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Compton Signs Commitment to Play for Alice Lloyd College

EASTERN, Ky. (WMDJ) - It's becoming a traditional visit every spring for Alice Lloyd College women's basketball coach John Mills.


For the third time in four years, Alice Lloyd College will pickup another talented departure from Floyd Central High School as senior basketball standout Riley Jo Compton on Thursday officially signed her Letter of Intent to play for the Eagles beginning in 2024-25.


Compton displayed her dominance in the paint on both ends of the court during her senior season, averaging 18.5 points per game and grabbed 13.3 rebounds per contest. Compton finished her career scoring with 1,165 points and pulled down over 1,072 rebounds. 


Compton joins former high school teammates Katie Jo Moore and Kennedy Harvel at Pippa Passes.


Moore played in 27 games and started 16 for the Eagles, averaging 9.5 points per game last season as a junior. Moore scored a career-high 37 points in an 81-76 loss to at West Virginia Tech on February 10th. 


Harvel played in 10 varsity games as a freshman. 


Alice Lloyd finished this season (13-19) falling in the first round of the River States Conference tournament to Midway. The Eagles continued playing in the NCCAA postseason, winning the Midwest Region Championship against Asbury College and finished in fourth place in the National NCCAA Tournament.