Marionville posts dominant win in opening round of Walnut Grove Tournament


Marionville jumped out to a 27-4 lead on Greenfield in the opening round of the Walnut Grove Holiday Basketball Tournament and never looked back on the way to a 75-16 win.

Seven different Lady Comets scored led by Lucy Newberry’s 21-point effort. Dally Pomeroy was just behind her with 19 points. The duo each hit three 3-pointers in the win.


Maggie Murphy also scored in double figures for Marionville with 10 points.

Marionville advances to face the winner of No. 7 Sparta and No. 10 Fair Play in the quarterfinal round at 12 pm on Saturday at Walnut Grove. Greenfield will face the loser of that game at 9 am on Saturday at Ash Grove in the consolation quarterfinals.

(2) Marionville 75, (15) Greenfield 16

Greenfield – 4-5-7-0 – 16
Marionville – 27-11-25-12 — 75

G: Chloe Jones 7, Gracie Chandler 3, Alyssa DeJager 2, Reyanah Chandler 2, S. Smith 2
M: Lucy Newberry 21, Dally Pomeroy 19, Maggie Murphy 10, Annaliyah Ghan 9, Avery Eden 8, Anna Bright 6, Lanie Stokes 2

Pictures: Marionville 75, Greenfield 16

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