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JAN 27, 2017 CRYSTAL CITY HOSTS ST. PIUS IN BASKETBALL DOUBLEHEADER ON KJFF (Audio)

(Crystal City) KJFF’s Friday night programming is highlighted by a battle of neighboring schools as the Crystal City Hornets will host the St. Pius Lancers in a varsity basketball doubleheader.

The girls will take the floor first as the 5-10 Hornets see the 9-7 Lancers come to their house. The Hornets have been led this season by Kailey Kreig, who is averaging 10.1 points per game, while the Lancers boast Machela Cook and her 15.3 points per game average on the year. Cook also leads the team in rebounds per game with 10.9.

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Crystal City head coach Ken Jones knows the challenges that Pius will give them to try and disrupt their plan of attack…

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Lancers head coach Aaron Portell thinks pressuring them in the backcourt is key…

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The girls will begin our coverage of Friday night hoops beginning at 5:50 pm with pregame while tipoff is set for six pm.

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The boys will follow as the 4-14 Hornets look to bounce back from a loss against Grandview Wednesday night while the 4-13 Lancers look to snap a three game losing streak.

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Hornets head coach Sean Breeze believes they need to keep working on having junior Brady DeGeare down low versus on the perimeter…

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St. Pius head man Eric Lawrence says DeGeare presents a tough task for the St. Pius defense…

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DeGeare is averaging 18.8 points per game and 7.9 rebounds a contest for Crystal City. St. Pius is led by Camren Krodinger, who is averaging 10.8 points per game.

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The boys are scheduled to tip off at 7:30 pm, or after the conclusion of the girl’s game. It’s rivalry night on KJFF as the Crystal City Hornets and St. Pius Lancers battle in girls and boys basketball tonight with the girls kicking off coverage beginning at 5:50 with tipoff scheduled for six.

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You can hear the game right here on mymoinfo.com and on 1400 AM KJFF.
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