Coach Chad Johnston said on Friday, "We have a chance to win our last game of the year."
Lydia Sussner sat down after the game looking exhausted.
"I am exhuasted," she said.
Jared Josephson walked off the court, as did Coach Dave Busselman (right) as Russell-Tyler-Ruthton players celebrated the 71-69 win over Minneota that put them into the state tournament.
Minneota's bid to earn its FIRST EVER boys' basketball state tourney bid fell just short when they lost a 71-69 heartbreaker to Russell-Tyler-Ruthton Thursday night.
Morgan Kockelman of Minneota got the ballup court int he state tournament's opening game win over Menahga, 74-69.
Menahga Coach Cody Pulju didn’t have to look far to see a duplicate of his own team.
Minneota, “Reminded me a lot of ourselves,” said the Braves coach.
You’d never hear it from him, but Sunday at the Annual Wrestling Banquet, it was announced that Viking Coach Joel Skillings has “cracked the top 10” in wrestling wins by a Minnesota coach.