GRC Hoops lost a chance to win the prestigious Louisville Invitational Tournament for the 2nd time in school history with a 56-45 defeat at the hands of Ryle. GRC made a valiant 4th quarter comeback and took the lead at 45-44 midway thru the last quarter before Ryle scored the last 12 points of the contest. GRC experienced a dismal shooting day in their first appearance in the LIT championship game since 1981 and was never able to overcome it. Maleaha Bell, Hayley Harrison, and Kennedy Igo were all named to the all tournament team.
Ryle (22-4) 56
GRC (16-9) 45
Ryle – Crittendon 13, Johnson 9, Schwartz 12, Scherr 15, Douthit 7
GRC – J. Flowers 6, Bell 13, Igo 6, Wilson 2, T. Flowers 1, Byars 2, Harrison 15