Rocky River Girls Varsity Basketball

  • Overall Record: 8 - 14
  • Conference Record: 5 - 4

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Falcons top Pirates, 52-48

ROCKY RIVER, Ohio – The Rocky River Pirates had their season closed out by the Firelands Falcons on Saturday. In a game that featured 19 ties and lead changes, the Falcons dealt the Pirates a 52-48 loss in a first-round game of the 2019 Ohio Division II Girls Basketball Tournament. “Congrats go to Firelands,” said

Pirates flip script, smite Titans

LORAIN, Ohio – The Rocky River Pirates showed some moxie, team growth and the ability to bounce back in their Monday-night tilt at Lorain High School – in more ways than one on all three counts. A resilient Pirate squad rallied to defeat the Lorain Titans, 46-40. Just 50-some hours after dropping a 49-48 cliffhanger

Buzzer-beater beats Bucs in ‘burb battle

ROCKY RIVER, Ohio — The Pirates suffered a buzzer-beater loss, as Lutheran West defeated Rocky River, 49-48, in a back-and-forth neighborhood tussle on Saturday. Junior guard Paris Mather drained the game-winning shot off an in-bound play, time expiring as the ball snapped the net. The home-court victory extended what is now a nine-game win streak.

Pirates sink buckets, Patriots in GLC victory

ROCKY RIVER, Ohio – The Pirates registered their best shooting performance in nearly a month, as Rocky River downed Valley Forge, 50-37, in a Great Lakes Conference battle on Friday night. Rocky River (7-12, 5-6 GLC) shot 36.2 percent (21-of-58) from the floor – including a 6-of-14 (42.9 percent) performance from 3-point distance – in

All too EC for Panthers after solid start for River

ELYRIA, Ohio — Rocky River was on the wrong end of a 72-26 rout at Elyria Catholic on Wednesday. The talented Panthers (17-4, 11-0 Great Lakes Conference) rode dominant second- and third-quarter point totals in the home-court victory over a Rocky River squad which has now lost three straight. Rocky River (6-13, 4-7) went toe-to-toe

River falls to Redmen, 44-39

ROCKY RIVER, Ohio — Rocky River was dealt a 44-39 home loss in Saturday-afternoon Great Lakes Conference action. The win for Parma (7-11, 4-5 GLC) closed out a two-game season sweep for the Redmen, who ousted the Pirates, 60-55, on Jan. 9, in Parma. Saturday’s contest at the corner of Wagar & Detroit saw the

Listing lineup outgunned at Westlake

WESTLAKE, Ohio — Rocky River ran into a buzz-saw Westlake squad on Monday night: a Demon five that went into the contest having won 9-of-its-last-10 games. With a 67-25 loss on Monday, the Pirates became Westlake’s 10th victim in a stretch of now-11 games. “They are a veteran team and shot the ball really well,”

Streak snapped as River rallies in fourth

ROCKY RIVER, Ohio – Rocky River snapped a six-game losing streak and evened its league record with a 43-41 victory over Normandy on Saturday. The Maroon & White needed a big rally in the fourth quarter, and they got just that with big defensive stops at one end and key buckets at the other. Those

Solid start fades into loss at Holy Name

PARMA HEIGHTS, Ohio — Wednesday’s game was a fast start fizzled into a sluggish second half, as Rocky River fell to Holy Name, 49-42, in Great Lakes Conference action. Rocky River (5-9, 3-4 GLC) had its offense clicking at the outset of the league tilt in Parma Heights. River tallied 17 points in the opening

Pirate slide continues at Lakewood

LAKEWOOD, Ohio — Rocky River dropped its fifth straight game, as the Pirates lost to the host Lakewood Rangers, 61-34, on Monday evening. Rocky River (5-8) was held to its single-game lowest point total since Dec. 7 in a contest controlled wire-to-wire by the Rangers. The Pirates were doubled up, 32-16, in the game’s first