They say defense wins championships and the proof was in the pudding Saturday for the Marshall Academy Lady Patriots.
It’s state tournament time this week for both Holly Springs High School basketball teams.
The Potts Camp Cardinals moved on in the playoffs with a third-place finish in the District 1-2A Tournament at Mantachie.
Photos by Penny Lomenick
Jacob Gadd of the Patriots dives for a loose basketball Saturday in the district title game versus West Memphis Christian.
Marshall’s Sam Wilkins is surrounded by Lady Cougars as she puts up a shot in the district championship contest Saturday.
Senior Blake Martin was honored in post-game ceremonies for setting the career girls scoring record at MA – 2,954 points. She has been a varsity starter since the eighth grade.
District 1-AA All Tournament Team - from Marshall Academy, Samantha Wilkins, Bryanna Miller, Julia Nicholson, Hailey McMinn and Blake Martin.
It was a double dose of success for Marshall Academy basketball teams Saturday.