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Girls Basketball: Owensville 80, Russellville 51

Girls Basketball: Owensville 80, Russellville 51

January 11th, 2019 by News Tribune in Sports Prep

MOKANE — The Owensville Dutchgirls broke open a close game with a big third quarter Thursday night and defeated the Russellville Lady Indians 80-51 in the third-place game of the South Callaway Tournament.

Owensville led 23-16 after one quarter and 36-30 at the half. The Dutchgirls outscored the Lady Indians 19-7 in the third quarter to take a 55-37 lead into the fourth.

Breanna Diestelkamp, who was named the tournament MVP, had a game-high 29 points for Owensville (7-5).

Jayla Volkart finished with 12 points to lead Russellville, while Macie Edwards added 11.

Russellvile (8-7) will play Monday at New Bloomfield.