PORT EDWARDS GIRLS BASKETBALL PULLS AWAY IN SECOND HALF TO BEAT MARION



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MARION – The Port Edwards girls basketball team used a 22-2 run that bridged the end of the first half and the start of the second to ease past Marion 49-23 in a nonconference game Friday at Marion Elementary School.


The Blackhawks used a 7-1 run to close out the first half to take a 14-12 lead into intermission, then started the second with a 15-1 advantage to bust the game open and cruise to their second win of the season.


Taylor Martin scored 25 points on the strength of five 3-pointers, and Melanie Sillars added 12 for Port Edwards (2-9) in the win.


Port Edwards plays at Tri-County in a Central Wisconsin Conference South Division game Tuesday.


Blackhawks 49, Mustangs 23

Port Edwards 14 39 - 53

Marion 12 11 - 23

PORT EDWARDS (53): Melanie Sillars 4 4-10 12, Aubree Shroda 1 0-3 3, McKayla McGuffey 1 0-1 2, Taylor Martin 8 4-5 25, Nadia Ellingson 0 0-2 0, Dakota Bares 1 0-0 2, Nakita Borths 1 0-0 2, Alliyah Ruiz 1 0-0 3. FG: 17. FT: 8-20. 3-pointers: 7 (Martin 5, Shroda 1, Ruiz 1). Fouls: 12. Fouled out: none. Record: 2-9.

MARION (23): Alexis Roe 0 1-2 1, Dokotah Yonker 1 0-0 2, Colleen Malueg 0 0-2 0, Morgan Schwartz 0 0-0 0, Aron Pla-Sarquella 4 0-0 8, Kelsey Zillmer 1 2-4 4, Grace Bradley 3 1-2 7, Kelsee Jung 0 1-2 1. FG: 9. FT: 5-12. 3-pointers: none. Record: 0-9.

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