K-Heart Sports – 06/16/22

K-HEART SPORTS – 06/16/22 – 0700
MINOT, ND – Tuesday was a blustery and sometimes rainy day, but some Legion baseball games were played including here in Minot at Corbett Field.
American Legion Baseball
Class AA
Fargo Post 2 2, Minot Vistas 0
Fargo Post 2 7, Minot Vistas 1
Bismarck Governors 4, Fargo Post 400 2
Bismarck Governors 10, Fargo Post 400 0
Williston Keybirds 9, Mandan Chiefs 7
Williston Keybirds 8, Mandan Chiefs 6
Class A
Mandan A’s 12, Williston Oilers 11
Mandan A’s 11, Williston Oilers 10
Bismarck Senators 20, Dickinson Volunteers 10
Bismarck Senators 11, Dickinson Volunteers 1
MINOT, ND – The Souris Valley Sabre Dogs won their 12th game in a row with a 4-2 victory on the road at North Iowa. The Dogs will finish up their three-game series against the Ragin Roosters today.
BISMARCK, ND – The Optimist All-Star Volleyball series was played this week.
The first of two matches took place Monday night at Fargo Shanley High School. The teams were made up of some of the top Class A and B senior players from across the state of North Dakota. The Blue team defeated the Red team 3-2. The Blues were led by Fargo Davies standout Ava Wild, who had 22 kills and, from the state Champion Century Patriots, Macy Fridgen had 15 kills. The Red’s Danielle Hagler, a North Star grad, had 15 kills, while Delani Clark, from Century dished out 31 assists and Nadia Chwialkowski of West Fargo had a dozen kills and 10 digs.
Tuesday night at Bismarck High School, it was once again a night for the members of the Blue Team, coached by Linton-HMB’s Jamie Richter and Century’s Jamie Zastoupil, to shine as they swept the Red Team in four sets, 25-22, 25-22, 25-18, 25-13. Kennadi Renner of Bismarck High led the Blues with 15 kills, while Nadia Chwialkowski tallied 11 kills for the Reds.
MINOT, ND – The North Dakota High School Coaches Association has been busy naming their All-State teams. Several Minot High athletes were honored, including five soccer players. MaLiah Burke and Emerson Perrin were named to the Girl’s Soccer All-State first team. Mia Lewis, Jasmyn Mitchner, and Morgan Perrin were named to the second team. Burke was also named the Outstanding Senior Athlete of the Year. The Majettes completed their second consecutive undefeated season this year in girl’s soccer.
The All-State Girl’s Tennis team included Sofia Lewis and Eden Olson honored on the doubles team. The pair won their second consecutive state title in 2022.
Two Minot High athletes, Ellington Anderson and Cierra Erickson, were also named to the Class A Girl’s Softball All-State team.
SEATTLE (AP) — Ryan Jeffers hit an RBI single off the center-field wall to break a scoreless tie in the seventh inning and the Minnesota Twins went on to beat the Seattle Mariners 5-0 on Wednesday. Twins starter Sonny Gray, making his first appearance since going on the injured list with a strained pectoral muscle on June 2, threw five shutout innings. He allowed just three hits on 65 pitches, with three strikeouts. Five Twins relievers then completed the combined five-hitter. Minnesota clinched its first series victory over the Mariners since 2019.
DENVER (AP) — Facing the two-time defending champion Tampa Bay Lightning put the Colorado Avalanche at a sizeable experience disadvantage going into the Stanley Cup Final. When the puck dropped, the Avalanche showed they could use their speed to offset Tampa Bay’s players who have been here, done that. And it doesn’t hurt to have a guy who also hoisted the Cup. Andre Burakovsky scored 1:23 into overtime to give Colorado a 4-3 victory in Game 1 on Wednesday night and put the Avs up in a series that’s shaping up to be a classic. Burakovsky is one of only two Colorado players with Stanley Cup rings, and that came in handy. Burakovsky also scored two big goals in Game 7 of the East final against the Lightning in 2018 when he won it all with Washington. Colorado outshot Tampa Bay 38-23. Game two is Saturday.

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