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Lakers, Lady Lakers split games at Monroe
In Dec. 18 Issue
By Derek Aaron
Times Journal Sports Editor

The Russell County Laker and Lady Laker basketball teams split games at Monroe County on Tuesday night for their first doubleheader of the season with the Lakers improving to 5-0 while the Lady Lakers fell to 3-1 on the season.

The Lakers outplayed Monroe County in all parts of the game and used a 22-6 scoring advantage in the second quarter to put them in front for good, winning 73-55.

Russell County had three players in double figures, led by Bryon Ellis with 18 points. Junior Robbie Bell scored 15 points while junior Bryson McFall had 10 points.

Adam Justice scored nine points while Lucas Justice had eight points.

Junior Zach Carney had seven points and junior Kyle Burchett had four points. Bryce Bailey scored a bucket for two points.

Carney led the Lakers with eight rebounds while Ellis led the Lakers in assists with four.

Coach Willie Feldhaus’ Lakers scored 20 points off Monroe’s 14 turnovers and that seemed to be the difference in the game.

The Lakers are set to travel to Flemingsburg this weekend to play in the Fleming County Invitational Tournament.

Russell County plays Estill County Friday night at 8 p.m. in their first game.

Coach Craig Pippen’s Lady Lakers battled Monroe County all game but fell in the game’s final minutes, 45-42.

Monroe County outscored the ladies in the fourth quarter, 12-7, and that proved to be the difference

LeeAnn Grider scored 16 points to lead Russell County while Kim Pierce tallied 15 points.

Lindsay Ramage scored six points for the Lady Lakers while both Rachael Miller and Kyla Thomas had two points each. Julie Wethington scored one point in the game.

Thomas led the Lady Lakers with 11 rebounds in the game.

Coach Craig Pippen’s Lady Lakers play at home Thursday and Friday nights, as they host Campbellsville and Burgin, respectively.

Both games will begin at 7 p.m. at Laker Gym.

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