MEXICO Lauren Soule scored 17 points and made five 3-point field goals to lead Marcellus to a 57-42 victory over Carthage in the opening round of the Mexico girls basketball Christmas Tournament on Thursday.
The Mustangs outscored the Comets 19-5 in the fourth quarter to improve to 3-3 overall.
Gabby OBrien paced the Comets (3-2) with nine points, 10 rebounds and six blocked shots. Lexi Smith added 15 points.
Carthage will play Phoenix in the consolation game at 4:30 this afternoon. Marcellus will play host Mexico in the championship game.