West Ridge won 3 of 4 at Riser Middle School basketball action Thursday. The 7th-grade Lady Patriots won 31-24 and won the 7th grade boys won 49-36.
In the 8th-grade girls game, Riser won 32-26 while the 8th-grade boys of West Ridge came out on top 49-43.
In early soccer action on Friday, West Monroe High boys soccer battled to a 0-0 tie with Neville while the Lady Rebels beat Neville 1-0 as part of the Neville/St. Frederick Vacanza Classico tournament in Monroe.
Kimmie Balance scored off a rebound first shot on goal by West Monroe’s McKenzie Foster in the second half.
Not happy with the level of play by the Lady Rebels, coach Chris Barron said he was not sure why the team had a lackadaisical day on the pitch.
“It was our first day game like this, ever,” Barron said. “I don’t know what it was, but we won and in a tournament like this, you just get the win and move on.”
A later report coming on the night game for the Lady Rebels in the Vacanza Classico.
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