Ripley opens regular season with clean sweep over Pine Grove

The Ripley Lady Tigers and Pine Grove Lady Panthers opened the season on Monday with a set of Junior High, JV and Varsity matches at the Ripley Event Center.

The Lady Tigers came away with a clean sweep, taking the Junior High match 2-0 (26-24, 25, 23) and the Junor Varsity (25-18, 25-22) before claiming the Varsity match 3-0 (25-13, 25-18,25-13).

Ripley moved to 1-0 while the Lady Panthers fell to 0-1.

Ellis McBride led Ripley with 9 assists and 6 aces. Lexi Page had 6 kills, 4 digs and 3 aces. Reagan Hall led with 9 kills. Sarah Catherine Childs and Autumn Griffin each had 4 kills. Annie Simpson added 3 digs.

The Lady Tigers take on Walnut at home on Tuesday while Pine Grove travels to Ingomar.

More pictures available on the Tippah County Sports Facebook page.

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