The Rising Sun Lady Shiners dominated South Ripley in a 10-1 win ion Wednesday, Sept. 6th at home
The Ohio River Valley conference win came at a cost as senior defender Chelsea Brown went down with a season ending knee injury with 28:47 left in the first half.
Sophomore Sydney Pitts put the Shiners on the board at the 31:12 mark for the first of three goals but then went to defense when Brown was injured.
Senior Eric Schraeder scored a hat trick with three goals coming before the halftime break at 22:29, 20:55 and the 18:40. Keira Mann and Kinsey Price had assists as RS led 4-0 at the half.
Price, reigning ORVC Player of the Week Kinsey Price (six goals against Switzerland County), scored four second half goals. The first was at the 29 minute mark on a shot off the dense. At the 23:32 minute mark, Price scored on a penalty kick.
South Ripley broke up the shutout with a goal by Brook Elston with 20:55 remaining.
Senior Kasey Baker found Price for a goal for her third goal with 14:20 left and a 7-1 advantage.
Pitts moved back up to offense and added two more goals at the 9:34 minute mark and 7:41 minute mark off of passes from Schraeder and Baker.
Price closed out the scoring with a pass from Miranda Hall at the 1:53 minute mark.
Goalie Riley Chipman had three saves. The Lady Shiners out shot the Lady Raiders 31 to 3.
Rising Sun improved fell to 3-2 in ORVC play with a 5-2 loss to Southwestern on Monday.
The injury bug continued to devastate the Lady Shiners as Miranda Hall went down with a knee injury with 33:50 left in the first half.
Southwestern took a 1-0 lead on a goal by senior Emma Foley with 21:06 on the clock.
Senior Erica Schraeder had to take a break with breathing problems at the 19 minute mark and Kinsey Price aggravated a shoulder injury with 6:59 left in the half.
Rising Sun had its scoring chances with Sydney Pitts drilling a ball off the top of the goal.
Southwestern went up 2-0 as Taylor Cole scored off an assist from Kayla Atkins with 5:24 left in the half.
Southwestern increased the lead to 3-0 as Foley passed to Cole with 35:43 left. Foley added another goal with 32:!2 left after a congested goal area with Shiner keeper Riley Chipman and defender Jayden McAlister.
Rising Sun got on the board when Price (who was headed to the sideline to be subbed out) got the ball and dribbled her way through th defense to score with 30:27 left.
Foley’s shot was followed up by Cole for her third goal and a 5-1 lead with 25:46 remaining.
Sydney Pitts scored off a free kick with 22:28 on the clock. She had several shots off but could not connect again.
Rising Sun played short with 10 and even nine players as Schraeder and Tiara Harrison had to rest.
The 15 player Shiner roster had already lost starters Keira Oser and Chelsea Brown to season ending knee injuries.
Rising Sun was scheduled to play another home contest with Switzerland County Tuesday and host South Dearborn tonight (Thursday) in its final regular season home game. They travel to play Oldenburg Academy Tuesday and Madison on Thursday before finishing the ORVC season at South Ripley Sept. 25th and Milan Sept. 28th.