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Sports Shorts: Oct. 24

Jays third in final poll

Jamestown High School landed at No. 3 in the final Class AA football media poll of the season following its convincing 52-15 victory Saturday at Grafton.

The Blue Jays jumped over Devils Lake for the third spot, earning five more points than the Firebirds. Shanley finished in the top spot with all 14 first-place votes, while West Fargo topped the final Class AAA poll.

Football Polls

(First-place votes in parenthesis)


Team Rec. Pts. LW

1. Shanley (14) 9-0 70 1

2. St. Mary's 7-2 56 2

3. Jamestown 6-3 36 4

4. Devils Lake 6-3 31 3

5. Watford City 6-3 17 5

Others receiving votes: None.


Team Rec. Pts. LW

1. West Fargo (14) 9-0 70 1

2. Century 8-1 56 2

3. WF Sheyenne 7-2 36 3

4. Bismarck 7-2 33 4

5. Minot 6-3 8 NR

Others receiving votes: Fargo South (6-3).

Prices set for Jays' game

Jamestown High School will play Watford City in the quarterfinals of the state Class AA football playoffs Saturday at 2 p.m. at Ernie Gates Field.

Admission prices, set by the North Dakota High School Activities Association, will be $8 for adults and $5 for students. Jamestown Public School (JPS) passes will not be accepted.

Golf season over Sunday

Hillcrest Golf Course has announced the course and pro shop will close for the season on Oct. 29 and 5 p.m.

For questions, call John at 252-4320.

Peterson NSAA top defender

Elise Petersen, libero for the 19th-ranked University of Jamestown volleyball team, was named the North Star Athletic Association's defender of the week.

Petersen posted 24 digs and four aces during a 3-0 home sweep over Waldorf. She also posted a career-high 36 digs and an ace during Saturday's 3-2 loss to No. 2 Viterbo.

Ford wins XC race

Jamestown High School's Meghan Ford crossed first in the 4K Fargo South AC/DC Cross Country Invitational Saturday at Iwen Park in Fargo.

Ford finished with a time of 15 minutes, 27.62 seconds. She led the Blue Jays to a fourth-place finish (134) out of seven teams.

The Jamestown boys finished sixth (134) of seven teams. Chandlar Rott (14:26.29) led the way with a fifth-place finish in the 4k race.