Shiners join in ORVC honors

     Rising Sun finished its 2018 season with a 12-11 record and a second place record in the Ohio River Valley Conference.

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     Rising Sun finished its 2018 season with a 12-11 record and a second place record in the Ohio River Valley Conference.

    The Shiners success was rewarded with three players being named to the all-conference team.

     Senior Brent Turner led the ORVC in rebounding with 8.5 rebounds while averaging 13 points per game. He was 118-for-234 or 50 percent shooting from the field and 63 percent from the free throw line.

    Junior Nick Koons was the top free throw shooter in the conference at 89 percent while leading the team in scoring at 14.3 ppg. He added 4.4 rebounds and nearly two assists and steals per contest.

    Noah Pflum added 9.9 ppg, 2.5 rebounds one steal and a team best three steals per game.

   Along with classmate Jacob Bovard, Koons and Pflum combined for 81 of the team’s 90 3-pointers on the season. Bovard average 7.3 ppg, 2.2 rpg, 2.5 assists and one steal.

   Senior Jason McClellan closed his career with 7.4 ppg, 3.9 rpg, 2.1 assists and 1.1 steals. Classmate Trenton Gridley averaged 7.2 ppg and 3.7 rpg while having a team best 52 percent from the field.

   Wes Rider scored 3.6 ppg, grabbed 4.7 rpg with 1.3 assists and 1.5 steals.

    Rising Sun averaged 64.1 ppg, 30.4 rpg, 12.3 assists and 8.1 steals with 15.3 turnovers. The Shiners had 91 points in their final regular season game.

Girls Basketball

Varsity Standings ORVC   Overall

Jac-Cen-Del       6-021-4

South Ripley     5-1 22-4

Rising Sun     4-2 11-12

Switzerland County  2-4 5-18

Southwestern 2-4 10-16

Milan 1-5 8-14

Shawe Memorial   1-5 7-18

Reserve Standings    ORVC Overall

Jac-Cen-Del 4-0 10-8

South Ripley 3-1 10-10

Switzerland County   2-2 8-9

Southwestern 1-3 4-10

Milan 1-3 3-10

Rising Sun no team

Shawe Memorial no team

Boys Varsity Standings ORVC       Overall

Southwestern 6-0 21-2

Rising Sun 4-2 12-10

Milan3-313-10

Jac-Cen-Del 3-3 9-14

South Ripley 3-3 7-16

Switzerland County 2-4 7-16

Shawe Memorial 0-6 4-19

Reserve Standings ORVC Overall

Jac-Cen-Del 6-0 14-6

Switzerland County 4-2 10-11

Milan4-212-9

Southwestern 2-4 11-12

Rising Sun 2-4 6-15

South Ripley 2-4 6-16

Shawe Memorial 1-5 3-8

ORVC ALL-SPORTS AWARD POINT TOTAL

GIRLS BOYS

1. South Ripley 33 1.Southwestern 39

2. Southwestern 32 2. Rising Sun 28

3. Jac-Cen-Del 30 3. Jac-Cen-Del 26

4. Switzerland Co. 22 4. South Ripley 23

5. Milan 20 5. Milan 21

6. Rising Sun 19 6. Shawe Memorial 17

7.Shawe Memorial 10 7. Switzerland County   8

   

OVERALL

1. Southwestern71

2. South Ripley 56

3. Jac-Cen-Del 56

4.  Rising Sun 47

5. Milan 41

6. Switzerland Co. 30

7. Shawe Memorial 27

The 2017-18 ORVC All Conference Boys Basketball team includes: front Row from left: Brandon Baber (JCD), Conner Hubbard (JCD), Nick Koons (Rising Sun), Tyler Kramer ( SW), Dillan McQueen ( South Ripley), Foster Mefford ( SW), and Hunter Mefford(SW). Back Row: Jack Day (2017-18 ORVC Champions Reserve Coach JCD Eagles), Jed Minnich (Milan), Zac Minnich ( Milan), Noah Pflum ( Rising Sun), Austin South (Switzerland Co.), Brent Turner (Rising Sun), Kyle Whitham ( Switzerland Co. ), Matthew Williams ( SW), Tyler Perry ( Switzerland Co. 2017-18 ORVC Co-Mental Attitude Award with Connor Hubbard), and Jerry Bomholt (SW ORVC Coach of the Year Southwestern).
The ORVC All-Conference Banquet for Girls and Boys Basketball for 2017-18 was held at Madison Pines restaurant on March 7, 2018. ORVC all Conference Girls Basketball members were, front row from left, : Cici Bailey (Milan), Lucy Carrigan (Rising Sun), Morgen Carroll ( JCD), Mariah Day ( JCD), Kate Grote (Shawe Memorial), Megan Hesse, (ShaweMemorial), and Paige Ledford (JCD). Back Row: Morgan Peetz (South Ripley), Abby Ralston ( SW), Julia Rea ( South Ripley), Elexah Roepke ( South Ripley), Lilly Simon ( JCD), Kiley Sparks ( South Ripley), Aleiah Thomas (Switzerland Co.), Toria Tucker ( South Ripley), Jody Breeck (Swizerland Co. 2017-18 ORVC Mental Attitude Award), Abby Leonetti ( 2017-18 ORVC Champions Reserve Coach JCD Lady Eagles), and Thom Conover (accepting 2017-18 ORVC Coach of the year JCD for Scott Smith).