West Virginia High School Basketball - Riverside nips Ripley
(February 5, 2009: Ripley, WV 25271) Fans at Thursday's league challenge between the Riverside Warriors (Belle, WV) and the host Ripley Vikings (Ripley, WV), saw Riverside's basketball squad hold off Ripley by a score of 65-60.
With the victory, Riverside improves its record to 3-10 on the campaign. The Warriors host Spring Valley (Huntington, WV) to battle the Timberwolves in a Mountain State challenge on Saturday, February 7. The Timberwolves come into the challenge with a record of 12-3. Spring Valley lost 60-42 in their recent league challenge against South Charleston (South Charleston, WV)
Next up, the Vikings battle the Washington Patriots (Charleston, WV) in a Mountain State challenge, on Saturday, February 7. Ripley will attempt to improve on its 9-6 season record. The Patriots come into the challenge with a 10-3 record after their 83-59 league win over Hurricane (Hurricane, WV).