Rhode Island High School Basketball - Johnston thwarted by St. Raphael AcademyJanuary 10, 2019: Johnston, RI 02919
The Johnston Panthers basketball team (Johnston, RI), was toppled 56-48 in Thursday's non-league battle with the visiting St. Raphael Academy Saints (Pawtucket, RI)
The Saints now possess a 7-2 record. They put it on the line next when they host East Greenwich for a non-league battle on Monday, January 14. St. Raphael Academy will confront a Avengers team coming off a 44-40 non-league loss to Barrington (Barrington, RI). The Avengers record now stands at 3-4.
The Panthers (6-2) will now prepare for their battle against East Providence (East Providence, RI). The Townies come into the Division I - A battle with a 2-7 record. In their last battle, East Providence was toppled by Cranston West (Cranston, RI), 50-26, in a league battle.