Libby girls, boys top Eureka in basketball

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LIBBY — Libby rolled by Eureka with a big second half for a 43-28 nonconference girls basketball victory on Tuesday evening.

Eureka (12-4 overall) held a 20-12 edge at the half, but Libby (10-6) dominated after that. The Loggers outscored Eureka 31-8 in the second half.

Jayden Winslow led a balanced Libby offense with 12 points. McKenzie Profitt was next with nine points.

Seven Libby players figured in the scoring.

Winslow scored seven points in Libby’s 18-point fourth quarter.

Megan Hanson topped Eureka with eight points. Avory Escobar chipped in six.

Eureka 9 11 2 6 — 28

Libby 3 9 13 18 — 43

EUREKA — Rhianna Hawkins 2, Megan Hanson 8, Avory Escobar 6, Sienna Utter 4, Maggie Graves 5, Karlee Frost 2, Alyssa Utter 1.

LIBBY — Alli Collins 7, Emma Gruber 4, Samantha Miller 5, Jayden Winslow 12, Sammee Bradeen 5, McKenzie Profitt 9, Taylor Holm 1.


Libby 59, Eureka 39

LIBBY — Ryggs Johnston scored 12 of his game-high 22 points in the second half to help Libby drop Eureka by 20 points in a nonconference matchup.

Libby (9-7) led 29-15 at the half.

Keith Johnson also reached double-figure scoring for the victors with 13 points.

Libby cashed in at the free-throw line, sinking 10 of 11 attempts. Johnston was perfect on six tries.

Jake Kindel tallied 13 points and Joey Kindel 10 to pace Eureka (2-11).

Eureka 6 9 11 13 — 39

Libby 16 13 18 12 — 59

EUREKA — Alex Lowe 4, Corbin Hurst 3, AJ Pacella 3, Cory Chaney 6, Joey Kindel 10, Jake Kindel 13.

LIBBY — JJ Davis 2, Chandler Bower 4, Ryan Goodman 7, Ryggs Johnston 22, Jay Beagle 3, Caden Williams 4, Tim Goodman 2, Keith Johnson 13, Kevin Barnes 2.

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