ATHENS GIRLS BASKETBALL EDGES MARATHON



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ATHENS – The Athens girls basketball team overcame a four-point halftime deficit to edge Marathon 38-37 in a Marawood Conference crossover game Monday at Athens High School.


Marathon led 18-14 at halftime before the Bluejays outscored the raiders 24-19 in the second half to eke out the victory.


Jazelle Hartwing had 17 points and Addison Lavicka added 10 for Athens, which improves to 14-2 overall and 8-2 in the Marawood North.


Marathon falls to 8-7 and 6-4 in the Marawood South.


Marathon plays at Stratford in a Marawood South game and Athens will be at Rib Lake in a Marawood North contest on Thursday.


Bluejays 38, Raiders 37

Marathon 18 19 - 37

Athens 14 24 - 38

MARATHON (37): Statistics not reported. Record: 8-7, 6-4 Marawood Conference South Division.

ATHENS (38): Addyson Zettler 0-0 0-0 0, Addison Lavicka 3-18 3-4 10, Celina Ellenbecker 0-2 0-0 0, Jazelle Hartwig 7-17 3-8 17, Sophia Coker 1-3 3-5 5, Sydney Coker 0-1 0-0 0, Elizabeth Van Rixel 0-4 2-2 2, Alonna Haines 0-2 0-0 0, McKennzie Schug 2-4 0-0 4. FG: 13-51. FT: 11-19. 3-pointers: 1-8 (Lavicka 1-6, Ellenbecker 0-1, Van Rixel 0-1). Rebounds: 37 (Schug 10). Record: 14-2, 8-2 Marawood Conference North Division.

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