Pirates hang on as Tree of Life withers

Riverside Pirates

Riverside’s boys basketball team hung on for a 65-60 non-league win over visiting Tree of Life Christian on Friday.

The Pirates are now 7-8 on the season, while the Trojans drop to 9-5.

Riverside jumped out to a 16-8 lead after the first quarter. The Pirates went on to lead 32-27 at halftime.

The Pirates extended their lead with an 18-10 run in the third quarter. That surge gave them a 50-37 advantage.

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