The Raiders defeated the Maple Heights Mustangs 90-58 in a Sectional final matchup in the Solon District of the OHSAA State Tournament.
The Raiders started out slowly, trailing 18-12 after the first quarter.
They really turned it on after that outscoring the Mustangs 72-46 the last
three quarters of the game. Seniors Dale Bonner and Justin Phillips, and Junior Kevin Bishop came to play. Bonner finished with a team high 25 points and added 5 assists and 3 steal.
Here was a Bonner highlight for the night:
— Steven Newton (@3rdCoastHoops) March 4, 2018
Phillips added 16 points knocking down a pair of threes. Bishop scored 18 points, grabbed 8 boards and 2 steals. Senior Christian Guess had a tough night of shooting but still managed a double-double with 13 points and 10 rebounds.
Mustangs senior Marcus Kimmie scored a game high 27 points in the loss.
The Raiders have advanced to the District Semifinals where they will take on Cleveland Central Catholic this Thursday, March 8th at Solon High School. Tip-off is set for 7 pm.