The Lady Trojans got out of the gates sluggish shooting from the floor and battled early foul trouble. SES would manage only three first half field goals and trail 12-30 at the intermission. The Russell lead would expand to 22 points then Southeast would mount a rally. The Lady Trojans cut the Russell lead to 14 at the end of the 3rd quarter and kept working back within 6 points in the 4th quarter. Russell would hit 10 of 17 free throws in the final quarter to hang on for the win, 53-45.
Erica Montgomery led SES with 15 points despite sitting out most of the first half in foul trouble. Calli Calihan scored 13 points. The Lady Trojans are now 6-2 overall and 2-2 in NCAA play.
The Southeast boys would start fast and finish strong in a 80-43 victory on Tuesday night. Ben Stutterheim led all scorers with 21 points for the Trojans while Easton Montgomery had 18 points. Aidan Murray was also in double-digit scoring with 11 points and 12 rebounds.
Southeast is 6-2 overall and 2-2 in NCAA play. The Trojans will host Republic County on Friday at 6:00 pm.