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February 20, 2014

Sabers silence Marion

DEWITT — Marion tried to hold its lead on the Central DeWitt Sabers, but the Sabers won 48-43 thanks to an early fourth quarter run.

Marion had the lead coming out of the locker room at halftime, but the Sabers caught up midway through the third quarter and went on a 8-2 run that spilled over into the final quarter and never surrendered the lead.

Amanda Brainerd led DeWitt with 20 points, including 11 in the first half. Miranda Meland followed with 12 points for the Sabers.

Michalyn Mohr led the Indians with 17 points followed by Amanda Sahm scoring 14 points.

The two teams faced each other in back-to-back games in the end of January where each road team won.

CENTRAL DEWITT 48, MARION 43

MARION (6-16) — Jozee Peyton 1 0-0 3, Amanda Sahm 5 3-4 14, Dani Dunne 0 0-0 0, Bayley Fuller 0 0-0 0, Holli Jones 1 0-0 3, Marissa Whitney 1 0-0 3, Tessa Jordan 1 0-0 3, Michalyn Mohr 7 1-1 17. Totals 16 4-5 43.

DEWITT (12-10) — Kali Roling 1 1-3 4, Gretchen Henningsen 0 0-0 0, Hailey Saunders 1 4-6 7, Brittany McNamara 1 0-0 2, Amanda Brainerd 7 6-9 20, Emily Cornelius 1 0-0 2, Miranda Meland 5 0-0 12, Abby Willis 0 1-2 1. Totals 16 12-20 48.

Marion 15 6 8 14 — 43

DeWitt 12 8 15 13 — 48

3-point goals — Marion 7 (Mohr 2, Jordan, Whitney, Jones, Peyton); DeWitt 4 (Meland 2, Roling, Saunders). Total fouls — Marion 18, DeWitt 10. Fouled out — Jordan.

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