Liberal, KS

Now: 60 °

Currently: Clouds

Hi: 73 ° | Lo: 39 °

Liberal Girls Clinch Share of WAC Title with Win Over Garden City

Brock Kappelmann - February 22, 2023 6:38 am

The Liberal Lady Redskins are one win away from an outright Western Athletic Conference title.  The Liberal girls beat Garden City 63-35 Tuesday night in the Big House and Hays topped Dodge City 44-38 in Dodge City.  Liberal is 6-1 and DCHS is 5-2 in the WAC going into Thursday night’s game in Liberal.

Liberal bolted out to big early leads of 6-0, 17-2, 22-4, and 22-6 after one quarter.  In the second quarter, LHS led 26-6 and 31-11 before a 6-0 GCHS run made the score 31-17 at the half.  Garden City cut the lead to 14 at 38-24 but the Lady Red responded to lead 46-26 and 49-28 after three.  Liberal led by 33 at 61-28.

Liberal dominated the boards out rebounding GCHS 31-16.  Liberal forced the Lady Buffaloes into 22 turnovers.  Garden City had just one assist.  Liberal shot 40 percent from the field and 7-15 from three while going 8-9 from the foul line.  Garden shot 37 percent but had 12 less shots attempted than LHS.  Garden City was 2-12 from three and 4-4 from the foul line.

Keyona Hall led the way with 22 points.  Rylie Hallman scored a career high 19 points and grabbed six rebounds.  Hailey Contreras scored 11 and grabbed seven rebounds.

Liberal had won 17 of the last 18 against GCHS.  The Lady Buffaloes are 6-14 overall and 2-6 in the WAC.  Liberal is 16-2 overall and 6-1 in the WAC.  Liberal hosts Dodge City Thursday night at 6pm with Redskin Pre-game at 5:45 on 1270 and 92.3 for Senior Night.


Latest Stories

Curtis the Mentalist at the Chamber Bash

The Liberal Chamber of Commerce Annual Bash will take place at the Seward County Activity Center...

Liberal City Commission Approves Insurance Review

The Liberal City Commission met on Tuesday evening and after a presentation from Al Shank of...

Black Hills Energy to Conduct Fire Safety Training for Southwest Kansas Firefighters

First responders throughout the region to gather in Hugoton for advanced response training WICHITA, Kan. —...

KSCB Radio News