Weekend Raider Update: Jan. 17, 2023
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Weekend Raider Update: Jan. 17, 2023
Weekend Raider Update: Jan. 17, 2023
Weekend Raider Update: Jan. 17, 2023
Andrew Mouzin
Weekend Raider Update: Jan. 17, 2023
Weekend Raider Update: Jan. 17, 2023

The varsity girls basketball team captured second place at the Pleasant Hill Tournament. The varsity boys basketball team won back-to-back games. The varsity girls swimming and diving team competed at the Gladstone Community Center. Here is your Weekend Raider Update for Jan. 17, 2023.

Girls Basketball
The varsity girls basketball captured second place at the Pleasant Hill Tournament. The team defeated Odessa, 71-36, and Grandview, 53-33, on its way to the championship game. The team battled St. Michael the Archangel in the final, ultimately losing 63-54. Ava Rasmus led the way with 13 points and eight rebounds. Holly Woods added 12 points and six assists in the championship game. Holly and Charlie Windmann were named to the Pleasant Hill Tournament All-Tournament team. The Raiders will look for redemption Tuesday, Jan. 17, as the team travels to Lee's Summit to play St. Michael.

Boys Basketball
The varsity boys basketball team returned to its winning ways last week. The team defeated Lincoln College Preparatory Academy, 79-52, and KC East Christian Academy, 76-60. Four Raiders scored double-digit points in the victory over KC East Christian (Devin Conley (20), Andrew Kim (15), Ben Miller (13) and Max Sprott (10)). The team hosts Rockhurst Tuesday, Jan. 17. Parent volunteers will operate a Pop-Up Bookstore from 4:30-7:30 during the games. The team will also play in the North Kansas City Invitational this week.

Girls Swimming and Diving
The varsity girls swimming and diving competed in Gladstone last week in the Winnetonka meet. The team placed third with 299 points. The team will compete in Lee's Summit and at the COMO Invitational Friday and Saturday, Jan. 20-21, in Columbia, Mo.

Dance
The varsity dance team will compete in its first competition of the season Saturday, Jan. 21, at Lee's Summit North.