The Lady Royals suffered their first loss of the season Saturday night against Ryle 57-49.
The Royals jumped out to an early 16-9 lead in the first quarter, but Ryle was able to turn the tables in the second quarter and outscore the Lady Royals 21-10.
It was a physical third and fourth quarter and the Lady Royals made a couple late runs, but Ryle was able to hold onto their lead and defeat the Lady Royals.
Leading scorers for the Lady Royals were Parrish with 17 and Hamilton with 10. Leading rebounders were Walton and Parrish with 6 and Irvin with 5.