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Lady Broncos Hold Off TMP-Marian

RHS BasketballMadison Beagley scored 19 points and Janna Schulte 17 to lead the Russell High School girls basketball team to a 50-40 win over TMP-Marian in the first round of the Norton 3A Sub-State on Wednesday, Feb. 27 in Russell.

The Lady Broncos led 24-15 at halftime and 39-23 late in the third quarter before TMP-Marian charged back.  The Lady Monarchs went on a 17-5 run to cut Russell's lead to 44-40 with about two minutes remaining.  But TMP-Marian did not get any closer as the Lady Broncos scored the game's final six points.

Russell improves to 16-5 and will take on Hoisington in the semifinals on Thursday at 6pm in Norton.  The Lady Cardinals are 11-10 after beating Phillipsburg 57-38 on Tuesday.  Thursday's other semifinal game will pit Ellsworth (13-8) against Norton (12-9) at 7:30pm.

Catch Russell's game on Classic Hits 95.9 and streamed here on krsl.com.

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