Carlson gets historic win with Marmaton Valley

MVHS coach Becky Carlson got her 500th win on Friday night, defeating her former team, Iola, 50-36. Marmaton Valley's Janae Granere had 20 points to lead the Wildcats.



January 22, 2022 - 8:24 AM

Photo by Reese Becker / Iola Register

YATES CENTER —  Iola High School girls basketball team was part of history, just not in the way the Mustangs would have wanted. Iola lost to Marmaton Valley 50-36 as Marmaton Valley coach Becky Carlson celebrated her 500th win, defeating the team she coached to a state title in the process.

Marmaton Valley took over early, opening up on  4-0 run thanks to sharp shooting by Kendall Scharff. That lead would swell, as Iola sent Marmaton Valley’s Janae Granere to the line on a frequent basis. Granere carried the Wildcats, scoring 20 points. 

Marmaton Valley controlled the game the whole way, taking advantage of mistakes by the Mustangs to charge ahead. 

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