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Lady Rams staying steady, boys continue to battle

By: 
Alastair Baker
News Editor

The Red Lodge Lady Rams took their season record to 3-2 prior to the festive break after defeating Forsyth 48-41 and Lame Deer 65-38 last week. A Tuesday night loss to Roundup 44-28 will not dent the seasonal cheer after such recent strong showings.
The Lady Rams had defeated Forsyth in overtime having lead 27-21 towards the end. Six successful free throws out of 8 helped the Lady Rams over the finish line. Zoe Cortner scored 15 points in this game.
Against Lame Deer Red Lodge had an easier time, leading at the half 35-18 and continuing to lock out the opposition in the second.
Cortner against led in points with 29. Other scorers were Taylor Hardiman 7, Portia Cortner 6, Kylie Kelly 11, Rebecca Purcell 5, Shandy Castellani 1, Riki Poore 1, Meadow Smith 3, and Emme Evenson 2.
Roundup were to prove stiffer opposition with the Panthers keeping the Lady Rams at arm’s length and reducing them to single figures in each of the 4 quarters. This time Taylor Hardiman led with 13 points with Portia Cornter 2, Kylie Kelly 8, and Zoe Cortner 5. 
The boys continue to try and find the right winning formula. Their season record now stands at 0-4.
Their loss to Lame Deer 71-60 was very tight, with the Rams matching the opposition’s efforts point for point until the final quarter when they went down 22-14. Kaden Myrstol led in points with 19, Tyler Bohan made 11 with Tucker Kane and Garrett Spencer both on 9.
Against Forsyth the Rams lost 70-53 and again they matched their opponents until the last quarter of play, losing it 26-12. Spencer this time led in points with 14, Austin Heimer getting 11 and Kane 10.
Roundup was a tougher trial with the Rams losing 62-33.
Roundup effectively shut out Red Lodge for long stretches, keeping them to few scoring chances throughout. Myrstol led with 10 points, Spencer got 9.

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  • Friday, May 24, 2019 - 7:00pm
    Rock Creek Group meets Tuesdays and Saturdays at 8 a.m. and Wednesdays and Fridays at 7 p.m. at Calvary Church, 9 N Villard, Red Lodge.
  • Monday, May 27, 2019 - 7:00am
    *American Legion Carbon County Post 17 Memorial Day schedule, May 27 7 a.m. Breakfast at Red Lodge Café 8:30 a.m. Memorial Service at Belfry Cemetery 9:30 a.m. Memorial Service at Bearcreek Cemetery 10:30 a.m. Parade through Red Lodge.  10:15 a.m. Meet at the corner of 14th and Broadway. Following parade there will be a lunch  at the Red Lodge Elk’s Lodge 11 a.m. Memorial Service at Red Lodge Cemetery 1:30 p.m. Parade in Roberts followed by Memorial Service at Roberts Cemetery. For further information contact Kenneth Beggs, Commander Carbon County Post 17 at kenbeggs42@yahoo.com   *The Clarks Fork American Legion Post 71 and the Joliet VFW Post 5748 will be doing Memorial Day services Monday, May 27. Rev. Robert Reed of the Joliet Baptist  Church will be the Speaker of the day.   The schedule for the day will be: 9 a.m. Services at the Gebo Cemetery. 9:30 a.m. March through Fromberg Main St. 10 a.m.   Services at Rockvale Cemetery 11 a.m. Services at Joliet Cemetery 11:30 a.m. March through Joliet Main St. A potluck lunch will be held at the  Joliet Community Center following the services.  Everyone is welcome to come. Any veterans who would like to help who haven’t been contacted can show up at the Gebo Cemetery at 8:45 a.m. Memorial Day or call Rich Pierce at 962-3320 or Jody Stene 962-3779.  
  • Monday, May 27, 2019 - 7:00pm
    Joliet Group meets at the Community Center Monday at 7 p.m.
  • Tuesday, May 28, 2019 - 7:00pm
    Now Group meets at the Bridger United Methodist Church, 222 W. Broadway (west entrance of church) Tuesday at 7 p.m.
  • Thursday, May 30, 2019 - 7:00pm
    Meets every Thursday, 7 p.m. – 8 p.m. at the Red Lodge Area Community Foundation, 122 S. Hauser. It is open to all. 425- 1755.
  • Thursday, May 30, 2019 - 7:00pm
    Clarks Fork Group meets at St. Joseph’s Catholic Hall, north end of Montana Avenue, Thursday at 7 p.m.

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