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COLLEGE BASKETBALL: Waldorf women hold on, while men come back to win

The Waldorf women’s basketball team was at home for the first time last year and put on a show for the Hanson Fieldhouse crowd. The Warriors hosted the Central College Dutch and opened the game with a 25-12 first-quarter lead.

It was more of the same in the second quarter, and Waldorf went into halftime leading 42-33.

The third quarter belonged to Central College. The Dutch tied the game at 46 and would later take the lead 59-57.

After Waldorf regained the lead in the fourth quarter, Central again fought back to lead 72-70. In the final three minutes, Waldorf went 4-4 from the free-throw line while Central added a jumper, and with three seconds remaining, Sandra Christian drove and scored to lift Waldorf to a 76-74 victory over the Dutch.

Kinsey Tweedy had a team-high 19 points

Taylor Moen added 16 and was 8-8 from the line

Bethany Rehse collected 12 rebounds, including her 500th career rebound in a Warrior uniform.


On the men’s side, Waldorf fell behind the Dutch 31-26 at halftime. Waldorf, coming off a loss, started the season 2-0 for the first time since 2008-2009.

In the second half, Forest City native Noah Miller exploded in the final five minutes to score 10 points and lift Waldorf over Central 58-53. The Warriors have now started the season 3-1.

Tyree’on Johnson – 14 points, 14 rebounds, three steals

Noah Miller -13 points

Zach Meyer -13 points

Jevon Taylor – six points and eight rebounds

 

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