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Botkins cuts down Riverside boys in three-overtime battle

Trojans get second win of the season over Pirates

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Riverside’s Luke Greene dribbles past a Botkins player during Saturday’s game at Riverside High School. (EXAMINER PHOTO | AARON LaBATT)

Trojans made four free throws in the third OT and were able to hang on for the victory.

Dalton Bollinger led the Pirates with 12 points, Dallas Daniels had 11 points, Kolt Shough had 10 points and Jacob Herron and Luke Greene each chipped in with nine points.Botkins won the junior varsity game 49-33. Ross Stevens led the Pirates with 12 points and Jesse Kean had 11 points.

Riverside plays in the Bradford Holiday Tournament on Friday.BOTKINS 55, RIVERSIDE 53

(TRIPLE OVERTIME)

BOTKINS (7-0)

Roberts 1 0-2 2; Hoying 2 0-0 6; Goubeaux 4 4-5 12; Geyer 4 0-0 9; Schwartz 9 4-6 22; Lawrence 2 0-1 4. Totals: 22 8-14 55.

RIVERSIDE (0-6)

Bollinger 4 4-7 12; Shough 5 0-0 10; Daniels 3 4-4 11; Herron 4 1-2 9; Greene 4 0-2 9; Lane 1 0-0 2. Totals: 21 9-13 53.

Trojans 11 11 14 8 4 3 4 — 55

Pirates 10 11 12 9 4 3 2 — 53

Three pointers: Botkins 3 (Hoying 2, Geyer);

Riverside 2 (Daniels, Greene). Turnovers: Botkins 10; Riverside 20. Team fouls: Botkins 14; Riverside 13.

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