PRINCETON – Poor shooting from the floor helped sink the River View Lady Raiders Tuesday evening against Bluefield in the Class AA Region III Section 2 semifinals by a 46-32 count.
The Lady Raiders, who finished their season 14-8, trailed the Lady Beavers 11-1 after the opening frame and were outscored in each chapter by Bluefield.
Senior Jaisah Smith paced the Lady Beavers with 16 points, while junior Jaumaria Jones added 13.
Senior Kristen Calhoun scored 9 points and hauled down 17 rebounds to lead River View. Freshman Trista Lester also scored 9 points for the Lady Raiders.
Bluefield, now 11-12, will face PikeView Friday at Princeton at 7 pm for the Sectional title.