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Marianna Lady Bullpups win a pair against Grand Ridge

Lily Glover defends against Marianna Middle School’s Angel Curry Lily Glover defends against Marianna Middle School’s Angel Curry Kathy S. Johnson

The Mariana Middle School Lady Bullpups traveled to Grand Ridge last week to take on the Lady Indians in middle school girls’ basketball action. The Lady Bullpups ‘A’ team picked up the 34-14 win, while the ‘B’ team won 22-19.

In the ‘B’ game, the Lady Bullpups outscored Grand Ridge 8-2 in the first quarter. In the second period of play, it was the Lady Indians outscoring Marianna Middle 4-2, to narrow the Lady Bullpups lead to 10-8 at the half.  

The Lady Bullpups won the third quarter 6-4. But it was the Lady Indians who took the final period 9-6.  It was too little too late for the win.

Taviana Barnes led the Lady Bullpups with 11 points. Alexis McKay checked in with seven points, followed by Von Loris Davis with four points.

Leading the Lady Indians with eight points was Tierra Hall. Ella Sprouse added four points. Contributing two points each were Makayla Scott and Kayla Bynum. China Keys, Alexis Porto, and Makiyah Jackson were on board with one point each. 

In ‘A’ team action, the Lady Bullpups were a force to be reckoned with winning all four quarters. They handed the Lady Indians a 34-13 loss.

In the first period the Lady Bullpups outscored the Lady Indians 10-7. In the second, it was much of the same with Marianna taking the quarter 13-2 over the young Lady Indians. Going in to the locker room it was 23-9 Lady Bullpups. 

The third quarter belonged to the Lady Bullpups winning 7-2. In the final period it was Marianna Middle outscoring Grand Ridge 4-2 to solidify the win.   

Leading the Lady Bullpups in scoring was Angel Curry with 14 points. Bryanna Johnson added 10 points to her stats. Dasia Williams checked in with eight points, followed by Charlotte Franklin with two.

Sister Arnold led the Lady Indians with eight points on the night. Lilly Glover was on board with three points, followed by Majiyah Garrett with two. 

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