California High School Basketball - Riordan nips Archbishop Mitty
(January 18, 2008: San Francisco, CA 94112) Fans at Friday's league challenge between the Riordan Crusaders (San Francisco, CA) and the visiting Archbishop Mitty Monarchs (San Jose, CA), saw Riordan's basketball squad hold off Archbishop Mitty by a score of 46-45.
With the victory, Riordan improves its record to 11-6 on the campaign. The Crusaders host St. Ignatius (San Francisco, CA) to battle the Wildcats in a West Catholic challenge on Wednesday, January 23. The Wildcats come into the challenge with a record of 14-4. St. Ignatius won 53-41 in their recent league challenge against Bellarmine Prep (San Jose, CA)
Next up, the Monarchs battle the Holy Cross Knights (Flushing, NY) in a non-league challenge, on Monday, January 21. Archbishop Mitty will attempt to improve on its 15-1 season record. The Knights come into the challenge with a 12-2 record after their 55-53 league win over Archbishop Molloy (Queens, NY).