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Class B Basketball Roundup: The Linton Shootout caps the weekend

Six local Class B schools participated in the Linton Shootout

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The Linton-Hazelton-Moffit Braddock girls basketball team hosted the Linton Shootout on Saturday, Dec. 4 at Linton High School. The teams that participated were Hettinger/Scranton, Parshall High School, Napoleon/G-S, South Border High School, and the Standing Rock Community School.

L/HMB takes down Parshall to open the weekend

Linton/HMB (1-0) took down the Parshall High School Braves (0-1) on Friday, Dec. 3, 74-43.

In the win over the Braves, the Lions sprinted out to a first-quarter lead and never looked back. The Lions entered the second quarter up 21-12. The Lions outscored the Braves in the second and third quarter a combined 32-18.

The Braves were led by senior Ivy Fox’s 31 points. The Lions three seniors finished in double digits with Jaycee Richter leading the way with 20 points, and Teegan Scherr and Erin Kelsch adding 19 points and 15 points, respectively.


PHS 43, L/HMB 74

PHS: 12 9 9 13–43

L/HMB: 21 16 16 21—74

Points leaders:

PHS: Ivy Fox 31, Christine Driver 5, Annamarie Dickens 3, Winter Old Rock 2, Alyssa Haakenson 2

L/HMB: Jaycee Richter 20, Teegan Scherr 19, Erin Kelsch 15, Kaylee Weninger 6, Emma Weiser 5, Amber McCrory 3, Emma Schick 2, Brooklyn Schumacher 2, Callie Hase 1, Allie Dockter 1

Total stats:

PHS: 16 FGs, 7-11 FTs, 22 fouls, 3 pointers: Fox 3, Driver


L/HMB: 25 FGs, 16-29 FTs, 16 fouls: 3 pointers: Scherr 4, Kelch 3, Richter

Linton finishes the weekend against Hettinger/Scranton

The Lions (3-0) finished the weekend by taking down Hettinger/Scranton 56-40 on Saturday, Dec. 4, at Linton High School. The loss drops the Night Hawks to 0-1 on the season.

The two teams were tight in the first quarter, as the Lions were up 11-10 at the end of the first. However, a big second quarter throughout the Lions lineup was enough to momentarily pull away going into the half up 28-18.

However, the game was not over as the Night Hawks flew out of the half and brought it back to single digits by outscoring the Lions 17-13.

The game would come down to the final quarter where the Lions kept their hot start to the season alive by outscoring the Night Hawks 15-5.

The Lions look to move to 4-0 at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 14, when they go to Hazen High School. The Hawks are back in action at 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 7, when they host Stanley High School.

H/S 40, L/HMB 56


H/S: 10 8 17 5–40

L/HMB: 11 17 13 15—56

Points leaders:

H/S: Bailee Pierce 16, Laela Jensen 7, Monica Morris 6, Ally Schalesky 6, Ella Jensen 5

L/HMB: Richter 23, Scherr 9, Hase 8, Weninger 8, Weiser 5, Schick 3

Total stats:

H/S: 16 FGs, 3-5 FTs, 9 fouls, 3 pointers: Pierce 4, Jensen

L/HMB: 21 FGs, 7-13 FTs, 11 fouls, 3 pointers: Scherr 2, Richter 2, Hase 2, Schick

Parshall splits the weekend with a win over Napoleon

Parshall High School hit the court again at Linton High School on Saturday, Dec. 4, and beat the Napoleon/Gackle-Streeter Imperials (1-1) 67-66.

For the second game in a row, the Braves’ Fox went off, dropping 40 points to lead all scorers. The Braves struggled to stay out of foul trouble as they sent the Imperials to the line for 38 free throws, of which they hit 22.

The game was tight throughout with the Braves holding a 51-49 lead heading into the fourth quarter. In the final quarter, Fox scored eight of the Braves 18 points to push the Braves past the Imperials.

The Braves are back in action at 7 p.m. on, Thursday, Dec. 9, when they go to Kenmare High School. The Imperials look to go above .500 at 3 p.m. on Thursday when they play in the Stutsman County Invitational at the Jamestown Civic Center.

N/G-S 66, PHS 67

N/G-S: 13 15 23 15–66

PHS: 19 10 20 18—67

Points leaders:

N/G-S: Teagan Erbele 26, Courtney Thompson 11, Allison Zenker 10, Ali Gross 7, Sophie Ketterling 4, Emma Ketterling 4, Tayton McDowell 2

PHS: Fox 40, Old Rock 11, Dickens 10, Emily Fixico 4, Driver 2

Total stats:

N/G-S: 20 FGs, 22-38 FTs, 9 fouls, 3 pointers: Thompson 2, Zenker 2

PHS: 30 FGs, 5-10 FTs, 28 fouls 3 pointers: Fox, Old Rock

South Border opens their weekend with a win over Ellendale

The South Border Mustangs went on the road to Ellendale High School to open the weekend on Friday, Dec. 3, and took down the Cardinals (0-2) 39-36.

The Mustangs bounced back from a rough first quarter in which they were outscored 19-14 to go into the locker room tied at 25, thanks to an 11-6 second quarter. In that second quarter, the Mustangs were led by junior Emily Jochim’s eight points.

The two teams went into the final quarter tied at 31. In the final quarter, the Mustangs outscored the Cardinals 8-5 to hold on for a three-point win.

The Cardinals are back in action at 3 p.m. on Thursday at the Stutsman County Invitational.

SBHS 39, EHS 36

SBHS: 14 11 6 8—39

EHS: 19 6 6 5—36

Points leaders:

SBHS: Emily Jochim 24,Cheyenne Lindgren 8, Brylee Fast 6, Macy Monson 1

EHS: Mackenzie Thorpe 8, Kali Norton 8, Christena Walker 7, Ariel Hagen 7, Olivia Hagen 4, Anna Elsen 2

Total stats:

SBHS: 10 FGs, 13-20 FTs, 10 fouls, 3 pointers: Emily Jochim 3, Cheyenne Lindgren

EHS: 16 FGs, 3-10 FTs, 18 fouls, 3 pointers: Ariel Hagen

South Border takes down Standing Rock

South Border finished their weekend by participating in the Linton Shootout on Saturday, Dec. 4, and took down the Standing Rock Community School Lady Warriors 42-36.

The Mustangs (2-1) had two players in double digits, Vetter and Monson. The Lady Warriors (0-1) struggled out of the gate, being outscored 7-2 in the first quarter. After trailing 17-10 at the end of the first half, the Lady Warriors attempted a late comeback that fell short. In the fourth quarter, the Lady Warriors outscored the Mustangs 16-14.

The Mustangs are back in action on Thursday at the Stutsman County Invitational. The Lady Warriors hit the court again at 6 p.m. on Dec. 11 in the New Salem/Almont Invitational.

SRCS 36, SBHS 42

SRCS: 2 8 10 16—36

SBHS: 7 10 11 14—42

Points leaders:

SRCS: Egypt Painte 9, Teegan Fisher 9, Kayleigh Thunder Hawk 8, Havana Gates 8, O’Shea Elk 2

SBHS: Kelsey Vetter 15, Monson 10, Jochim 6, Fast 6, Lindgren 3, Kya Wiest 3

Total stats:

SRCS: 16 FGs, 2-7 FTs, 15 fouls, 3 pointers: Paint

SBHS: 13 FGs, 7-18 FTs, 12 fouls, 3 pointers: Vetter 5, Wiest, Jochim, Fast

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