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East Ridge girls basketball: Raptors’ five-game win streak comes to an end

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East Ridge girls basketball: Raptors’ five-game win streak comes to an end
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The East Ridge girls basketball team’s five-game win streak came to an end last week in back-to-back losses to two of the Suburban East Conference elite teams.


East Ridge (15-6; 8-6 SEC) fell 62-44 at Roseville on Tuesday, Feb. 11, before losing to No. 5-ranked White Bear Lake 63-42 at home on Friday, Feb. 14.

Roseville (17-5; 9-5 SEC) went up 31-20 at the half then held on for the 18-point win.

East Ridge senior Jamie Swanson had a team-high 20 points in the loss, but was the only Raptors player to score in double figures.

Against White Bear Lake (20-2; 12-2 SEC) Swanson scored a team-high 14 points and Mariah Sexe netted 13 points.

East Ridge took on Cretin-Derham Hall (13-9; 8-6 SEC) on Tuesday, Feb. 18, after the Bulletin went to print. Next, the Raptors face Stillwater (8-14; 4-10 SEC) on Friday at home before battling Hudson, Wis., on Saturday in Woodbury.

—Patrick Johnson

Patrick Johnson
Patrick Johnson has been the South Washington County Bulletin’s sports editor since 2008. He reports on and oversees coverage of high school and amateur sports in south Washington County and Woodbury. Prior to joining the Bulletin, Johnson worked for other Twin Cities suburban newspapers. He is a University of Minnesota graduate.
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