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Lyons Runs Away from Russell

Russell Bronco BasketballBoys: Lyons 61, Russell 20 (First Round)

The Russell High School boys basketball team opened play in the Sterling Invitational Tournament at the Gleason Center at Sterling College in Sterling on Monday, January 20 with a 61-20 loss to Lyons.

Lyons controlled the entire game leading 16-0 after one quarter, 31-5 at halftime and 51-17 after three periods. The fourth quarter was played with a running clock.

Gavin Ewers led Russell with six points.

Rey Alamos paced Lyons with 18 points and Trey McClure followed with 10 points.

The Broncos committed 18 turnovers, while the Lions only turned the ball over five times.

Russell falls to 2-7 overall.

The Broncos have a quick turnaround and will play Smoky Valley on Tuesday, January 21 at 4 PM in the consolation semifinals. The Vikings fell 57-35 to Sterling on Monday. Catch Tuesday's Russell boys game on KRSL AM 990, 98.1 FM and KRSL.com.

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