The Cardington boys opened their basketball season with a 41-30 road win against Utica in a non-conference outing.
The Pirates trailed 12-5 after the opening period, but rallied to take a 19-16 lead into the intermission. They added two points to their lead, going up 30-25, in the third before pulling away for the win in the fourth period.
Nine players got on the scoreboard for Cardington, with Trey Brininger leading the team with nine.
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