The Versailles Republican Sports
November 29, 2007

Raiders narrowly outshine Shiners for the "Win"

Gary Franklin, Sports Writer

Following their season opener, where the Raiders fell short to a hosting JCD Eagle team before Thanksgiving, the Raiders found reason to be thankful as the left the Rising Sun gym, with the victory on their side of the book.

Of the narrowest of margins, with a single point differentiating between a win or a loss, the Raiders held on to capture a hard fought victory, 63-62.

South Ripley Raiders 63
BJ Sieverding 25
Erik Demaree 8
Chris Miller 8
Thomas Welch 7
Trent Tucker 6
Andy Miller 5
Kyle Patrick 4
Non-scoring Raiders were: Jared Keck, Chase Grider,
Bryan Thomas and Jordan Bodenberg.

Rising Sun Shiners 62
Logan Jackson 16
Zeth Vaughn 13
Michael Lovern 13
Myles Hornsby 8
Tyler Banschbach 5
Isaac Crouch 4
Nathan Adams 2
Jimmy Young 1
Non-scoring Shiners were: Andrew Pulliam,
Aaron Hopkins and Matt Keith.

Raider Varsity and JV are next slated to take on Oldenburg Academy at Tyason at 6 PM on Friday, November 30.

South Ripley Raider senior, Erik Demaree, works to get into position on offense. Demaree scored 8 points going 4/5 with his FG shooting vs the Shiners for a Raider 63-62 win.

Sutton holds Bulldog defender at bay

Pictured from left are JCD Eagle Blake Sutton (14), dribbling the basketball between his legs to keep the Bulldog defender away from the ball as teammate Matt Gehl awaits in the foreground should an outlet be needed, during the Eagles triumphant win over the Bulldogs at Batesville on Saturday night, November 24. The Eagles won by a score of 60-51 to the surprise of some, but not to the Eagle faithful.