Marianna lost to Florida High 70-45 in the 5A District 2 Tournament’s championship game Friday night.

Florida took a 18-10 lead in the first quarter, but Bulldogs dug in during the second to try and stop the bleeding.

While Marianna was nearly able to match Florida point-for-point, they couldn’t do any damage to the lead they established in the first.

Florida was up 37-28 at the half.

Marianna kept battling, but Florida was able to keep adding to its lead and by the end of the third they were up 50-38.

The fourth brought disaster for the Bulldogs.

Florida went on a 20-point rampage that pushed the score to 70-45.

As the runner-up, Marianna will be in a playoff game this Thursday at Walton at 7 p.m.

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