Jamestown High School is ranked No. 1 in the first Class A boys basketball statewide media poll released Wednesday and voted on by members of the North Dakota Associated Press Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association.

The defending Class A state champion Blue Jays, currently riding a 29-game winning streak dating back to last season, are off to a 2-0 start following a 111-64 victory over Bismarck St. Mary's on Tuesday night at Jerry Meyer Arena.

Jamestown is at Bismarck (1-1) on Friday. JHS senior Boden Skunberg if four points shy of matching the school record of 1,345 points set by Don Bruggman.

Last year's state tournament runner up, Fargo Davies (2-0) is ranked second.

Bismarck Century (2-0) tops the first Class A girls basketball poll. The Blue Jay girls (2-0) are receiving votes.

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North Dakota Associated Press Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association

Class A Basketball Polls

First Poll


(First-place votes in parenthesis)

Team Rec. Pts

1. Jamestown (13) 2-0 72

2. Fargo Davies (2) 2-0 60

3. Minot 2-0 43

4. WF Sheyenne 2-0 29

5. Mandan 1-1 12

Others receiving votes: West Fargo (1-0), Grand Forks Red River (1-0), Bismarck Century (1-1)

and Bismarck Legacy (1-0).


Team Rec. Pts.

1. Bis. Century (13) 2-0 73

2. Fargo Shanley (2) 2-0 56

3. Devils Lake 1-0 34

4. Bis. Legacy 1-0 29

5. Mandan 1-0 18

Others receiving votes: Grand Forks Red River (1-0) and Jamestown (2-0).