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River Boys Win Two; Girls Drop Two

By Staff | Jan 12, 2011

The River Pilot Boys’ Basketball Team used a 20-13 run in the third period to defeat the Shadyside Tigers, 58-50, Dec. 3 at R.L. Potts Gymnasium.

After taking a 17-11 lead in the first period, the Pilots saw their lead evaporate to only a deuce at the break, 29-27.

However, the 3-3 Pilots went on its run to take a commanding lead heading into the final period. Shadyside would outscore River 10-9 in the final period, but it was a little too late.

Zack Wax paced the Pilots with a game-high 22 points, including five buckets from beyond the arch. Sammy Ramsier netted a Baker’s Dozen, while Tucker Brown and Jordan Indermuhle equally divided 20 markers. Jordan Potts scored three markers for the Red and Gray.

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The Pilots had four players reach double-figures in beating Shenandoah 53-46 Jan. 7 at Shenandoah High School.

Ramsier, Brown, Wax, and Potts tallied 13, 12, 11, and 10 points, respectively, while Indermuhle and Stewart netted five and two points, respectively, for the red-hot Pilots.

River Girls

The Lady Pilots made only 8-23 foul shots, sealing their fate against county rival Monroe Central Jan. 6 at R.L. Potts Gymnasium by the score of 42-39.

Alexa Isaly paced the home team with 14 markers, while Autumn Beisel tallied eight. Cassidy McCullough and Jordan Ramsay each netted seven points, while Megan Beard and Emile Weaver contributed a deuce and a free throw, respectively.

The Lady Seminoles made 14-21 charity tosses, while the Lady Pilots made five more baskets from the floor.

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In one of the lowest scoring games this season, the undefeated Fort Frye Cadets beat the Lady Pilots’ 20-6 Jan. 10 at R.L. Gymnasium.

Laken Ramsay, Biesel, and McCullough each tallied two points for the Lady Pilots.