KENOSHA, WI (WLIP)–The Carthage Firebird men used a hot shooting first half to defeat Ripon 89-69.
The Firebirds came out of the gate with a 16-point lead and never looked back.
For the second-straight game, AJ Johnson led the Firebirds in points with 24.
Johnson shot 10-14 from the field and grabbed five rebounds.
The Firebirds improve to 4-1 and open CCIW Conference play at Elmhurst Saturday.