College Sports Roundup: Ridgewater men's basketball cruises to home victory

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Dec. 6—WILLMAR — The Ridgewater men's basketball team improved to 6-2 with a 91-71 victory over Vermilion Community College on Saturday.

Tyson Dyer had a big game for the Warriors. The 6-foot-2 freshman guard from Adelaide, Australia, had 23 points. Dyson is averaging 8.1 points and 5.1 rebounds per game in eight contests.

Cartier Bickley had 11 points and DJ Brown and Menelik Garrick each had 10 for Ridgewater, which led 52-34 at halftime.

Bickley is a 6-4 sophomore from Akron, Ohio. Brown is a 6-1 freshman from Pensacola, Florida. Garrick is a 6-6 freshman from Palm Bay, Fla.

Elijah Eide, De'Vonta Roberts, Ronald Ducros and La'Ron Truehill all had 10 points each for Vermilion.

Ridgewater hits the road this weekend. They play at 7:30 p.m. Friday at Itasca Community College in Grand Rapids, then face Northland Community & Technical College at 3 p.m. Saturday in East Grand Forks.

Ridgewater 91,

Vermilion 71

Vermillion (0-8) 34 37 — 71

Ridgewater (6-2) 52 39 — 91

VERMILLION — Scoring: Elijah Eide 10, Mason Bennett 7, Teris Consonery 5, De'Vonta Roberts 10, Kengi Bryant 6, Ronald Ducros 10, La'Ron Truehill 10, Tyrese Rogers 8, AJ Taylor 1, Justin Howard 4 ... 3-point shots: Eide 1, Bennett 1, Consonery 1, Truehill 1, Rogers 1 ... Rebound leader: Eide 6, Consonery 6, Roberts 6 ... Assist leader: Consonery 3, Taylor 3 ... Steal leader: Eide 5 ... Block leader: None

RIDGEWATER — Scoring: Tyson Dyer 23, Andrew Sherman 4, DJ Brown 10, Cartier Bickley 11, Menelik Garrick 10, Brandon Hernandez 8, Zach Johnson 6, Deron Lacy 8, Quinton Jollymore 2, Peyton Nelson 3, Daniel Hasseini 4, Ryan Schwinghammer 2 ... 3-point shots: Dyer 1, Bickley 1, Hernandez 2, Johnson 2, Lacy 2, Nelson 1 ... Rebound leader: Bickley 8, Dyer 7 ... Assist leader: Lacy 5 ... Steal leader: Dyer 2, Lacy 2 ... Block leader: None

College Wrestling

Ridgewater 30, SJU 23

Ridgewater clinched a victory over the St. John's University with a pin by Rick Jones at 285 pounds at Collegeville.

The Warriors led 24-0 before the Johnnies closed it to 24-23 at a pin by Levi Henry over Johan Rodvik at 197.

Jones, a freshman from Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg, then beat Allen by fall in 1 minute, 53 seconds.

The Warriors next scheduled competition is the Ridgewater Open at 10 a.m. Saturday in Willmar.

125: Matthew Miller, R, won by forfeit

133: Tristan lang, R, won by forfeit

141: Sawyer Varpness, R, won by forfeit

149: Lane Lembke, R, won by forfeit

157: Logan Thorsten, SJU, dec Wilhelm Yasseri, 4-2 (3 OT)

165: Julian Mares, SJU, tech fall Fischer Drury, 15-0

174: Wareke Gillette, SJU, won by forfeit

184: Ben Gilbertson, SJU, dec Maxwell Whitney, 6-3

197: Levi Henry, SJU, pinned Johan Rodvik, 4:08

285: Rick Jones, R, pinned Thomas Allen, 1:53

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