St. Charles Pirates beats Ritenour in overtime to advance in MICDS Maurer Holiday Tournament

St. Charles Pirates beat Ritenour in MICDS tournament
St. Charles Pirates beat Ritenour in MICDS tournament(KMOV)
Published: Dec. 26, 2022 at 10:28 PM CST
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ST. LOUIS, Mo. (KMOV) - The St. Charles Pirates defeated the Ritenour Huskies 64-60 in overtime Monday afternoon.

The Pirates had set the tone in the first quarter, leading 17-9. During the second quarter, the Huskies went on a 14-4 run to take the lead.

St. Charles then scored six points to re-take the lead before the end of the first half. Elijah Leech led the Pirates back on top in the third quarter. Jaylen Patterson hit a 3-pointer at the buzzer to tie the game 60-60 at the end of the fourth quarter.

The Pirates scored four points to seal the game away and advance to the championship bracket. They will face Ladue on Tuesday at 6 p.m.

Leech had a career-high of 20 points and Chris Ketchum finished the night with 12 points. For the Huskies, Grayson Rogers scored a total of 15 points, and Rah-Sheed Taggert scored 14.