Richmond and Almont then hit for 23 points each during the last eight minutes of action, leaving the former with a 58-52 win to celebrate at night's end.
Nick Manchik (17 points, featuring one trey) led Richmond that evening. Nick Vansimaeys (15 points) made his presence felt as well.
Aaron May paced Almont with 19 points, draining five triples along the way. Cody Gelinski (13 points, including a trifecta) supplied the next highest Raider output.
Almont had six other players reach the scoring column. Their ranks consisted of Ben McNally (eight points), Brad Showalter (six), Brett McDonald and Brent Gibbs (two each) along with Aaron Benton and Dillon Melly (one apiece).
Kevin Kissane has been covering high school sports for the Tri-City Times since 1985. When not standing on a field or court with his camera and notepad, he enjoys golf, travel and family. Kevin is a 1980 graduate of Capac High School, and is also a grad of St. Clair Community College and earned a degree in journalism from Central Michigan University.