West Virginia High School Basketball - Ripley can't hold off Princeton
(January 25, 2012: Ripley, WV 25271) The Ripley Vikings basketball team (Ripley, WV), was nudged 43-41 in Wednesday's league battle with the visiting Princeton Tigers (Princeton, WV)
The Tigers now sport a 8-4 record. They play next when they host South Charleston for a Mountain State battle on Friday, January 27. Princeton will meet a Black Eagles team coming off a 68-42 league win over St. Albans (St. Albans, WV). The Black Eagles record now stands at 12-3.
The Vikings (1-11) will now prepare for their battle against George Washington (Charleston, WV). The Patriots come into the Mountain State battle with a 8-3 record. In their last battle, George Washington was nudged by Parkersburg (Parkersburg, WV), 58-53, in a league battle.