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Prep Girls Hoops: Marion wins big at Breese Central Shoot-out Saturday

  • Marion junior guard Jerzy Bittle was named Most Valuable Player from Saturday's Central High School Shoot-Out as the Wildcats picked up a win over Greenville. Bittle led the Wildcats in scoring with 18 points.

    Marion junior guard Jerzy Bittle was named Most Valuable Player from Saturday's Central High School Shoot-Out as the Wildcats picked up a win over Greenville. Bittle led the Wildcats in scoring with 18 points.
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updated: 1/9/2022 4:01 PM

Jerzy Bittle had a game-high 18 points and took home Most Valuable Player honors as Marion knocked off Greenville 48-40 at Breese Central Saturday.
The junior guard had 12 points at halftime as the Wildcats built a 26-20 lead. Marion then outscored Greenville 10-3 in the third quarter to take a 36-23 into the game's final eight minutes.
Gracie Connor also finished in double figures, flipping in 11 points for Marion, while Lily Garrett scored seven points.
Peyton Stroble, Karis Rhine and Alexis Ucci all tossed in three points, while Lois Johnson tacked on two points and Kristin Kadela had a first quarter free throw.
Jerzy Bittle had a game-high 16 points as Marion picked up a 40-26 win at Belleville Althoff late last week.
With the win, the Wildcats improve to 9-9 overall and are now 3-2 in South Seven play.
Marion also got contributions from Gracie Connor (eight points), Karis Rhine (six points), Alexis Ucci (five points) and Lois Johnson (two points.
Alaina Lester led Belleville Althoff with 11 points, while Anna Brewer finished with five points. Bella Peterson and Emilee Trarnicek each had four points and Jenna Roper tossed in two points.
Gallatin County 58,
Pope County 33
Carly Foster had a game-high 31 points and Kenzie Russell finished in double figures, flipping in 14 points as Gallatin County earned a 58-33 Greater Egyptian Conference win over Pope County Saturday night.
A. Bain finished with four points for the Hawks, while Jenna Vickery tacked on three points. Sidney Bickett, Caitlin George and J. Brugger all tossed in two points in the win.
Carly Foster had 10 points and Kenzie Russell added eight points in a 44-18 loss to Hamilton County late last week.