Despite holding guard Austin Adams to 14 points, the Danbury Lakers fell to Cardinal Stritch, 51-29.
The Lakers fell behind 10-5 after one quarter and trailed 21-8 at halftime. With the Cardinals leading 35-22 after three, they put the game away with a 16-7 advantage in the final period.
Stritch guard Joey Cousino led all scorers with 16 points and Adams finished with 14.
The Lakers were led by freshman John Rhodes, who finished with eight points, and got seven from Zak Miller.
This week, Danbury faces St. Mary CC, Emmanuel Christian and Gibsonburg.
Maumee Valley CD 65, Danbury 30
With a 26-17 lead at halftime, Maumee Valley CD blew the game open by outscoring the Lakers, 26-4, in the third quarter to take control in their 65-30 victory over Danbury.
The Hawks were led by Caleb Willhight, who finished with a game-high 14 points and David Brown and Solomon Collins scored 13 and 12 points, respectively.
Dominic Manuella led the Lakers with 12 points and Dylan Buckley finished with eight.
The Lakers return to action this week when the travel west to face Toledo Christian, the top team in the Toledo Area Athletic Conference.