Jamestown Sun Staff
Anthony Kifer and Jonathon Gonzalez both came away with pins as the University of Jamestown wrestling team beat Hastings (Neb.) 30-13 in a road dual on Friday night. Kifer pinned Alec Chanthapatheth in 3 minutes, 27 seconds, while Gonzalez stuck DJ Maar in 2:48. Joseph Murillo (133), Jevon Schnaubert (157), Jacob Paul (165) and Antonio Lopez (285) also won contested matches for the Jimmies. Jamestown hosts Dickinson on Jan. 22. U. of Jamestown 30, Hastings College (Neb.) 13 125: Stuart Brandt, J, forfeit. 133: Joseph Murillo, J, dec.
Two players have signed with the University of Jamestown football team. Nicholas Helfrich, a kicker from Berthold, N.D., along with Aidan Yellin of Cloquet, Minn., will join the Jimmies in the fall. Helfrich, a 5-foot-11, 180-pounder, made 44 point after kicks and 61 total in his career. He also kicked two field goals this past season and three total. "(Nick) has worked hard on his skills, which allowed him to have his most successful season as a senior.
Local athletes cited for awards Alexis Triebenbach amd Paxton Mewes of Jamestown High School along with Brequan Tucker and Renee Samano of the University of Jamestown have been named athletes of the week by the Jamestown Optimist Club. Triebenbach, a freshman gymnast, scored a career-high 33.95 and scored in every event for the Blue Jays at the Fargo Invite on Jan.
The Carrington girls basketball team kept on rolling at home against the Edgeley-Kulm-Montpelier Rebels on Tuesday. Back in action for the first time since Dec. 18, Carrington stayed perfect on the year (8-0) with a 14-point, 54-40, victory over E-K-M. Lynzee Hagemeister led the way for the winning team, dropping in 16 points.
Jimmie softball camp Feb. 7 The Jimmie Softball Skills Camp is scheduled for Feb. 7 at the Larson Center in Jamestown. The camp will focus on hitting and pitching camp. Cost is $40 per player or $75 for a family. Hours are 8 a.m.-noon. Camp will be conducted by the University of Jamestown coaching staff and players. To register send fee and registration form to Jimmie Softball Office, 6038 College Lane, Jamestown, N.D., 58405. For more information contact UJ head softball coach Kevin Gall at (701) 525-3467 ext.
Kidder County held firm at No. 4 while Carrington moved up to eighth in the latest Class B state poll, voted on by the North Dakota Associated Press Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association. The Pirates received 78 points, improving to 9-0 the past week. Carrington was idle, but is out to a 7-0 mark this season. It received 47 points. Minot Ryan received all 13 first-place votes. Despite an overtime loss to Class A Turtle Mountain, Four Winds-Minnewaukan remained in the No. 1 spot in the boys poll, receiving six of 13 first-place votes with 115 points. No.
Bismarck Legacy outscored Kidder County 34-13 in the second half to rally for a 42-38 win on Monday night in high school basketball action. The Pirates held Legacy to just eight first-quarter points, but were unable to finish it off. Mercedes Baumgarner's 12 points led a balanced Legacy attack. Paige Schmidt scored a game-high 15 points for Kidder County. Bismarck Legacy 42, Kidder County 38 Legacy 6 8 28 42 Kidder County 15 25 31 38 Bismarck Legacy -- Brita Feland 6, Courtney Hanson 6, Kyle Schock 4, Kennedy Mueller 2, Mercedes Baumgarner 12, Syd Murphy 6.
Amy Fearnside and Renee Samano and the University of Jamestown each placed first at the Waldorf College Open on Saturday. Fearnside and Samano each went 2-0 with one pin. Fearnside, a junior from Morgan Hill, Calif., captured the 116-pound final. Samano, a junior from Veneta, Ore., took top honors at 170. Shai Mason earned runner-up honors at 143, winning three of her four matches on the day. Rosie Guzman (109), Dajan Treder (116), Rebekah Johnson (123) and Anna Naylor (155) each took third with 2-1 marks. Isabella Fernandez wrestled four matches and split 2-2 at 130.
Jamestown senior Paxton Mewes is still alive at the prestigious Rumble on the Red tournament in Fargo. Mewes started the day with an 8-4 decision over Tony Struntz of St. Francis and then beat Derek Samudio of Albert Lea by fall in 3 minutes, 40 seconds.
Josh Schulz gave Jamestown the chance it needed with 13 seconds to go on Friday night, but Turtle Mountain wasn't about to let its lead slip away. Schulz buried a 3-pointer to draw the Blue Jays to within three, but Turtle Mountain's Nathan Martin sank both free throws to close out a 74-69 West Region win in Belcourt. The win gave the Braves a sweep, as the girls beat Jamestown 76-50 earlier in the evening. Schulz finished with 11 points, sinking two free throws to start a 6-1 run that helped get the Blue Jays to within striking distance at 72-69.