Marion basketball: Friday recaps
Posted on 1/27/2018 9:12:00 AM.
Dominant defense lifts Marion boys to 11th straight win, 9-0 district mark
(Yoakum) - The Marion boys basketball team held Yoakum to 34.6 percent shooting and forced 18 turnovers Friday night to win District 27-3A's Bulldogs vs. Bulldogs matchup 47-29 in Yoakum.

The win extends Marion's overall winning streak to 11 games and the keeps the team's district record unblemished at 9-0. Marion's season record is 21-6.

Jackson Allen led Marion offensively with 12 points and came up with five steals on the defensive end. Allen went 5-6 on field goal attempts and drained both of his three-point tries.

Brevin Wilson and Zach Goodwin added eight points each, and Wilson 2-4 from three-point range. Tyler Bridges chipped with seven points, while Jacob Wallace contributed six points and a team-high five rebounds. Wallace and Creet Rabelandt each distributed three assists, with Rabenaldt netting five points. Bobby Kelly rounded out the scoring with two.

Marion jumped out to a 23-5 lead by the end of the first quarter, held a 33-19 cushion at halftime, and took a 40-25 margin into the fourth.

The Bulldogs seek their 12th straight win Tuesday in a 7:30 p.m. home game against Hallettsville.

Marion girls complete season sweep of Yoakum with 47-28 road win
(Yoakum) - Marion girls basketball earned its second victory over Yoakum this season and pushed its District 27-3A winning streak to six games with a 47-28 road triumph on Friday.

After prevailing in the Bulldogs vs. Bulldogs clash, Marion (21-10) stands alone in first place with a 10-1 district record and three games left on the 27-3A schedule.

Brianna Randle pumped in 22 points to lead Marion on Friday, and she also contributed six rebounds and two steals.

Samantha Hopper added seven points, six rebounds, and two steals. Madelyn Abrameit, Madison Batey, and Lizzie Abrameit each put in six points, with Batey coralling a team-high 13 rebounds. Madelyn and Lizzie Abrameit each grabbed six rebounds. Madelyn also delivered a team-best five assists and three steals.

Marion led 12-5 after the first quarter, 23-13 at halftime, and 30-20 going into the fourth period. The visitors used a 17-8 run in the fourth quarter to pull away for the 19-point win.

Marion looks to avenge its only district loss Tuesday when the Bulldogs host Hallettsville at 6:15 p.m.

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