Mattoon’s Mallory Ramage drives to the basket in the fourth quarter Saturday afternoon.

Mallory Ramage scored 24 points and recorded six steals to help Mattoon cruise past Marshall, 56-37, and remain undefeated Saturday afternoon.

“Mallory makes everybody around her better,” Mattoon coach Amanda Aydt said. “She does a great job of making the offense run for us. She knows when to attack the basket and pull up for a shot and when to drive and then kick it to get a teammate open.”

Mattoon coach Amanda Aydt

Leading 18-12 after one quarter, Mattoon outscored Marshall 31-15 during the middle quarters to go ahead 49-27. Aydt substituted liberally in the final quarter.

Mattoon’s Jordan Sapp lays in two points in the fourth quarter Saturday.

The Green Wave also relied on defensive pressure that yielded 11 steals overall.

Hallie Niemerg grabbed seven rebounds and scored six points.

Mattoon 56, Marshall 37

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MATTOON (56)

Haacke 1 0-0 3, Greeson 0 2-2 2, Bryant 3 0-0 8, Gill 0 0-0 0, Sapp 4 1-2 9, Pruitt 0 2-2 2, Jurka 0 0-0 0, Farmer 0 0-0 0, Niebrugge 1 0-0 2, Ramage 11 1-1 24, Niemerg 2 2-2 6. Totals 22 8-9 56.

3-pointers –  Bryant 2, Haacke 1, Ramage 1. Rebounds –  Niemerg 7, Bryant 4, Niebrugge 4. Steals – Ramage 6, Niebrugge 2, Bryant 2. Assists – Bryant 2. Blocks – Ramage 2.