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The Freeman Lady Falcons advanced to the finals of the C2-2 Sub-District with a win over Johnson County Central.

The top-seeded Lady Falcons beat fourth-seeded JCC 51-34 Tuesday night at Beatrice High School.

With the win, Freeman will play Thursday night at 7 p.m. against the winner of Tuesday's late game between second-seeded Southern and third-seeded Tri County. That game wasn't over by press time Tuesday night.

The winner of the C2-2 Sub-district will advance to a district championship game with the winner of that advancing to state.

JCC's Dakotah Ludemann got the game's scoring started with a basket, but Freeman came back with three straight baskets -- A put back basket from Ashley Oltman, a jumper by RaeAnne Hartwig and a coast to coast basket by Bryleigh Hartwig, making it 6-2. 

JCC's Monica Thippavong ended the run with a basket in the post, but Freeman's Addison Dorn knocked down a jumper to make it 8-4. The last point of the first quarter came at the free throw line from Freeman's Taylor Anderson, making it 9-4.

Dorn opened the second quarter scoring with a jumper, but JCC came back with baskets from Saylor Rother and Hayley Neeman to make it 11-8.

Ludemann then answered a Freeman free throw with a fast breakylay up to make it 12-10.

Freeman would score the next six points. Logan Pelc got the run started with a jumper and Macy Holland followed that up with a put back basket. Dorn hit two free throws to finish the run, making it 18-10.

A free throw by Ludemann and a jumper by Plager got JCC back within five at 18-13. Dorn hit two more free throws and Holland had another put back basket to make it 22-14 at the half.

Freeman opened the second half with a 10-0 run to amke it 32-14. Dorn had six of those 10 points while Holland and Oltman had a basket each.

JCC's Ludemann scored the next four points, but a basket by Freeman's Anderson made it 34-20.

A basket by JCC's Jordan Hunzeker followed by another fast break lay up by Ludemann made it 34-24. Bryleigh Hartwig finished the third quarter scoring with a jumper to extend Freeman's lead to 36-24.

Holland opened the fourth quarter with two free throws and Dorn followed that up with the game's first three pointer to make it 41-24.

Plager ended the run with a basket, but a three point play by Oltman extended the Freeman lead to 44-26.

Thippavong scored in the post and Ludemann hit two three pointers to make it 45-34. Freeman would score the last six points of the game -- four from Dorn and two from Oltman, to make the final score 51-34.

Dorn led the way for Freeman with 21 points while Holland had nine. Brylie Hartwig had four points, RaeAnn Hartwig and Taylor Anderson had three points each and Logan Pelc had two points.

Ludemann led the way for JCC with 19 points while Plager had five, Thippavong had four and Hunzeker, Neeman and Rother had two each.

Freeman improves to 14-10 on the season. JCC's season comes to an end. They finished with a record of 7-13.

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