Loboes cruise to District 5 crownTenth-ranked LaMoure-Litchville-Marion capped a dominating run through the District 5 tournament with a 66-32 victory over Ellendale in the championship game Wednesday night.
By: By Jamestown Sun Staff, The Jamestown Sun
Tenth-ranked LaMoure-Litchville-Marion capped a dominating run through the District 5 tournament with a 66-32 victory over Ellendale in the championship game Wednesday night.
The Loboes did not allow the host Cardinals more than nine points in any quarter. They led 17-7 after one frame and never looked back.
Brady Thielges led all scorers with 17 points in the win. Anthony Olson (14) and Senior Athlete of the Year Jared Meiklejohn (11) were also in double figures. Drew Thielges added nine points and Nolan Alber seven.
Adam White had 15 of Ellendale’s 32 points.
Edgeley-Kulm-Montpelier secured the No. 3 seed out of District 5 with a 53-46 win over Pingree-Buchanan-Kensal.
Logan Hanson scored 17 points and had seven rebounds for the Rebels. Tallen Berg contributed 14 and Noah Greer added eight as the Rebels outscored P-B-K 30-21 in the second half after trailing 25-23 at halftime.
Shawn Baker led the Rebels with 12 points. Kolten Sabinash followed with nine.
All four teams that played Wednesday night advance to the Region 3 tournament at the Jamestown Civic Center, which begins Monday at 3 p.m.
District 5 Tournament
Edgeley-Kulm 53, Pingree-Buchanan-Kensal 46
P-B-K 8 25 35 46
Edgeley-Kulm 14 23 42 53
Pingree-Buchanan-Kensal — Cole Diede 7, Wyatt Guthmiller 4, Shawn Baker 12, J.R. Perleberg 7, Cody Horn 7, Kolten Sabinash 9. Totals: 19 FG, Three-pointers: Perleberg, Diede, 6-9 FT, 19 Fouls.
Edgeley-Kulm — Tallen Berg 14, Logan Hanson 17, Mason Madcke 4, Noah Greer 8, Conner Entzi 7, Chris Miller 3. Totals: 20 FG, Three-pointers: Berg, Entzi, Madcke, 10-21 FT, 7 Fouls.
LaMoure-Litchville-Marion 66, Ellendale 32
Ellendale 7 14 23 32
L-M-M 17 34 51 66
Ellendale — Zachary Dathe 3, Brennen Vance 2, Adam White 15, Chase Durheim 6, James Johnson 4, Logan Wang 2. Totals: 13 FG, Three-pointers: Durheim, 5-8 FT, 17 Fouls.
LaMoure-Litchville-Marion — Jared Meiklejohn 11, Kenny Hodem 4, Drew Thielges 9, Anthony Olson 14, Brady Thielges 17, Nolan Alber 7, Parker Stemen 3, Brady Warcken 1. Totals: 25 FG, Three-pointers: Meiklejohn, D.Thielges, B.Thielges, 13-20 FT, 15 Fouls.
District 5 Awards
Barnes County North: Brad Clemens, Jacoby Kramlich.
Edgeley-Kulm-Montpelier: Logan Hanson, Connor Entzi.
Pingree-Buchanan-Kensal: Shawn Baker, J.R. Perleberg.
Ellendale: Adam White.
LaMoure-Litchville-Marion: Brady Thielges, Jared Meiklejohn, Anthony Olson.
Senior Athlete of the Year: Meiklejohn.
Coach of the Year: Darren Thielges, L-M-M.
Athletic Director of the Year: Todd Kosel, E-K-M.