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The Raider basketball season came to an end at Greenfield, but not before posting a 21-3 record, one of the best in Mount Ayr basketball history, while also sharing in a three-way tie for the Pride of Iowa conference title.
In the “Bound” era, going back to the 2006-07 season, the Raiders have only recorded 20+ wins three times.
The 2011-12 season saw the Raiders 20-3, while 2017-18 saw the Raiders at 20-2.
The 2019-20 season also saw the Raiders hit a 21-3 mark.
Coincidentally, senior leader Jaixen Frost was on both 21-3 teams, the first as a freshman, the next as a senior.
Frost led the Raiders in every category except blocks, which was led by freshman Jackson Ruggles, who had 15. Frost recorded 14.
Frost led the team in points, with 540, while Braydon Pierson was second with 321 scored.
Rebounds saw Frost lead with 172 total which saw a breakdown of 122 defensive rebounds and 50 offensive.
Frost wasn’t stingy with the ball either, having 112 assists to lead the team.
Frost also saw 79 steals on the year.
Braydon Pierson, another senior starter on the team posted a shooting percentage of 45.6 percent, while scoring his points.
The senior scored 43 three-pointers to help amass his 321 points.
As a team, the Raiders saw a shooting percentage of 48.7 percent, making 618 buckets on 1,268 attempts.
Of those 1,268 shots, 408 were from three-point territory, that saw 152 drop in.
At the free-throw line, the Raiders were good on 71.4 percent of them, making 247-of-346.
The Raiders graduate five seniors this season in Jaixen Frost, Braydon Pierson, Riley Stark, Trey Fooken and Drew Ehlen.