K-Heart Sports – 11/14/21

K-HEART SPORTS – SUNDAY – 111421 – 0700
BISMARCK, ND – Bismarck Century won their seventh consecutive State Girls Swimming & Diving title.
High School Girls Swimming & Diving
State Meet – BSC Aquatics & Wellness Center
1. Bismarck Century 349.5
2. West Fargo Sheyenne 340
3. Minot 311
4. Bismarck Legacy 155
5. West Fargo 151.5
6. Williston 136
7. Dickinson 119
8. Grand Forks Central 113
T9. Jamestown 103
T9. Fargo North 103
11. Mandan 95
12. Fargo Davies 91
13. Fargo South 75
14. Fargo Shanley 65
15. Bismarck High 38
16. Grand Forks Red River 34
T17. West Fargo Horace 22
T17. Wahpeton 22
NDHSCA Girls Swimming & Diving Senior Athlete of the Year: Erin Palmer of Bismarck Century
NDHSCA Girls Swimming & Diving Coach of the Year: Emily Jensen of Minot
WATFORD CITY, ND – Bismarck Century won the WDA Volleyball Tournament in Watford City.
High School Girls Volleyball
Class A
West Region Tournament – Rough Rider Center in Watford City
State Qualifier
(5) Bismarck Legacy def. (6) Mandan (19-25, 25-20, 25-21, 25-21 (4) Bismarck St. Mary’s def. (3) Jamestown vs 25-22, 25-23, 25-15 Championship
(1) Bismarck Century defg. (2) Bismarck High 25-17, 25-21, 25-18
MINOT, ND – Saturday scoreboard
College Mens Basketball
GAC Conference Challenge – St. Cloud, MN
           Minot State 87, Ouachita Baptist 55
College Womens Basketball
Black Hills State 56, Minot State 55
College Mens Hockey
Minot State 7, Midland University 1 (Beavers now 9-0-0)
College Womens Hockey
Minot State 8, Minnesota 0
College Womens Volleyball
Concordia-St Paul def. Minot State 25-17, 25-13, 25-14
NAHL Hockey
Minot Minotauros 6, St. Cloud Norsemen 0
Bismarck Bobcats 3, Aberdeen Wings 2 SO
MINOT, N.D. (MSU) – The The Minot State football team gave their seniors a day to remember. Battling a winter storm and the visiting Concordia-St. Paul Golden Bears, Minot State used big plays in the first half, then dominated with its run game in the second half to score a 28-20 victory in the season finale for both NSIC teams. The first win in a finale since a 23-13 victory over St. Cloud State back in 2017. A fun ending for seniors Ivan Avalos, Sebastian Gutierrez, Jaxon Lundeen, Derek Wax, and Jordan Will who were honored prior to kick-off on an ice-cover field. Then the weather turned into a winter storm in the second half, which the Beavers buckled down and battled through.
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (NDSU) – 5th-ranked North Dakota State claimed its 10th Missouri Valley Football Conference championship with a 49-17 win over Youngstown State on Saturday, Nov. 13, at a cold and blustery Stambaugh Stadium. North Dakota State (9-1, 6-1 MVFC) scored five touchdowns of 40-plus yards and rushed for 454 yards while outgaining Youngstown State 623-288 in total yards. The Penguins (2-7), ranked 12th in the FCS in rushing, managed just 59 yards on the ground as the Bison defense recorded five sacks.
Hunter Luepke scored on a 49-yard run, Christian Watson caught a 71-yard touchdown pass from Cam Miller, TaMerik Williams scored on runs of 1 and 50 yards, Jalen Bussey had a 61-yard TD run and TK Marshall closed out the game with an 84-yard TD run. Marshall finished with a game-high 146 rushing yards on three carries, including a 60-yard carry in the fourth quarter. Williams finished with a career-high 137 yards on 18 carries, the most totes by a Bison running back this season. Miller was 10 of 14 passing for 169 yards and two touchdowns, including a 1-yard pass to tight end Noah Gindorff. Watson finished with four catches for 91 yards.
GRAND FORKS, N.D. (UND) – North Dakota (5-5, 3-4 MVFC) was knotted up at 7-7 with Illinois State (4-6, 2-5 MVFC) late, but it was the Fighting Hawks earning the 14-7 victory after a game-winning touchdown with 4:26 left in the game at the Alerus Center on Saturday afternoon.
Tommy Schuster led the offense, going 19-for-25 through the air for 233 yards and a touchdown. Quincy Vaughn was also in at quarterback and went 1-for-2, throwing the eventual game-winning touchdown. Bo Belquist was the favorite target with five receptions for 50 yards, while Boltmann added four grabs for 77 yards. Jake Richter had three catches for 25 yards, including his nine-yard touchdown grab. Ziebarth also had a touchdown catch with the three-yard game-winner. Otis Weah led the backfield with 17 rushing attempts for 80 yards, while also netting 36 receiving yards on two catches.
