After an abysmal start, the Libeal Lady Redskins actually competed well with the third ranked team in 4A and heavy favorites to win the Colby Orange and Black Classic. The Colby Lady Eagles beat Liberal 51-32 Thursday night at the Colby Community Building. LHS trailed 18-3 at the end of the first quarter and 22-5 in the second quarter. Liberal would cut that lead to 10 and went into the locker room down 27-15. The Lady Skins, who have never won this tournament did make it a nine point game at 32-23 in the third quarter. Colby shot it well hittng six of fourteen three pointers. Justice Norah scored 20 for LHS in the loss which is six under her average. Libeal is 5-5 and plays Hugoton Friday night at 6:30 at Colby High School. The Lady Eagles lost to McCook, Nebraska 36-34. Tonight's game will air on Talkradio 1270 and kscbnews.net.