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Girls Basketball: East Ridge, Park, New Life Academy have tough weeks

Park kept the game close, but couldn't come out with the victory as Mounds View won 49-44 on Friday night.

The Wolfpack had two players reach double-digits in points. Saren Croker led the team with 11 points, while Addy Walton was right behind her with 10 points.

Park starts the season with a 0-5 record and will look for its first win on Tuesday, Dec. 11 at 7 p.m. as the Wolfpack hosts Cretin-Derham Hall.

White Bear Lake 56, East Ridge 43

It was a close game heading into the half as East Ridge trailed White Bear Lake 29-27, but the Bears ran off with the 56-43 win on Friday night.

Kate Burns led the Raptors with 20 points, while Madalyn Slavin finished with 13 points as the only two players to score in double digits.

East Ridge will host Mounds View for its first conference home game of the season. The Raptors tip-off on Tuesday, Dec. 11 at 7 p.m.

Thursday

Concordia Academy 59, New Life Academy 47

It was a back-and-forth game as the first half ended with Concordia Academy ahead 28-23 over New Life Academy.

The night didn't end in the Eagles' favor as they lost 59-47 to drop to 1-2 on the season.

Bethany Brocker and Carly Hager each led the team with 11 points, while Mckayla Montgomery finished with eight points.

New Life Academy hit the road on Monday, Dec. 10, to face Mounds Park Academy. The Eagles will have two more road games on Tuesday and Thursday.

Tuesday

Edina 42, East Ridge 24

It was a low-scoring game between Edina and East Ridge, but the Raptors recorded their first loss of the season on Tuesday night as the Hornets won 42-24.

Edina led at the half, 23-15, and the Raptors scored just nine points in the second half.

Kate Burns was the leading scorer for East Ridge as she recorded 12 points. Ella Stegeman had five points, while Madalyn Slavin finished with four points.

Rosemount 67, Park 26

Rosemount started the game scoring early and often to capture the lead. The Irish never looked back as they finished the first half with a 44-18 lead.

Madeline Blumberg led the Wolfpack with seven points.

Brian Mozey

I am the sports writer for the Woodbury Bulletin and South Washington County Bulletin. I'm a graduate from the Greenlee School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Iowa State University and have always had a passion for sports since a young age. Whether it was watching or playing sports, I always knew sports would be in my career. I've been born and raised in the suburbs of Minneapolis and look forward to continuing to learn more about the Woodbury and Cottage Grove area throughout my time in this position. 

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