Marion High School hoopsters were ice cold Tuesday against Remington, who took advantage of numerous miscues to post a 54-35 victory over the Warriors.
Marion missed their first four shots from the field, but two Jordan Hett free throws followed by a spinning layup by Jacob Harper gave Marion its only lead of the game, 4-2, at 6:18 of the first quarter. A 3-point shot by Ethan Hett at 1:29 would be the last points scored by the Warriors until late in the second quarter.
Remington used strong inside play and offensive rebounding to take a 16-7 lead into the second quarter. The Broncos kept right on rolling as the Warriors missed shot after shot. Four Bronco players scored in a 20-0 run pushing Remington to a 27-7 lead.
Marion finally broke thrRemington preserved a 20-point lead at halftime, 33-13.
The Warriors cut into the lead quickly with 6 points to open the third quarter. Marion cut the Bronco lead in half, 37-27, by the end of the quarter.
The Warriors would get no closer, as the Broncos gradually pulled away in the fourth quarter for the 54-35 win.
Jordan Hett was the only Warrior in double-figures with 15 points.