Lady Broncos Hold Off TMP-Marian
- Published on Wednesday, 27 February 2013 22:32
Madison Beagley scored 19 points and Janna Schulte 17 to lead the Russell High School girls basketball team to a 50-40 win over TMP-Marian in the first round of the Norton 3A Sub-State on Wednesday, Feb. 27 in Russell.
The Lady Broncos led 24-15 at halftime and 39-23 late in the third quarter before TMP-Marian charged back. The Lady Monarchs went on a 17-5 run to cut Russell's lead to 44-40 with about two minutes remaining. But TMP-Marian did not get any closer as the Lady Broncos scored the game's final six points.
Russell improves to 16-5 and will take on Hoisington in the semifinals on Thursday at 6pm in Norton. The Lady Cardinals are 11-10 after beating Phillipsburg 57-38 on Tuesday. Thursday's other semifinal game will pit Ellsworth (13-8) against Norton (12-9) at 7:30pm.
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