Marshals hold off Graves for 56-52 winFree Access

Marshall County works the basketball round the perimeter to break down the Graves County defense. The Marshals held off Graves for the win last Friday night in Mayfield. – Photo by Loyd Ford/The Lake News.

Mayfield – Marshall County pulled out to a first period lead of 13-10 over Graves County when Orrin Phelps hit a three-point

Marshall County’s Logan Parker, photo above, makes hos move toward the basket against Graves County. – Photo by Loyd Ford/The Lake News.

bucket from the corner just seconds before the buzzer ending the period. Marshall County moved out to a 10-point lead at the half but had to hold off a second half Graves County rally lead by Lukas Pigg who scored 15 of his 20 points for Graves in the second half. Marshall County was led to the 56-52 win over Graves by Alex Staples, Tommy Robertson and Logan Parker who scored 13, 12 and 11 points respectively in the basketball game.

Marshall County held onto a 32-22 lead at the half but the Eagles trimmed the margin to just six-points at 43-37 after three periods. Marshall County countered Graves County’s attempts to slow down their scoring by a nearly flawless performance at the foul line. Marshall County finished the game with a solid 22/27 performance at the foul line. Graves made seven of eight free throw attempts.

Marshall County also got solid scoring efforts out of players coming in off the bench.

Other players to score for Marshall County included Orrin Phelps with seven points, Cash Henson with three points, Ryan Stokes with four points, and Kyzer Phillips with seven points. Kaden Mohler and Matt Langhi played but did not score.

Braden Waller and Carson Carrico were also in double-figures for the Eagles with 10 points each. Other players to score for the Eagles included Taytum Holland with three points. Briley Veucasovic seven points, and Kace Tubbs with two points. Raygon Mathis, Ty Covette and Darrell Hughes played for Graves but did not score.

Marshall County freshman, Matt Langhi, moves the ball down the court against Graves County Friday night. – Photo by Loyd Ford/The Lake News.

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