This past week, the Lady Shiners took on conference foes, Southwestern and Jac-Cen-Del. In the game against Southwestern on Tuesday, January 15th, the Lady Shiners dug themselves into a deep hole to start the game. The Lady Shiners were down 11 to 4 after the first quarter. The second quarter was also not kind the the Lady Shiners only scoring two points. At halftime, Southwestern was up 26 to 6. The 2nd half was better for the Lady Shiners, as they outscored the Lady Rebels 20 to 17. Final score, had Southwestern winning 43 to 26. Leading scorers for Rising Sun were Lindsay Montgomery with 12 points and Maddie Wilson with 9 points.
On Thursday, January 19th, the Lady Shiners played #8 ranked (1A) Jac-Cen-Del. The Lady Shiners started the game well, frustrating the Lady Eagles. But midway through the first quarter, JCD figured things out and went on a run, ending the first quarter with a lead of 19 to 6. At halftime, JCD was up 34 to 10. During the 3rd quarter, Rising Sun hit three 3-pointers, but still trailed 57 to 24. As the final buzzer sounded, JCD won 66 to 26. Leading scorers for Rising Sun was Maddie Wilson with 11 points and Lindsay Montgomery with 8 points.