The Cardinal Ritter Girls Basketball Team began the City Tournament this week as they earned the 5 seed and hosted game one against Herron High School. The Lady Raiders wasted no time as they started off with an impressive first quarter leading 27-2 en route to their 66-10 victory.
Maddie “3 Bomb” Briggeman lived up to her name as she started off hot from the 3 point arch connecting on 2 three-pointers in the first quarter. Meghan Sandifer took over the scoring in the 2nd with 8 of her 10 points on the night and helped propel the Lady Raiders to a 43-8 halftime score. Jenna “Pure Athlete” Purichia added 8 points to the offense while owning the boards all night long.
After the game 1 win, the Lady Raiders turned around and played the Warriors at Covenant Christian. In this game, Cardinal Ritter continued their up and down season Tuesday night with a loss at Covenant Christian in the City Tournament, 56-42. That moves the girl’s record to 12-8 on the season.
The Raider’s were led in scoring by Purichia with 14 points and Briggeman with 11 points.
Their next game will be at Park Tudor next Wednesday and then back home for Senior night on Friday versus Chatard.