South Ripley at JCD Boys Middle School Basketball Results.Grade 7-JCD 36 SR 25.The host Eagles were able to pull away in the second half and defeat the Raiders 36-25. Zach Gentile paced the visitors with 15 points while Ryan Miller scored 10. Nick Schwarte had several rebounds and contributed a great defensive effort, as did the whole team in holding the high powered Eagles to 36 points.Grade 8-SR 45 JCD 38In a fiercely contested battle, the visiting Raiders were able to come away with a 45-38 victory. After a 14-8 first quarter lead, South Ripley enjoyed a 23-15 lead at halftime. However, the home team rallied to cut the lead to three at the end of the 3rd period 32-29, out scoring the visitors 14-9. But the Raiders kept their composure, winning period four 13-9 and eventually outlasting the Eagles. Brady Linkel led an outstanding defensive effort with 8 rebounds and several hustle plays, as well as scoring a season high 7 points. Lane Sparks led all scorers with 17 points with several assists; Bryce Franklin added 11 points and 8 boards, Cody Samples 5 points and clutch ball handling late in the game, Dillon Binion 4, and Kaden Rinear one point.The seventh grade squad falls to 3-5 while the eighth grade pushes their record to 7-1. Both teams will be in action Thursday, hosting South Dearborn in a 5:30 tip.Courtesy of Raiders Coach Jeff Greiwe.