The Rivet Lady Patriots broke open a tight game in the second quarter, and rolled over the Terre Haute South Lady Braves, 69-30, in the opening game of the Niehaus Holiday Hoops Classic. Grace Waggoner led Rivet with 31 points, while Tia Tolbert added 20.
Rivet led 11-6 after one, and took a 13 point lead into halftime. The Lady Patriots then opened up the game in the second half en route to the easy victory. The Lady Patriots now go to 12-0 on the year; they face either Pekin Eastern or Evansville Mater Dei in the first semifinal this afternoon at 5:30. You can hear the game on 92.1, WZDM.