Feb 10, 2011

Basketball vs. Riverland

Men win
The Central Lakes College men's basketball team, now ranked third in the nation, stormed past Riverland, 102-75 to annex Win No. 24 against one loss on Feb. 9 at Austin. Seven Raiders hit double figures, led by Nash Faulk with 18, Kendall Brown 14, Marcus Ayala 13, and Maurice Hernandez 12. CLC held a 53-43 rebound edge and Brown led with 10. The Raiders led, 43-34 at halftime over the Blue Devils on their way to their ninth Southern Division win of the season. They host Anoka-Ramsey (17-7) Saturday, Feb. 12 at 3 p.m.
Women lose
The Central Lakes Raiders held a halftime lead over Riverland 37-36 but suffered a 81-69 loss Feb. 9 at Austin. “In the first five minutes of the second half Riverland went on a 14-0 run and we couldn’t catch up,” said Raiders head coach Dennis Eastman. Stephanie Neugebauer led the Raiders with 19 points and 11 rebounds, while Kelsey Wheeler scored 13 and had 6 rebounds. Nikki Pearson added 14 points, 6 assists and 5 steals. The loss drops the Raiders to 1-9 in the Southern Division and 8-17 overall. Next: No. 1 Anoka-Ramsey here Sat., Feb. 12, 1 p.m.