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Ridgewater post Bobbie Uecker looks for an opening while watched by Northland's Tia Klein, left, and Beth Tvedt Saturday in Willmar.
Tribune photo by Rand Middleton Ridgewater post Bobbie Uecker looks for an opening while watched by Northland's Tia Klein, left, and Beth Tvedt Saturday in Willmar.

College Women's Basketball: Northland sinks Lady Warriors

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WILLMAR -- The Ridgewater Lady Warriors shot 22 percent from the field, allowing Northland College to pick up a 61-48 win in the Ridgewater College gym on Saturday.

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Northland (5-3) put up 57 shots from the floor and made 23 (40 percent) while the Lady Warriors (2-4) put up 58 with 13 falling through.

"We missed a lot layups, too," said Ridgewater head coach Carrie Ogdahl.

Alicia Koenen, who sank both of Ridgewater's 3-pointers, finished with a game-high 14 points. Shantel Kelly finished with 12 points but was only 3 of 18 from the floor. The 5-9 wing made 6-of-7 from the free-throw line where Ridge drained 20-of-26 (75 percent).

For the Pioneers, who beat Minnesota West 64-61 on Friday, Jessica Fontes scored 12 points, Tia Klein 11 and Eiley Berg 10.

Bobbie Uecker grabbed 12 rebounds and Lynsey Runke supplied 4 assists and 5 steals for the Lady Warriors, who host North Dakota State College of Science on Wednesday.

Northland 61, Ridgewater 48

Northland (5-3) 37 24 -- 61

Ridgewater (2-4) 29 19 -- 48

NORTHLAND - 23-57 FG (5-16 3-pt); 10-23 FT; 48 rebounds; 17 fouls ... Scoring: Hailey Peterson 6, Eva Lampert 5, Tia Klein 11, Asya Nelson 3, Whitney Rogstad 8, Eiley Berg 10, Jessica Fontes 12, Beth Tvedt 6 ... 3-point shots: Peterson 1, Klein 3, Rogstad 1 ... Rebound leaders: Lampert 7, Berg 6, Fontes 6 ... Assist leaders: Klein 6, Lampert 5... Steal leaders: Berg 5

RIDGEWATER - 13-58 FG (2-11 3-pt); 20-26 FT; 44 rebounds; 23 fouls ... Scoring: Lynsey Runke 6, Mikell Melius 2, Annie Winter 2, Cameo McNeley 6, Shantel Kelly 12, Alicia Koenen 14, Bobbie Uecker 6 ... 3-point shots: Koenen 2 ... Rebound leaders: Uecker 12, Kelly 6 ... Assist leaders: Runke 4 ... Steal leaders: Runke 5, Uecker 5

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