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.
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