RTCA In Stratford Tournament
The Robert Toombs Christian Academy Crusaders basketball teams took part in the Stratford tournament last week. They took on Tattnall Square Academy and First Presbyterian Day. The Lady Crusaders dropped both of their games, but the boys got a close win over Presbyterian.
Girls vs. Tattnall
The Lady Cruaders struggled to get the offense going as they took on the Lady Trojans. Tattnall held a 9-2 lead early in the second quarter of the game but began to pull away. They led 26-8 in the third quarter of the game and were up34-16 late in the third.
They continued to extend their lead on the way to a 52-26 win over RTCA.
Boys vs. Tattnall
The boys also lost their game to Tattnall. RTCA was up 7-2 early, but that quilckly changed as Tattnall went on a run to take a 10-8 lead. RTCA went back on top, 18-16, in the second quarter of the game, but Tattnall again took the lead at 21-18.
In the third Tattnall was up 30-24, and they extended that lead to 35-25 later in the third. In the fourth they were up 63-43, and went on to win the game 72-48.
Girls vs. Presbyterian
The Lady Vikings of First Presbyterian jumped out to a 20-6 lead in the first quarter and pushed that lead to 35-13 by halftime.
In the second half RTCA kept pace in the third quarter, but were still trailing 49-26 heading to the fourth. The Vikings took the win over RTCA, 5930.
Boys vs. Presbyterian
The boys picked up the only win of the tournament for the Crusaders as they defeated the Vikings. It was a close game, but RTCA pulled out the win, 52-48.
RTCA played Piedmont and Brentwood after presstime for this issue. They will be back in action on January 5, on the road against Edmund Burke Academy at 6:00 p.m.