Senior Bo Dickerson helped guide the Raiders to a victory over Mt. Salus Tuesday night.By TAYLOR MITCHELL
The Raiders of Benton Academy shut down Mt. Salus in the fourth quarter, giving up just four points, as they came back to win 55-49 Tuesday night.
Mt. Salus came out of the gates on fire, exploding for 25 points while holding Benton to just 11. However, the Raiders responded with a 20-point performance of their own in the second quarter that cut Mt. Salus’ lead down to just one point at halftime.
Both squads kept each other within striking distance in the third quarter with Mt. Salus outscoring Benton 12-10, setting up the dominant fourth quarter performance by Benton. In that final quarter of play the Raiders totaled 13 points to make the final score 55-49.
Chase Ward led the Raiders in scoring with 12 points.
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