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Marion Co. High Wins
State Basketball Championship
Photos by Richard Harris | Photos by Ben Dodds

The Championship Chronicle (See the actual special newspaper section)

From the March 13, 2019 issue of The Journal
By Richard Harris
   The Marion County High School varsity girls basketball team (28-1) returned to the Macon Centreplex Coliseum to play in the State Championship Game for the second year in a row on Wednesday, March 6, 2019. After falling one win short of the title last year, the Lady Eagles returned with much determination and won in dominating fashion, beating Calhoun County 50-38 in a game that didn't even seem that "close". The runner-up team finished the season 26-3.
   Marion County led for 31 minutes and 38 seconds in the 32-minute game. Calhoun managed to pull ahead by 2 points with ... The rest of the story.