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KC Ruskin pulls away from Monett Cubs

Wednesday, January 4, 2012

Going up strong. Monett's Dillon Freudenthal puts up a shot during the second period of Monett's game against Kansas City Ruskin on Friday in the Neosho Holiday Tournament. Monett will be in action this Friday at Mt. Vernon. [Times Photo by Jared Lankford]
Ruskin High School pulled away from Monett to secure a 62-40 victory in the Neosho Holiday Tournament on Friday.

Monett led 16-14 after the first period but trailed 25-18 at halftime.

The Cubs roared out of the locker room and opened the third period with a 9-2 spurt to tie the score at 27-27 with 4:27 to play in the third. Ruskin responded with a 15-0 run to ice the game.

Scoring for Monett were: Kyle Woods, 15; Tyler Green, 11; Travis Thompson, 6; Aaron Patton, 4; and Jarred Witt and Jacob Fair, 2 each.

The Cubs travel to Mt. Vernon on Friday. Game time is set for 6 p.m.

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