Horyna Begins Senior Season with a Splash

Brock Kappelmann - December 7, 2019 7:39 am

A moment the Liberal girls basketball program had been waiting for since last March, finally unfolded Friday night.  The #5 class 6A Liberal Lady Redskins opened their season in Holcomb.  An after going 22-1 last season, Liberal opened their season with a 59-27 win.

Katie Horyna paced Liberal with 24 points after scoring 27 against Holcomb a season ago.  Machia Mullens dropped in 13.  Liberal only committed nine turnovers in the opener and had nine assists.

The Lady Red actually got off to a slow start leading just 7-6 after one quarter.  LHS took a 28-12 lead into the halftime locker room.  Liberal led 51-17 after three with a 23-5 advantage in the third quarter.  The game used a running clock in the fourth quarter.

Carter Kruger and the Lady Redskins have won all five season openers since he took over as head coach.  Liberal hosts Hugoton Tuesday night at 6 in the Big House with Redskin Pre-game at 5:45 on 1270 and kscbnews.net.


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