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Marceline Boys Storm Back, Brookfield Girls Triumph

Marceline and Brookfield split a rivalry doubleheader at Marceline Friday.

The Marceline boys won 63-58 in overtime after not holding a lead at any point in regulation. Brookfield got out to a fast start and led by 10 after one quarter. The Bulldogs held on to a five-point lead after the second and third. While trailing 55-47 in the fourth, Marceline went on a rally.

Austin Ward with the calls on 99.9 The Captain and Wyatt Molloy converted the and-one to tie the game and Brookfield never led again. Regulation ended with a tie at 55. Wyatt Molloy finished with a game-high 24 points while Zach Niemeyer had 18. Coach Mike Severa was thrilled with his team’s defense down the stretch.

Brookfield was led by Bryson Collier with 21. Hank Parks scored 15. Coach Carey Davison said missing a key piece to the team proved pivotal.

Marceline moves to 4-4 and Brookfield falls to 3-11.

In the girls game, Brookfield used a pair of big runs to take an early advantage and eventually won 54-43. The Lady Bulldogs ended the first quarter on a 10-2 run and the second quarter on an 8-0 run to take a 27-19 lead into the break. Each time Marceline chipped away, Brookfield had an answer.

Brookfield’s Maddie Wilbeck scored nine of her 13 in the third quarter. Madilynn Lumsden added 12. Coach Ronnie Sharp said his team was ready to play.

Natalee Pennington had 13 for Marceline. Coach Jordan Beck said her team got beat in a lot of aspects.

Brookfield improves to 3-10 while Marceline falls to 4-6.


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