Raider Review, Dec. 3-9


Reese Pulver

The Raiders skate across the ice in an attempt to score a goal during an overtime game on Dec. 7 against University School.

Men’s Basketball

The men’s varsity basketball team lost to Brunswick on Friday night, with a final score of 74-53. Junior Dakota Cochran led the team in scoring with 16 points. Junior Shammah Scott also poured in 14 points. Brunswick sophomore guard Tre Massey led his team with a career high 32 points, including eight three-pointers. Shaker kept it close early in the third quarter, but Brunswick went on a 14-0 run to pull away and win the game. With a record of 1-2, the Raiders will host Mentor on Friday at 7:30 p.m.

Also on Friday, the men’s junior varsity basketball team lost 58-50 to Brunswick. This was the first lost of the season for the junior varsity team. The freshman team also suffered a big loss, losing 64-38. Both teams look to bounce back on Friday in their home opener.


Women’s Basketball

The women’s varsity basketball team had a tough week losing all three games by 30 points or more. On Tuesday, Warrensville Heights guards A’Mari Wheatley and Lamya Ford combined for 52 points to lead them to a win by 50 points. On Wednesday night, versus Strongsville, senior Kayla Young led the Raiders with 18 points. It wasn’t enough, though, as they lost 65-29. The team also lost Saturday to Brunswick by 40 points. The Raiders, still without a win this season, will host Mentor on Wednesday.

The women’s junior varsity basketball team lost two games and won once over the past week. Against Warrensville Heights, the Raiders won 37-23. Although, when playing Brunswick and Strongsville, the Raiders lost both games by double digits. Brunswick was led by three players who scored over 10 points, while Strongsville never trailed in their game. The junior varsity team will take on Mentor on Wednesday before the varsity team plays.   



Over the weekend, the varsity hockey team won twice and tied once. On Friday, the Raiders played University School and won 4-3 in a thrilling overtime game. Senior Keenan O’Toole ended the game with a winning goal in overtime. On Saturday, the Raiders traveled to Sylvania to take on Northview. Junior Logan Mears scored the only goal for the Raiders in route to a 1-1 tie. On Sunday, the Raiders won 7-2 against Cleveland Heights thanks to three goals scored by senior Britt Anderson. The Raiders, now 6-2-4, will go to Padua to play the Holiday Tournament this weekend.

The JV hockey team won their only game this past weekend 6-3 against Rocky River. Junior Connor Kilts scored two goals to lead the team to a victory. The Raiders will host the Holy Name hockey team at home this week at Thornton Park.



Last Friday night, the swim team traveled to Solon to compete in a triple-dual meet against the Mentor Cardinals and the Solon Comets. On the girls’ side, the Raiders handily beat Solon, but it came down to the final event. The 400 freestyle relay decided who would win between Shaker and Mentor. Luckily, the girls managed to get first and fourth in the relay, scoring just two points higher than Mentor. The boys also had a great night of competition. They beat Mentor but lost to Solon. This brings the girls’ dual meet record to 2-0, and the boys’ to 1-1.



At the Cleveland Catholic Conference wrestling meet, the Raiders finished in fourth place overall. Junior Najee Lockett continued his undefeated season by finishing first in his weight class. In a separate weight class, sophomore Toriano Houston also finished first. The Raiders will travel to Brunswick on Thursday to take on Mentor and Brunswick.

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