Raiders start strong

Shaker squeaks past Mohon

The Shaker girls basketball team needed two late free throws to defeat Mohonasen 52-50 in Sunday's Shaker Invitational championship game.

The Lady Bison used an 18-7 second quarter to take a 27-17 halftime lead. Mohonasen trimmed the deficit several times in the second half before falling short at the end.

Eden Alaxian had 15 points, and Michele Santoro contributed 10 points for Shaker. Mohonasen's Nicole Adach led all scorers with 19 points.

Shaker opened its tournament Saturday by beating Bishop Maginn 65-57. The Lady Bison opened up a six-point halftime lead by outscoring the Golden Griffins 16-11 in the second quarter and edged Maginn 23-22 in the fourth quarter to hold on for the win.

Alaxian had 17 points, and Morgan Rowland contributed 12 points for Shaker. Steph Herold scored 23 points for Maginn.

The Lady Bison began their Suburban Council season Tuesday by hosting Averill Park. Shaker hosts Shen Friday before visiting Columbia next Tuesday.""

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