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Blue Jays Roundup: Basketball gets back in win column

The Jamestown High School hockey, basketball, gymnastics, wrestling and swimming and diving teams were all in action on Dec. 17.

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A stellar second-half performance made Jamestown High School head boys basketball coach Jacoby Lloyd pretty happy Friday night.

"We had a really good second half and played with a ton of energy," Lloyd said. "Everyone shared the basketball and found open shooters."

An 83-62 victory over Turtle Mountain secured the Blue Jays' second conference win of the season. Jamestown is now 3-2 overall.

Jamestown was led by Ryan Larson who dropped three 3s en route to his team-leading 19 points. Adam Kallenbach was one 3-point shot away from catching Larson ending his night with 16 points while Maston Lunzman and Devin beach each added nine to the Blue Jay totals.

Parker Wallette was the main man for the Braves' draining 29 of the team's 62 points. Tanner Monette and Houston Davis also cracked into the double-digits, each hitting 12 points.

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Jamestown will be back in action again next Tuesday when they travel to Minot for a 4 p.m. tipoff.

Jamestown 83, Turtle Mountain 62

TMCHS 31 31 -- 62

JHS 36 47 -- 83

TMCHS -- Parker Wallette 29. Tanner Monette 12, Houston Davis 12, Dayton Allery 6, Ashton Dionne 2, Kenyon LaFountaine 1. Totals: 25 FG, 5-11 FT, 13 fouls. 3-pointers: Wallette 3, Davis 2, Allery 1, Monette 1.

JHS -- Ryan Larson 19, Adam Kallenbach 16, Devin Beach 10, Mason Lunzman 10, Dalton Lamp 9, Caydann Cox 8, Preston Kroeber 6, Noah Meissner 5. Totals: 34 FG, 6-6 FT, 16 fouls. 3-pointers: Larson 3, Kroeber 2, Lamp 1, Miessner 1, Lunzman 1, Kallenbach 1.

Gymnastics is second to Dickinson in Valley City

Haley Nelson was uber close to hitting the best all-around score in Valley City Friday night.

The Jamestown High School gymnastics team senior, settled for third place at the Hi-Liner invite, flipping her way to a score of 36.8 points.

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As a team, the Jays finished second out of the four competing teams. The Blue Jays wound up with 144.55 team points while defending state champs, Dickinson, took the meet, tabulating 147.075 points. Jamestown will be back in Valley on Monday for a dual against the Hi-Liners.

While Nelson was unable to nab the top spot in the all-around, she was able to secure it on floor with a 9.4 performance. Nelson finished in the top-four of three of the four events. Afew unfortunate bobbles on beam dropped her to 14th place.

Nelson's teammates, Emma Hillerud, Julia Skari, Blair Arbuckle and Brenna Hatch Mady Guscette all finished inside the top-20 in the all-around competition.

Hi-Liner Invite

Team results

1. Dickinson 147.075; 2. Jamestown 144.55; 3. Valley City 141.150; 4. Grand Forks 132.450.

Blue Jay results

Vault: 4. Haley Nelson 9.4; 5. Julia Skari 9.325; 7. Brenna Hatch 9.15; 12. Emma Hillerud 8.975; 14. Jasmine Houmann 8.9; 18. Allysah Larson 8.75; 21. Sydney Fisher 8.675; 23. Mady Guscette 8.525; 25. Blair Arbuckle 8.375; 31. Lucy Falk 8.0.

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Bars: 3. Nelson 9.5; 12. Hillerud 8.5; 15. Arbuckle 8.2; 17. Hatch 8.1; 18. Larson 8.0; 18. Houmann 8.0; 23. Falk 7.7; 23. Guscette 7.7; 25. Fisher 7.5.

Beam: 2. Skari 9.425; 4. Hillerud 9.35; 5. Arbuckle 9.275; 8. Hatch 8.7; 9. Guscette 8.6; 14. Nelson 8.5; 18. Fisher 8.225; 22. Houmann 7.75; 29. Falk 7.4; 30. Larson 7.25.

Floor: 1. Nelson 9.4; 3. Skari 9.3; 4. Hillerud 9.25; 16. Fisher 8.7; 18. Arbuckle 8.65; 21. Houmann 8.5; 23. Guscette 8.45; 25. Larson 8.35; 25. Hatch 8.35; 32. Falk 7.1.

All-Around: 3. Nelson 36.8; 6. Hillerud 36.075; 7. Skari 36.05; 11. Arbuckle 34.5; 13. Hatch 34.3; 18. Guscette 33.275; 19. Houmann 33.15; 20. Fisher 33.1; 22. Larson 32.35; 28. Falk 30.20.

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Katie Ringer is a sports reporter for the Jamestown Sun. Katie joined the Sun staff in the summer of 2019 after graduating from the University of Wisconsin Eau Claire with a degree in journalism. She can be reached by email at kringer@jamestownsun.com or by phone at 701-952-8460.
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