River’s Lauren Flannery drives past Monroe Central’s Sierra Rainey Saturday, Jan. 6 as the Lady Seminoles visited the Lady Pilots.Lauren Flannery lays in two of her 25 points during River’s 61-27 victory over its cross-county rival Monroe Central Saturday, Jan. 6 at River High School.River’s Candace Caldwell defends Monroe Central’s Allee Zwick during the Lady Pilots’ 61-27 victory over the Lady Seminoles Saturday, Jan. 6 at River High School.

River takes the ‘air right out of’ Monroe Central in dominating victory

In less than three minutes of game time, River junior Lauren Flannery and her teammates had set the tone against their county rival Monroe Central.

Flannery delivered the first blows, hitting a pair of 3s and a break-away lay-up.

River’s defense dished out some more punishment, using an intense pressure defense to trap Monroe Central in the backcourt, forcing turnovers and mistakes.

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