A quick start helped vault Riverside’s boys basketball team to a 60-44 non-league win over host Botkins on Tuesday.
The win improves the Pirates to 6-8 on the season.
Riverside jumped out to a 16-5 lead after the opening quarter. The Pirates went on to lead 19-18 at halftime.
The third quarter saw Riverside maintain its 11-point lead at 44-33.
The Pirates then sealed the win by outscoring the Trojans 16-11 in the fourth quarter.
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