Rivertown underway at South Dearborn


The 2018 Rivertown Classic basketball tournament is underway.

The tournament again features the four teams that formerly competed in the single-class Sectional tournament: Switzerland County, Rising Sun, Lawrenceburg, and host South Dearborn. Again this year the tourney is featuring both boys and girls games, as well as the cheerleader competition. There will be varsity and junior varsity tournaments.

The varsity portion of the Rivertown Classic began last night (Wednesday, January 3rd), when Switzerland County played South Dearborn in the first game of the girls tournament. It was followed by the second girls game, which featured Lawrenceburg and Rising Sun.

The boys tourney gets going tonight (Thursday, January 4th), with the same match ups. Switzerland County and South Dearborn will play in the first game at 6 p.m.; with Rising Sun and Lawrenceburg squaring off in the second game at approximately 8 p.m.

Tomorrow (Friday, January 5th) night will see the completion of the girls tournament, with the consolation game with the two losing squads from last night’s action starting at 6 p.m.; and the championship game will start at approximately 8 p.m. that night.

The boys varsity tournament will wrap up the four-day event this Saturday, January 6th, with the consolation game at 6 p.m. and the championship tilt at approximately 8 p.m.

Also on Saturday, the cheerleading competition will be held. The cheer squads from the schools will be competing between the consolation and championship games, with the winning squad being announced at halftime of the boys championship game.

All tournament games will be played at South Dearborn High School.