RMS 8th grade boys win Whitko hoop tourney

The Riverview Middle School boys' eighth grade basketball team won the Whitko Tournament on Saturday, Dec. 7.

The Raiders defeated Manchester in the semifinals, 53-37. Logan Vander Velden and Jarret Gray scored nine points apiece for Riverview while Ethan Shafer and Joe Stoffel each added eight.

In the championship game, the Raiders squeaked by Blackhawk Christian, 46-44. Stoffel produced 13 points for Riverview, 4-1, followed by Gray with 10 and Devon Rooney and Mitchell Geller with seven apiece.