Liberal Finishes Strongly to Sink South
Brock Kappelmann - March 2, 2022 7:12 am
This was a game at the end of three quarters. It was 30-23 LHS and the Lady Redskins had led for most of the game. But Liberal left no doubt with a 24-8 4th quarter run to finish it. Liberal wins their sixth straight sub state opener and advances to a sub state final for six straight years.
Liberal built an early 8-1 lead but after the Titans swished a couple of three’s it was 8-7 Liberal after one quarter. South briefly led early in the second quarter. Liberal ed 24-15 at halftime. Liberal led 26-15 in the third before the South girls rallied to make it 26-20. It was 30-23 LHS after three.
Liberal held Wichita South to 24 percent shooting. Liberal shot 38 percent from the field and won despite going 11-22 from the free throw line. Liberal dominated the Titans on the glass out rebounding them 41-22.
Bree Horyna led Liberal with 13 points and 11 rebounds and was the Epic Touch Player of the Game. Ashley Carrillo and Hailey Contreras had 10 a piece.
Liberal is 15-6 and finishes 8-3 in the Big House. Liberal plays at Topeka Friday night at 6 with Redskin Pre-game at 5:45 on 1270, 92.3, and the KSCB and The Legend App.