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Bearcats upset No. 5 Indians

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Alex Weston poured in 30 points as North Star edged fifth-ranked Four Winds-Minnewaukan 65-64 in double overtime in the Region 4 title game Thursday night in Devils Lake.

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Tight throughout, the game was tied 50-50 at the end of regulation, 57-all after the first extra session then the Bearcats outscored the Indians 8-7 in the second OT.

Weston also had 12 rebounds and drained four 3-pointers.

Johnny Heisler and Christian Kvilvang added 10 points apiece for the winners.

Trayvon McKay had 22 points to lead the Indians, but he played just 24 minutes before fouling out. Hadley Smith contributed 11 points and Steve Redfox 10.

Harvey-Wells County closed its season with a win, clipping St. John 57-52 in the third-place game.

Jason Beck (15) and Evan Nitz (12) teamed for 27 points for the Hornets.

Dalton Poitra canned five triples and paced the Woodchucks with 19 points.

Region 4 Tournament

At Devils Lake

Third-place game

St. John 57, Harvey-Wells County 52

St. John  14 23 38 57

Harvey-Wells Co.  11 20 39 52

St. John — Dalton Poitra 19, Joe Mickelson 2, Kiefer Langan 4, Sean Jay 12, Nicholas Martin 6, Andrew Hanretty 1, Raini Lenoir 3, Seth Vivier 5, Donavain Swain 5. Totals: 21 FG, Three-pointers: Poitra 5, Lenoir, Vivier, 8-12 FT, 11 Fouls.

Harvey-Wells County — Andrew Alveshere 8, Jason Beck 15, Evan Nitz 12, Mark Nyhus 6, Wyatt Toso 4, Shaun Kourajin3, Christopher Keller 4. Totals: 23 FG, Three-pointers: Alveshere 2, Kourajin, 3-4 FT, 15 Fouls.

Championship

North Star 65,                                                          Four Winds-Minnewaukan 64, 2 OT

North Star                 12 25 34 50 57 65

FW-M                        13 27 38 50 57 64

North Star — Alex Weston 30, Mathew Hunt 9, Johnny Heisler 10, Jayden Komrosky 6, Christian Kvilvang 10. Totals: 25 FG, Three-pointers: Weston 4, Kvilvang, 10-14 FT, 13 Fouls (Komrosky 5).

Four Winds-Minnewaukan — Trayvon McKay 22, Oliver Gourd 8, Darion Three Irons 3, Jason LaRock 2, Hadley Smith 11, Steve Redfox 10, Jason Feather 6, Jonathan Yankton 2. Totals: 23 FG, Three-pointers: Smith 3, Redfox 3, McKay 2, Three Irons, Feather, 8-15 FT, 19 Fouls (McKay 5, LaRock 5).

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