Will Rau scores 30 points for Veritas boys basketball in 70-64 loss

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Despite a 30-point performance from senior Will Rau, the Veritas boys basketball team suffered a 70-64 road loss to the Metro Mavs on Friday.

Veritas jumped out to a 15-12 lead before giving up 24 points in the second period to the opposition. The Eagles surrendered another 18 points in the third quarter and 16 more in the final quarter.

Rau went 12-for-19 from the floor. He also finished with five assists, three steals and one rebound. No other Veritas player reached double figures from a scoring perspective.

The loss snapped a three-game win streak for the Eagles, who fell to 11-7.

Veritas will be back in action against Wichita HomeSchool on Saturday.

Veritas 15 16 19 14 — 64

Metro 12 24 18 16 — 70

Veritas (70)

Will Rau 30, Will Bartkoski 8, Jordan Donaldson 8, Aden-Jay Baker 7, Owen Welch 3, Brennan Clements 8.


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