Rugby splits dual matches
Rugby rolled over Stanley and lost to Velva-Garrison-Max in a pair of home regional duals on Dec. 16.
Garrett Thompson, Wyatt Thompson and Michael Steen won both their matches. Josh Tank, Zach Odden, Justin Fjellanger, Michael Ostrem, Casey Johnson, Josh Guse and Brooks McClintock picked up one victory. Rugby is 2-3 in dual matches.
Rugby 51, Stanley 18
103–Stanley won by forfeit
112–Stanley won by forfeit
119–Garrett Thompson won by pin, :43.
125–Wyatt Thompson won by pin, 3:58.
130–Josh Tank lost by pin, 3:35.
135–Michael Steen won by pin, 1:17.
140–Justin Fjellanger won by pin, 2:58.
145–Josh Guse won by forfeit
160–Michael Ostrem won by pin, :48.
171–Casey Johnson won by 16-9 decision.
215–Zach Odden won by forfeit.
285–Brooks McClintock won by forfeit.
Velva-Garrison-Max 51, Rugby 26
103–V-G-M won by forfeit.
112–V-G-M won by forfeit.
119–Garrett Thompson won by pin, :1:03.
125–Wyatt Thompson won by pin, 3:47.
130–Josh Tank won by 11-3 major decision.
135–Michael Steen won by pin, 1:59.
140–Justin Fjellanger lost by pin, 4:36.
145–Josh Guse lost by pin, 4:38.
152–V-G-M won by forfeit.
160–Michael Ostrem lost by 10-3 decison.
171–Casey Johnson lost by pin, 1:04.
189–V-G-M won by forfeit.
215–Zach Odden won by 14-5 major decision.
285–Brooks McClintock lost by pin, 1:02.
North Star tops M-Leeds
MINNEWAUKAN — The play of Minnewaukan-Leeds’ defense was a big reason the Lions were off to a good start, surrending 31 points per game through its first five games.
However, the Lions couldn’t contain North Star’s offense. The Bearcats used a 16-9 third quarter to take control, rolling to a 59-46 District 8 win here on Dec. 16. The game was tied at the half, but M-L struggled in the second half. Denage Braaten and Dorothia Santos scored 16 points each for the Lions. The loss dropped M-L to 4-2 overall.
North Star 59,
NS 13 14 16 16 –59
ML 15 12 9 10 –46
Denage Braaten 16, Dorothia Santos 16, Allison Manley 7, Kayla Bingham 4, Kylee Rallo 3.
Rugby downs Ryan
Rugby pulled away from Minot Ryan with a strong final quarter, earning its first home court win of the season, 55-47, on Dec. 12.
The difference came at the free throw line where the Panthers outscored Minot 18-7.
Rugby received double digit scoring from Crystal Hovland (19); Kristi Black (15) and Chelsea Halvorson (12).
The squad, however, continued to struggle from the field, shooting just 33 percent.
The victory improved the Panthers mark to 2-3 overall.
Rugby 55, Minot Ryan 48
MRY 10 14 10 14 –48
RUG 10 16 10 19 –55
Crystal Hovland 19, Kristi Black 15, Chelsea Halvorson 12, Emily Paul 5, Joclyn Seiler 2, Mariya Bernhardt 2.
Bernhardt 8, Halvorson 7.
Comets defeat S-Munich
STARKWEATHER — Rolette-Wolford’s offense came alive, scoring a season-high 55 points in a 18-point district road win over Starkweather-Munich here on Dec. 11.
The Comets used a 16-4 second quarter to build a sizable lead en route to the 55-37 win. R-W’s defense got stingier as the game went along, holding the Magic Storm to juse 24 points in the final 24 minutes.
Allison Slaubaugh and Kaylee Scott each scored 10 points, and R-W had seven other players find the score sheet. The win improved the squad to 4-2 overall.
Rolette-Wolford 55, Starkweather-Munich 37
R-W 10 16 14 15 –55
S-M 13 4 9 11 –37
Ashley Havig 8, Macy Martinson 5, Whitney Belgarde 9, Allison Slaubaugh 10, Jillian Dunn 6, Taylor Armstrong 2, Kaylee Scott 10, Whitney Walsh 4, Tara Gottbreht 1.
Martinson 9, Slaubaugh 7, Belgarde 5.
Dunn 5, Slaubaugh 5.
Glenburn edges Titans
GLENBURN — Annie Klebe and Taylor Stone each scored 10, but it wasn’t enough to propel Towner-Granville-Upham to a win. The Titans lost 42-37 to Glenburn here on Dec. 11.
T-G-U trailed by just a point at halftime but couldn’t get its offense going in the second half. The loss was T-G-U’s third straight and dropped its overall record to 2-4.
Glenburn 42, Towner-Granville-Upham 37
TGU 11 7 9 10 –37
GLEN 13 6 10 13 –42
Annie Klebe 10, Taylor Stone 10, Karly Brummond 9, Jordyn Brandt 4, Karlee Godejohn 2, Sam Lundy 2.
Brummond 11, Brand 10.
Stone 3, Brandt 2.
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