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LHS Girls Open SIT with Blowout Over Junction City

Brock Kappelmann - January 19, 2023 8:09 pm

The Liberal Lady Redskins are back to their winning ways.  Liberal won their seventh straight Salina Invitational Tournament championship with a 61-21 win over the Junction City Lady Bluejays Thursday afternoon at the Brick House at Salina Central.  Liberal faces Salina Central Friday at 6pm at Kansas Weslyan.

The Lady Red led 16-5 after one and 32-14 at the half.  Liberal out scored Junction City 18-2 in the third quarter to lead 50-16 after three.  The game was played with a running clock in the fourth quarter.

LHS forced 28 Junction City turnovers.  Liberal shot 44 percent and forced the Bluejays to 30 percent shooting.  Liberal was 6-15 from three and 9-15 at the free throw line.  Junction City was 2-10 from three and 3-6 at the foul line.

Keyona Hall scored a career high 22 points on 8-12 shooting.  Hailey Contreras added 17 on 7-11 shooting.

Liberal is 8-1 and Junction City is 1-10.  Liberal plays Salina Central Friday night at 6pm with Redskin Pregame at 5:45 on 1270 and 92.3.



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