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Liberal Drops Salina Invitational Opener

Brock Kappelmann - January 18, 2024 9:43 pm

The Liberal Redskins are 0-9 in the opening round of the Salina Invitational Tournament.  That’s after a 62-39 loss to the Wichita South Titans Thursday afternoon at Salina South High School.  The Redskins have been coming to the tournament since 2016.  They are now 7-18 at the SIT.

The Titans took a 16-3 lead after one quarter.  The Redskins showed some resilience late in the first half.  The Titans led  31-7 before the Redskins used a 12-2 run to make it 33-19 South at the half.

Wichita South took control of the game in the second half leading 47-27 after three.

Liberal committed 21 turnovers in the loss.

Brooks Kappelmann led the Redskins with 12 points.  Beto Torres was Epic Touch Player of the Game with a career high 10 points.

Wichita South is 4-5 and Liberal drops their seventh straight to fall to 3-7.  It was the second meeting between the two after the Titans beat the Skins 76-44 December 16 at Wichita South.  The Redskins play Salina South Friday night at 7:30 at Salina South on 1270 and 92.3.


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