Ripley seniors Jacob Haynes and Casy Smith scored 14 points in a balanced blue and white offensive attack to lead the Vikings to a 55-33 victory over Ravenswood at Ripley Health Center.
Viking post man Chuck Sleboda celebrated his birthday in style on this night chipping in eight points and seven boards..
The game wasn't always pretty, with both teams committing a combined 44 turnovers.
With the score 25-18 in the second period, it was as close as the Red Devils would get on this night. Ripley slammed the door shut with a 19-5 run in the second half.
This is the first of two meetings of the prep teams. Ripley will travel to Ravenswood February 22.
Jake Martin led the Red Devils with 10 points. Please return for a complete game story on Tuesday in the Jackson Herald and here on our sports tab.