The University of Jamestown women's basketball team snapped a four-game losing streak with an 84-71 win over the College of St. Mary on Saturday, Feb. 9, in Omaha, Neb. UJ junior Paige Schmidt finished with 15 points and sophomore Emma Stoehr added 13 to lead the Jimmies. The opening half featured eight ties and nine lead changes, with neither team leading by more than five points.
Carrington topped Edgeley-Kulm-Montpelier in a District 5 boys basketball contest Friday night. Seth Nelson led the Cardinals, who trailed entering the second quarter, with 16 points. Trey Rosenau and McCoy Vandehoven each tallied nine in the win. Cale Mathern's 11 points led the Rebels. Carrington 53, Edgeley-Kulm-Montpelier 44 EKM 17 8 13 6 -- 44 CAR 13 13 12 19 -- 53 EKM—Jace Hanson 7, Isaac Huber 6, Cale Mathern 11, Alex Huber 10, Layne Entzi 6, Sebastian Bear 4.
A strong performance in the third quarter pushed seventh-ranked Kindred past Edgeley-Kulm-Montpelier on Friday night in Class B boys basketball action. Gavin Keller scored a game-high 13 points, and Andrew Freier and Michael Hall each added 12 in the win for the Vikings. The Rebels, who received votes in the latest Class B poll, were led by Alex Huber with 11 points. (7) Kindred 56, (RV) Edgeley-Kulm-Montpelier 46 KIN 13 6 21 16 -- 56 EKM 7 12 10 17 -- 46
Milnor-North Sargent rallied from a 12-point deficit in the fourth quarter to knock off Lisbon 59-56 in overtime Saturday, Jan. 5, in Class B boys basketball. Josh Martinson (17 points) and Matthew Asche (13) led the Bulldogs. Wyatt Runck scored a game high 18 points for the Broncos. MNS 19 11 0 21 8 -- 59 LIS 15 12 20 9 5 -- 56 MNS—Josh Martinson 17, Matthew Asche 13, Mason Bogart 2, Ben Waswick 7, Dawson McKeever 12, Reed Nelson 8.
Eighth-ranked LaMoure-Litchville-Marion picked up a road win at defending Region 3 champion Medina-Pingree-Buchanan Thursday night, Jan. 3, in Medina. Ellie Holen and Olivia Bliss combined for 25 points as the Loboes won 41-20. Amanda Allen scored 10 to pace the Thunder. LLM 13 9 13 6 -- 41 MPB 6 9 11 4 -- 30 LLM—Rachel Hoff 2, Ellie Holen 13, Kaylin Siedschlag 2, Olivia Bliss 12, Alyssa Ragen 5, Allie Hebl 2, Molly Musland 5. MPB—Amanda Allen 10, Megan Moser 6, Allison Thomas 2, Lilly Bohl 2, Gracie Bohl 8, Ryleigh Martin 2.
Jamestown eighth-grader Aden Braun placed third in the 106-pound division at the Rumble on the Red wrestling tournament on Saturday, Dec. 29, at the Fargodome. Braun fought his way back through the consolation bracket after dropping his opening match Saturday to Chase Murphy of Northfield (Minn.) in the semifinals by an 8-3 decision. Braun punched his ticket to the third-place tilt with a 9-5 decision over Calvin Lonquist of Wayzata (Minn.).
Lauren Hanson had a day Saturday afternoon, Dec. 29, at Wilson Arena. The junior defender scored twice and dished out three assists to help Fargo Davies shutout Jamestown 7-0 in high school girls hockey. The Eagles improved to 9-1-1. Jamestown netminder Erin Anderson made 35 saves in goal, as the Jays dropped to 2-6-1 on the season. Jamestown will be back in action on Jan. 3 at 7 p.m. hosting Mandan (2-7) at Wilson Arena. Fargo Davies 7, Jamestown 0 FD 0 2 5 -- 7 JAM 0 0 0 -- 0 Second Period
Jamestown High School boys basketball got out and shook the rust off its legs after the holiday break on Saturday, Dec. 29, cruising to an 86-28 non-conference win at rival Valley City. The second-ranked Jays started the game making 5 of 6 from the field to jump out to a 12-0 lead. Junior Boden Skunberg scored 15 of his game-high 24 points in the first 18 minutes, and University of Jamestown commit Mason Walters put an exclamation point on the opening half with a two-handed slam for two of his 22, as Jamestown built a 31-point lead at the break.
Abby Soulis lit the lamp at the 5:09 mark of overtime to lift Jamestown to its second win of the season at the Crookston Holiday Tournament on Friday, Dec. 28, in Crookston, Minn. Crookston's Samantha Sanders opened the scoring in the first with an unassisted goal. Abby Grounds broke the ice for the Jays scoring at the 16:09 mark of the second period with assists coming from Megan Albrecht and Ella Roaldson. Roaldson and Grounds each picked up an assist on Soulis' game-winning goal in overtime. Jamestown will play host to Fargo Davies at Wilson Arena today at 1 p.m.
Hunter Thorpe connected eight times from beyond the arc to lead Ellendale to its seventh consecutive victory over Oakes in the 73rd annual Cowbell game in Ellendale Friday night. Thorpe scored a game-high 25 points in the 68-58 win for the Cardinals. Austin Molan added 23 for Ellendale who upped its record to 41-32 in the all-time series. Ellendale 68, Oakes 54 OAK 2 20 38 54 -- 54 ELL 14 42 56 68 -- 68