Russellville falls to Skyline in district opener

Senior members of the Russellville Indian varsity basketball team were recognized prior to the varsity game on Senior Night Friday at the high school. From left are Alex Barbour and sister Shelby Barbour, team manager for the Indians, and their parents Robin and Melvin Barbour.

Senior members of the Russellville Indian varsity basketball team were recognized prior to the varsity game on Senior Night Friday at the high school. From left are Alex Barbour and sister Shelby Barbour, team manager for the Indians, and their parents Robin and Melvin Barbour. Photo by April Arnett.

Russellville's varsity boys faced Skyline Saturday in first-round action at the Class 3 District 10 Basketball Tournament at Versailles, where the Indians ended their season with a 66-58 loss. Skyline outscored Russellville 13-10 in the first quarter, 18-11 in the second and 22-21 in the third. The Indians turned up the heat in the final frame to outscore Skyline 16-13.

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Billy Hendricks and parents Wanda and William Hendricks.

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Caleb Gilmore and parents Diann and Junior Gilmore.

Levi Kehr, who led the Indians with 29 points and 11 rebounds, scored his 1000th career point during Russellville's final game. Levi Anderson followed with 11 points and nine rebounds.

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Jordan Russell and parents Maribeth and David Russell.

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

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