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Lady Broncos Go Cold Against Hoisington

RHS BasketballAfter seeing their chances at a third-straight mid-season tournament title end on Friday, the Russell girls disappointment continued on Saturday afternoon as they were held to a season-low 27 points in a 39-27 loss to Hoisington in the third-place game of the Hoisington Winter Jam.

The Lady Broncos trailed 7-5 after the first quarter before coming back to grab a 9-8 lead early in the second quarter. But after that, it was all Hoisington (6-5). The Lady Cardinals finished the half on a 7-0 run to lead 15-9 at the break.

Hoisington outscored Russell 14-6 in the third quarter to go up 29-15 and built their lead to as many as 16 in the fourth quarter.

Kyleigh Kasper scored 12 points and Janna Schulte nine to pace Russell.

Jordin Greer had 16 points and Rylie Koester 13 for Hoisington.

The Lady Broncos fall to 7-6 on the season.

Russell travels to Minneapolis on Friday, Jan. 31. You can catch the boys and girls games on Classic Hits 95.9 and KRSL.com.

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