Blue Jay Roundup: Baseball, softball, tennis at regionals
Jamestown High School's baseball season came to a close at 13-12 on Saturday in loser-out action of the West Region tournament in Bismarck. The Blue Jays fell 5-4 to Minot.
Jamestown's Dawson Douty went 1-for-3 with a triple, a pair of runs scored and an RBI in his final game with the Jays. Chris Erickson batted 1-for-2 with two runs driven in and Tommy Falk posted a double and a run scored.
Max Anderson shouldered the loss for the Jays on the mound, allowing five runs on seven hits and a pair of walks in 5 2/3 innings.
Erickson and Anderson, both juniors, were named to the all-WDA baseball team.
Minot 5, Jamestown 4
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Max Anderson, Dawson Douty (6) and Tommy Falk. Alex Schimke, Derek Nygaard (7) and Dylan Vigested. W—Schimke. L—Anderson. Save—Nygaard.
Highlights: Jamestown — Douty 1-3 2 R, RBI, 3B, SB; Chris Erickson 1-2 2 RBI; Falk 1-3 R, 2B; Anderson 0-3 RBI; Isaac Mimong 1-3; Mason Walters 0-2 R; Anderson 5 2/3 IP, 7 H, 5 R (3 ER), 2 BB, 4 SO; Douty 1/3 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 BB, 0 SO. Minot — Chase Burke 1-4 2B; Schimke 3-3 2 R, 2 2B; Dylan Buchanan 1-3 R, RBI; Vigested 0-2 R; Kyler Stenberg 1-3 2 RBI; Nygaard 0-3 RBI; Kaleb Bellow 1-3 2B; Nicholas Murphy 1-3; Schimke 6 1/3 IP, 4 H, 2 ER, 4 BB, 5 SO; Nygaard 2/3 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 BB.
Records: Minot 19-12; Jamestown 13-12.
All-WDA Baseball Team
Bismarck High: Will Madler, Nick Hinsz
Bismarck Century: Connor Hanson, Cade Feeney, Skyler Riedlinger, Treyton Mattern
Bismarck Legacy: Paxton Miller
Bismarck St. Mary's: Dain Sardelli
Dickinson: Cody Maier, Kobe Krenz, Troy Berg
Jamestown: Chris Erickson, Max Anderson
Mandan: Evan Arenz, Easton Andresen
Minot High: Alex Schmike
Watford City: Darien Dunn
Williston: Brady Aberle, Garret Hill, Brady Doeden, Zach Carson, Camdin Miller
Region Senior Athlete of the Year: Paxton Miller.
WDA Coach of the Year: Aaron Finders, Williston.
JHS softball falls in Minot
Jamestown High School's softball season ended in a 7-4 loss to Minot on Saturday in a state-qualifying game of the West Region tournament in Minot.
The Blue Jays' McKenna Jackson (2-for-4), Ella Roaldson (2-for-4, triple), Payton Gall (2-for-3, double) and Rachel Woodley (2-for-3) all posted multiple hits in the loss. Gall pitched all six innings, striking out four while allowing nine hits and four walks.
Gall and Roaldson, both sophomores, were named to the all-WDA softball team.
All-WDA Softball Team
Bismarck High: Maddy Steckler, Emma Barta, Logan Gronberg, Lakyn Stork.
Bismarck Century: Malee Wittenberg, Maddie Zander, Maddy Grad.
Bismarck Legacy: Alexis Dressler, Kailey Weigel.
Dickinson: Kamryn Kuntz, Mataya Mortensen, Taya Hopfauf.
Jamestown: Payton Gall, Ella Roaldson.
Mandan: Sydney Gustavsson.
Minot High: Jaycie Rostad, Cambrie Pretzer, Landry Maragos.
Region Senior Athlete of Year: Jaycie Rostad, Minot.
WDA Coach of the Year: Kurt Grensteiner, Bismarck High.
Peterson, Olson qualify for state tennis
Jamestown High School's Courtney Peterson and Phoebe Olson have qualified for the high school girls individual state tennis tournament. The state tournament runs May 31 through June 1 in Grand Forks.
Peterson, a senior, went 3-1 at last weekend's West Region individual tournament in Minot to capture third place. Peterson topped Mandan's Lizzie Allan, 6-0, 6-0, in the conference third-place match and will open state at 10 a.m. on Friday facing Fargo Davies' Ishika Gupta at Wynne Courts in Grand Forks.
Olson went 4-1 at regionals, falling to Allan in the quarterfinals before bouncing back and besting Dickinson's Valeria Bradley, 4-6, 6-3, 6-0, in the fifth-place pairing. Olson will play Fargo North's Lauren Harr at 10 a.m. Friday at Grand Forks' Choice Health and Fitness.
West Region Girls Tennis Individual Tournament
Courtney Peterson, Jamestown defeated Cora Wolsky, Jamestown, 6-2, 6-1.
Peterson defeated Valeria Bradley, Dickinson, 6-1, 6-2.
Raquel Egge, Minot defeated Peterson 7-5, 6-2.
Peterson defeated Lizzie Allan, Mandan, 6-0, 6-0.
Phoebe Olson, Jamestown defeated Megan Richter, Bismarck, 6-1, 6-4.
Lizzie Allan, Mandan defeated Olson 5-7, 6-1, 7-6(5).
Olson defeated Riley Lembke, Century, 6-0, 6-0.
Olson defeated Hannah Felt, Legacy, 3-6, 7-6(1), 6-1.
Olson defeated Valeria Bradley, Dickinson, 4-6, 6-3, 6-0 to place fifth.
All-WDA Girls Tennis Team
Bismarck Legacy: Camaryn Beasley, Abby McPherson.
Dickinson: Anna Stankova.
Jamestown: Courtney Peterson, Phoebe Olson.
Mandan: Elizabeth Felderman, Kenna Vogel, Lizzie Allan, Sophia Felderman, Breanna Helbling.
Minot High: Raquel Egge, Sofia Egge, Morgan Wheeler, Joelle Fettig, Eden Olson.
Region Senior Athlete of Year Nominees: Raquel Egge, Minot; Kenna Vogel, Mandan; Abby McPherson, Bismarck Legacy.
WDA Coach of the Year: Scott DeLorme, Minot.