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Blue Jays Roundup: Hockey loses to West Fargo

The Jamestown High School girls basketball and girls hockey teams were in action Dec. 7.

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A shot drilled into the back of the net by Alexis Kirkeby wasn't enough to get the win for the Jamestown High School girls hockey team Tuesday night.

With 5:30 gone in the second period, Kirkeby, a junior forward for the Blue Jays, slid one past West Fargo United goalie Maggie Seeley off an assist from Ayra Mickelson to make it a 3-1 game.

An explosive four-goal third period sealed the deal for West Fargo. The home team took the tilt 8-1. Jamestown's next test will be Friday at 5 p.m. against Minot at Wilson Arena. Jamestown will host Williston on Saturday at 1:30 p.m. to wrap up the week.

Olivia Sorlie stood tall in goal for the Blue Jays, recording 37 saves off of the 45 shots on goal. Jamestown managed 14 shots on target.

West Fargo United 8, Jamestown 1

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JHS 0 1 0 -- 1

WFU 2 2 4 -- 8

Scoring

First period: 1. WFU, Marin Hareland (Trisa Olafson, Kambrie Gourde), 7:07; 2. WFU, Morgan Bents (Reagan Bents, Sydney Dye), 14:11.

Second period: 3. JHS, Alexis Kirkeby (Arya Mickelson), 5:30; 4. WFU, Erin Nowacki (Courtney Docktor, Payton Hareland), 10:01; 5. WFU, Morgan Bents (Reagan Bents, Nowacki), 14:51.

Third period: 6. WFU, Dye (P. Hareland, R. Bents), 0:51; 7. WFU, Alyssa Smith (unassisted), 1:05; 8. WFU, Marin Hareland (Mia Gervais, Kalmbre Gourde), 4:03; 9. WFU, Smith (Docktor, Emmalyn Lindquist), 14:12.

Goalie saves: JHS, Olivia Sorlie, 13-13-11--37; WFU, Maggie Seeley 3-5-5--13.

Penalties: JHS 1 for 2 minutes; WFU 1 for 2 minutes.

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Basketball gets road win over St. Mary's

The Blue Jay girls basketball team moved to 2-0 Tuesday with a 61-43 win over Bismarck St. Mary's. Final stats were not provided. The Jays' next test is slated to come on Friday back in the capital city at Bismarck High. First tip is scheduled for 7:45 p.m.

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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