Pair of losses to start Pirates girls season


Black River’s Emily Zumack drives the baseline against Rittman.


Erica Benson of the Lady Pirates tries to steal the ball.


Jenna-Star Shranko looks to make a pass through a stiff Rittman defense.


Photos by Russ Gifford | Wellington Enterprise

The host of the Rittman Tip-Off Classic ran away with a 49-24 win over the Black River girls in season-opening basketball action. The Pirates went on to lose by just three to Lake Center Christian on Saturday, 56-53 in non-conference play.

Black River’s Emily Zumack drives the baseline against Rittman.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/25/2016/11/web1_BlackRiverGirlsBBallVsRittman-2-of-5-.jpgBlack River’s Emily Zumack drives the baseline against Rittman.

Erica Benson of the Lady Pirates tries to steal the ball.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/25/2016/11/web1_BlackRiverGirlsBBallVsRittman-3-of-5-.jpgErica Benson of the Lady Pirates tries to steal the ball.

Jenna-Star Shranko looks to make a pass through a stiff Rittman defense.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/25/2016/11/web1_BlackRiverGirlsBBallVsRittman-5-of-5-.jpgJenna-Star Shranko looks to make a pass through a stiff Rittman defense.