Local Roundup: NLS gymnasts sweep all-around in win over Alex

WILLMAR--New London-Spicer gymnasts swept the top three spots all-around and the Wildcats defeated Alexandria 132.875 to 128.65 on Friday at New London-Spicer High School.

WILLMAR-New London-Spicer gymnasts swept the top three spots all-around and the Wildcats defeated Alexandria 132.875 to 128.65 on Friday at New London-Spicer High School.

"The girls had a nice first home meet," said Wildcats head coach Cindy Jacobson. "We ran into some bumps so we have left a lot of points out there. It's nice to have a couple meets under our belt to start really working on our new skills and refine them."

NLS' Ashlyn Olson tied teammate Emily Novak for first on the vault, and the Wildcats' Olivia Mages won the bars and Emma Rohman placed first in the beam.

Olson placed second on the beam and tied for second with teammate Maddy Iverson on the floor.

Olson placed first all-around, followed by Novak and Iverson.


The Wildcats play host to Melrose on Tuesday, then has Willmar at home on Friday.

NLS 132.875,

Alexandria 128.65

ALL-AROUND - (1) Ashlyn Olson, N, 33.90 (2) Emily Novak, N, 32.875 (3) Maddy Iverson, N, 31.55

VAULT - (T-1) Ashlyn Olson, N, 8.80 (T-1) Emily Novak, N, 8.90 (3) Sydney Gray, A, 8.75

BARS - (1) Olivia Mages, N, 8.275 (2) Sydney Gray, A, 8.025 (3) Jaycee Roste, A, 7.95

BEAM - (1) Emma Rohman, N, 8.35 (2) Ashlyn Olson, N, 8.20 (3) Rachel Boyden, A, 7.90

FLOOR - (1) Sydney Gray, A, 9.325 (T-2) Ashlyn Olson, N, 9.25 (T-2) Maddy Iverson, N, 9.25


Girls Hockey

Crookston 6, MBA 3

Morris/Benson Area started the scoring in the second but Crookston scored four-straight goals, including three in the second period, to defeat the Storm.

Crookston's Kendall Bergquist and Catherine Tiedemann scored 15 seconds apart from each other to turn a 1-0 deficit into a 2-1 lead, which they never relinquished.

Andrea Walz scored the game's first goal and Danielle Reuss joined Taryn Picht on the scoresheet as well.

Crookston 0 3 3 - 6

MBA 0 1 2 - 3

FIRST PERIOD - No goals scored


SECOND PERIOD - MBA: Andrea Walz (Kortney Sanasack) 0:51 ... C: Kendall Bergquist 13:39 ... C: Catherine Tiedemann 16:24 ... C: Nora Peterson (Grace Fischer) 16:35

THIRD PERIOD - C: Rylee Solheim (Taylor Garrett) 5:04 ... MBA: Danielle Reuss (Kellie Wilts) 5:16 ... C: Tiedemann (Jacey Larson) 6:54 ... MBA: Taryn Picht (Isabella Alsaker) 9:59 ... C: Samantha Sanders (Breck Fugleberg) 14:55

GOALIE SAVES/SHOTS - Crookston: Grace Koshney 14/17 ... Morris/Benson: Leah Thompson 16/22

NA3HL Hockey

North Iowa 5, Willmar 1

The Willmar WarHawks battled a strong North Iowa team through a scoreless first period but the Bulls scored four goals in the second on the way to a 5-1 victory on Friday at the Willmar Civic Center.

The Bulls' Konnor Carlsen scored his teams first two goals and he assisted on Justin Callahan's third-period goal.

North Iowa's Peter Verstegen scored two goals, both on assists from Matt Dahlseide. Matt Rozman had two assists. Nick Bowlin also had an assist.

Willmar got a second-period goal from Brandon Holt on as assist from Jacob May that tied the game 1-1 at 6:28 of the second.

North Iowa 0 4 1 - 5

Willmar 0 1 0 - 1

FIRST PERIOD - No scoring

SECOND PERIOD - N: Konnor Carlson (Matt Rozman) 2:20 ... W: Brandon Holt (Jacob May) 6:28 ... N: Carlson (Nick Bowlin, Rozman) 8:03 ... N: Peter Verstegen (Matt Dahlseide) 11:46 ... N: Verstegen (Dahlseide) 12:49

THIRD PERIOD - N: Justin Callahan (Carlson) 5:30

GOALIE SAVES/SHOTS - North Iowa: Dysen Skinner 12/13 ... Willmar: Lucas Ehrlich 13/18

Women's Basketball

Ridgewater 73,

Lake Superior 70

A 23-point third quarter helped Ridgewater build a 13-point advantage and the Warriors held on for a win over Lake Superior on Friday in Duluth.

Taylor Rose led the Warriors with 26 points and Morgan Gronli had 22 points and five rebounds. Kendra Miller had 15 points, four boards and three steals.

Former Litchfield player Kyndra Beavers led Lake Superior with 24 points and 15 rebounds.

RIdgewater 21 15 23 14 - 73

Lake Superior 14 13 19 24 - 70

RIDGEWATER - Scoring: Kendra Miller 15, Morgan Gronli 22, Sarah Frederick 2, Kendra Kuczek 3, Catherine Vogt 5, Taylor Rose 26 ... 3-point shots: Miller 1, Gronli 4, Rose 1 ... Rebound leader: Miller 4, Gronli 5, Frederick 6, Kuczek 8, Vogt 3, Rose 2 ... Assist leader: Gronli 2, Frederick 2, Rose 2 ... Steal leader: Kuczek 4, Miller 3, Gronli 2, Frederick 2

LAKE SUPERIOR - Scoring: Bayle Barningham 6, Kyndra Beavers 24, Malea Boser 13, Carly Hansen 13, Bailey Wheeler 13 ... 3-point shots: Barningham 1, Beavers 4, Hansen 3, Wheeler 1 ... Rebound leader: Beavers 15, Boser 9 ... Assist leader: NA ... Steal leader: Boser 1

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