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Ridgewater Warriors knock off Cobbers JV, 77-72

Nov. 18—WILLMAR — The Ridgewater men’s basketball team improved to 3-1 on the young season with a 77-72 victory over the Concordia College JV on Thursday night.

The Warriors made 16 of 22 free throws, good for 72.7%. The Cobbers were 5 of 12, 41.7%, from the foul line.

Jaylyn Clardy led Ridgewater with 21 points. He was 8-for-12 from the field with six rebounds and three assists. Clardy is a 6-foot-3 sophomore wing from Pensacola, Florida.

Malik Westerfeild added 12 points and Noah Wilts came off the bench to score 12 points in 17 minutes. Westerfeld is a 6-2 sophomore from Davenport, Iowa. Wilts is a 5-10 freshman Marshall. Terbuto Ochothow added 10 points for the Warriors. He’s a 6-1 sophomore from Worthington.

Mason Gravseth had 18 points and 12 rebounds and Isaac Fischer added 17 points for the Cobbers.

Ridgewater is scheduled to play the Bethany Lutheran College JV at 6 pm Monday, Nov. 28 in Mankato.

Concordia JV 33 39 — 72

Ridgewater (3-1) 35 42 — 77

CONCORDIA JV — Scoring: Isaac Fisher 17, Tyler Kraft 14, Grant Moscho 5, Mason Gravseth 18, Sammy Bolger 9, RJ Jioklow 9 … 3-point shots: Fischer 3-4, Kraft 4-11, Moscho 1-4 , Bolger 1-3…Rebound leader: Gravseth 12…Assist leader: Gravseth 3, Jioklow 3…Steal leader: Fisher 3…Block leader: Fisher 1

RIDGEWATER — Scoring: Rodney Lubin 3, Jaylyn Clardy 21, Malik Westerfield 12, Tanner Swanson 2, Shane Scharmach 2, Deondre Wallace 7, Deron Lacy 4, Terbuto Ochothow 10, Noah Wilts 12, Marwan Abdi 2, Trevor Dorenbosch 2 … 3-point shots: Lubin 1-1, Westerfield 1-5, Wallace 1-3, Ochothow 2-4, Wilts 2-3… Rebound leader: Clardy 6… Assist leader: Clardy 3, Wilts 3.. Steal leader: Wallace 3…Block leader: Clardy 1, Westerfield 1

Ridgewater shot 11.3% from the field (6-for-53) in its loss to the Concordia College-Moorhead JV in Willmar.

Sophia Trbin and Taylor Jordan led the Cobbers. Tobin had 14 points and Jordan had 13 points, 10 steals and four assists.

Gabby Randt, a freshman from MACCRAY, led Ridgewater with six points, 13 rebounds and three blocked shots.

Concordia shot 40.5% (30 of 74) from the field and had eight turnovers to Ridgewater’s 22.

Ridgewater’s next game is 8 pm Monday, Nov. 28 against Bethany Lutheran College JV in Mankato.

Concordia JV 23 20 19 10 — 72

Ridgewater (0-4) 2 9 0 7 — 18

CONCORDIA JV — Scoring: Taylor Jordan 13, Kaylie Isaman 6, Sophia Tobin 14, Leah Lenz 4, Lauren Halverson 4, Kyla Nygaard 5, Olivia Tuhy 6, Bailey Quern 4, Maria Watt 7, Jadin Saville 9 … 3-point shots: Jordan 1-5, Tobin 1-5, Nygaard 1-1, Saville 1-4 … Rebound leaders: Halverson 14, Saville 8, Nygaard 7 … Assist leaders: Nygaard 7, Jordan 4 … Steal leaders: Jordan 10, Nygaard 3 … Block leader: Lenz 1, Nygaard 1

RIDGEWATER — Scoring: Zyla Olson 3, Kayla Reimers 4, Gabby Randt 6, Mallery Geistfeld 2, Erika Lozano 2, Brooke Edlund 1 … 3-point shots: Olson 1-1, Reimers 1-10 … Rebound leader: Randt 13 … Assist leader: Geistfeld 2 … Steal leaders: Randt 1, Geistfeld 1, Odessa De Hoyos 1 … Block leader: Randt 3

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