Blue Jays Roundup: Girls basketball gets win No. 2 of the week

The Jamestown High School girls basketball, wrestling, swimming and diving and girls hockey teams were all in action on Jan. 29.

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Jamestown's Ella Falk fouls Mykendra Messer (22) of St. Mary's while reaching in for the ball on Saturday, Jan. 29, 2022, in Jerry Meyer Arena.
John M. Steiner / The Jamestown Sun

Things weren't always pretty Saturday night but having three scorers in the double-digits helped get the Jamestown High School girls basketball team get it done at Jerry Meyer Arena.

The Blue Jays defeated Bismarck St. Mary's 68-50. The win improved the Jays' overall record to 8-4 and 7-4 in the West Region. Jamestown went 2-0 this week, defeating Dickinson 86-65 on Friday evening.

Katie Falk notched 17 total points for the second straight night, 10 of which came in the second half. Falk went 3-for-5 at the stripe.

Falk's cousin Ella buried a pair from downtown and laid in five buckets from two-point range en route to her 16 total points.

Hunter Petersen rounded out the Jays' top-three scorers with 10 points while Rylee Joseph notched a pair on the outside. Annie Nabwe, Teagan Bosche and Katie Trumbauer combined for 15 points and Karli Remmick produced four points off the bench


"We came out pretty flat and had a hard time getting out of it," JHS head coach Andy Skunberg said. We were taking good shots but couldn't get them to fall. In the second half, we played a little better. It was nice to see everyone contribute tonight."

Jamestown 68, St. Mary's 50

SM 20 30 — 50

JHS 29 39 — 68

SM — No stats provided.

JHS — Katie Falk 17, Ella Falk 16, Hunter Petersen 10, Rylee Joseph 6, Annie Nabwe 5, Teagan Bosche 5, Katie Trumbauer 5, Karli Remmick 4. Totals: 28 FG, 6-14 FT, 17 fouls. 3-pointers: E. Falk 2, Joseph 2, Bosche 1, Petersen 1.

Girls hockey victorious in Williston

Jamestown High School girls hockey coach Andy Fitzgerald helped break his team out of a losing-streak Saturday afternoon with a 5-1 road win over Williston.

The Jays are 6-9 in the regular-season standings and 7-9 overall. Jamestown is set to travel to Grand Forks on Feb. 3.


No official stats were provided.

Swimming takes sixth in Fargo

Ben Smith and his crew of Blue Jay swimmers wrapped up two days of back-to-back contests with a great finish in West Fargo Saturday.

The Blue Jays wound up placing sixth out of 12 competing teams with 176 team points. Minot got first-place honors with 514 points. The Magicians outscored second-place Bismarck High by 286 points.

No final times or results were provided.

Jamestown is slated to host Minot on Tuesday at 5 p.m.

West Fargo Invite

Team totals

1. Minot, 514; 2. Bismarck High, 228; 3. WF Sheyenne, 218; 4. Williston, 210; 5. Century, 204; 6. Jamestown, 176; 7. Dickinson, 171; 8. Grand Forks, 160; 9. West Fargo, 142; 10. F. North, 133; 11. Mandan, 88; 12. Legacy, 81


Wrestling wraps up week in Aberdeen

The Jamestown High School wrestling team was the No. 1 West Region team to compete at the Lee Wolf Invitational in Aberdeen, South Dakota Saturday.

Jamestown placed eighth out of 21 total teams, racking up a score of 108.5 total points. Final individual results were unavailable when the Jamestown Sun went to press.

The Blue Jays are set to host Bismarck Legacy and Valley City on Feb. 4. Weigh-ins are scheduled for 3 p.m.

Lee Wolf Invite, Aberdeen, SD

Team totals (Top 5/WDA)

1. Winner, SD, 216.5; 2. Canton, SD, 211; 3. Watertown, 210.5; 4. Century, 133.5; 5. Miller-Highmore-Harrold, SD, 115.5; 8. Jamestown, 108.5; 9. Legacy, 96.5; T16. 47

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 or by phone at 701-952-8460.
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