Roadrunners pick up 67-41 victory over the Mariners.
By Chad Winthrop
In a Santa Monica versus Santa Monica affair, the Crossroads Roadrunners boys basketball team took on the St. Monica High School Mariners boys basketball team, with the Roadrunners walking away with a 67-41 victory.
The first quarter of the game was tight, with St. Monica finishing play up 15-14. The second quarter saw the Crossroads defense step it up, holding St. Monica to 3 points while scoring 10 points of their own on offense. The third quarter saw the Crossroads offense explode, scoring 29 points and while St. Monica fought in the fourth quarter, it was too little too late as Crossroads walked away with a 67-41 victory.
With the victory, Crossroads’ record improves to 5-2 while St. Monica’s record dropped to 6-4. Up next for Crossroads is a Jan. 4 home game versus Hollywood High School while Santa Monica will take on Wiseburn Unified & Da Vinci Schools on December 12 at home.