Mansfield Christian tops New London in girls basketball season opener


MANSFIELD — Alexis Ripple regarded up on the scoreboard with 3:53 left within the sport and her staff main 41-40 over New London.

Moments earlier, it was a snug 41-32 lead after she transformed on a free throw however within the blink of a watch, the Wildcats went on a wild rally to chop it to at least one level halfway by the fourth quarter. So, the Mansfield Christian senior gritted her enamel and started working. She headlined an 11-2 run because the Flames closed out a 52-42 opening night time win over their nonconference rival to begin the 12 months 1-0.

Ripple scored 9 of her game-high 20 factors within the fourth quarter together with a private 5-0 run to push a 46-40 lead into an insurmountable 51-40 lead with 2:05 left within the sport.

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