Kansas High School Basketball - Lawrence holds off Lawrence Free State
(December 16, 2011: Lawrence, KS 66049) Fans at Friday's non-league challenge between the Lawrence Lions (Lawrence, KS) and the host Lawrence Free State Firebirds (Lawrence, KS), saw Lawrence's basketball squad hold off Lawrence Free State by a score of 75-68.
With the victory, Lawrence improves its record to 3-1 on the campaign. The Lions host Northwest (Olathe, KS) to play the in a Sunflower challenge on Friday, January 6. The come into the challenge with a record of 5-0. Northwest won 41-22 in their recent non-league challenge against Rockhurst (Kansas City, MO)
Next up, the Firebirds play the Blue Valley West Jaguars (Stilwell, KS) in a non-league challenge, on Tuesday, January 3. Lawrence Free State will attempt to improve on its 2-3 season record. The Jaguars come into the challenge with a 4-0 record after their 72-52 non-league win over Lee's Summit (Lee's Summit, MO).