RUSSELLVILLE, Mo. - The Linn Wildcats jumped out to a 20-5 lead Tuesday night on their way to a 69-23 victory against the Russellville Indians in the opening round of the Class 2 District 8 Tournament.
Blake Synder led three Wildcats in double figures with 12 points. Jesse Wiggins and Kyle Nolting added 10 points each for Linn, which led 39-17 at the half and 64-21 after three quarters.
Levi Anderson finished with nine points to lead Russellville.
Top-seeded Linn (14-11) will take on fourth-seeded Belle in the semifinals at 6 p.m. Thursday.