OXFORD, Ohio (UND) – Five of the seven defenseman in the lineup tallied at least one point to help lead No. 7 North Dakota past Miami, 5-4, on Saturday from Steve Cady Arena in Oxford, Ohio. UND (8-3-0, 4-0-0-0 NCHC) completes only the second sweep in program history in Oxford, riding a three-goal first period and surrendering only two 5×5 goals all weekend.
SEATTLE (AP) – Rem Pitlick scored his first three NHL goals and the Minnesota Wild beat the Seattle Kraken 4-2 for their fifth win in six games. Nico Sturm added an empty-netter with about 5 minutes left, and Ryan Hartman had three assists for Minnesota. Cam Talbot had 28 saves. Marcus Johansson had a power-play goal for Seattle, and Alex Wennberg also scored. Philipp Grubauer finished with 18 saves. The Kraken have lost six of seven since a 4-1 win here over the Wild on Oct. 28. Pitlick came into the game with four assists in 15 career games – four with the Wild and 11 with Nashville last season.
LOS ANGELES (AP) – Paul George scored 23 points, Reggie Jackson added 21 points and the Los Angeles Clippers routed the Minnesota Timberwolves 129-102 on Saturday night for their seventh victory in a row. Ivica Zubac had 10 points and 12 rebounds, Eric Bledsoe had 14 points and nine assists and George had nine rebounds for the Clippers, who have taken all three meetings this month against the Wolves. Anthony Edwards led Minnesota with 21 points and nine rebounds. D’Angelo Russell and Jaden McDaniels had 15 points each. Karl-Anthony Towns was held to eight points, his first single-digit scoring game since 2018.
UNDATED (AP) – Georgia’s record remains a perfect 10-0. Stetson Bennett ran for a touchdown and threw for another as the top-ranked Bulldogs wrapped up their Southeastern Conference schedule with a 41-17 rout of Tennessee. Georgia actually trailed by the largest margin it’s seen this season after Tennessee scored a touchdown on the opening drive. The Bulldogs responded by reeling off 27 straight points. Tennessee fell to 5-5.
In other Top 25 action:
– Bryce Young passed for 270 yards and five touchdowns, including three to Jameson Williams, and No. 3 Alabama beat New Mexico State 59-3. Young completed 21 of 23 passes in just over a half and the Crimson Tide produced the expected romp after a slow start. Alabama even trailed briefly before rattling off seven touchdowns in 20 minutes for a 49-3 halftime lead over the Aggies.
– Oklahoma is undefeated no more. The No. 4 Sooners fell to No. 18 Baylor, 27-14. Gerry Bohanon threw a touchdown pass and ran for two scores, while Baylor’s defense constantly pressured Caleb Williams and Spencer Rattler as the Bears ended the Sooners’ 17-game winning streak.
– Anthony Brown Jr. threw for 135 yards and a touchdown while rushing for 123 yards and another score, and No. 5 Oregon rallied in the second half to beat Washington State 38-24. Washington State tied the game at 14 before halftime but Oregon pulled away in the third quarter. The Ducks have now won five straight.
– C.J. Stroud threw for 361 yards and five touchdowns, freshman TreVeyon Henderson rumbled for two more scores as No. 6 Ohio State struck early and rolled over Purdue 59-31. The Buckeyes (9-1, 7-0 Big Ten, CFP No. 4) scored on all seven of their first-half possessions, piling up 45 points. Purdue hadn’t allowed more than 30 in any game this year.
– Jack Coan threw three touchdown passes to lead No. 7 Notre Dame 28-3 victory against Virginia. Coan connected with Michael Mayer from 6 yards, Braden Lenzy from 4 yards and Kevin Austin from 15 yards. Virginia played without quarterback Brennan Armstrong, who leads the nation in total offense but sustained a rib injury in a loss to BYU two weeks ago.
– No. 8 Michigan State bounce back from its first loss with a 40-21 victory over Maryland. Payton Thorne threw two of his four touchdown passes to Jayden Reed, and Kenneth Walker ran for 143 yards and two scores, keeping the Spartans (9-1, 6-1 Big Ten, No. 7 CFP) in the Big Ten championship race.
– No. 9 Michigan remains in the race for the Big Ten championship after a 21-17 victory over Penn State. Cade McNamara threw a 47-yard touchdown pass to tight end Erick All with 3:29 left. McNamara threw three touchdowns in all, two to Roman Wilson, to boost the Michigan to 9-1 overall and 6-1 in the conference.
