Russellville girls advance

To district basketball final

RUSSELLVILLE, Mo. — The Russellville Lady Indians had three players in double figures Wednesday night in a 50-32 victory against New Bloomfield in the semifinals of the Class 2 District 8 Tournament.

With the win, top-seeded Russellville (14-13) advances to the title game at 6:30 p.m. Friday against second-seeded Linn (12-14).

Hannah Mathews and Hannah Campbell had 15 points each for the winners, while Kennedy Volkart finished with a double-double with 12 points and 11 rebounds.

Russellville outscored New Bloomfield 12-2 in the second quarter to turn a 12-11 advantage after one quarter into a 24-13 bulge at the half.

In the second semifinal, Linn advanced to the final with a 66-55 victory against third-seeded Tipton.

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