Friday Feb 24 2012 comments Valley Christian goes down to Ripon Christian By: Roseville Press Tribune Photography by Philip Wood -A +A Demetrius Flood, left, eyes his Ripon Christian rival before trying to move around him Friday night in playoff play. Reality begins to set in with Valley Christian players Demetrius Flood, left, Jason Gish and Kris Kobzeff as the clock winds down and their post-season play comes to end in Ripon Friday night. Jason Gish, center, holds his head in his hands toward the very end of the playoff game against Ripon, while Demetrius Flood, left, and Kris Kobzeff watch Ripon score another basket. The Valley Christian Academy fans cheer their team in Ripon as they score and start to catch up to Ripon in the first period. Jason Gish, left, embraces Josh Flanagan after Flanagan comes off the court in Ripon with about a minute left of play and no chance of Valley Christian leaving with a victory. Daniel Lazaresku, left, and Josh Bowden, right, put pressure on Ripon Christian's Jon Vander Molen, as Vander Molen tries to pass the ball to a teammate Friday night in Ripon. Erik Burns, left, goes for a rebound with Ripon Christian player Josh Van Groningen trying to take it from him.