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Central Plains wins Amos Morris Classic going away

Central Plains Lady Oiler #3 Brynna Hammeke goes for a layup.  The Central Plains Lady Oilers...
Central Plains Lady Oiler #3 Brynna Hammeke goes for a layup. The Central Plains Lady Oilers defeated the Russell Lady Broncos 66-21 to win the 2021 Amos Morris Classic Girls Championship held at Amos Morris Court in Russell, Kansas on December 11, 2021. (Photo: Joey Bahr, www.joeybahr.com)(Joey Bahr | (Photo: Joey Bahr, www.joeybahr.)
Published: Dec. 13, 2021 at 6:33 PM CST
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RUSSELL, Kan. (Catch it Kansas) - The Central Plains Lady Oilers won the Amos Morris Classic Girls Championship dominantly with a 66-21 victory over the Russell Lady Broncos.

Central Plains won the opening tipoff and started the scoring with a three-pointer.

Russell tried to keep up with the pace of Central Plains’ scoring, but they quickly fell behind.  By the 3:33 mark in the first quarter, the Lady Oilers had an 11-3 lead.  At the end of the quarter, it expanded to 22-8.

Much of the scoring came from Brynna Hammeke.  She scored 14 points in the first quarter, including a three-pointer, a free throw, and five layups.  Many of the layups came on a fast break after a steal by Kassidy Nixon.

The pace remained the same in the second quarter at Central Plains added 17 more points to the scoreboard while holding Russell to only three points. The fourth quarter saw a running clock as the score started at 58-16.

Brynna Hammeke scored a total of 35 points in the game.  Kassidy Nixon added 10 points.

”We had to go through Smith Center, which is a good team.  And we had to go through Phillipsburg who’s a really good team to just get to the Championship game,” said Central Plains Head Coach Pat Stiles.  “We really grew a lot this week seeing those teams.”

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