Ashlynn Rodriguez scored 23 points and Erin Alt knocked down 11 more as the Comfort Deer soundly defeated Marion 57-41 Tuesday evening.
Comfort exploded for a 21-2 lead after the first period.
Marion rallied in the second quarter outscoring the Deer 8-4 as Comfort went into the locker room with a 25-10 lead at the half.
Marion continued to edge closer in the third quarter as they scored 20 points to cut the deficit to 42-30 at the end of the period.
Comfort responded in the final stanza as they outscored the Lady Bulldogs 15-11.
In addition to Rodriguez and Alt, Kallie Doss scored nine points and Shay Rodriguez added eight points.
Daniela Hernandez rounded out scoring for the Deer with a total of six points.
Comfort hosts Llano Friday, Jan. 15th in a district game for the Deer.