Marion Co. beats Bowling Green 64-43 in Sweet 16

Makayla Epps scored 26 points as Marion County beat Bowling Green 64-43 in the first round of the KHSAA Girls Sweet 16 on Wednesday.

Epps also added eight rebounds, five steals and four assists. Kyvin Goodin-Rogers had 19 points, 13 rebounds and four steals.

Marion County (31-0) finished the game with 11 blocks and 15 steals and held Bowling Green (30-5) to 23.6 percent shooting.

The Region 5 champion Knights started the game on an 18-2 run as Bowling Green went without a field goal until the 2:35 mark of the first quarter.

Diamond Marshall led the Region 4 champion Purples with 15 points. Makayla Gray added 11 points and nine rebounds.

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