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MINOT, ND – Region tournaments for Class B Boys Basketball are scheduled to hold quarterfinal play today. We’ll broadcast all the games of the Region 6 Tournament on 106.9 K-Heart, online at khrt.com, and through the Live 365 app.
High School Boys Basketball
Class B
Region 6 Tournament – Minot State Dome
(D12-1) Bishop Ryan vs (D11-4) Bottineau, 3 pm
(D11-2) Velva vs (D12-3) Mohall-Lansford-Sherwood, 4:30 pm
(D11-1) Westhope-Newburg vs (D12-4) Our Redeemer’s, 6 pm
(D12-2) Des Lacs-Burlington vs (D11-3) TGU, 7:30 pm
Region 8 Tournament – New Town Event Center
(D16-1) Powers Lake-Burke Central vs (D15-4) Mandaree, 3 pm
(D15-2) Trenton vs (D16-3) Stanley, 4:30 pm
(D15-1) White Shield vs (D16-4) Divide County, 6 pm
(D16-2) Kenmare-Bowbells vs (D15-3) Williston Trinity Christian, 7:30 pm
Region 7 Tournament – Hazen High School
#1 Bowman County vs #8 Killdeer, 3 pm
#4 Hazen vs #5 Glen Ullin-Hebron, 4:30 pm
#2 Beulah vs #10 Heart River, 6 pm
#3 Dickinson Trinity vs #6 Beach, 7:30 pm
Region 5 Tournament – Bismarck St. Mary’s High School
#1 Shiloh Christian vs #9 New Salem-Almont, 3 pm
#4 Wilton-Wing vs #5 Washburn, 4:30 pm
#2 Garrison vs #10 Max, 6 pm
#3 Standing Rock vs #6 Flasher, 7:30 pm
Region 4 Tournament – Devils Lake High School
#1 Four Winds-Minnewaukan vs #9 Lakota, 3 pm
#4 Dunseith vs #5 North Star, 4:30 pm
#2 North Prairie vs #7 St. John, 6 pm
#3 Harvey-Wells County vs #6 Warwick, 7:30 pm
Region 3 Tournament – Jamestown Civic Center
(D6-1) Medina-Pingree-Buchanan vs (D5-4) Carrington, 3 pm
(D5-2) LaMoure-Litchville-Marion vs (D6-3) Linton-HMB, 4: 30 pm
(D5-1) Edgeley-Kulm-Montpelier vs (D6-4) Napoleon-Gackle-Streeter, 6 pm
(D6-2) South Border vs (D5-3) Ellendale, 7:30 pm
Region 2 Tournament – Betty Englestad Arena in Grand Forks
#1 Thompson vs #8 Park River-Fordville-Lankin, 3 pm
#4 North Border vs #5 May-Port-CG, 4:30 pm
#2 Hillsboro-Central Valley vs #7 Cavalier, 6 pm
#3 Grafton vs #6 Midway-Minto, 7:30 pm
Region 1 Tournament – North Dakota State College of Science in Wahpeton
#1 Central Cass vs #8 Wyndmere-Lidgerwood, 3 pm
#4 Fargo Oak Grove vs #5 Hankinson, 4:30 pm
#2 Sargent County vs #7 Richland, 6 pm
#3 Kindred vs #6 Maple River, 7:30 pm
BOLIVER, Mo. (MSU) – Minot State’s Mark Ossanna crushed the baseball Sunday, going 7-for-9 with three home runs to lead the Beavers, who put up 14 runs in each game but settled for a split at Southwest Baptist in non-conference baseball. Ossanna blasted three of the Beavers six home runs in a 14-6 win over the Bearcats to start the day, then went 3-for-5 at the plate as Minot State erased a 7-0 deficit but could not hang on in extra innings, falling 15-14 to SW Baptist in eight innings in the series finale. The two weekend doubleheaders wrapped up the non-conference schedule for Minot State (9-3 overall), which next opens NSIC play with a doubleheader on Saturday, March 18, at Sioux Falls.
GAME 1 | Minot State 14, Southwest Baptist 6
Mark Ossanna put together an outstanding outing at the plate Sunday, hitting three home runs to help propel the Minot State Beavers over the Southwest Baptist Bearcats 14-6. Craig Schmich (2-0) got the win for Minot State. The right-hander went six innings, giving up six runs, three earned, on six hits, allowing no walks and striking out nine. Austin Loeb also pitched well, going one shutout inning while allowing one hit, walking none and striking out one. Ossanna went 4-for-4 at the plate, supplementing his three home runs with a double while driving in four runs. Derek Kay added to Ossanna’s awesome power-hitting performance by going 2-for-5 with a home run and two RBI. Brent Riddle also helped out for the Beavers, going 3-for-4 with a double, a walk and two RBI. The Beavers got the scoring started early, putting one run on the board in the top of the first inning. Minot State got on the board thanks to Gunnar Kozlowitz’s RBI double with one out. The Beavers then held the Bearcats scoreless before getting back on the board the very next inning. Minot State hit two home runs in the inning on the way to pushing five runs across, which brought the score to 6-0 in favor of the Beavers. Southwest Baptist narrowed Minot State’s lead to 6-3 before the Beavers stretched the advantage to 8-3 in the sixth inning. The Beavers scored twice on back-to-back home runs from junior Matt Malone and sophomore Mark Ossanna. The Bearcats gained ground, closing the gap to 8-6 until Minot State added some insurance in the seventh. The Beavers left the yard two times in the inning on the way to scoring six runs, bringing the score to 14-6 in favor of Minot State. The score remained 14-6 for the rest of the game, as the Beavers coasted to the win.
