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Women's Basketball: Miscues cost Warriors in loss to S-W

Ridgewater's Kendra Miller drives past a Sisseton-Wahpeton defender in Wednesday's game at Ridgewater College. Jake Schultz / Tribune1 / 3
Ridgewater's Morgan Gronli shoots a free throw in Wednesday's game against Sisseton-Wahpeton at Ridgewater College. Gronli went 16-for-20 from the charity stripe in the Warriors' loss. Jake Schultz / Tribune2 / 3
Ridgewater's Kendra Miller rises up to shoot in Wednesday's game against Sisseton-Wahpeton at Ridgewater College. Jake Schultz / Tribune3 / 3

WILLMAR — Sisseton-Wahpeton's defense set the tone on Wednesday night, forcing Ridgewater into 21 turnovers and a 34.4 shooting percentage en route to an 80-72 victory.

Morgan Gronli got to the free-throw line often for the Warriors, going 16 of 20 from the stripe as part of a team-high 24 points. Starters Sarah Frederick (12) and Taylor Rose (11) also finished in double digits.

Off the bench, Morgan Swenson was all over the glass with 16 rebounds and three blocks to go with 12 points in 29 minutes of work. Ridgewater had a 24-9 advantage in second-chance points.

Emily Cuellar had 27 points as part of a S-W trio with 20-plus points. Cuellar also finished with seven assists and six steals. Delicia Payer hit five 3-pointers in a 21-point effort and Chandler Lee added 20 in the victory.

With 13 steals as a team, S-W scored 29 points off turnovers compared to five for Ridgewater.

S-W 80,

Ridgewater 72

S-W 22 16 24 18 — 80

Ridgewater 15 20 18 19 — 72

SISSETON-WAHPETON - Scoring: Chandler Lee 20, Emily Cuellar 27, Julissa Max 7, Delicia Payer 21, Daisy Meza 4 ... 3-point shots: Lee 3, Cuellar 2, Max 2, Payer 5 ... Rebound leader: Max 11, Payer 7 ... Assist leader: Cuellar 7, Max 5 ... Steal leader: Cuellar 6

RIDGEWATER - Scoring: Morgan Gronli 24, Kendra Kuczek 4, Kendra Miller 8, Taylor Rose 11, Sarah Frederick 12, Morgan Swenson 12 ... 3-point shots: Gronli 2 ... Rebound leader: Swenson 16, Gronli 9, Miller 8 ... Assist leader: Kuczek 5, Miller 4 ... Steal leader: Three with 1

Gymnastics

BKMS 128.825,

Paynesville 113.925

Mariah Arndt won all four events to place first all-around and lead Benson to a win over Paynesville on Tuesday.

ALL-AROUND — (1) Mariah Arndt, BKMS, 35.075 (2) Makenna Kelley, BKMS, 32.50 (3) Ellie Zimmerman, Pay, 30.45

VAULT — (1) Mariah Arndt, BKMS, 8.70 (2) Torie Andrews, BKMS, 8.55 (3) Isabel Campbell, Pay, 8.525

BARS — (1) Mariah Arndt, BKMS, 8.40 (2) Makenna Kelley, BKMS, 7.85 (3) Allie Mitteness, BKMS, 7.50

BEAM — (1) Mariah Arndt, BKMS, 8.65 (2) Ellie Zimmerman, Pay, 7.85 (3) Makenna Kelley, BKMS, 7.75

FLOOR — (1) Mariah Arndt, BKMS, 9.325 (2) Makenna Kelley, BKMS, 8.45 (3) Torie Andrews, BKMS, 8.10

Tuesday's Results

BBE 75, Osakis 31

BBE shot 48 percent from the field and dominated the glass, out-rebounding Osakis 39-19 in a big win Tuesday night.

Four Jaguars reached double digits in the scoring column, including sophomore Allisa Knight, who led the team with 16 points and 14 rebounds. Macie Kirckof added a strong night with 12 points and 10 rebounds.

The Jaguars impressed on defense, too, with 19 team steals.

Osakis (0-3) 16 15 — 31

BBE (2-0) 39 36 — 75

OSAKIS - Stats not provided

BBE - Scoring: Karsee Kampsen 2, Jacqueline Gossen 3, Jackie Lindsay 2, Grace Illies 13, Cassandra Tensen 9, Jenna Dingmann 5, Macie Kirckof 12, Brittany Berge 11, Allisa Knight 16, Karissa Jones 2 ... 3-point shots: Gossen 1, Illies 1, Tensen 1, Dingmann 1, Berge 3 ... Rebound leader: Knight 14, Kirckof 10, Berge 6 ... Assist leader: Lindsay 4, Knight 3, Illies 3 ... Steal leader: Illies 4, Tensen 4, Berge 4

NLS 66, Montevideo 28

Three Wildcats hit double digits and New London-Spicer provided staunch defense to top Montevideo.

Erin Knisley led all scorers with 14 points for the Wildcats and Montevideo's Jasmyn Kronback did plenty of heavy lifting for her team with 13 points.

New London-Spicer plays Benson at 7 p.m. on Dec. 13 in New London.

NLS (2-1) 35 31 — 66

Montevideo (0-3) 13 15 — 28

NEW LONDON-SPICER- Scoring: Erin Knisley 14, Payton Mages 11, Grace DeSchepper 10, Aleah Zieske 8, Emma Hanson 7, Mya Krause 6, Ava Kramer 4, Isa Ommodt 4, Jaden Coahran 2 ... 3-point shots: Ziekse 2, Hanson 1, Mages 1 ... Rebound leader: Kramer 13, Hanson 7 ... Assist leader: Mackenzie Rich 4, Kramer 4 ... Steal leader: Mages 6, Hanson 3

MONTEVIDEO - Scoring: Jasmyn Kronback 13, Sydney Zindel 6, Livia Gades 2, Maddie Kilibarda 2, Kori Douglas 2, Kaylee Pauling 2, Lexi Brockmoller 1 ... 3-point shots: None ... Rebound leader: Zindel 5 ... Assist leader: NA ... Steal leader: Douglas 2