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RHS Alum Excelling on Court in College

2014 RHS Alum Madison BeagleyOne year after helping the Russell High School girls basketball team to state for the second time in school history, Madison Beagley is finding more postseason success in college.

Beagley, a freshman at Iowa Western Community College, scored 14 points and grabbed 10 rebounds to help lead the Reiver women's basketball team to an 80-62 win over Northeast and the Region XI Championship on Saturday, March 1.

The Reivers will host State Fair College of Missouri on Friday, March 7 and the winner advances to the NJCAA Div. I National Tournament in Salina March 17-22.

Beagley has played in all 31 games this season at Iowa Western and is averaging 6.6 points and 4.4 rebounds a game. She was also voted a team captain.

Madison is the daughter of David and Natalie Beagley and the granddaughter of Leon and Margaret Beagley and Peggy and the late Jim Norris.

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