Posted On: 08/29/19 6:48 PM
Riverdale Baptist is a well-known girls basketball program nationwide. With Crusader alumni like Shakira Austin, Kaila Charles, and others playing D1 Basketball, third year Head Coach Michael Bozeman has continued to keep Riverdale Baptist (32-9 record last year) a very competitive program. After losing in the NACDA Semifinals to New Hope Academy last year, Coach Bozeman has reloaded his team for this season. The Crusaders return three starters from last years team and Coach Bozeman is vert excited about his Senior class. "I am very excited about our returning core in Paris, Kaylah, and Synia, they have been through the tough times and hopefully will lead us deep in our postseason tournaments."
Rising Senior Paris McBride, a North Carolina Central commit, is a tough guard who gets to the basket fast and plays great defense and is now in her 3rd year with the program. Rising Senior Kaylah Ivey, a Boston College commit, is also in her 3rd year with the program and will be playing the 2/3 position. Coach Bozeman said her tenacity and presence on the court is a tremendous asset to the team. Finally, there is Rising Senior Synia Johnson, who is being recruited by East Carolina