Shiners News · Rising Sun defeats Switz. Co for third time this season, Still Ruler of River!!


On Tuesday, Jan 23rd, the Rising Sun Lady Shiners traveled down the river to take on Switzerland County.  This was the third time this season the two teams battled, but this game counted for conference and the Ruler of River trophy was back up for grabs.  The first half was very low scoring.  Rising Sun was able to take a 14 to 13 advantage into the locker room.  The second half saw the Rising Sun offense turn it up a notch and was able to pull away in the final minutes of the 4th quarter.  The final score had Rising Sun defeating Switzerland County 43 to 31.  The win allowed Rising Sun to keep the Ruler of the River trophy.   Scoring for the Lady Shiners were:  Lucy Carrigan 19 pts, Danyka Groover 14 pts,  Maddie Wilson 7 points, Sydney Pitts 2 pts and Sydney Bostic 1 pt.