Rocky River Girls Varsity Basketball

  • Overall Record: 10 - 14
  • Conference Record: 6 - 6

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Pirates sunk by scoreless third

PARMA HEIGHTS, Ohio – This year’s Division II Elyria District Girls Basketball final four will not include the Maroon & White colors of the Rocky River Pirates. Fifth-seeded Rocky River (10-14) fell to No. 4 Holy Name, 35-28, on Thursday night. A decisive third quarter – a scoreless one for the Pirates — was the

Pirates bolt forth in brackets

ROCKY RIVER, Ohio – Rocky River defeated Firelands, 64-21, to advance in the Elyria District brackets of the 2018 Ohio Division II Girls Basketball Tournament. In points allowed, the Pirates’ Saturday matinee performance tied a season best (Dec. 6 vs. Valley Forge), and River hit its season highwater mark for single-game scoring in the same

Westlake drops River, 56-42

ROCKY RIVER, Ohio – Rocky River was outshot by Westlake, 40 percent to 25 percent, as the Pirates fell to the Demons, 56-42, in non-conference action Wednesday night. A solid second-half performance by the home five whittled a 15-point halftime deficit into a two-possession game late in the fourth, but Westlake’s strong shooting performance included

Pirates topple Titans in defensive battle

ROCKY RIVER, Ohio – Rocky River and Lorain locked horns and matched wits in a patient, defensive tussle on Monday night. The host Pirates emerged victorious, claiming a 35-34 win in the non-conference affair. Rocky River (9-12) got a double-double from senior forward Anne Beirne in a game that produced an aggregate 27.1-percent (32-of-118) shooting

Pirates net big win on Senior Day

ROCKY RIVER, Ohio – The Pirates gutted out a 57-55 victory over Normandy in Great Lakes Conference action Saturday afternoon. Senior forward Anne Beirne led the way for Rocky River, posting a double-double (18 points, 13 rebounds) on what marked Senior Day for the Pirate program. River and Normandy battled back and forth in a

Panthers pounce in 3rd, top Pirates, 55-43

ROCKY RIVER, Ohio — A dominant third quarter vaulted the visiting Elyria Catholic Panthers to an eventual 55-43 win over Rocky River on Saturday. Hot shooting and a fine inside-outside game netted the Panthers a 27-11 third quarter as they completed a season sweep of the Pirates. Senior forward Anne Beirne garnered 10 points and

Pirates prevail under pressure

PARMA HEIGHTS, Ohio – On Wednesday Rocky River met a talented Holy Name block for block, steal for steal, and loose ball for loose ball. In points, the Pirates met the Green Wave a little more than halfway. A late-game surge put the Pirates in front, and a wild final couple of minutes saw the

River rally refuted at Normandy

PARMA, Ohio – A furious second-half rally brought Rocky River most of the way back after a shaky first half, but the Pirates’ come-from-behind effort fell short in a 60-54 loss at Normandy on Monday night. After trailing, 30-15, at halftime, River exploded for 39 points over the final 16 minutes of play. The contest

Second half sinks Pirates

ROCKY RIVER, Ohio – Rocky River let a first-half lead slip into an 39-31 loss to the Bay Rockets on Saturday. Looking to go 2-0 on the week after a 63-point outburst at Valley Forge on Wednesday, River’s offense went the other way against the pressure defense of the Rockets (8-7, 5-2 Great Lakes Conference).

River peaks in the Valley

ROCKY RIVER, Ohio – The Pirates snapped a losing streak Wednesday night. Snapped it with authority. Shattered it. Notching season-bests in points scored and points allowed, Rocky River halted a month-long, six-game skid with a 63-22 victory at Valley Forge. Rocky River played an aggressive brand of defense – allowing just two points in the