Mariner pulls away from Jackson in second half | Boys basketball
Marauders beat Wolfpack for first time in 11 years
Last updated 1/8/2020 at 11:06am
The stakes were high when Mariner hosted Jackson – even for an early regular-season matchup.
Coming into Friday’s game, the Marauders and Timberwolves were two of the three teams in the league with 2-0 league records, and both were among the top teams in the 4A RPI (Rating Percentage Index), a statistical system used to produce statewide rankings.
Mariner led 32-30 at halftime, but Jackson went on an 8-3 run to take a 38-35 advantage.
That’s when the Marauders went to work.
Senior Tony MacArthur scored 7 points and junior Henry Avra added 6 of his team-high 23 points during a 16-2 r...