Head to head...Russia's Hayden Quinter (above, left) and Botkins' Carter Pleiman combined to score 48 points in Tuesday's Shelby County League rematch. Russia improved to 14-1 on the season with a 72-62 win. Read more about the game in Wednesday's Press Pros.
Frustration...Russia coach Paul Bremigan saw his Raiders team overcome a big first half deficit, cut it to a single point in the fourth quarter, but they could get no closer, ultimately falling to Fort Loramie in Thursday's Shelby County League showdown, 54-41. Read about the game in Friday's Press Pros.
Behind energetic defense and 41 points in the second half, Russia and Braylon Cordonnier (above) did a quick correct from their Friday loss to Jackson Center with an impressive Saturday win over New Bremen. Read about the game in Sunday's Press Pros.
Unbeaten Russia used a torrid start, offensively, and some opportunistic turnovers in the first half to put Fort Loramie in a deep halftime hole...then cruised to a 47-30 Tuesday win. Read about the game in Wednesday's Press Pros.