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WOMEN'S BASKETBALL: Rainy River ends Raiders' winning streak

Posted: December 18, 2011 - 9:45pm

Jalynn Lamb scored 15 points for Central Lakes College as the Raiders’ five-game win streak ended with a 61-58 against Rainy River in the CLC Invitational Saturday.

Betsy Helmeke added 11 points for the Raiders, who are 5-6 overall.

Lenae Nash guided Rainy River’s victory with 35 points, 16 rebounds, and 10 steals, followed by Joscelynne Alvarez with 19 points.

“Perseverance was the key to tonight’s win,” Rainy River coach Jack Cook said. “It was a hard fight. Both teams were committed to victory. Both played their strengths.

“Our game is to distribute and get everyone involved but in the end our defense, steals, and baskets was what won it for us.”

Rainy River 25 36 61

Central Lakes 22 36 58

RAINY RIVER

Lenae Rash 35, Marangeli Sanchez 3, Haylee Gates 2, Joscelynne Alvarez 19, Deanna Reed 2. FG 25-66 (37 percent), FT 10-18 (55 percent), 3-point 1-16 (6 percent).

CENTRAL LAKES

Lindsey Roos 6, Lena Montano 2, Betsy Helmeke 11, Caitlin Robinson 1, Elizabeth Johnson 2, Nikki Pearson 8, Elizabeth Mattson 7, Emily Weber 4, Jalynn Lamb 15, Hanna Lamberg 2. FG 22-66 (33 percent), FT 13-28 (46 percent), 3-point 1-13 (8 percent). Overall: 5-6. Next: CLC Winter Classic Jan. 6-7.