BASKETBALL: Four Ranked Area Teams Cruise

State-ranked and on a roll, the St. Patrick’s Irish and Lady Irish cruised to easy wins over Maxwell last night at the McGahan Activities Center. The fifth-ranked Lady Irish defeated the Lady Wildcats 74-28, while the fourth-ranked Irish boys beat the Wildcats 70-17. Two other ranked girls basketball teams were in action last night. The Class D1 tenth-ranked Sutherland Lady Sailors routed Creek Valley 74-24, and Class D2 ninth-ranked Brady topped SMC 45-27.