Shiners News · Rising Sun in Double Overtime Thriller


On Saturday afternoon, Jan 20th,  the Lady Shiners traveled to Southwestern.  The Lady Shiners got off to a very cold start. The first quarter ended with Southwestern up  13 to 5.  At Halftime, Southwestern still had a 20 to 16 advantage.  The 3rd quarter finally saw Rising Sun with a lead 26 to 24.   At the end of the 4th quarter, the game was tied 35 to 35.  During the first overtime, both teams added 4 points to their total.  It was still tied 38 to 38.  The second overtime Rising Sun outscored the Lady Rebels 11 to 8.  The final score had Rising Sun defeating Southwestern 50 to 47.

Leading Scorers for Rising Sun: Lucy Carrigan 28 pts, Sydney Pitts 9 pts, Danyka Groover 4 pts,  Maddie Wilson 5 pts,  Saige Groover and Sydney Bostic 2 pts.

From the Free Throw Line-  Rising Sun was 22 for 38 for 58%

Rebound- Maddi Wilson 10, Lucy Carrigan 8,  Danyka and Saige Groover 6

Steals- Lucy Carrigan 5,  Sydney Pitts 2

Sydney Bostic took 2 charges during game