Riverdale Edges Bluffton in Weekend Girls Basketball Action

Written on January 25, 2021

Riverdale scored the game’s final five points to edge Bluffton 39-35 in girls basketball action Saturday afternoon.

The Falcons (5-8) led by double figures late in the third quarter, but the Pirates slowly chipped away at Riverdale lead in the fourth quarter.

Riley Eachus converted back-to-back three-pointers to put the Pirates on top 35-34 in the final minute, but Riverdale’s Reagan McKinniss immediately shook free for a layup to put the Falcons back on top.

Carrigan Vent and Danielle Searfoss then iced the game at the foul line for the Falcons.

Bluffton (10-8) was led by Laykin Garmatter and Sami Scoles, who scored 11 points each, with Eachus adding 9 points on three triples.

Vent had 13 points for Riverdale to lead all players.


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