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College Women's Basketball: Ridgewater celebrates first season win

Ridgewater (1-3) plays Friday at Itsaca Community College in Grand Rapids.

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Ridgewater earned its first victory of the season by overwhelming Mesabi Range at Willmar.

Using only six players, the Warriors cruised to a 46-22 halftime advantage.

Leading the way was Harley Kunstleben and Ashley Prahl. Kunstleben had 23 points and eight rebounds in 35 minutes. The 5-foot-7 freshman from Paynesville made 7 of 12 field-goal attempts.

Prahl had 22 points. The 5-9 freshman from Willmar shot 11-for-25 from the field with seven rebounds and five assists.

Ridgewater held Mesabi Range to 30.6% shooting from the field, including 0-for-16 from 3-point range.

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Ridgewater next plays at 5:30 p.m. Friday at Itasca Community College in Grand Rapids.

Ridgewater 84,
Mesabi Range 45

Mesabi Range (1-4) 22 23 — 45
Ridgewater (1-3) 46 38 — 84
MESABI RANGE - Scoring: Alani Pettis 24, Sakhia Howard-Reynol 8, Winter Sainio 8, Sophia Christofferson 3, Christianna Monger 2 … 3-point shots: None … Rebound leader: Howard-Reynol 13 … Assist leader: Pettis 4 … Steal leader: Sophia Taylor 3 ... Block leader: Howard-Reynol 5
RIDGEWATER - Scoring: Coral Mattison 4, Ashley Prahl 22, Abby Berskow 16, Harley Kunstleben 23, Josie Knutson 13, Caitlynn Hanson 6 … 3-point shots: Kunstleben 7, Berskow 4, Kuntson 1 … Rebound leader: Knutson 15 … Assist leader: Knutson 10 … Steal leader: Mattison and Berskow 2 ... Block leader: Prahl and Knutson 1
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