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Women's College Basketball: Rainy River hands Raiders 16-point loss

INTERNATIONAL FALLS — Taalyr Egeness’ 17 points led the Central Lakes College Raiders during Friday’s 86-70 Northern Division loss to Rainy River.

Lindsay Monson scored 14, Ashley Arenson 12 and Sierra Benning 11 for the Raiders, who shot 39 percent from the field in their divisional opener.

“(Rainy River) came out in the first half and shot 41 percent from the field,” said Raiders head coach Dennis Eastman. “We figured they would cool off in the second half and they came out and shot 54 percent.”

Naila Washington led Rainy River with 20 points.

Rainy River 36 50 — 86

Central Lakes 24 46 — 70


Mariah Childs 12, Jade Dowdell 2,Joscelynne Alvarez 8, Jessica Alvarez 5, Kierra Glover 4, Naila Washington 20, Caselynn Evans 8, Teaira Martin 13, Alisha Brinker 14. FG 35-74 (47 percent), FT 14-16 (87 percent). 3-point 2-5 (40 percent).


Sierra Benning 11, Jessica Kadus 2, Mariya Pierskalla 2, Ashley Arenson 12, Taalyr Egeness 17, Carlie Sweet 6, Lindsay Monson 14, Jalynn Lamb 6. FG 25-64 (39 percent), FT 15-22 (68 percent). 3-point 5-13 (38 percent). Division: 0-1. Overall: 1-10. Next: at Hibing 1 p.m. Saturday.

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