Minnesota West loses twice in St. Cloud
ST. CLOUD -- Minnesota West was swept in a basketball doubleheader Saturday at St. Cloud Tech.
The women were beaten in overtime, 83-75. And the men lost 93-65.
St. Cloud 83, Lady Jays 75 (OT)
St. Cloud outscored the Lady Jays 11-3 in the overtime period.
Lexie Ramsey led West with 26 points, five steals and six assists. Melissa Brandt scored 14 points and Emily Shaffer scored 12.
Brandt had eight rebounds while Shaffer and Alanna Goetzinger had seven apiece.
Kamryn D’Heilly and Kiara Coops scored 55 points between them for St. Cloud, with D’Heilly getting 32 and Coops 23. Abbie Wuertz scored 17 more.
The Cyclones out-rebounded West 50-39 and hit 10 of 36 3-point shots. West managed just two of 15 from beyond the arc.
Lady Jays 18 36 55 72 75
St. Cloud Tech 20 38 51 72 83
St. Cloud 93, Bluejays 65
St. Cloud Tech controlled both halves, working out to a 55-37 lead in the first half and outscoring the Bluejays 38-28 in the second.
Five Cyclones scored in double figures. Torez Kinchen led the way with 19, and Paul Coleman had 16. Taye Carter and London Williams had 12 apiece, and Eric Racine had 11.
Jaimon Creek scored 19 points for Minnesota West. Xavier Dixon and Jacquez Stoudemire had nine apiece. Chris Morales and Emmanuel Akot both had eight.
St. Cloud connected on 50 percent of their field goals, including 11 of 23 from 3-point range. Minnesota West made just 41.4 percent from the field and two of 19 3-pointers.
Bluejays 37 65
St. Cloud Tech 55 93