After a tough loss on Friday night to conference rival South Central, Rose men were back in action Monday in a non conference game vs. in county foe Ayden Grifton. After a sluggish start from the field, Rose rebounded and took a one point lead going into half. Rose then got hot from the field, taking an eight point lead going into the final frame but Ayden Grifton hung tough and tied the game with less an one minute left. Within the last minute, Rose hit four free throws and hung on to a two point victory. Alkevion Waller was the Rampants leading scorer with 17, followed by Montez Green with 16 and Aaron Murphy with 14. Rose, now 13-1 (4-1 in conference) travels to Southern Wayne tonight for a ECC 3A/4A matchup.