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RMS Girls Win, Boys Lose at NCAA Tourney

BasketballThe Ruppenthal Middle School girls basketball team has made the semifinals of the NCAA League Tournament.

The RMS girls (7-5) advanced after beating Minneapolis 25-17 on Thursday in Russell.

Russell will play top-seeded Republic Co. (11-1) at 10am at Sacred Heart in Salina.  The winner plays in the championship game at 12:30pm.  The loser plays in the third place game also at 12:30pm.  Saturday's other semifinal game pits SE-Saline (10-3) vs. Beloit (10-4).

The RMS boys had their season come to an end after losing to Sacred Heart 38-26 in the first round Thursday.  Russell finishes with a 3-8 record.

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