The White River Valley Junior High School girls basketball teams got their season underway recently.
On Monday, Nov. 12 they opened their season on the road at Bloomfield.
In the seventh grade game, WRV started off hot but wound up losing a thriller by a score of 26-25.
Leading WRV in scoring was Kassi Morrison with 11 points. Lacey Fisher had eight, Payton Franklin tallied four, and Olivia Frye ended the game with two points.
In the eighth grade game it was another close one with WRV coming up on the short end of the stick, losing 30-26.
Leading WRV in scoring was Abby Denham with 13 points. Payton Franklin had six, Kassi Morrison added five and rounding out the scoring was Makayla Oliver with two points.
On Tuesday, Nov. 20 they made the long trip down to Washington.
It turned out to be a long night for both the seventh and eighth grade teams.
The seventh grade made a late run but couldn't dig their way out of a huge hole, losing 37-20.
Morrison led WRV in scoring putting up 14 points. Whitney Green added 3 points. Fisher, Franklin and Aspen Wallace all scored one point each.
In the eighth grade contest WRV started slow and just never could get things rolling, falling 40-16.
Denham led WRV in scoring with six points. Oliver and Morrison both had three points each. Franklin and Green rounded out the scoring with two points each.
On Tuesday night the squads hosted North Daviess and came away with a split.
The seventh grade struggled to get things going but were still in the game at halftime, down 11-6.
In the second half it was more of the same with North Daivess prevailing 20-9.
Leading WRV in scoring was Green with four points. Franklin and Morrison both scored two points each. Rounding out the scoring for WRV was Frye with one point.
WRV's seventh grade now has a record of 0-3.
The eighth grade team recorded its first win of the season prevailing by a score of 26-22, moving their record to 1-2.
Leading the WRV in scoring was Denham with a total of 11 points. Morrison tallied seven, Franklin added four, Meggan Miller and Frye both scored two points each.