Shiners News · Rising Sun Lady Shiners vs Waldron in sectional action

On Wednesday night, January 31st,  the Lady Shiners battled Waldron in sectional action.  Earlier in the season, Rising Sun edged out a win against Waldron 40 to 38.  This time around, the Lady Shiners had to play them on their home floor.  The first quarter saw the Lady Shiners get off to a great start.  The Lady Shiners lead 11 to 4 after the first quarter.  During the second quarter, Rising Sun was able to push the lead to 10 pts, before a little bit of foul trouble allowed Waldron to close with in 4 points at half time.   The 3rd and 4th quarter saw both teams go back and forth with the lead.  With 1:40 left in the game, Rising Sun found themselves in a similar position as in the first game with Waldron, with the game tied.  This time around Rising Sun had a costly turnover that gave the ball back to Waldron.  Waldron capitalized going up by 3 with time winding down.  With 1.9 seconds left on the clock, Rising Sun had an opportunity, but couldn’t find the bottom of the net.  Scoring for the Lady Shiners were: Lucy Carrigan 24 points, Danyka Groover 11 points,  Sydney Bostic 2 points, and Sydney Pitts and Maddie Wilson combined for 6 points.  Congratulations to the Lady Shiners Basketball team on a great season going 11-12 and finishing 3rd in the ORVC (4-2).  To our Seniors (Justis White -mgr, Chelsea Brown, Jayden McAlister, Lucy Carrigan)  You are all going to be missed.  Thank you for all the memories.  We want to wish you well in all you future endeavors.