MINERAL RIDGE, OH- The Mineral Ridge Rams and the LaBrae Vikings met on Monday night in an MVAC scarlet vs gray match-up. The contest was neck and neck the entire way, but the Rams held on defensively in the fourth quarter to get past LaBrae. The Rams and Vikings were tied up at 24 heading into the locker room at halftime, but the Rams came out in the third and outscored LaBrae by just two points to lead 34-32 after three quarters. It was a nail bitter in the fourth quarter as the Rams held grown defensively to pick up the win by a final of 46-45.

The Rams were led by Olivia Booth who had 16 points, while Ava Hulett was right behind with 15 points. Those two players combined for 67 percent of the points on Monday night. Also contributing players for the Rams were Brooklyn Geraldi who scored five points and Gianna Gilbert with four points.

Mineral Ridge improved to 7-8 on the season after the victory, while LaBrae drops to 3-12. The Rams will travel to McDonald (5-8) on Thursday night, while the Vikings host Newton Falls (6-7) on Thursday night.