Posted Tuesday January 18, 2011
BOARDMAN - The Riverside Pirates defeated the Burns Hilanders 42-27 on Saturday, January 15, 2011.
The first period started off slowly and ended up with a total for both teams of 11 points. Riverside scored first on a three pointer by Erik Ruiz. Noel Villegas was the next Pirate to score to make the score 5-0. Burns finally scored at the 3:48 mark of the first. A three pointer by Omar Murillo and a freethrow by Taylor Wightman gave Riverside the 9-2 lead at the end of the first period.
Burns outscored Riverside 14-13 in the second period to chip away at the Pirate's lead. Francisco Martinez hit a three pointer for Riverside to start off the period. Also scoring in the second for Riverside were Noel Villegas and Marco Carranza. Riverside led at halftime 22-16.
Riverside held Burns to a single freethrow by Cole Potter. The Pirates scored 10 points by Marco Carranza, Noel Villegas and Victor Gonzalez. Riverside led 32=17 at the end of the third.
Both teams scored ten points in the fourth period. Riverside's scoring continued to come from Noel Villegas and Marco Carranza. Riverside won 42-27.
Photos by Terry Aichele