Raiders upset ranked foe; Pats defeat Chargers

From Herald Staff Reports

A few local Pocket Athletic Conference teams recorded road victories on Thursday evening with one securing an upset victory over a ranked foe.

Here’s a roundup of Thursday’s prep girls basketball action.


Raiders 58, Braves 52: Southridge has had some impressive victories in PAC play including wins over Tell City and South Spencer but on Thursday they recorded their most attention-grabbing victory yet.

After falling behind by double-digits in the first quarter, the Raiders recovered to defeat Class 1A No. 7 Tecumseh in Lynnville.

The Raiders outscored the Braves 33-25 in the second half, including holding Tecumseh to just six points in the third quarter.

Myah Montgomery led Southridge with a team-high 26 points while Mady Neukam finished with 12 points and Monica Steckler added 10 in the victory.

Patriots 73, Chargers 61: In a high-scoring affair, the Heritage Hills girls basketball team responded after a slow start to pull ahead and defeat Pike Central in Petersburg.

The Pats trailed by one point at the end of the first quarter but rallied to take a seven-point lead at the halftime break. They outscored the Chargers 38-33 in the second half to secure the win.

Heritage Hills had four players finish in double-figures in the victory — Rebekah Gordon with 23, Morgan Vaal with 18, Hadley Lytton with 11 and Avery Neff with 10.

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