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Jimmie Roundup: Basketball sweeps Canadian teams

University of Jamestown's Kevin Oberweiser is guared by from Brandon's Troy Grant Saturday at the Harold Newman Arena. John M. Steiner / The Sun1 / 2
University of Jamestown's Paige Emmel drives past Manitoba's Taylor Randall Saturday at the Harold Newman Arena. John M. Steiner / The Sun2 / 2

Ben Weisbeck scored 32 points and pulled down eight rebounds while Kevin Oberweiser and Leighton Sampson added 17 apiece as the Jimmie men's basketball team improved to 2-0 with a 97-83 win over Brandon University Saturday afternoon at Harold Newman Arena.

Jamestown opened the game on an 8-0 run on a Weisbeck bucket and 3-pointers from Oberweiser and Sam Johnson. UJ shot 52 percent from the field and made 8-of-21 attempts beyond the arc.

Johnson joined Weisbeck with eight rebounds to lead the Jimmies. Oberweiser dished out a game-high six assists. Next up for the Jimmie men is a home weekend doubleheader against Providence College on Oct. 21-22.

The Jimmie women's basketball team used a 57-point first half to lead by 15 at the break on the way to a 90-64 win over the University of Manitoba Saturday afternoon at Harold Newman Arena.

Paige Emmel scored 15 of her game-high 20 points as the Jimmies built a 37-18 lead after the first 10 minutes. The Jimmies finished at 39 percent shooting and 42 percent from the line.

Joining Emmel in double figures were Bryn Woodside with 16 and McKayla Orr with 11. The Jimmies host University of Mary in an exhibition game Oct. 28.

Football falls at Presentation

Despite gaining 516 yards of total offense and possessing the ball for nearly 36 minutes, the Jimmie football team found itself on the wrong end of a 40-22 score Saturday night.

Jimmy Hatch (118) and Jackson He (112) combined for 230 of UJ's 268 yards on the ground, while Dylan Klatt threw for 248 and three scores, as the Jimmies posted their highest single-game yardage total of the year.

Presentation scored three first-half touchdowns, including a 40-yard interception return by Eric Bell, to build a 20-7 halftime lead. Jamestown found themselves down 27-7 after an Austin Eggl 27-yard pass to William Moffett with 12 seconds left in the third.

Klatt completed 17 of 37 passes to seven different receivers in the game, including four to He and three each to Tyler Shurtz, James Hagen, and Branden Edwards. Shurtz had a team-high 77 yards receiving and Hagen 76.

Defensively, the Jimmies were led by Keith Rogers and Caleb Ellingson with eight tackles each. Rogers was also credited with a forced fumble and fumble recovery and three pass breakups.

The win improves the Saints' mark to 4-3 overall and 3-2 in NSAA competition. Jamestown falls to 1-6 and 1-3 in the conference.

UJ returns home Saturday to host conference-leading Dickinson State, who defeated Waldorf 45-0 Saturday.

Hockey falls at Minot

Dylan Johnson scored twice for the second straight game as the No. 1 Minot State University Beavers defeated the 11th-ranked Jimmies 4-1 at Maysa Arena Saturday night.

The Beavers (7-0-0-0) led 3-0 after a first period goal by Matt Flom and second period goals by Johl Swedlo and Johnson.

Cole McKechney got the Jimmies (3-4-0-1) on the board at 3:30 of the third period to make it 3-1. Tallon Kramer had 29 saves for Jamestown.

UJ plays at the University of Utah next Friday and Saturday before returning home to host Midland University on Oct. 27-28.

Soccer splits

Bellevue (Neb.) scored a goal in each half in a 2-0 win over the Jimmie men's soccer team Saturday at the Jimmie Turf Field.

Jamestown was outshot 13-9 (7-5 on goal) in the match. Lasse Binder had five saves for the Jimmies.

Jamestown (4-5-1 overall, 0-1-0 NSAA) plays at Waldorf (Iowa) next Saturday.

Nicole Morrison's 32nd-minute goal proved to be all the offense UJ needed as the Jimmie women's soccer team defeated Bellevue (Neb.) 1-0.

Phoebe Edwards was credited with the assist on Morrison's goal, which came on Jamestown's second shot of the half. Lauren Sayler made eight saves to earn her fifth clean sheet, a new career high.

Jamestown (10-4-1, 1-0-0 NSAA) travels to Forest City, Iowa, for a match against Waldorf on Saturday.

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