Two Jays earn all-region honors
Jamestown’s Paige Peterson and McKayla Orr have been named to the all-West Region basketball team.
Orr, a senior guard, was second in the team in scoring (14) and rebounding (5.9). She led the Blue Jays in assists (3.4) and steals (3.5).
The Blue Jays went 12-12 overall and 0-2 at the state tournament.
Bismarck and Bismarck Century each had three players named to the team. Jamestown, Minot, Mandan and Turtle Mountain had two each.
‘B’ girls starts Thursday
Region 3 champion Kidder County plays the second game of the Class B state tournament on Thursday at the Fargodome.
The 19-5 Pirates take on Shiloh Christian of Bismarck in the opening round. The Skyhawks (23-1) are the No. 3 seed for the tournament. Defending champion Minot Ryan, winners of 79 of its last 81 games, is the top seed. The Lions are 25-0.
Thompson (23-1) and Central Cass (22-3) are seeded second and fourth, respectively.
Beach (22-2), Region 4 champs Lakota-Edmore (18-6) and Watford City (20-5) round out the field. Play begins at 1 p.m. Thursday.
All-West Region Basketball Team
Bismarck: Keisha Engelhardt, McKenzie Kiefer, Courtney Trolliey; Bismarck Century: Macy Lynch, Jordyn Jossert, Jen Benz. Bismarck St. Mary’s: Katelyn Schaffner. Turtle Mountain: Ashley Davis, Winter Monette. Jamestown: Paige Peterson, McKayla Orr. Mandan: McKayla Howling Wolf, Chelsea Peterson. Minot: Cassie Askvig, McKale Duttenhefer.