Rocky River Boys Varsity Basketball

  • Overall Record: 9 - 14
  • Conference Record: 4 - 8
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Green Wave crashes down on Pirates

PARMA HEIGHTS, Ohio – Rocky River had its 2017-18 season come to an end at the hands of a talented Green Wave squad on Friday, as Holy Name ousted the Pirates, 86-62, in an Ohio Division II Championship sectional final. The top seed in the North Ridgeville District, Holy Name pulled off a three-game season

River wins, advances in bracket

ROCKY RIVER, Ohio – A staunch Pirate defense led the way, as Rocky River defeated Lutheran West, 59-35, to advance in opening-round play of the North Ridgeville District Tournament on Tuesday. Junior forward Luke Coyne posted a double-double, notching 14 points and 10 rebounds, and a deep and effective Rocky River defense held the visiting

River routs Longhorns, 83-37

ROCKY RIVER, Ohio – The home five coasted to a wire-to-wire victory Tuesday night, as Rocky River defeated Lutheran West, 83-37. River was clicking on all cylinders throughout the “city championship” contest, coming up with 15 steals on defense, threading passes up and down the court to the tune of a 26-assist night, and shooting

Clingain, seniors lead 65-55 victory

ROCKY RIVER, Ohio – If you’re going to be a senior on a high school basketball team, and if you’re going to post a career-high in points, you may as well do it on Senior Night. And that’s what Oliver Clingain did Saturday night, when he scored 30 to lead the Rocky River Pirates to

Defense, Dean lead win over Invaders

PARMA, Ohio – Rocky River snapped a four-game skid, as the Pirates defeated Normandy, 52-41, on Friday night. With River holding a foe to its lowest single-game point total since beating Oberlin, 75-38, on Jan. 20, the Men in Maroon earned a two-game season sweep of the Invaders. “We played hard defensively,” said Head Coach

Fairview rules the Road, 63-55

FAIRVIEW PARK, Ohio – Rocky River’s neighbors to the south prevailed in this year’s Battle of Wagar Road. Fairview took advantage of a slow start by the visiting Men in Maroon, as the Warriors clipped the Pirates, 63-55, on Tuesday. River scored just six points in the opening quarter of play in eventually dropping its

Rough night for River

ROCKY RIVER, Ohio – Since mid-January, and in games both won and lost, Head Coach Mike Murray has seen big efforts, solid execution and some gutty team defense on most nights. Friday was not one of those nights. The Pirates were pounded by the Panthers of Elyria Catholic, 78-56, with three EC players combining to

Big effort undone at the line

ROCKY RIVER, Ohio – Ranked Holy Name (No. 7 in the most recent Associated Press Ohio Division II poll) defeated Rocky River, 76-68, in Great Lakes Conference action on Tuesday. With the victory, the Green Wave (15-2, 9-1 GLC) remained tied with Bay atop the GLC standings and finalized a season sweep of the Pirates.

Rockets blast off for 80 against Pirates

BAY VILLAGE, Ohio – Rocky River lost to Bay, 80-66, on Friday night. A big second quarter vaulted the Rockets (10-3, 6-1 Great Lakes Conference) to a commanding 49-28 halftime lead, and Bay protected its lead throughout the second half to claim consecutive win No. 9. “I thought we looked very tentative,” said Head Coach

River cuts through Valley, 70-58

ROCKY RIVER, Ohio – Rocky River rode a monster third quarter to an eventual 70-58 victory over Valley Forge on Tuesday. The Pirates (6-9, 3-5 Great Lakes Conference) shattered a deadlocked (28-28) halftime score with a dominant third that saw them outscore the Patriots, 24-11. With the win on their home hardwood, the Marooon &