Riley County 51, Holcomb 46

By The Mercury

At Hillsboro, the undefeated Falcons got a tough test from Holcomb in the opening round of the Hillsboro midseason tournament, but came out on top thanks to a run in the third quarter.

Trailing by two at halftime, Riley County outscored Holcomb 11-5 in the third to open up a lead and win despite an evenly-played fourth quarter. Katelyn Thomson led the Falcons with 16 points, while Taylor Oliver added 11 and Madison Vargo chipped in nine. Riley Co. advances to play in Thursday’s 7:30 p.m. semifinal against the winner of today’s game between Hillsboro and Republic County.

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