The BHS varsity girls basketball team held off a late rally to defeat the South Ripley Lady Raiders by a score of 34-32.
The Lady Bulldogs took a 30-20 lead into the final eight minutes. South Ripley outscored Batesville 12-4 and came up just short.
The Lady Bulldogs did not have a good night shooting the basketball. As a team, they were 13-of-40 from the field for 32 percent. They struggled at the free throw line as well and hit only 5-of-13 attempts.
Hattie Westerfeld led the team with 11 points and eight rebounds. Ellie waechter was second on the team in scoring with 8 points.