Shiners News · Rising Sun Lady Shiners battle Oldenburg

On Tuesday night, December 5th, the Lady Shiners hosted Oldenburg.  The Lady Shiners took an early lead with a deep 3 pointer by Lucy Carrigan to end the 1st quarter, 15 to 12.  Oldenburg and Rising Sun took turns going on different runs during the 2nd quarter, with the lead changing hands numerous times.  At Halftime the Lady Shiners were down.  The 3rd quarter saw a defensive surge by the Lady Shiners.  Their press forced the Lady Twisters into 3 straight turnovers.  The Lady Shiners scored on some easy layups and cut the Oldenburg lead to 1.  The 4th quarter saw Oldenburg start to pull away as they continued to hit key baskets and Rising Sun struggled hitting open shots.  The final score had Oldenburg winning 58 to 46.  Unofficial results for the game had Rising Sun shooting 17 for 72 from the field.  Rising Sun was also 10 for 24 from the free throw line.  Lucy Carrigan scored 26 points and Danyka Groover had 9 points to lead the Lady Shiners scoring.  Next up for Rising Sun is Trinity Lutheran on December 7th.