Class B basketball roundup: L/L-M goes to 5-0 with 66-31 win over Ellendale

The Loboes were led by four players in double digits in the win.

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Medina/Pingree-Buchanan's Ryleigh Martin (with ball) corrals a loose ball while being guarded by Edgeley/Kulm/Montpelier's Keyahna Musland (2) on Friday night at the Jamestown Civic Center. Michael Savaloja / For The Sun

Class B girls basketball action was in full swing on Tuesday, Dec. 14, as the Tri-State Lady Tigers took on the Lisbon Broncos, the South Border Mustangs faced the Medina-Pingree-Buchanan Thunder, and the LaMoure/Litchville-Marion Loboes faced off against the Ellendale Cardinals.

Lisbon hangs on for win over Tri-State

The Lisbon Broncos went into the fourth quarter up 43-42 over the Tri-State Lady Tigers. In the final eight minutes, the Broncos (2-2) outscored the Lady Tigers (1-4) 15-9 to get the 58-51 win.

The win sees the Broncos rebound from their 0-2 start to win two in a row. The loss is the Lady Tigers’ third in a row.

The Lady Tigers put up a fight, outscoring the Broncos in the second and third quarters. The Broncos spread out the points with Kyra Haecherl and Sheyenne Waletzko scoring double digits.

The Lady Tigers attempt to turn the tide of their season at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Dec. 20, when they face off against Wheaton, Minnesota. The Broncos are back in action at 7 p.m. Friday, Dec. 17, when they play Enderlin.


T-S 51, LHS 58

T-S: 12 13 17 9—51

LHS: 18 10 15 15—58

Points leaders:

T-S: Shali Laurence 18, Iceli Rabbithead 9, Mary Rupp 7, Nora Bruan 7, Morgan Navratil 4, Rehme Laurence 4, Melea Carter 2

LHS: Krya Haecherl 20, Sheyenne Waletzko 14, Taylor Gilbert 9, Asha Sweet 7, Kaia Sweet 5, Emerson Schultz 3

Team stats were not provided for this game.

M-P-B’s 14-point fourth quarter powers win over South Border

Fresh off their third-place finish in the Stutsman County Invitational, the Medina-Pingree-Buchanan Thunder defeated the South Border Mustangs 46-38.


The teams were tight through the first two quarters with the score at the half being 21-18 in favor of the Mustangs (3-4). In the fourth quarter, the Thunder (4-1) minimized the damage by only allowing three Mustangs to score in the last eight minutes. In the final quarter, the Thunder had four players find the score sheet.

The Mustangs managed to stay out of foul trouble with a combined 11 fouls while the Thunder finished with 15 fouls.

The Thunder will attempt to build off the back-to-back wins at 10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 18, when they face Hankinson at Harold Newman Arena. The Mustangs hit the court again at 12:30 p.m. Saturday when they go to Timber Lake, South Dakota.

M-P-B 46, SB 38

M-P-B: 8 10 12 14–46

SB: 8 13 9 6—38

Points leaders:

M-P-B: Lily Bohl 19, Ryleigh Martin 11, Maddie Gefroh 8, Alaina Bosche 4, Sophie Bohl 4


SB: Emily Jochim 13, Macy Monson 12, Kya Wiest 7, Brylee Fast 2, Kelsey Vetter 2, Cheyanne Lindgren 2

Total stats:

M-P-B: 19 FGs, 4-9 FTs, 15 fouls, 3-pointers: Bohl 4

SB: 14 FGs, 6-11 FTs, 11 fouls, 3-pointers: Jochim 2, Monson, Wiest

L/L-M continues torrid start with win over Ellendale

Two days after winning the girls Barnes County Tournament, the LaMoure/Litchville-Marion Loboes got a commanding 66-31 win over the Ellendale Cardinals.

The Loboes (5-0) sprinted out of the gate and never looked back after they went into the second quarter up 25-8 over the Cardinals (1-5).

The second quarter brought the game a little bit closer with the score at the half being 34-15 in favor of the Loboes. The Loboes put the game away in a final quarter that saw them outscore the Cardinals 14-6.

Both teams shot well from the charity stripe, going a combined 9-for-9. The Loboes played well defensively, holding Cardinals' leading scorer Olivia Hagen to six points.

The Loboes look to continue their winning ways at 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 16, when they go to Sargent County. The Cardinals attempt to get back in the win column at 6 p.m. Friday when they go to Oakes.

L/L-M 66, EHS 31

L/L-M: 25 9 18 14–66

EHS: 8 7 10 6–31

Points leaders:

L/L-M: Molly Musland 18, Tessa Rasmusson 13, Norah DelaBarre 10, Mollie Robbins 10, Bailie Kelley 7, Izzy Miller 4, Rose Wendel 2, Georgia Lettenmaier 2

EHS: Olivia Hagen 6, Kali Norton 6, Mackenzie Thorpe 6, Saige Ducheneaux 4, Siera Bollinger 3, Anna Elsen 2, Ariel Hagen 2, Christena Walker 2

Total stats:

L/L-M: 18 FGs, 6/6 FTs, 9 fouls, 3-pointers: Rasmusson 3, Robbins 2, Musland 2

EHS: 14 FGs, 3/3 FTs, 9 fouls

My name is Max O'Neill. I am a Sports Reporter at The Jamestown Sun. I am a native New Yorker, who graduated from Ithaca College in 2020 with a degree in Television-Radio.
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