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Raiders Take Pair Of Wins

By Staff | Feb 9, 2010

RUTHVEN – The Raiders of Ruthven-Ayrshire collected a pair of victories in games over the weekend, starting with a Cornbelt Conference victory on Friday night over North Sentral Kossuth and a non-conference win Saturday against Estherville Lincoln Central.

On Friday, the Raiders defeated NSK by a 64-53 tally.

Ryan Sikora led the scoring attack in the victory with a 26 point effort and 11 rebounds for a double-double. Teammate Mark Geelan duplicated the double-double, adding 21 points and collecting 13 rebounds in the effort.

Zach Loring added seven points, while Colton Bakken and Calvin Pomeroy both added four points and Logan Fischer came up with two markers. Ryan Sikora dished out seven assists in the win and Calvin Pomeroy made four steals.

On Saturday night, the Raiders returned home to host the Midgets of ELC?and took a 58-49 win over their visitors.

Once again, Ryan Sikora picked up the double-double with 19 points and 16 rebounds. Mark Geelan added 13 points, while Zach Loring chipped in 10 point. Colton Bakken added eight points, with Logan Fischer scoring six points and Calvin Pomeroy tallying two points. Ryan Sikora dished out eight assists on the night to his teammates in the effort.

“After playing uninspired basketball the first half, the Raiders cam out the second half and picked up their intensity on defense and attacked the basket on offense which led to victory,”?noted RA?Head Coach Randy Hough. “As a coach, I was very pleased with our play the second half.”