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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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