The Lady Rebels lost more than just a rivalry matchup with Greer last week.
The Lady Jackets were 2-0 last week, earning wins over Spartanburg Christian Academy (44-9) and Byrnes (45-44).
Greer split a pair of non-region contests last week, defeating Spartanburg Christian Academy 56-47, but falling to rival Byrnes in a 82-48 blowout.
A couple of costly turnovers and a few clutch free throws were the difference on Monday night, as Eastside topped rival Riverside 57-55.
The Byrnes boys’ basketball team showed no signs of rust during its first week back at full strength.
The Tigers had the week off last week, but face a tough schedule ahead.
Eastside made its cross-town rival pay for a slow start, topping the Warriors 73-48 on Monday night.
The North Greenville men’s basketball team shot 52.6 percent from the floor, holding Truett McConnell College to just 39 percent in an 85-61 victory over the Bears last Saturday night.
Region II AAA football All-Region selections
Coach of the Year
Will Young (Greer)
Player of the Year
Stevie Williams (Berea)
A veteran starting five has been leading the way early for the Riverside boys’ basketball team, which has stormed out to 5-2 start.