Ridge View bests Lady Bengals

COLUMBIA – The Blythewood Lady Bengals did not fare well in their first contest against the Ridge View Blazers. The Bengals had no answers as the Lady Blazers cruised to an easy 56-34 victory, never relinquishing the lead.

Tuesday, the Bengals set to the road for another crack at the Blazers, but again things did not go well for Blythewood. This time around, Ridge View, the number two ranked preseason team, bested their first performance and knocked off the Bengals 60-26.

After the loss, Blythewood is still searching for the first victory of the year. The Bengals currently sit at 0-5 and are 0-3 in front of their home crowd.

Ridge View’s Essence Marshall and Jayla Bolden nearly outscored the Bengals by themselves. Marshall had 11 and Bolden was right behind her with 10. They were just two of nine Blazers that scored a bucket.

Shay Mims led the scoring effort for Blythewood with 11 points. Nylah Torry, Faith Nichols and Eniya Gallman each tallied four.

Friday, the Bengals try again for their first win against the Fairfield Central Griffins. The last time the Lady Griffins faced a team from Blythewood, they were trampled 71-15 in a dominating show by Westwood.