The Cardinal Ritter Boys Basketball Team emerged victorious in a 60-46 win against the Scecina Memorial Crusaders on Saturday at Scecina. The Raiders scored early, claiming a 24-16 lead at the half. In the final quarter Cardinal Ritter added to their lead with a 13-5 run finishing with 20 points.
“Nasty” Nate Soltis and Shelby Turner led the offense with 16 points a piece. Turner sank 3 three-pointers including a buzzer beater right before halftime. Also contributing were “I Can See For” Miles Tracy with 9 points (9 boards, 1 steal), Tharran Cook with 6 points (7 rebounds, 1 steal) Daion “All Day” Daniels with 5 points, “Finding” Nemo Jones (3 rebounds, 1 steal) and Joey “Gamer” Gruber (7 rebounds) with 4 points.
Cardinal Ritter attacked the glass hard all night pulling down 42 rebounds (17 offensive) while adding 1 block and 10 steals.
The JV Raiders struggled again vs the Crusaders and ended up losing 45-26. Will Sandifer led the JV with 5 points on the night.