The Jamestown High School tennis team didn't have quite enough gas in the tank to earn a win Tuesday.

The Blue Jays fell 6-3 to Bismarck Century, with only two Blue Jays picking up wins in the singles division. Adam Sortland came out on top of his opponent at the No. 5 spot, 4-6, 7-6 (11-9) 6-2 while Camron Andersen picked up a win at the No. 6 slot. Andersen topped his competition 6-7 (5) 6-4, 6-2.

In doubles, Andersen and Kane Schmidt came back to defeat the Century duo 3-6, 6-4 7-6 (11-9).

Tennis will be back in the capital city Thursday to take on Bismarck High. The action is scheduled to begin at 4:15 p.m. at Tom O'Leary Tennis Courts.


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No. 1: Jared Pitcher, BC def. Gage Orr 6-1, 6-1

No. 2: Beau Zander, BC def. Mason Lunzman 3-6, 6-2, 7-5

No. 3: Brody Clarke, BC def. Max Fronk 6-4, 6-1

No. 4: Travis Metzger, BC def. Kane Schmidt 6-1, 7-6 (4)

No. 5: Adam Sortland, J def. Sr. Kandras 4-6, 7-6 (11-9) 6-4

No 6: Camron Andersen, J def. Taylor Puliafis 6-7 (5) 6-4, 6-2


No. 1: Pitcher/Zander, BC def. Orr/Lunzman 6-4, 6-3

No. 2: Clarke/Bonda, BC def. Fronk/Sortland 2-6, 6-2, 6-2

No. 3: Schmidt/Andersen, J def. Metzger/Puliafis 3-6, 6-4, 7-6 (11-9)

Soccer unable to hold Minot

It wasn't a win for the Blue Jay soccer team but holding the No. 1 team in the West to just one goal, is something to be a little proud of.

Jamestown fell 1-0 to undefeated Minot Tuesday night at the Magicians' home field. The Jays will be back in action on their own field Thursday hosting Bismarck Century. The Blue Jays are sitting at the No. 7 spot in the conference standings at 3-7-0. Minot is 9-0-1 in conference and 11-0-1 overall.

Sophomore goalkeeper, Ryan Larson, made 12 saves for the Jays, letting just one midfield boot from Cayden Gibbons, settle into the back of the goal. Minot outshot the Blue Jays by 10 shots on goal. Minot's JJ Dufner made all three saves for the Magicians.

Gibbons scored the goal off an assist from Carson Winston in the first half.

Minot 1, Jamestown 0

JHS 0 0 -- 0

MIN 1 0 -- 1


First half

1. MIN, Cayden Gibbons (Carson Winston), 11th minute.

Second half

No scoring.

Shots on goal: JHS 3; MIN 13

Saves: JHS, Ryan Larson 12; MIN, JJ Dufner 3

Records: Jamestown 3-7-0, 3-7-0 WDA; Minot 11-0-1, 9-0-1.