Lady Broncos Top Ellsworth to Win Sub-State Title
- Published on Saturday, 02 March 2013 23:10
The Russell High School girls basketball team is headed to state for the first time since 1974 and just the second time in school history after beating Ellsworth 55-37 in the championship game of the Norton 3A Sub-State on Saturday, March 2.
The Lady Broncos led 28-20 at halftime and 31-26 midway through the third quarter before taking control. Russell went on a 20-2 run over the third and fourth quarters to go up 51-28 and rolled to their fourth win in five games over Ellsworth (14-9) this season.
Madison Beagley scored a game-high 18 points to lead Russell. Janna Schulte followed with 16 points.
Russell improves to 18-5 on the season.
The Lady Broncos will play Caney Valley (20-1) on Wednesday at 4:45pm in the first round of the 3A State Tournament at the Hutchinson Sports Arena. You can listen to the game on Classic Hits 95.9 and krsl.com.Read More Sports