River escapes close call with Catholic Central 56-47

It wasn’t pretty, gut-tough wins usually aren’t, but River wasn’t going for style points. A victory will do, and it was earned 56-47 over Catholic Central in Ohio boys basketball on January 31.

The Crusaders rallied in the final quarter, but the Pilots skirted trouble with just enough offense to thwart all hopes.

River’s upper hand showed as it carried a 34-24 lead into the fourth quarter.

River kept a 19-16 halftime margin at Catholic Central’s expense.

River drew first blood by forging a 13-4 margin over Catholic Central after the first quarter.

In recent action on January 24, River faced off against Shadyside and Catholic Central took on Bellaire on January 24 at Catholic Central High School. For a full recap, click here.

For statewide results and expert analysis of the best teams and prep athletes in Ohio, sign up for our free newsletter. It’s required reading for high school sports fans. This news brief was powered by ScoreStream and Lede AI, the world leaders in fan-driven sports results and automated high school sports coverage. To see more game results from your favorite team, download the ScoreStream app today.

Leave a Reply

%d bloggers like this: