Student Life

Buzzer beater in OT gives Raiders much needed win

Senior Jackson Pegg '23 had a career high 23 points on 11-15 shooting including the game winner in overtime to lead the Raiders to a 68-67 victory over Coral Reef High School. Senior Daniel Ribeiro '23 had a season high 32 points and eight rebounds including a three pointer with two seconds left in regulation to tie the game and send it to overtime. In game that went back and forth, it was the Raider offense that came up clutch late in the fourth quarter and overtime. With the Raiders trailing 55-48 with three minutes remaining in the game, Ribeiro '23 knocked down a three pointer from the top of the key to bring the Reef lead to four. Junior Michael Kaye '24 would follow with a crucial rebound and put back on the next possession to cut the deficit to two. From there, both teams would answer each other before the tying three by Ribeiro. With the Raiders trailing by one in overtime, senior Jackson Pegg '23 received a pass from freshman Zeke Battier '26 and converted a difficult lay up for the victory. The win moves the team to 6-8 on the season.
Founded in 1903, Ransom Everglades School is a coeducational, college preparatory day school for grades 6 - 12 located on two campuses in Coconut Grove, Florida. Ransom Everglades School produces graduates who "believe that they are in the world not so much for what they can get out of it as for what they can put into it." The school provides rigorous college preparation that promotes the student's sense of identity, community, personal integrity and values for a productive and satisfying life, and prepares the student to lead and to contribute to society.