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Men's basketball: Ridgewater wins in final seconds

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Men's basketball: Ridgewater wins in final seconds
Willmar Minnesota 2208 Trott Ave. SW / P.O. Box 839 56201

WILLMAR — Neil Helgeson’s runner in the lane with 2 seconds left proved to be the game-winner as the Ridgewater Warriors tipped the Fond du Lac Thunder 62-60 Friday night at the college.

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Kello Brown’s rebound basket tied the game at 60-all with 23 seconds remaining.

Ridge didn’t call a timeout and ran the clock down before Helgeson’s basket found the soft spot in the Cloquet college’s defense.

The Warriors shot poorly from the field (31 percent overall, 15 percent on 3s) but made up for it by hitting 16 of 20 at the charity stripe (80 percent.)

Terrance Lockett hit for 16 points (8 of 10 at the line), Helgeson added 11 and Jones Green 10 for Ridge.

Green had a big block late in the game and finished with a team hight 9 rebounds.

The Warriors play Central Lakes at 3 p.m. today.

Ridgewater 62, Fond du Lac 60

Fond du Lac (3-5)    36  24 — 60

Ridgewater (4-4)    32 30 — 62

FOND DU LAC – 23-77 FG (8-31 3-pt); 6-10 FT; 49 rebounds; 16 fouls … Scoring: James Skinner 11, Deandre Jourdain 9, Nicholas Brown 2, Martin Tronou 3, Jarvis Jones 11, Mike Hall 2, Travis Brown 1, Kello Brown 12, Austin Schlotfedlt 8, Curtis Rogers 1 … 3-point shots: Skinner 1, Jourdain 2, Tronou 1, Jones 2, Brown 2 … Rebound leaders: Jones 7 … Assist leaders: Jordain 3 … Steal leaders: Jordain 3

RIDGEWATER – 22-70 FG (2-13 3-pt); 16-20 FT; 56 rebounds; 9 fouls … Scoring:  Zak Pendleton 4, Melvin Kromah 4, Neil Helgeson 11, Terrance Lockett 16, JordanSchwarz 8, Jones Green 10, Cameron Edmonds-Halvorson 3, Beau Herrig 6 … 3-point shots: Helgeson 1, Edmonds-Halvorson 1 … Rebound leaders: Kromah 7, Helgeson 8, Lockett 7, Green 9, Herrig 8 … Assist leaders: Pendleton 3, Helgeson 3 … Steal leaders: Green 2, Pendleton 2 … Blocks: Schwarz 2

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