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RA Girls Fall In Openers

By Staff | Nov 28, 2008

RUTHVEN – The basketball season opened with a pair of tough losses for the the Ruthven-Ayrshire girls’ basketball team. On Monday, the Raiders lost to Laurens-Marathon in a 37-16 contest and on Tuesday, Ruthven-Ayrshire fell to Spalding Catholic in Granville by a 53-16 tally.

In Monday’s contest, the Raiders were led in scoring by Sadie Forey and Cassidy Smith with six points each, while Caitlyn Reed rounded out the scoring with four points.

Sadie Forey pulled down four defensive rebounds and one offensive board, while Caitlyn Reed grabbed five defensive rebounds.

Cassidy Smith and Ale Blackburn also helped on the defensive boards as they collected four and three rebounds, respectively.

After Tuesday’s loss to Spalding, the Raiders will resume action on Tuesday, Dec. 2 when they travel to Armstrong to take on the Armstrong-Ringsted Lady Mustangs.