Ridgewater girls hoops team wins season-opener

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WILLMAR - Kaitlynn Kienholz had 27 points and 10 rebounds while Abby Oberg added 18 points and five assists to lead the Ridgewater girls basketball team to a 70-56 exhibition win over the Presentation JV team on Monday.

Up by just three at the half, the Warriors used an 18-11 run in the third quarter to pull away.

Lexi Orlowski added nine points and pulled down eight rebounds.

The Warriors have two more exhibitions before beginning the regular season. They travel to Concordia Moorhead on Nov. 16, then host Gustavus on Nov. 17.

Both games tip off at 5:45 p.m.

Ridgewater 70, Presentation 56

Presentation JV.............. 17 16 11 12 — 56

Ridgewater................ 19 17 18 16— 70

Presentation JV

Scoring: Tezrah Antonio 18, Deleney Hanson 3, Shammara Christian 6, Leannah Viralis 23, Michaela Seibel 6... 3-point shots: Antonio 4, Viralis 7... Rebound leaders: Viralis 7, Christian 4... Assist leaders: Christian 5... Steal leaders: Christian 2

Ridgewater

Scoring: Abby Oberg 18, Salma Perez 3, Lauri Hopp 6, Alexis Schmitz 2, Sarah Smith 3, Kaitlynn Kienholz 27, Lexi Orlowski 9, Andrea Olson 2... 3-point shots: Oberg 1, Perez 1... Rebound leaders: Kienholz 10, Orlowski 8... Assist leaders: Oberg 5, Orlowski 4... Steal leaders: Oberg 2

College Wrestling

Yellowjacket Open

Ridgewater wrestling got its season underway on Saturday at the Yellowjacket open at Rochester Technical College.

Keinnan Thacker was the only wrestler to place, taking sixth with a 3-3 record and two pins in the 133 pound division. Nick Stafford also wrestled well, finishing the day 3-2 at 174 pounds.

The Warriors will get back to the mats Nov. 19 at the Auggie Open in Minneapolis.

How Ridgewater fared

Key: (Weight, name, won-loss, place)

133: Keinnan Thacker 3-3, sixth ... 141: Kyler Votava 1-2 ... 149: Leo Kerfeld 2-2 ... 149: Hunter Quiring 0-2 ... 149: Bailey Eickhoff 0-2 ... 165: Logan Walker 1-2 ... 174: Nick Stafford 3-2 ... 285: Jalen Kabrera 0-2