Girls Varsity Basketball · Lady Shiners take on #2 ranked South Ripley

On Friday night, December 1st, the Lady Shiners traveled to Versailles to take on the #2 ranked South Ripley Lady Raiders.  Rising Sun got off to a early lead of 5 to 0.  Rising Sun played a great first quarter, with the quarter ending in a 12 to 12 tie.  The second quarter saw the Lady Raiders force the Lady Shiners into some turnovers adjusting there 2-2-1 defense.  The Lady Raiders outscored Rising Sun  20 to 8 in the 2nd quarter.  At Halftime, South Ripley was up 32 to 20.  During the 3rd and 4th quarters, South Ripley kept the pressure on and forced the Lady Shiners into 28 turnovers for the game.  The Lady Shiners were held to scoring 16 points in the second half.  The final score had the Lady Raiders defeating the Lady Shiners 67 to 36.  Top Scorers for Rising Sun were Lucy Carrigan with 24 points and Danyka Groover with 9 points.