High School News
The unofficial, uncertified results from the Marshall County Election Board has Janie Lee winning the race for Madill School Board:
Janie Lee 387
Tony Hawkins 226
The Madill basketball teams suffered losses to Marietta Tuesday night as seniors donned the black and gold uniforms for the last time in front of the Madill faithful. The girls lost, 67-45. The boys fell, 59-51.
The teams travel to Sulphur on Friday (Feb. 12).
The matches were carried earlier on livestream and can be viewed now on demand from Feb. 9
Seniors to be Celebrated in Wrestling, Basketball Tuesday; Wrestling Matches Expected on Madill Livestream
Madill High School will celebrate the contribution of seniors in two different sports tonight (Feb. 9) on the same campus. The Madill wrestling team hosts Noble beginning at 6 p.m. in the middle school gym with the junior high matches. The varsity wrestling matches will follow and seniors will also be recognized in the evening's festivities. Seniors are to be recognized between the junior high matches and high school matches. The wrestling matches are expected to be carried on Madill's Livestream
Madill's basketball team hosts Marietta in the Wildcat Fieldhouse for senior night. The girls varsity game is set to start at 6:30 p.m. with the boys contest to follow. Seniors are to be recognized between the girls and boys game.
For the second straight night, Taber Bagley hit a three-point basket at the buzzer for the Madill boys basketball club. However, that shot would only pull the 'Cats with five points of Byng Pirates in a 64-59 loss inside the Wildcat Fieldhouse on Saturday night. The girls suffered a 56-31 defeat to Byng.
In the boys contest, Madill had three players score in double figures. Raygan Dodd led with a team-high 19 points. Corbin Larason had 15 points and Robert Ortega added 10 points.
Madill held the 13-11 edge at the end of the fist quarter in the boys game. Byng took a 23-20 lead into the half. The Pirates led 45-36 at the end of the third stanza.
Bagley concluded the evening with nine points. Matt Combs had four points and Davius Sanders had two.
The Lady 'Cats raced to an early 6-0 lead in the first frame only to see Byng bounce back and tie the game, 9-9, by the conclusion of the first period. Madison Jowers had nine points for Madill. Rylee Ruff added seven points. Macayla Moore had four points. Brook Erwin added three points. Kaitlyn Jones had six points and Quaja Byars added two.
Madill trailed 28-9 at the half and 43-24 at the end of the third quarter.
"Very tough meet," Coach Drew Young said.
photos courtesy Coach Young
Comets Collect Basketball Wins Against 'Cats; Cook, Selvy Share Queen's Crown in Homecoming Tie Friday
In the girls game, Rylee Ruff ' s three-point bucket pushed Madill into an 11-10 advantage by the end of the first frame. Nonetheless, the Lady Comets came away with an eventual 64-48 win.
Madill trailed 29-20 by halftime. Dickson owned the 49-31 lead at the conclusion of the third.
Madi Cook and Ali Selvy tied for basketball homecoming queen in the ceremony Friday. Taber Bagley was announced as king. Bagley finished the game with a three-point bucket at the buzzer.
Mini CheerCats cheer at halftime
The Madill homecoming basketball games are expected to be carried on Madill's Livestream tonight (Feb. 5). The girls game begins at 6:30 with the boys contest to follow. The homecoming ceremony follows the conclusion of the two games. The games will also be carried on KMAD-1550 AM in Madill.
The Madill teams host Byng Feb. 6 (Saturday) night at the Wildcat Fieldhouse.
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