Port Edwards Girls Race by Marion

Port Edwards turned a 14-12 halftime lead into a convincing blowout win, downing Marion in CWC play, 49-23.

Taylor Martin led Port Edwards with 25 points.

2021-22 Port Edwards Girls Basketball Schedule

Port Edwards: 49, Marion: 23

Halftime: 14-12 Port Edwards
The first half saw a close battle with a tied game of 7 a piece at the 6:27 mark.  It stayed this score for over 2 1/2 minutes till Marion went on a 4-0 run to lead 11-7 at around the 2:30 mark.  The Blackhawks would then finish out the half on a 7-1 run of their own with Taylor Martin hitting a 3 as the 1st half came to a close to go into the locker room up 2, 14-12.  Port Edwards came out strong in the second half and went on a 15-1 run to lead 29-13 at the 11:30 mark.
The Mustangs would close that gap to a 12 point deficit, at 33-19 at around the 9:00 minute mark.  But then the Blackhawks would pull away again as they held the Mustangs to only 4 points in that final 9 minutes to finish the game with a score of 49-23.  Taylor Martin led the way with 25 points, connecting on 5 shots from behind the arc and added 6 assists to go along with 7 rebounds.
Melaine Sillars would add 12 points, 7 assists, and 7 rebounds.  Dakota Bares would lead the Blackhawks in rebounding with 8.  Port Edwards is in action again next week Tuesday as they travel to Tri-County for a 6:00 p.m. start.
Scorers for Marion:  Aran Pla-Sarquealla: 8, Grace Bradley: 7, Kelsey Zillmer: 4, Dacotah Younker: 2, Kelsee Jung: 1, and Alexis Roe: 1.
Free throws:  5-12
3 pts:  none
Scorers for Port Edwards:  Taylor Martin: 25, Melaine Sillars: 12, Aubree Shroda: 3, Alliyah Ruiz: 3, Nakita Borths: 2, Dakota Bares: 2, Makayla McGuffey: 2.
3pts: 7, 5 by Martin, 1 each by Ruiz and Shroda
Free Throws:  8-20PortP


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David Keech
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David Keech is a math teacher in Wisconsin Rapids and public address announcer for Abbotsord High School. He officiates basketball, baseball, and softball in central Wisconsin. He has reported on amateur sports since 2011, known as 'KeechDaVoice.' David can be reached at [email protected]