Lady Broncos Defeat Minneapolis, Advance to Sub-State Semis
- Published on Monday, 27 February 2017 21:39
The Lady Broncos controlled the game from the opening tip. Russell led 14-5 after the first quarter, 27-11 at the halftime break and 40-23 after three frames.
Russell made 17-of-22 free throws and forced 36 Minneapolis turnovers.
Tiffany Dortland paced Russell with 24 points. She hit three three-pointers and shot 7-of-7 from the foul line. Jaclyn Schulte and Delainey Pospichal followed with 11 points each.
The Lady Broncos improve to 18-3 and have now won 14-straight games. It was also Russell's fourth win over Minneapolis this season.
The Russell girls will now face Ellsworth Thursday evening at 7:30 in Russell in the Sub-State Semifinals as the Lady Bearcats beat Hoisington 41-24 Monday in Ellsworth. The game will be broadcast on 95.9 Jack FM and KRSL.com.
On the other side of the bracket of Monday's Russell 3A Sub-State girls games, TMP-Marian dominated Phillipsburg, 70-22, and Beloit edged Norton, 40-37. TMP and Beloit will play Thursday at 6 PM in Russell.Read More Sports