GRAETTINGER - The roundball season has started on a positive note for the Graettinger-Terril/Ruthven-Ayrshire Raider girls as they picked up a pair of wins last week. On Monday, Nov. 21, the Raider girls earned a 45-36 victory over Laurens-Marathon on the road, and then defeated Spalding Catholic of Granfille on Tuesday, Nov. 22 in Ruthven bya 65-45 tally.
In action at Laurens, Alesha Sikora paced the Raiders' effort with a double-double, scoring 16 points and grabbing 10 rebounds.
Brooke Hoffman tallied nine points and Mariah Girres added five markers, with Cassie Hampson and Paige Hoffman both adding four points.
Amanda Aeilts added three points and Emily Moran rounded out the scoring with two points.
Cassie Hampson and Alesha Sikora both made four steals, while Mariah Girres and Katie Olesen both added three steals to the effort.
The Cornbelt Conference slate opens tonight (Tuesday) when the Raiders travel to West Bend to take on the Lady Wolverines.