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Marlin freshman McKenna Johnson (2) drives in for a layup against Lovelady in a Region III Class 2A quarterfinals game at Jewett Leon High School on Monday night.
Photos by Richard Nelson/ The Mexia News

Marlin senior guard Mystique Womack scores a layup in front of Lovelady players as teammate Yasmen Maxwell (5) looks on. Johnson stepped up to run the offense and pick up some scoring slack when Womack was forced to the bench with foul trouble in the first half. The Lady Bulldogs pulled away in the second half and beat Lovelady, 58-43, to advance to the regional tournament Friday and Saturday at Bryan High School.

Lady Bulldogs Wear Down Lovelady

McKenna Johnson’s contributions to the Marlin girls’ basketball team are usually in a complementary role, playing in the same backcourt as University of Alabama signee Mystique Womack. But with Womack

RIGHT: Marlin’s Lazarian Coleman looks for a teammate to pass the ball to during his team’s loss to Mart on Friday night.

Photos by Richard Nelson/ Special to The Marlin Democrat

Lady Bulldogs clinch another title

The Marlin Lady Bulldogs ran through another District 18-2A opponent Friday night, defeating host Mart 69-22. Marlin moved to 24-6 overall and 13-0 in district and clinched its fourth consecutive

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