– No. 10 Oklahoma State rolled past TCU 63-17, as Jaylen Warren ran for three touchdowns. The Cowboys move into a tie with Oklahoma for first place in the Big 12 conference, after the Sooners’ loss to Baylor.
– A.J. Finley returned an interception 52 yards for a touchdown and Matt Corral threw for 247 yards and a touchdown to lead No. 12
Mississippi to a 29-19 win over No. 11 Texas A&M. After trailing 15-0 at the half, Texas A&M whittled the lead to to 15-13 in the fourth quarter, but couldn’t complete the comeback.
– Sam Hartman accounted for four touchdowns while Justice Ellison ran for his second fourth-quarter score with 1:47 left. That helped No. 13 Wake Forest beat No. 21 North Carolina State 45-42.
– It took a couple late defensive stands to avoid an upset, but No. 15 UTSA held on to beat Southern Mississippi, 27-17, and remain undefeated. Frank Harris passed for 227 yards and two touchdowns and rushed for 54 yards.
– No. 16 Auburn was beaten, 43-34, by Mississippi State. Auburn scored touchdowns on its first four possessions to build a led 28-3 first half lead, but Mississippi State’s Will Rogers threw for 415 yards and six touchdowns, scoring 40 unanswered points,
– No. 17 Houston methodically dispatched Temple 37-8 to clinch a berth in the American Athletic Conference championship game. Alton McCaskill rushed for 129 yards and two touchdowns.
– No. 19 Iowa withstood three fourth-quarter comeback attempts to beat Minnesota,27-22. Alex Padilla threw for two touchdowns and ran for another in his first career start for the Hawkeyes.
– Braelon Allen rushed for 173 yards and three touchdowns to help No. 20 Wisconsin beat Northwestern 35-7. Graham Mertz threw two touchdown passes, and Wisconsin’s defense recorded four interceptions.
– Nose tackle Thomas Gore stopped Shermari Jones’ run for a two-point conversion with 1:09 to play and Georgia State held on to defeat No. 22 Coastal Carolina 42-40.
– No. 24 Louisiana-Lafayette beat Troy 35-21, as Levi Lewis threw three touchdown passes and ran for another score.
UNDATED (AP) – Drew Timme scored a career-high 37 points as top-ranked Gonzaga beat No. 5 Texas 86-74 in an early-season showdown. Timme played nearly 38 minutes and added seven rebounds and three assists while carrying the bulk of the offensive load. Rasir Bolton added 16 points for Gonzaga (2-0), which won a school-record 53rd consecutive home game.
In other T25 basketball action:
– No. 6 Michigan cruised to a 77-49 victory over Prairie View A&M. Eli Brooks scored 15 points, Caleb Houstan added 13 points, and Hunter Dickinson scored 11 with 10 rebounds.
– Four Blue Devils scored in double figures as No. 9 Duke held off the Campbell Camels 67-56. Paolo Banchero led Duke with 18 points on 7-of-11 shooting, seven rebounds, a steal and a block.
– Freshman Emoni Bates scored 15 points and Landers Nolley added 12 to help Memphis defeat North Carolina Central.
– Connor Vanover scored 19 points and helped lead a big run that ended the first half to send No. 16 Arkansas over Gardner-Webb 86-69.
– No. 21 Maryland is off to a 3-0 start to the season after rallying to defeat Vermont 68-57. Eric Ayala and Fatts Russell each scored 22 points.
– Adama Sanogo kept up his sharp shooting, tying his career high with 20 points as No. 24 UConn beat Coppin State 89-54. R.J. Cole added 16 points and Tyrese Martin 15 as the Huskies improved to 2-0.
UNDATED (AP) – The Washington Wizards used a 20-0 first-half run to rout the Orlando Magic 104-92 for their fourth consecutive victory. Spencer Dinwiddie scored 23 points, Montrezl Harrell added 20 and Kyle Kuzma had 17 with 10 rebounds. Washington improves to 9-3 for the first time since the 2014-15 season.
In other NBA action:
– 76ers center Joel Embiid has now missed four games after a positive COVID-19 test, and Philadelphia has dropped all of them. Justin Holiday came off the bench for Indiana to score a season-high 27 points in the Pacers’ 118-113 victory.
– Detroit used a big fourth quarter to beat short-handed Toronto 127-121. Jerami Grant scored 24 points and Isaiah Stewart had 20.
– The Cleveland Cavaliers rallied from 19 points down in the third quarter
to beat the Boston Celtics 91-89. Dennis Schroder had an opportunity to force overtime for Boston, but missed a jumper from the right baseline as time expired.
– Paul George scored 23 points, Reggie Jackson added 21 points and the Los Angeles Clippers routed the Minnesota Timberwolves 129-102. It’s the Clippers seventh victory in a row.
