The River Pilots football team faced Bishop Donahue on Sept. 5. The Pilots had some success, but they eventually fell by a final of 34-14.
Leading the team was Lukas Isaly, who rushed for 117 yards on only 15 carries, including a touchdown run. Cole Isaly also ran for a touchdown, rushing for 28 yards on 11 carries.
Quarterback Joe Flannery had a difficult game against a tough Bishop Donahue secondary. He passed for 36 yards on six of 18 passing. Lukas Isaly had three receptions for 15 yards. Brok Cross added two receptions for 16 yards.
On the defensive side of the ball, the Pilots had three interceptions. Cole Isaly, Craig Hupp and Dakota Smith each had an interception.
Place kicker Colton Wright knocked through both PAT attempts.
In volleyball action, the River Lady Pilots made the short trip up SR 78 to in-county rival Monroe Central on Sept. 2. After falling behind two sets to none (23-25 and 22-25), the Lady Pilots fought back and won the final three sets (25-19, 25-18 and 15-13) to win the match.