In a game heard on WRBI Tuesday night, South Ripley’s quest for three-straight sectional championships stayed alive after defeating North Decatur 41-35 in the 1st round of Sectional play at the 2A Switzerland County Sectional. It was a tightly contested game throughout, but South Ripley was able to pull away late, hitting 6 free throws in the final minute to advance to the semi-final.
Katelynn Samples led all Lady Raiders with 16 points. North Decatur’s leading scorer was Madelyn Bohman, with 12 points.
South Ripley will continue Sectional play at 7:30 Friday night against host school Switzerland County.
North Decatur ends their season with a 17-6 record.