Lady Indians lose district opener to Eugene

Russellville played Eugene in first-round action Monday night at the Class 3 District 10 Girls Basketball Tournament at Versailles, where the Lady Indians lost a close contest to the Lady Eagles, 51-47.

Eugene, seeded fourth, led 13-10 after the first quarter and 23-20 at the half, however, Russellville, seeded fifth, had evened the score at 34-34 after three quarters. Amber Duncan nailed a 3-pointer at the start of the fourth quarter to put the Lady Indians on top 37-34. Russellville held the lead until 2:43 remained, when Eugene's Miranda White hit two free throws to put the Lady Eagles back on top 42-41. Eugene stayed on top to the end to take the win.

Duncan led Russellville with 20 points, followed by Kennedy Volkart with 14 and A.J. Grellner with 12.

For more of this story check out the Feb. 29 issue of the California Democrat.

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