Basketball Wins First Game of the Season

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Candice Leatherwood dribbles down the court as point-guard and starts the play.

In case you missed Thursday night’s basketball game, the Mercy Marlins did not disappoint their fans at the first home game against Salem High School. The starting lineup included juniors Sam Bauer, Allie Gorcya, Candice Leatherwood, Paige Roberts, and Sierra Wrangler. The team swept the board in the first quarter and walked away at halftime with an 18 point lead over Salem. Leatherwood led the team with a high score of 11 points. The Marlins walked away with a victory. Final score:  Mercy 49  — Salem 26.