High School Sports

High school roundup: Marion defeats Brookstone despite McClain's 23

BUENA VISTA, Ga. -- Naeisha McClain scored 23 points Wednesday night, but Marion County jumped out to a 10-point lead at the half and held on for the win.

Madison McPherson led Marion County with 19 points.

Wednesday at Buena Vista, Ga.

Brookstone 9 9 11 17--46

Marion 14 14 9 22--59

Brookstone (46)

Marty Laughbaum 6, Meg Hicks 2, Katherine Snavely 15, Naeisha McClain 23.

Marion County (59)

Torri Meyers 17, Janiya Crowell 2, Ansley Whitley 8, Wykeshia Robinson 5, Amber Crumbley 1, Kamille McCannon 7, Madison McPherson 19.

Team records: Brookstone 6-8. Marion County: NA. Next: Brookstone at Dooly County, Friday, 6 p.m.

BOYS BASKETBALL

MARION CO. 45, BROOKSTONE 42

BUENA VISTA, Ga. -- Lorenzo Smothers scored 20 points to lead Marion County to a close win over Brookstone.

Sutton Eggena scored 13 points to lead Brookstone.

Tuesday at Marion

Brookstone 9 11 16 6--42

Marion 13 8 15 9--45

Brookstone (42)

Sam Ndem 2, Trey Lingo 4, Jamie Sheek 5, William Reaves 6, Hugh Page, Asim Ahmed 2, Frank Waldrep 2, Chris Edmonds 8, Sutton Eggena 13.

Marion County (45)

Lorenzo Smothers 20, Josh Rodgers 10, Quentez Battle 7, Kwentez Thomas 2, Hykeem Walton 6.

Team records: Marion County 8-7, 3-4 5-AA. Brookstone NA. Next: Marion County hosts Macon County, Friday, 7:30 p.m.

LATE TUESDAY

BOYS BASKETBALL

CENTRAL 49, AUBURN 45

AUBURN, Ala. -- DeMarcus Lampley scored 17 points to lead Central to a 49-45 win over Auburn on Tuesday night.

Tuesday at Auburn

Central 14 13 12 10--49

Auburn 9 10 10 16--45

Central (49)

Keiondre Jakes 8, Jermond Williams 5, Donald Jackson 1, DeMarcus Lampley 17, Adrain Jackson 2, Tionne Williams 6.

Auburn (45)

Lee 1, Brooks 21,. Evans 2, Cook 3, Pitts 10, Brant 8.

Team records: Central 19-1, 3-0 Area 5-7A. Next: Central, home vs. Russell County, Saturday, 7 p.m.

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