Boys' Basketball Bounces Back With 62-49 Win

Photo by TZR Sports
Photo by TZR Sports

The Oxford High School Varsity Boys' Basketball team fell to Birmingham Groves on Wednesday night 42-37. Michael Raisch led the Wildcats with 12 points and 7 rebounds and Jimmy Claudio chipped in 10 points. Oxford falls to 2-3 on the year and 0-1 in the OAA White. 

The Wildcats scored a nice bounce back victory against Birmingham Seaholm, 62-49 on Friday, January 5th at Ian Smith Gymnasium. Jimmy Claudio had a career night scoring 26 points, including 6-6 from the free-throw line. Connor Nicholson also chipped in a career-high 16 points.

"Our energy and competitiveness was fantastic tonight," said Head Coach Steve Laidlaw. "Jimmy hit some tough shots and really got us going early in the game".

The Wildcats have now won 3 out of their last 4 games and improve to 3-3 and 1-1 in the OAA White on the year.