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RCC women’s basketball team falls to Ridgewater

The Riverland Community College women’s basketball team was close the getting its first conference win, but it ended up losing to Ridgewater (7-7 overall, 3-2 MCAC) 58-47 in Riverland Gym Wednesday.

Riverland’s Karina Vasquez-Agulilar moves the ball on the perimeter against Ridgewater in the second half Wednesday night. Eric Johnson/photodesk@austindailyherald.com

The Blue Devils held a 31-24 lead in the third quarter after Sam Siskow, who had 17 points and 12 rebounds, hit her fifth three-pointer of the game, but Ridgwater answered with a 19-6 run to pull away down the stretch.

Hayfield grad Sophia Waldner had 15 points, six rebounds and three assists for RCC (1-17 overall, 0-5 MCAC).

RCC scoring: Sam Siskow, 17; Sophia Waldner, 15; Mahsima Alkamooneh, 8; Danielle Hinz, 5; Karina Vasquez-Aguililar, 2; free throws: 44 percent (4-for-9); rebounds: 28

Riverland’s Danielle Hinz looks to pass off the perimeter against Ridgewater Wednesday night at RCC. Eric Johnson/photodesk@austindailyherald.com