Marion were able to grind out a solid victory over Jourdanton on Friday, winning 44-34.
Marion struggled in the first half and ended with zero points. Jourdanton couldn't get anything started offensively, either, which meant the halftime score sat untouched at 0-0. The offense for Marion put that tie to bed by coming up with 44 points in the second half to win the game.
Among those leading the charge for Marion was senior Tayler Mills, who rushed for 334 yards and 3 touchdowns. Mills has been a consistent playmaker for Marion as this was the 7th good game in a row from him. Senior Jacob Wallace was in the mix, too, providing Marion with two touchdowns. The win bumped their record up to 6-1. The defeat dropped Jourdanton's record to 4-2.
Both teams are staying within the conference for their upcoming matches. Next week Marion take on Karnes City at 7:30 PM. Marion are cruising in on a five-game winning streak while Karnes City are stumbling in off of five consecutive losses. Jourdanton will be playing at home against Cotulla at at 7:30 PM. Cotulla are limping into the contest on a three-game losing streak.
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