The second-ranked Kidder County girls basketball team and the seventh-ranked Linton/HMB Lions combined to commit 36 fouls on Friday night in Steele.

The Wolves sank 14 of 17 shots at the foul line and defeated the Lions 45-29.

Madelyn Schmidt scored a game-high 15 for KC (13-1). The Lions (12-3) lost for the second time this week, falling to Central Cass in Jamestown on Tuesday.

(4) Kidder County 45, (7) Linton/Hazelton-Mofffit-Braddock 29

LHMB 14 6 3 6 -- 29

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KC 9 8 10 18 -- 45

LHMB -- JayCee Richter 13, Josi Schwab 6, Teegan Scheer 3, Angie Vetter 3, Madi Ptacek 2, Precious Vetter 2. Totals: 10 FG, 5-8 FT, 20 fouls (Scherr). 3-pointers: Schwab 2, Scherr, Vetter.

KC -- Madelyn Schmidt 15, Teanna Binder 12, Hailey Pfaff 7, Avery Rath 5, Brittany Rath 4, Kennedy Harter 2. Totals: 13 FG, 14-17 FT, 16 fouls. 3-pointers: Pfaff 2, Schmidt, Binder, Rath.

Records: KC 13-1. L/HMB 12-3.

ELL 47, LLM 45

Ellendale survived LaMoure/Litchville-Marion at home Friday night in Class B boys basketball, receiving 13 points each from Scott Wagner and Hunter Thorpe.

Rory Gentzkow connected for six 3-pointers and 19 points. The Cardinals improved to 6-2 overall.

Ellendale 47, LaMoure/Litchville-Marion 45

LaMoure-LM 9 7 9 20 -- 45

Ellendale 12 10 12 13 -- 47

LLM -- Rory Gentzkow 19, Charlie Bowman 10, Corban Potts 8, Maclaine Bierman 4, Colton Ness 2, Zac Thielges 2. Totals: 17 FGs, 3/6 FTs, 13 fouls, 3pt FGs Gentzkow 6, Bowman 2.

ELL -- Scott Wagner 13, Hunter Thorpe 13, Wyatt Henningsen 7, Eric Blondo 6, Caleb Hacuk 3, Levi Reis 3, Chance Durheim 2. Totals: 17 FGs, 8/14 FTs, 11 fouls, 3pt FGs Thorpe 3, Reis 1, Henningsen 1.

Records: Ellendale 6-2. LLM 5-6.

FW-Minn. 60, HCV 47

Top-ranked Four Winds-Minnewaukan defeated fourth-ranked Hillsboro/Central Valley in Fort Totten. Bronson Walter led nine Indians in scoring with 15 points. Four Winds-Minnewaukan improved to 9-0 overall, while the Burros fell to 7-3.

(1) Four Winds/Minnewaukan 60, (4) Hillsboro/Central Valley 47

HCV 15 10 12 10 -- 47

FWM 7 20 13 20 -- 60

HCV -- Carson Henningsgard 15, Patrick Limke 13, Landon Reed 7, Sam Preston 4, Jackson Anderson 2, Oscar Benson 2. Totals: 17 FG, 4-6 FT, 10 fouls. 3-pointers: Henningsgard 2, Reed.

FWM -- Bronson Walter 15, JaeShawn Shaw 11, Jayden Yankton 13, Keldon Keja 3, Jacob LaRock 5, Roger Yankton 2, Jerry Lenior 4, Caden Lohnes 3, Janah Jackson 2. Totals: 23 FG, 8-10 FT, 17 fouls. 3-pointers: J. Yankton 2, LaRock, Lenior, Shaw, Lohnes.

Records: FWM 9-0. HCV 7-3.