Marion Co. advances to state finals

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) – The Girls Sweet 16 is down to two teams.

Marion County (38-0) will try to complete a perfect season in Saturday’s finals, after dismantling Anderson County (34-2), 72-49.

The Lady Knights outscored Anderson Co. 27-8 in the third quarter to blow the game open.

McDonald’s All-American Makayla Epps led the winners with 28 points. Kyvin Goodin-Rogers was held
to seven points.

Epps and Goodin-Rogers both are Kentucky signees.

Makenzie Cann led Anderson Co. with 18 points.

Marion Co. will face Notre Dame Academy for the state championship. The Pandas knocked off Manual, 64-60, in the other semifinal game.

The championship game is set for 9:00 p.m. at Diddle Arena in Bowling Green. The final game can be seen on a delayed basis, beginning at 7:00 p.m. on Sunday, on the CW Lexington.

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