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Eight straight district titles for Lady Knights

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Fifth Region Tourney starts tonight

By Bobby Brockman

Alexus Calhoun scored 22 points and the Marion County bench added 27 as the Lady Knights captured their eighth straight 20th District Tournament championship 59-51 over Adair County at the Roby Dome in Lebanon.
Adair County (18-10) took its last lead at 50-49 on Beth Owens three-pointer early in the fourth frame, but Marion County (15-14) won by using a 10-1 tally down the stretch.

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Lady Knights 59, Lady Indians 51
20th District Tournament
at Marion County
Championship
ACHS    15    16    14    6    —    51
MCHS    18    14    11    16    —    59
Adair County (51) —
Coomer 4 1-3 9, Owens 5 7-8 18, Smock 5 1-1 11, K. Taylor 3 1-2 9, Keltner 1 1-2 4, Peck 0 0-0 0, Kemp 0 0-0 0. Totals 18 11-16 51.
Marion County (59) —
S. Daugherty 0 0-0 0, Rakes 0 0-0 0, Calhoun 8 6-9 22, E. Taylor 1 0-0 2, Howard 2 4-6 8, T. Adams 2 0-0 4, Wheatley 3 0-0 9, T. Burton 4 2-2 12, A. Adams 1 0-2 2. Totals 21 12-19 59.
3s —
Adair 4 (K. Taylor 2, Owens 1, Keltner 1), Marion 5 (Wheatley 3, T. Burton 2). Officials — Eddie Simpson, Adrian Goodman, Charles Jones.

Girls’ Fifth Region Basketball Tournament
at Nelson County
Tuesday, March 4
6:30 —
Nelson County (23-7) vs. Caverna (15-14).
8:00 — Elizabethtown (26-4) vs. Adair County (18-10).
Wednesday, March 5
6:30 —
LaRue County (22-6) vs. North Hardin (19-11).
8:00 — Marion County (15-14) vs. Bethlehem (10-12).
Saturday, March 8
6:30 —
Upper-bracket semi-final (Tuesday winners).
8:00 — Lower-bracket semi-final (Wednesday winners).
Sunday, March 9
6:30 — Championship.