Panthers travel to Oakes
The Rugby High School Panthers ended their regular football season with a shutout win against the Bottineau Braves last weekend. The Panthers head into state championship play with a 7-2 record and a third seed playoff berth in Oakes today against the Tornadoes at Cummings Field. The game begins at 2:00 p.m.
9-man football roundup
The playoff picture is set.
The Region 2 no. 3-seed St. John Woodchucks travel to Mayville State for a game against Region 1 no. 2-seed Mayville-Portland-Clifford-Galesburg. The game starts at 7 p.m. tonight.
Region 2 no. 4-seed North Prairie Cougars travel to Hope today to take on no. 2-ranked Finley-Sharon-Hope-Page
The Woodchucks ended the regular season last week with a 36-20 win at home over the Cougars. The Woodchucks go into the playoffs with a 7-2 record, and the Cougars a 6-3 record.
– Region 2 no. 2-seed New Rockford-Sheyenne will travel to Casselton to take on Tri-State (a/k/a Fairmount/Campbell-Tintah, Minn./Rosholt, S.D.), the third seed in Region 1. New-Rockford defeated the Dunseith Dragons 70-12 last week in Minot.
The Dragons ended their season with a 3-6 overall record, while the Rockets go into the playoffs with only one loss on the season (a 22-20 loss to Cavalier).
– The Benson County Wildcats ended the regular season on a high note, getting their first win of the season in a 38-28 win at home over the North Star Bearcats. The Bearcats end their season with a 1-7 record and the Wildcats a 1-8 record.
– The Towner-Granville-Upham Titans ended the regular season with a 34-8 road loss to Ray-Powers Lake. The Titans end the season with a 3-6 record.
Drake-Anamoose wins 6-man
It wasn’t pretty, but the Drake-Anamoose Raiders managed to pull off a 70-68 win over the Center-Stanton Wildcats in the Independent 6-man State Championship last week.
The Raiders ended the first quarter with a 20-14 over the Wildcats, however the latter managed to go into halftime with a 28-26 lead over the former.
The Wildcats would continue to have the lead by the end of the third, with the scoreboard at 48-42.
The Raiders then turned the tables, scoring 28 points to the Wildcats’ 20 in the fourth quarter for the win.