– Tyler Herro had 27 points and eight rebounds to help the Miami Heat beat the Utah Jazz 111-105. Duncan Robinson made six 3-pointers and added 22 points, while Kyle Lowry had 21. Miami swept the season series with the Jazz and snapped a three-game losing streak.
– The New Orleans Pelicans snapped a nine-game losing streak with a 112-101 victory over the Memphis Grizzlies. The Pelicans had lost 12 of their first 13 games playing without Zion Williamson, who is sidelined with a broken right foot.
UNDATED (AP) – Brayden Point scored a backhand breakaway goal in overtime to give the Tampa Bay Lightning a 3-2 win over Florida Panthers 3-2. Pat Maroon and Victor Hedman scored for the Lightning, while Andrei Vasilevskiy made 26 saves. The Panthers have a four-game winless streak (0-2-2) since starting the season 10-0-1.
Elsewhere in the NHL:
– Rem Pitlick scored his first NHL goal, then added two more as the Minnesota Wild beat the Seattle Kraken 4-2. Pitlick came into the game with four assists in 15 career games and became the 31st player in NHL history to get a hat trick in the same game as scoring his first goal.
– Morgan Rielly scored with 12 seconds remaining to give the Toronto Maple Leafs a 5-4 victory over the Buffalo Sabres. Reilly’s winner came after the Leafs squandered a two-goal, third-period lead.
– The Carolina Hurricanes beat the St. Louis Blues 3-2. Brendan Smith’s scored the winner with 2:57 remaining, his first goal of the season.
– The New York Rangers beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 5-3. Artemi Panarin and Chris Kreider each scored twice.
– The Dallas Stars earned their first win in regulation this season with a 5-2 victory over the Flyers. Roope Hintz and Luke Glendening each had a goal and an assist.
– Mark Scheifele scored 32 seconds into overtime to give the Winnipeg Jets a 3-2 victory over the Los Angeles Kings. Kyle Connor and Dylan DeMelo also scored for the Jets, and Connor Hellebuyck stopped 27 shots.
– Dylan Larkin scored two goals, including the game-winner in overtime to give the Detroit Red Wings a 3-2 win over the Montreal Canadiens. Larkin has seven goals already this season, and hit 300 career points.
– The Ottawa Senators snapped a four-game losing streak with a 6-3 victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins. Drake Batherson had two goals and two assists for the Sens.
– Roman Josi had two goals and two assists to lead the Nashville Predators to a 4-1 victory over the Arizona Coyotes. Matt Duchene and Mikael Granlund also scored for Nashville.
– Evgenii Dadonov and Jonathan Marchessault each scored twice and the Vegas Golden Knights beat the Vancouver Canucks 7-4. Marchessault’s 100th goal as a Golden Knight proved to be the game winner.
– The Colorado Avalanche overcame a slow start to beat the San Jose Sharks 6-2. Sam Girard led the way with a goal and three assists.
– Brad Marchard scored twice and Jeremy Swayman made 27 saves as the Boston Bruins beat New Jersey 5-2. Erik Haula, Patrice Bergeron and Jake DeBrusk also scored as the Bruins ended the Devils’ three-game winning streak.
UNDATED (AP) – Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers has been activated from the reserve/COVID-19 list. The move clears the way for the reigning MVP to make his return Sunday against the Seattle Seahawks. He participated virtually in team meetings this week while backup Jordan Love got the first-team reps in practice.
In other NFL news:
– Pittsburgh quarterback Ben Roethlisberger has been placed on the COVID-19 list and will miss the Steelers’ game Sunday against the Detroit Lions. Mason Rudolph will likely start for the Steelers, who have won four straight games.
– The Los Angeles Rams have lost a cornerstone of their offense. Receiver Robert Woods is out for the season after tearing a knee ligament in practice Friday.
– The Tennessee Titans have placed seven-time Pro Bowl wide receiver Julio Jones on injured reserve after he hurt a hamstring in practice. Safety Dane Cruikshank joins him on IR.
UNDATED (AP) – The Milwaukee Brewers have acquired infielder Mike Brosseau from the Tampa Bay Rays for minor league pitcher Evan Reifert. Brosseau slumped this season, hitting .187 with five home runs and 18 RBIs in 57 games for the AL East champion Rays, while the 22-year-old Reifert made his professional debut this season.
WINCHESTER, Va. (AP) – Sam Huff had died. The hard-hitting Hall of Fame linebacker helped the New York Giants reach six NFL title games from the mid-1950s to the early 1960s. He later became a popular player and announcer in Washington. The family’s attorney tells The Associated Press that Huff died Saturday of natural causes in Winchester, Virginia. Sam Huff was 87. Sam Huff, the hard-hitting Hall of Fame linebacker who helped the New York Giants reach six NFL title games from the mid-1950s to the early 1960s, has died. He was 87.
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