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Russell Boys End Season at TMP

Russell Bronco BasketballThe Russell High School boys basketball team ended its season on Monday, February 26 at TMP in Hays with a 65-39 loss in the first round of Sub-State.

Both teams battled back and forth throughout the first half. The Monarchs held a slim 11-8 lead after one quarter and a 23-19 advantage at halftime. The second half was a different story. TMP outscored Russell 18 to 8 in the third period to lead 41-27 after three frames. The top-seeded Monarchs cruised to victory from there.

Austin Price led the Broncos with 15 points. Koby Decker followed with 10 points.

TMP out-rebounded Russell 22 to 13.

The Broncos also had 22 turnovers.

The Russell boys finish the season 4-17 overall and 0-12 in the league.

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