The Central Lakes College Raiders continued the growing process Saturday afternoon with a 74-67 loss to Bismarck State at the Brainerd campus.
Sierra Benning led the Raiders with 17 points on 5-of-7 shooting. Lindsay Monson and Jalyn Lamb each added 15 points for the Raiders.
“We played a lot better, but the turnovers really hurt us today,” said Raiders head coach Dennis Eastman. “We were close and it was a good situation for us. Now we know how it feels to be in those pressure situations.”
The Mystics used a strong shooting game on Friday night to defeat CLC 78-50. In that game, Chloe Gunville and Julia Davis combined for 38 points for the Mystics. On Saturday, the Raiders held those two to 22 points and Bismarck State shot just 2-4 from 3-point range.
CLC did continue its struggle from the outside finishing with 1-9 from 3-point range.
Bismarck State 39 35 — 74
Central Lakes 31 36 — 67
Chloe Gunville 11, Alexis Archambault 13, ReeAnn Mehus 6, KaDee Berger 7, Rebecca Magdich 5, Julia Davis 21, Allison Slaubaugh 11. FG 28-66 (42 percent), FT 16-24 (67 percent). 3-point 2-4 (50 percent).
Sierra Benning 17, Mariya Pierskalla 3, Ashley Arenson 9, Taalyr Egeness 4, Carlie Sweet 4, Lindsay Monson 15, Jalynn Lamb 15. FG 26-67 (39 percent), FT 14-22 (64 percent). 3-point 1-9 (11 percent). Overall: 0-2. Next: at Minnesota State 1 p.m. Saturday.