Sports briefs

WSC signs Trenton’s Bentz

Trenton High School senior Jade Bentz singed a letter of intent to play for the Williston State College men’s basketball team Friday.

Bentz, a 6-foot-3 forward, averaged 17.5 points, 12.5 rebounds and 2.7 blocks for the Region 8 champion Tigers.

“We are very excited that Jade has decided to be a Teton,” WSC coach Eric Peterson said in a press release. “He can score, block shots, rebound and plays extremely hard. Jade will be a great fit here at Williston State.”

Trenton finished third at the Class B state tournament in March and Bentz earned second-team all-state honors and was named to the Minot Daily News All-Area Team.

He will play in the Lions All-Star games in July.

– Daily News Staff

MHS takes third at Jamestown

The Minot High School boys golf team took third at the Jamestown Invitational on Friday at Hillcrest Municipal Golf Course.

MHS sophomore Ty Jones led the Magicians with a 79, four shots back of three individual medalists. Bismarck St. Mary’s Jake DeForest, Bismarck Century’s Troy Ressler and Dickinson’s Shay Ridl shared the individual medalist honors at 75.

Bismarck Century won with a 313 and the host Blue Jays took second at 316. MHS and Bismarck High shot 322s, but the Magicians took third because their fifth-best score was lower than the Demons’.

“We are starting to find some consistency in our play,” MHS coach Scott Foltz said in a press release. “Scores are coming down.”

Freshman Cody Reynolds (80), junior Jersey Kelly (81), and seniors Tyler Kast (82) and Braxton Heupel (82) rounded out the MHS scoring.

The Magicians play in the West Region tournament at Dickinson on May 28.

– Daily News Staff

Saints shutout Majettes

BISMARCK – The Bismarck St. Mary’s girls soccer team kept its undefeated record intact with a 2-0 win over Minot High School on Friday.

St. Mary’s senior midfielders Angie Schumacher and Taylor Gendreau scored unassisted second-half goals.

“It was one of our better games offensively in the first half,” MHS coach Matt Pfau said. “We let St. Mary’s stay in the game. We had four fast breaks and missed point blank.

The Saints (6-0-1) were held scoreless against Mandan on Thursday in the only game they have not won.

MHS (2-4-1) left players open on crosses preceeding both goals. MHS sophomore goalkeeper Kaitlyn Stenberg finished with seven saves and St. Mary’s senior Rachel Power finished with five.

The Majettes host Jamestown at 2 p.m. today at Optimist Soccer Complex. MHS won the previous meeting 2-0.

– Daily News Staff