Arnold beats Marianna in the first round of play in their girl's basketball district tourney.

Panama City Beach, FL-- For area girl's prep girl's basketball teams, this week is district tournament week, and among the teams hosting their respective tourneys, the Lady Marlins of Arnold. In fact they were one of four teams in action tonight, Arnold and Marianna here trying to play their way into the tournament semi's. Marianna with the early lead, Daniel Holden drives and gets the layup. Back come the Lady Marlins, Joanne Booker working the break, nice spin move, bangs her way in, and scores off the glass. Then it's her teammate Casey Perot dribbling to the baseline, spots up and connects. Marianna's Shamiquel Davies answer that with the arcing trey, this one close the entire way, but it's Arnold coming up with the 44-40 win, Booker leads with 20. Arnold will face top seed Bay in the semi's Friday at 7.