Pirates fend off Raiders for a win

Versailles- The Greensburg Pirates improved to 16-5 on the season with a road win over South Ripley on Saturday night. Ki Dyer scored on the Bucs first possession and Jack McKinsey followed that with a three-point basket. Dyer hit from the baseline and the Pirates were up 7-0 after starting the game going three of three shooting. They got one more basket while South Ripley went on a 7-0 run. Greensburg was scoreless until the end of the frame when Addison Barnes-Pettit sank a long ball at the buzzer to put GCHS up 12-7. South Ripley got the better of Greensburg but the Pirates in the second quarter, but the Bucs came back at the end of the frame with another buzzer beater, this time by Dyer. The Raiders held a one-point lead with the score 22-21 at the half. Dyer got Greensburg back on top midway through the third frame with a three-pointer. The Raider got back on top, but Abe Tebbe hit two long balls and Greensburg went up by seven with just one minute remaining in the quarter. South Ripley got another basket before the period ended and the Bucs led 38-33 after three quarters. The Pirates scored 15-points in the final quarter while holding the Raiders to 14 and securing a 53-47 win.

Unofficial Scoring-

Greensburg- Dyer 18, Barnes-Pettit 11, Tebbe 7, Jeter Edwards 7, McKinsey 5, Justin Adkins 3, Grainger Maxwell 2

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