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MCHS Lady Eagles wrap up
'Elite' basketball season

Coach Fran McPherson talks with players during the Elite Eight of the State Tournament.
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From March 1, 2017 issue of The Journal
By Richard Harris
   The Marion County High varsity girls basketball team had an elite season – literally, as they advanced to the Elite Eight round (quarterfinals) of the State Championship Tournament. They also won the Region 4A Championship and posted a terrific record of 23-6.
   Their run came to an end Tuesday evening at home when they lost to Woodville-Tompkins Technical & Career School of Savannah. The visitors jumped out to an early 2-9 lead and built a 13-point lead by the end of the third quarter (29-42). The Lady Eagles fought to the bitter end and closed the deficit to ... The rest of the story.