Marion girls still perfect, Southside rolls over ACA

Published 12:00 am Wednesday, January 17, 2007

The Selma Times-Journal

The Marion Schools girls kept their record unblemished with an area road win over Marengo Academy in Linden Tuesday night.

Emily Easley led the Tigers (14-0) with a game-high 29 points as they rolled to a 48-30 victory.

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Sydney Broadaway led Marengo (4-11) with 12 points in the losing effort.

Marengo hung around and made it a game, trailing just 23-21 at the end of the first half.

But Marion widened the gap a little further to eight points, 35-27, to end the third. The Tigers outscored Marengo 13-3 in the final quarter to put the game away.

Adrienne Howze added six points and 10 rebounds for Marion.

Southside-Alabama Christian

The No. 2 Southside Panthers (11-2, 3-0 Area) beat Alabama Christian

Academy 65-50 Tuesday night.

Junior Willie Cooper scored 16 points, and Marcus Cleveland had 10 points and nine rebounds.

In girls’ action, Southside lost to ACA 51-41.

Kelsey Brown and Shequia Williams scored eight points each.

– Bruce L. Holmes