Marathon overcomes Auburndale’s 3-point shooting to win Marawood South girls basketball battle

MARATHON – The Auburndale girls basketball team turned to the long ball, but couldn’t make enough of them in its game against Marathon on Tuesday night.

The Apaches made 11 of 35 3-point attempts but fell in the end to Marathon 60-53 in a Marawood Conference South Division game at Marathon High School.

Georgi Schmutzer made 6 of 14 3-pointers to finish with 20 points, and Taylor Stanton drilled four 3-pointers and had 16 points for Auburndale (1-4, 0-3 Marawood South).

Auburndale led 29-24 at halftime but couldn’t overcome a strong second half from Marathon (2-2, 1-1 Marawood South), as the Raiders outscored the Apaches 36-24.

Bradyn Free had 19 points to lead the way for Marathon.

Auburndale is off until next Tuesday, Dec. 11, when it hosts Edgar.

Raiders 60, Apaches 53
Auburndale 29 24 – 53
Marathon 24 36 – 60
AUBURNDALE (53):
Georgi Schmutzer 7-18 0-1 20, Taylor Stanton 6-16 0-3 16, Hailey Grimm 1-1 2-2 4, Natalie Aue 2-12 0-0 4, Kaitlyn Kundinger 1-1 2-2 4, Mackenzie Raab 1-7 0-0 3, Paityn Hamus 1-2 0-3 2, Macie Schmeiser 0-3 0-0 0. FG: 19-60. FT: 4-11. 3-pointers: 11-35 (Schmutzer 6-14, Stanton 4-12, Raab 1-4, Schmeiser 0-1, Aue 0-4). Rebounds: 26 (Stanton 8). Fouls: 24. Fouled out: Raab. Record: 1-4, 0-3 Marawood Conference South Division.
MARATHON (60): Kyli Blum 2 5-7 9, Anna Cleven 1 2-6 4, Hope Krautkramer 0 4-4 4, Elizabeth Boehm 3 1-5 8, Mikayla Baumann 1 0-1 2, Bailey Karlen 2 0-2 4, Allison Wokalsch 4 2-2 10, Bradyn Free 9 1-5 19. FG: 22. FT: 15-32. 3-pointers: 1 (Boehm 1). Fouls: 14. Fouled out: none. Record: 2-2, 1-1 Marawood Conference South Division.

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