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Russell Girls Dominate Lyons, Advance to Sub-State Semis

Russell Bronco BasketballThe Russell High School girls basketball team dominated Lyons, winning 60-20, on Monday, February 25 at Amos Morris Gym in Russell to advance to the sub-state semifinals.

The Lady Broncos controlled the entire game and led 24-4 after one quarter, 42-9 at halftime and 56-15 after three periods. The final stanza was played with a running clock.

Tiffany Dortland paced Russell with 32 points and five three-pointers.

Kristina Head led Lyons with eight points.

RHS was 11-of-13 from the free throw line and forced 17 Lady Lion turnovers, while only turning the ball over nine times.

The Russell girls improve to 17-4 overall. The Lady Broncos have won 10 straight.

The Russell girls advance to the Hoisington 3A Sub-State Semifinals on Thursday, February 28. The Lady Broncos will face longtime rival TMP-Marian in Hoisington at the Activities Center at 7:30 PM. The Lady Monarchs defeated Hoisington 59-37 on Monday in Hays. Catch Thursday's game on KRSL AM 990, 98.1 FM and KRSL.com.

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