Feb 7, 2011

Basketball vs. Ridgewater

Men roll to 23rd win
The Central Lakes College men's basektball team, ranked second in the nation, defeated the Ridgewater Warriors 92-64 in a Minnesota College Athletic Conference Southern Division matchup Sat., Feb. 5 in Brainerd. The win was CLC's 23rd in 24 games. Nash Faulk made his first five shots, including 3-of-3 from beyond the arc, as the Raiders built a 39-22 lead. Ridgewater tried a full-court press and an up-tempo offense. But depth and athleticism propelled the hosts. CLC pulled away in the second half behind a 27-7 run. Faulk finished with 18 points, Anthony Kelly and Nick Grewe 12 apiece, Maurice Hernandez nine, and Steven Halwood seven.

Women lead but lose
Stephanie Neugebauer scored 16 points, grabbed seven rebounds and handed out three assists, but it wasn't enough as the Central Lakes Raiders fell to the Ridgewater Warriors 70-64 during MCAC South Division play Sat., Feb. 5. Nikki Pearson scored 11 points for the Raiders, who got off to a good start shooting 41 percent in the first half and led by as much as 27. But CLC hit just 11 of 44 second-half attempts and Ridgewater shot 50 percent in the final 20 minutes. Next: At Riverland (Austin), Wed., Feb. 9.