by: Scott McCaulley
High School Basketball on the airwaves on Thursday:
The Branson Lady Pirates pick up their first win of the season Thursday night as they down Monett 44-17. While both teams struggled to get the offense going early, the Lady Pirate Defense eventually took control of the game for the Lady Pirates to notch their first win. Joanna Lansman scores 12 points while Ellie Hoenie adds 11 to lead Branson. The Branson Boys team will play their home opener tonight against Springfield Central. That game can be heard around 7:30 on 981 FM/AM 1220 KCAX.
Meanwhile in Harrison, it’s a split for the Goblin teams against Rogers Heritage as the Girls earn a 46-38 win while the Boys fall 68-60. The Goblin teams will be back in action next Tuesday and Friday with the action to be heard on 949 FM/AM 900 KHOZ.