K-Heart Sports – 04/12/22

K-HEART SPORTS – 04/12/22 – 0700
 
MINOT, ND – Due to the impending snowstrom, Monday may have been the last spring sports we see for a while.
 
High School Baseball
Class A
 
Dickinson 5, Mandan 3
Dickinson 2, Mandan 1
 
Bismarck Century 7, Jamestown 3
Bismarck Century 4, Jamestown 1
 
Williston 10, Bismarck High 5
Williston 4, Bismarck High 2
 
Class B
 
Des Lacs-Burlington 17, Tioga 3
Des Lacs-Burlington 17, Tioga 3

Lewis & Clark 8, Stanley 4
Lewis & Clark 12, Stanley 2

 
Washburn-Wilton-Center-Stanton 10, South Prairie-Max 0
 
Langdon Area-Edmore-Munich 6, Bottineau 5
 
 
High School Girls Softball
Class A
 
Jamestown 12, Bismarck Century 3
Jamestown 6, Bismarck Century 2
 
Bismarck Legacy 13, Beulah 6
Bismarck Legacy 6, Beulah 1
 
Dickinson 18, Mandan 1
Dickinson 19, Mandan 4
 
Class B
 
Renville County 10, Des Lacs-Burlington/Lewis & Clark 5
 
 
High School Girls Soccer
Minot 2, Bismarck Century 0
Bismarck Legacy 2, Jamestown 1
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WDA TENNIS POLL
 
BISMARCK, ND (WDA) – Minot picked up seven first place votes and 63 points to take the top spot in this year’s WDA preseason coaches poll. Bismarck Legacy was second in vote with 57 points and picked up the two other first place votes. Bismarck St. Mary’s was third in voting with 43 points. Bismarck Century and Dickinson tied for fourth with 37 points. Bismarck High finished with sixth with 29 points. There was little separation in the final three spots. Defending WDA and state champion Mandan collected 21 points. Williston was eighth with 19 points while Jamestown rounded out the poll with 18 points. The first matches of the season are schedule for next Tuesday.
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ALL STAR VOLLEYBALL ROSTERS
 
FARGO, ND – Rosters have been announced for the Optimist All-Star Volleyball series. Coaches changed the way the teams are determined this year. The process is designed to make the teams as equitable as possible while keeping the number of Class A and Class B players evenly distributed on each team. This results in a Red Team and a Blue team (replacing the East/West of the past). Players are placed on teams by position rather than location of their high school in the state.
 
Eden Olson from Our Redeemer’s was chosen as setter for the Red Team with Sydney Upton of Bishop Ryan and Riley Hauf of Drake-Anamoose as outside hitters. Kenmare coach Tim Wallstrum is one of the coaches for the Red Team. The Blue Team includes Emily Degree of Des Lacs-Burlington at middle hitter, and Alissa Haugland of Divide County and Kinsey Zuroff of Beulah at outside hitter.
The Optimist All Star matches will be held at Fargo Shanley on June 13 and at Bismarck High on June 14.
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MSU BASEBALL-SITE CHANGE
 
MINOT, N.D. (MSU) – The Minot State baseball team announced Monday that their scheduled doubleheader against Concordia, St. Paul, has been moved to Wednesday and will now be played at a neutral site in River Falls, Wisconsin, to avoid the threat of the pending winter storm. The Beavers (17-13 overall, 11-4 NSIC) will play the Golden Bears (15-13, 9-7) in an NCIS doubleheader starting at 10 a.m. on Wednesday.
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MSU GOLF
 
MINOT, ND (MDSU) – The Minot State men’s and women’s golf teams won the Dickinson State Invite at Heart River Golf Course on Monday.
 
The Minot State women shot a two-day total of 641, MSU-Moorhead was second at 708, while Dickinson State was third at 726, and Valley City State was fourth at 745. Minot State had the top three finishers in the tournament. Anya Ross won the tournament individually, shooting 156. Taylor Cormier placed 2nd shooting 162 and Jaci Jones rounded out the top three shooting 163.
 
The Minot State men won with a team total of 590, Dickinson State was second at 613, Jamestown shot a 641 for third, Minnesota-Morris was fourth at 662, and Valley City State shot 686 for fifth. Minot State had two of the top three performers in the tournament. Andrew Makarchuk finished in 2nd place shooting a stroke under par. Carlos Caloca finished the Dickinson State Invite in 3rd place shooting 144.
 
The Minot State men’s golf team returns to action Thursday in the NSIC Championship at Adams Point Golf Club in Blue Springs, MO.
 
The Minot State Women’s golf team returns to action Friday, Apr. 22 in the NSIC Championship at Paradise Point Golf Complex in Smithville, MO.
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TWINS-MARINERS
 
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Byron Buxton and Luis Arraez each had three hits and Dylan Bundy earned his first win in a Twins uniform as Minnesota won its series finale against the Seattle Mariners 4-0 on Monday night. The Twins, who hit six home runs Sunday, entered the day leading the majors with nine. Minnesota didn’t go deep for the first time all season but scored enough runs anyway as it split the four-game series. After Jorge Polanco doubled in Buxton for the first run in the first inning, the Twins scored on three straight singles in the fifth. Arraez, Polanco and Gio Urshela all picked up RBI singles as Minnesota built a 4-0 lead. That was enough run support for Bundy, who tossed five scoreless innings to win his Twins debut. The right-hander allowed just one hit, a two-out double in the second. He struck out two and walked one in 67 pitches.
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WOLVES-FINCH EXTENSION
 
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota Timberwolves head coach Chris Finch signed a multi-year contract extension on Monday, after guiding the team to seventh place in the Western Conference and a play-in game berth. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. The Timberwolves also announced contract extensions for Finch’s assistants, the day before they host the Los Angeles Clippers for a spot in the playoffs. Finch has a 62-61 record for the second-best winning percentage (.504) by a head coach in Timberwolves history. The late Flip Saunders (.521) is first. Minnesota went 46-36 this season, the second-best record for the long-languishing franchise over the past 18 years. The 52-year-old Finch has been an assistant with Toronto, New Orleans, Denver and Houston. The Timberwolves led the NBA in scoring this season at 115.9 points per game, a first in franchise history. Their defense also forced a league-leading average of 16.3 turnovers per game.
 
 

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