Sandalwood beats Ribault 70-56 for Gateway Title
Senior Eric Banks led Sandalwood with 25 points as the Saints beat Ribault on their home court to claim their 3rd straight Gateway Conference Tournament.
Banks scored the first 8 points of the game for the Saints as Sandalwood took an early lead over the Trojans.
Following that, the Saints went on a 22-8 run in the 2nd quarter for a 16 point halftime lead over the Trojans, going on to win 70-56 Friday night.
The win by Sandalwood avenged a loss to the Trojans earlier in the year. Ribault beat the Saints 61-60 on December 19th with 2 Daishon Smith free-throws with 0.8 seconds left in the game.
Zach Turner scored 15 for the Saints as Smith led Ribault with 13.
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