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Ridge View and Storm Lake Split Doubleheader

January 11, 2021 10:11pm

Basketball split between Storm Lake and Ridge View saw the Ridge View girls win 73-40 and the Storm Lake boys win 57-49.


The girls game started with a Storm Lake basket to have the Tornadoes lead 2-0. The Raptors would answer in a big way scoring 17 straight points, and outscoring the Tornadoes 26-4 in the quarter to lead 26-6 after one.

The Raptors would open up the second on a 11-6 run, but the Tornadoes would answer with a 9-4 run to get the score to 41-21 at the half.

The Tornadoes would open the third on a 5-2 run to get within 43-26. However the Raptors would answer with their own 5-2 run to regain the 20 point lead 48-28. The teams would trade baskets to get to 52-31. The Tornadoes would end the third on a 6-2 run to trail 54-37 after 3.

The Tornadoes would hit a three right out of the gate in the fourth to cut the lead to 54-40, but that would be as close as they would get. The Raptors would score the final 19 and win 73-40. With the win the Raptors improve to 5-4, and the Tornadoes fall to 1-10.

Stat leaders: Storm Lake-Mary Yanga 17 points, Holly Dierenfield 9 points (all in second half). Ridge View- "Wells Ag Supply of Fonda Player of the Game" Madison Stowater 17 points (10 2nd half points), Shae Dutler 14 points (4 3's). Emma Vohs 13 points

Next up: Raptors 1/12 @ MVAOCOU, Tornadoes 1/14 vs Alta-Aurelia (will be broadcasted on Mix 101.7)


The boys game started as a defensive battle. The Tornadoes did not allow the Raptors to score until 3:25 in the quarter. The Tornadoes lead 10-2 after one.

The second saw the Raptors go on an 8-2 run to cut the Tornado lead to 12-10. The Tornadoes would close out the half on a 11-8 run to lead 23-18 at the half.

The third quarter would be just as tight, the Tornadoes opened the quarter on a 12-6 run to get to 35-24 lead which would be their biggest lead. The Raptors would close out the quarter on a 4-0 run to get within 35-28.

The Tornadoes opened the fourth on a 6-2 run to get up 41-30. Once again the Raptors would close the gap again, this time on a 10-4 run to get within 45-40. The Tornadoes would pull away for good on an 11-5 run to get up 56-45 and eventually win 57-49.

Stat leaders: Ridge View-Cade Harriman 22 points, Bo Clausen 12 points. Storm Lake-lead by "Wells Ag Supply of Fonda Player of the Game" Sam Slight with 22, Mark Eddie with 11.

Up next: Ridge View 1/12 @MVAOCOU, Storm Lake 1/14 vs Alta-Aurelia (Game will be broadcast on Mix 101.7