GAME 2 | Southwest Baptist 15, Minot State 14
Mark Ossanna and Brent Riddle each collected three hits, but the Minot State Beavers fell to the Southwest Baptist Bearcats 15-14 in 8 innings on Sunday. Noah Balandran (0-2) came out of the bullpen for Minot State and took the loss. Jonah Prokott was a bright spot for the Beavers, coming out of the bullpen as well and throwing 3.2 scoreless innings, allowing two hits, with no walks and two strikeouts. In addition to his three hits, Riddle had a home run and three RBI to lead the Beavers, along with Ossanna’s three base knocks. Gunnar Kozlowitz also contributed for Minot State, putting together two hits in four trips to the plate while adding a double, a home run, a walk and an RBI. Trailing 7-0, the Beavers first put runs on the board in the second inning. Minot State got an RBI single from Martin Rodriquez, scoring Javier Gutierrez from second base. The Beavers kept the Bearcats off the board before narrowing the gap further in the fourth. Minot State picked up two runs, scoring one on a solo home run from Riddle, which brought the score to 7-3 in favor of the Bearcats. Minot State kept the Bearcats off the scoreboard before rallying to tie it up at seven in the fifth. The Beavers bats heated up in the inning, scoring four runs, including a two-run single off the bat of Riddle. The game remained tied until the eighth inning, when Minot State got rolling again on offense. The Beavers scored seven runs in the inning, highlighted by a three-run error off the bat of Derrick Winn, bringing the score to 14-7 in favor of Minot State. The Beavers were unable to hold the lead, as Southwest Baptist scored eight times in the bottom half of the eighth to grab the 15-14 win.
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (UND) – The University of North Dakota Fighting Hawks (18-11) lost in the quarterfinals at the Summit League championships to the University of Nebraska- Omaha Mavericks(14-16), 84-81. Kacie Borowicz led with a season high of 36 points. She surpassed Lexi Klabo for DI season points leader with 600. Currently, she is tied with Jenny Crouse for fourth in all time points in a season. Juliet Gordon had her fourth double double with 11 pts and 10 rebounds. Claire Orth had 11 points. The Fighting Hawks struggled to get started as the Mavericks came out with a 3-0 lead. North Dakota would fight tooth and nail to tie it up at 15. The second quarter was more of the same back and forth. UND not able to take a foothold and get into rhythm. Headed into the locker room down three. North Dakota would come out fighting and would be able to come back to within one before Omaha pulled away late in the fourth quarter. UND trailed with 58 seconds left and would bring the deficit down to three in the final second of the game.
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (NDSU) – Freshman Tajavis Miller came through in the clutch to lift the North Dakota State men’s basketball team to a thrilling 70-68 victory over No. 6 seed South Dakota in the quarterfinals of the Summit League Tournament on Sunday night. With the Bison trailing by three, Miller drilled a three-pointer to tie the game at 67-67 with 2:15 remaining. After the Coyotes went up one with a free throw in the final minute, Miller hit a driving floater to give NDSU a 69-68 lead with 15 seconds left. At the other end, South Dakota’s Damani Hayes broke free and went up for a dunk in the closing seconds, but Miller met him at the rim for a game-saving block. The No. 3 seed Bison advance to play No. 2 seed South Dakota State in the semifinals at 8:30 p.m. tonight. Junior Grant Nelson led the Bison with 23 points, 11 rebounds and four assists. Boden Skunberg scored 17 points for NDSU. Nelson surpassed 1,000 points for his career to become the 39th member of NDSU’s 1,000 Point Club. He also became the 21st player in NDSU history to score 500 points in a season. The game had 12 lead changes and 10 ties. NDSU led by nine in the first minute of the second half, but South Dakota battled back to go ahead by four at 63-59 with 4:30 left.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Anthony Edwards scored 27 points and the Minnesota Timberwolves beat Sacramento 138-134 on Saturday night to snap the Kings’ winning streak at five games. Edwards added eight assists to help Minnesota (34-32) win its third straight. Mike Conley scored 24 points and made two free throws with 15.7 seconds left to extend the lead to four. Jaden McDaniels added 19 points, and Kyle Anderson nearly had a triple-double with 18 points, nine assists and seven rebounds. Rudy Gobert had 13 points and 14 rebounds. Kevin Huerter scored 29 points for Sacramento (37-26). He made six three-pointers. De’Aaron Fox had 25 points and seven assists, and Domantas Sabonis had 24 points, 14 rebounds and five assists.

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