Lady Lakers finish as section runner-up in 2A tournament

The Russell County Lady Laker Basketball team finished as runner-up in section 4 of the Kentucky 2A tournament over the weekend. 

The Lady Lakers advanced to the championship game by defeating Marion County 78-42 on Friday night.

The Lady Lakers jumped out to a 46-17 lead at halftime to pick up the win. 

Four Lady Lakers finished in double-figures scoring with Aysha Sutton finishing with 18, Aniyah Coffey with 13, and Addy Abrell and Rachel Bolin with 10 each as the Lady Lakers shot 53 percent from the floor. 

On Saturday, the Lady Lakers fought hard against a Taylor County squad viewed as a front runner in the 5th region, but ended up falling 50-37 in the sectional championship. 

Jaterria Coffey led Russell County with 10 points while Addy Abrell finished with 9 and Rachel Bolin with 7. 

Bolin added 11 rebounds in the game. 

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