11/7/2013 3:00:00 PM Lady Pacers open season with
solid core of returning players
The season of the Switzerland County Lady Pacer jayvee and varsity basketball teams gets underway this Saturday night; but the year kicks off officially this Tuesday with what promises to be an outstanding year.
Coach Ashley Chase-Kitts will field a squad that virtually returns in tact after last year's solid season, and with another year in the system, prospects are bright for an outstanding year.
The Lady Pacers get things started this Saturday night, November 9th, when the ORVC Jamboree is played at South Ripley High School. The jamboree will feature all of the teams in the conference playing two quarters each, and will begin at 6 p.m.
The official season then gets started on Tuesday, November 12th, when Southwestern visits for a 6 p.m. tip off.
That will be followed by three straight road games that will test the mettle of the Lady Pacers early.
Switzerland County travels to Madison on Friday, November 15th; and will then go to South Dearborn on Saturday, November 16th.
From there, the Lady Pacers will play at Rising Sun on Friday, November 22nd, and will then come back home for a game against Milan on Tuesday, December 3rd. The homestand continues on Tuesday, December 10th, when Owen County visits, and that will be followed by a home game with Trimble County on Saturday, December 14th.
On Tuesday, December 17th, the Lady Pacers will travel to South Ripley; and the calendar year will wrap up on Saturday afternoon, December 21st, when Switzerland County hosts North Decatur for a noon start.
The new year gets started on Saturday, January 4th, when Christian Academy visits; and the Rivertown Classic will be played at South Dearborn High School beginning on Wednesday, January 8th.
On Saturday afternoon, January 18th, New Washington comes calling for a 1 p.m. tip off; and the Lady Pacers will travel to Jac-Cen-Del on Tuesday, January 21st before coming home to host Oldenburg Academy on Thursday, January 23rd.
Another afternoon tip off falls on Saturday, January 25th, when Switzerland County travels to Carroll County for a 2 p.m. start; and then its back home to battle Rising Sun on Tuesday, January 28th.
South Ripley pays a visit on Thursday, January 30th; and Switzerland County then travels to Southwestern on Tuesday, February 4th. The regular season then wraps up with a varsity only game against Madison Shawe on Friday, February 7th.
This year's Class 2A Sectional will be held at Milan, and will begin on Tuesday, February 11th; and will feature Switzerland County, South Ripley, Milan, Southwestern, Austin, and North Decatur.
Unless otherwise noted, all games will begin at 6 p.m.
For season ticket and other information, contact Switzerland County High School at 427-2626.