The Ringgold 8th grade boys basketball team was back in action on Thursday when they hosted McGuffey at Finleyville Middle School.
Trailing 7-6 at the end of the first quarter, Ringgold went on a 9-0 run to take a 15-4 lead in the second. Four straight turnovers by Rams allowed McGuffey to close the gap and trail only by four at the half.
In the second half, Tyler Buzalka helped break the game open, scoring 7 of the Rams’ 11 point in the third quarter. Heading into the final period leading 26-19, Ringgold would hold on to secure the victory.
Buzalka would finish the game with 11 points and 6 rebounds to lead Ringgold. Nick Peccon added 11 points to go along with 3 steals.
Final score: Ringgold 39, McGuffey 27.
Next up for the Rams is their final game before Thanksgiving break on Tuesday, November 21st at Canon McMillan.