Marshall and McCracken girls advance


The Marshall County Lady Marshals beat Carlisle County last night 59-28 at the CFSB Center in a first round game of the Region 1 Girls Basketball Tournament. Marshall led 17-10 after the first quarter but they outscored Carlisle 16 to 5 in the second quarter to put the game away.

Miyah Davis led the Lady Marshals with 17 points while Hannah Langhi had 12. Taylor Carrico led Carlisle with 12 points.

In the other first round game last night, McCracken County beat Ballard Memorial 48-41. The game was tied at 11 after the first quarter and the Lady Mustangs led by just seven at halftime, but they outscored the Lady Bombers 8 to 1 in the decisive third quarter.

Meagan Hayden led McCracken County with 14 points. Sarah Adams had 10 as did MacKenzie Blackford. Jayde Newton led Ballard with 15 points and Meghan Walker had 12.

Marshall will play McCracken at 6:00 pm on Friday in  the semifinals of the Region 1 Girls Basketball Tournament.