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RTCA Crusaders Get 3 Wins

RTCA Crusaders Get 3 Wins RTCA Crusaders Get 3 Wins

The Crusaders of Robert Toombs Christian Academy took on Pinewood Christian and Trinity Christian last week and then were at St. Andrew's on Monday of this week. The Lady Crusaders dropped all three of their games, but the boys continue their run as they won all three of their contests.

Girls vs. Pinewood

In Bellville on Thursday it was an extremely low scoring game between these two teams with a total of 36 points being scored. The Lady Crusaders came up just short, though, as they lost to the Lady Patriots, 19-17.

Boys vs. Pinewood

The Crusaders boys had no problems with Pinewood. They were up 15-8 at the end of the first period, and pushed that lead to 32-16 by the end of the first half.

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nally got their offense moving a bit, but RTCA kept up the pressure and was up 59-32 heading to the fourth period. RTCA went on to win the game 61-48.

Girls vs. Trinity

RTCA struggled to find the basket early in this game as Trinity pulled out to an early 14-0 lead. By the end of the first period the score was 19-0. Trinity won the game 50-13 over the Lady Crusaders.

Boys vs. Trinity

The boys had no problems with Trinity as they led 40-27 by halftime. In the third Clayton Meadows got things going with a three-pointer from the corner and then Tyler Buggs hit a three for a 46-27 lead. Buggs added two free-throws and then Justin Walker pushed that lead to 50-27. Buggs hit another three and Jashaun Powell got the next two baskets to make it 59-34 wth just over a minute to go in the third. At the end of the third the score was 61-35. RTCA won the game 77- 53.

Girls vs. St. Andrew's

The Lady Crusaders trailed the Lady Lions 5-4 at the end of the first period, but in the second St. Andrew's outscored RTCA 14-2 as they took a 19-6 halftime lead. In the third the Lions were on top 27-12 and they took the win, 44-17 over RTCA.

Boys vs. St. Andrew's

The boys kept their winning ways going as they rolled over the Lions thanks to a big third period. The Lions were up 16-13 at the end of the first period and they increased their lead to 34-26 by halftime.

In the third period RTCA outscored St. Andrew's 20-2 as they took over the game and were up 46-36 heading to the fourth. RTCA went on to win the game 60-48.

The girls are 3-10 on the year and the boys are now 12-1.

This week RTCA hosted Twiggs Academy on Tuesday after presstime, and the boys will be at Memorial Day on Friday at 6:00 p.m.

Ansley Akins drives baseline as the Lady Crusaders take on Trinity Christian.Photo by Mike Branch

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