Here Are The Opening Games For The 2019 Ripley County Tournament

The Bulldogs, Raiders, Indians and Eagles will dribble for the tournament trophy in early January.

The Batesville Bulldogs won the 2018 Ripley County Tournament last January. Photo courtesy Batesville High School.

(Ripley County, Ind.) - The first-round opponents of one of Indiana’s longest-running high school basketball tournaments have been set.

The first Ripley County Basketball Tournament was held way back in 1922. That year, Versailles beat Batesville in the title game.

The 2019 Ripley County Basketball Tournament draw was held Wednesday, December 5. Batesville and Jac-Cen-Del drew each other while South Ripley will get Milan in the first-round games of both the girls and boys tournaments.

The tournament starts on Wednesday, January 2 with the girls opening round games at Milan High School starting with the Batesville vs JCD tipoff at 6:00 p.m. The girls consolation and championship will be Friday, January 4 at 6:00 at Milan.

Boys teams will play their games at South Ripley High School starting with the first round on Thursday, January 3 at 6:00 p.m. The boys consolation and championship will be Saturday, January 5 starting at 6:00.

Batesville has won two consecutive Ripley County Tournament boys championships. South Ripley is the reigning girls tournament champion.

More from Local Sports


Indy Family Succeeding In Passing "Bryce's Bill" To Expand Newborn Health Screenings

Bryce Clausen, infant son of East Central High School graduate Andrea (Wolfram) Clausen and her husband Joel, is the littlest Hoosier making the biggest difference.

National Rube Goldberg Finals Coming To Lawrenceburg April 6

This year's theme is "Put Money in the Piggy Bank".

Hoosier Homestead Awards For Three Ripley County Farms

Three Ripley County families were recently presented with awards at the Indiana Statehouse.

EIAC Wrestling All-Conference Team Named; SD's Hall Is MVW

East Central had the best team but it was South Dearborn who produced the Most Valuable Wrestler.

First Black Reds Player Chuck Harmon Dies

Chuck Harmon was born and raised in southern Indiana. He died Tuesday at age 94.

East Central Swim Team's Weber First At Indiana Swimming Championships

The AquaTrojans club team participated in the Indiana Swimming Senior Short Course Championships.

On Air

Carrie Underwood Love Wins 17:53
Cole Swindell You Should Be Here 17:50
Taylor Swift Should've Said No 17:42
Tim Mcgraw Humble & Kind 17:38