Diane Stamm | Johnson Publications
Jerzee Milner cuts through the Dundy County-Stratton defense for a shot in Tuesday’s win over the Tigers. A recap of the game will be in next week’s Republican.
CCS girls beat Mustangs, lose rematch with Bison
After an opening round loss to Ord, the Chase County girls’ basketball team picked up a win over Gordon-Rushville before falling to McCook at the Sidney Holiday Tournament.
The Lady Longhorns got off to a slow start against Gordon-Rushville. After playing Ord, a team CCS Head Coach Randy Longoria said was exceptional defensively, Longoria said his team was much more consistent defensively and had a better offensive rhythm against Gordon-Rushville.
Jerzee Milner scored the first four points of the game for CCS. Chase County trailed 4-9 before two free throws by Alexis Richmond with two minutes left in the first quarter. The deficit was three points, 8-11, after a Richmond basket and Milner’s steal and layup left CCS trailing 10-11 at the end of the first quarter.
Bryn McNair made 2-4 free throws early in the second quarter as CCS fell behind 12-18. Morgan Peterson jump started the Longhorns’ offense with a basket, quickly followed by three pointers from McNair, Milner and Richmond to give Chase County a 23-19 lead. CCS closed out the half with a free throw from Jordan Jablonski and put back by Kora Weiss.
Holding a 26-19 lead coming out of the locker room, CCS was able to increase its lead thanks to a three pointer by McNair and two point bucket by Jablonski.
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