By Rob Hamilton
Cardington couldn’t quite pull off the comeback against visiting Ridgedale on Wednesday, losing by a 48-45 margin.
The Pirates trailed 13-7 after the first quarter and the Rockets increased their lead to a 24-16 score by halftime. Cardington battled back in the third period to tie the game at 30, but would then be outscored by three points in the fourth in the closely-knit game.
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