Friday with a 6:15 road game in Luling.