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College Basketball: Central Lakes storms past Ridgewater

Raiders handle Warriors 98-61 in a MCAC game on Saturday

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BRAINERD — The Ridgewater men’s basketball team lost its second straight Minnesota College Athletic Conference game on the road Saturday, losing 98-61 to Central Lakes College.

Central Lakes (3-1) led 47-30 at halftime to cruise to the victory.

Willmar was led by Byntley Theork and Cartier Bickley. Theork had 17 points and Bickley added 12 to be the only two Warriors in double figures. Theork is a 5-foot-9 freshman guard from Naples, Florida. Bickley is a 6-4 sophomore from Akron, Ohio.

The Warriors (2-2) lost to North Dakota State College of Science on Wednesday in Wahpeton.

Central Lakes out-shot Ridgewater 58.3% (42 of 72) to 36.4% (24 of 66). The Raiders made 64.7% of their three-point attempts (11 of 17). Ridgewater made 25.8% (8 of 31).

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Central Lakes out-rebounded the Warriors 47-26.

Ridgewater is host to the St. John’s JV at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday in Willmar.

Central Lakes 98,
Ridgewater 61

Ridgewater (2-2) 30 31 — 61
Central Lakes (3-1) 47 51 — 98
RIDGEWATER - Scoring: Tyson Dyer 2, Byntley Theork 17, DJ Brown 5, Cartier Bickley 12, Andrew Sherman 4, Brandon Hernandez 3, Zach Johnson 6, Deron Lacy 3, Chris Neal 2, Andrea Jackson 3, Ryan Schwinghammer 4 … 3-point shots: Theork 3-7, Brown 1-4, Hernandez 1-3, Johnson 1-4, Lacy 1-2, Jackson 1-1. 8-31 … Rebound leaders: Menelik Garrick 6, Dyer 5 … Assist leaders: Dyer 3, Sherman 3 … Steal leaders: Dyer 2, Brown 2, Sherman 2, Hernandez 2 ... Block leader: Bickley 2

CENTRAL LAKES - Scoring: Jalen Dearring 6, Josh Lewis 7, Quamar Gresham 7, Zaa Buffalo 8, Rodney Oliver 14, Carrson Jones 11, Kytavion Norwood 3, Adrian Mogaka 4, CJ Davenport 8, Traveon Jones 7, Hunter Nisson 2, Isaiah Williams 2, Derek Aeilts 6, Evan Hoy 2, David Felix 11 … 3-point shots: Gresham 1-3, Buffalo 1-1, C. Jones 2-3, Norwood 1-1, Davenport 2-3, T. Jones 1-1, Aeilts 2-2, Felix 1-1 … Rebound leaders: Lewis 6, Gresham 6 … Assist leaders: Buffalo 3, Davenport 3 … Steal leaders: Oliver 2 ... Block leaders: Gresham 1, Oliver 1.

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