The Anoka Ramsey Community College Golden Rams Women’s Basketball team won their seventh and eighth consequtive games last week with road wins over Hibbing Community College and Rainy River Community College.
Friday, Dec. 11 Anoka Ramsey beat Hibbing 87-50. Balanced scoring and a decided advantage on the boards proved to be the keys to the win.
Anoka-Ramsey had five players in double figures. Stephanie Pilgrim led the way with 25 points on 9 for 20 shooting including 5 of 11 from behind the arc. Alex Moore contributed 19 points and 8 assists. Alyssa Silva scored 17 points and Marie Hanson added 12 points. However, Player of the game honors belong to Mallory Cramer who scored 12 points and hauled in 23 rebounds. Cramer grabbed 12 offensive rebounds and 11 defensive boards.
“Mallory had a monster game,” says Anoka-Ramsey Coach Dave DeWitt. “She is a good defender and can be a tenacious rebounder.”
Saturday, Dec. 12, the Golden Rams took on Rainy River in International Falls. While it may have been frigid outside, Anoka-Ramsey was warm and toasty as they raced to a 103-62 win. Hot shooting, including a sizzling 15 of 29 three pointers – a steamy 58 percent, were key to the victory.
For the third game in a row, Anoka-Ramsey placed five players in double digits. Stephanie Pilgrim dropped in 28 points, including 6 for 12 from three point range. Alex Moore continued her scoring spree with 25 points and 9 assists. Marie Hanson added 21 points while Alyssa Silva and Shawnell Vincent each contributed 11 points.
Anoka-Ramsey, ranked #3 in the country, and now stands 10-2 on the season.
Th team host the Anoka-Ramsey Community College Classic this weekend. They play Vermilion Community College, Friday, Dec. 18 at 7 p.m. and Bismarck State, Saturday, Dec. 19 at 2 p.m.
Other match-ups include MCTC against Bismarck State, Friday, Dec. 18 at 5 p.m. and MCTC versus Vermilion, Saturday, dec. 19 at noon . MCTC is coached by former Anoka-Ramsey coach Keith Lindahl. MCTC is currently ranked #4 in the last NJCAA National poll and is 9 -0 on the season.