Russia edged Botkins in a close 45-44 encounter for an Ohio boys basketball victory on February 22. .

The last time Botkins and Russia played in a 59-27 game on January 28, 2020. For more, click here.

Botkins constructed a bold start that built a 26-23 gap on Russia heading into the locker room.

In recent action on February 13, Russia faced off against Maria Stein Marion Local and Botkins took on New Knoxville on February 13 at Botkins High School. We covered the game. For a full recap, click here.

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