CLC men win 12th straight
GRAND RAPIDS – The No. 4 nationally ranked Central Lakes College Raiders made it 12 straight with Saturday’s 100-67 victory over Itasca.Marcus Ayala shot 5-of-6 from 3-point to finish with 25 points for the Raiders. John Hicks broke out for a season-high 14 points followed by Anthoney Kelly’s 11 and Nash Faulk’s 10. Maurice Hernandez secured 10 boards for the Raiders, who shot 51 percent from the field.
Shooting dooms Raider women
The CLC women’s basketball team shot poorly from the field (39 percent) and the free throw line (48 percent) and lost 73-70 to Itasca, a team they had earlier defeated this season. Stephanie Neugebauer scored 16 points and had 10 rebounds, Katie Hoschsprung had 14 points, Brittany Gravelle 12, Nikki Pearson 10. The team takes a 7-6 record into this weekend’s Winter Classic at CLC Friday and Saturday.
Fri., Dec. 10
Raider men escape Northland
THIEF RIVER FALLS – Marcus Ayala impressed with 21 points, 12 rebounds, eight assists and four steals as the Raider men’s basketball team held on for an 87-82 double overtime win against the Northland Pioneers. Nash Faulk added 19 points. CLC hit on five of six free throws in the final period. Maurice Hernandez had 12 rebounds and 10 points, Kendall Brown 12 and 11 and Nick Grewe 10 and 5.
CLC women lose at Northland