Marshals, Lady Marshals open season with wins

Matthew Langhi, Eden Sandlin and Skylar Waller led the Marshals and Lady Marshals in scoring in this week’s season openers.

Monday, the Marshals opened the 2023-24 season with an 85-55 win over Crittenden County. They were led in scoring by freshman Matthew Langhi with 22 points and junior Alex Staples with 18 points.

Tommy Robertson had 12 points, Cash Henson and Kyzer Phillips each had 10, Logan Parker six, Tanner Linsin three and two each from Orrin Phelps and Ryan Stokes.

The Marshals were 33-of-55 in total field goal attempts and 8-of-15 from 3-point range. From the free throw line they went 11-for-14 and finished the night with 36 rebounds.

Tommy Robertson, Langhi and Kyzer Phillips each had two 3-pointers and one each from Tanner Linsin and Staples. Staples led at the free throw line with 7-of-8. Logan Parker led in rebounds with 10.

The Marshals will play two games in the Marshall County Hoopfest, starting with a 10:00 pm game on Friday against Goodpasture Christen (Madison, Tenn.) and a game on Saturday at 4:00 against Madisonville-North Hopkins.

Tuesday, the Lady Marshals opened the season with a 59-25 win over Caldwell County. Shooting just over 60 percent from the floor, they were led in scoring by sophomore Eden Sandlin with 17 points and junior Skylar Waller with 14 points. Freshman Kenzlie Terry added 11 points.

Adding to the point total, Laken Schroader had eight points, Chevelle Henson four points, two each from Izzy Washburn and Harli English and one point from Addi Wall.

The Lady Marshals were 23-of-38 from the floor. They were 9-of-19 from 3-point range led by Sandlin with four and Waller with three. From the free throw line, the Lady Marshals were 4-of-12 and had 22 rebounds led by Schroader with seven.

They will play Massac County tonight in the Marshall County Hoopfest at 7:30 and will meet Green Hill (Mt. Juliet, Tenn.) in their second game of the Hoopfest on Saturday at 10:30 am.