Local briefs

Lions run past Glenburn

The Bishop Ryan boys basketball team received scoring contributions from 11 players in a 79-40 victory against Glenburn in a District 12 game Tuesday.

Ryan senior Brody Bosch finished with a game-high 24 points and junior forward Jared Will tallied 17. The Lions led 51-27 at halftime and held the Panthers to three points in the third quarter.

Ryan (10-4 overall, 3-2 district) received 31 points from its bench.

Trent Marquart led Glenburn (2-12, 1-4) with 17 points.

The Lions and Panthers play in “District 12 Day” at the Minot Municipal Auditorium on Saturday. Ryan plays Mohall-Lansford-Sherwood and Glenburn battles Kenmare.

– Daily News Staff

Tetons top Minot State in shootout

WILLISTON – For the fourth straight time, the Minot State men’s club hockey team fell to rival Williston State. The latest chapter, a 4-3 shootout loss Tuesday.

After a scoreless third period and overtime, WSC claimed the final matchup of the season in the shootout. Dario Torres and Nick Zern scored for the Tetons, while WSC goaltender Tyler Ampe blanked the Beavers.

“Once again they found a way to come out with a win,” MSU coach Wade Regier said in a press release. Once again our effort wasn’t there when we needed it. We had a very bad second period and that as the difference.”

The Beavers started fast with two goals in the first 4:37. MSU’s Cam McGeough and Logan Herauf tallied goals in the opening period, but the Tetons responded with three goals in the second. MSU’s Jared McIntosh gave the Beavers a 3-1 lead at 3:26 of the second period before WSC’s Logan Millican and Torres each netted a goal to draw even.

Ampe and MSU goaltender Wyatt Waselenchuk each finished with 25 saves.

The Beavers travel to Illinois on Friday.

– Daily News Staff

Minot blanked by Blizzard

The Minotauros shut out Brookings the last time the two teams met at Maysa Arena and the Blizzard returned the favor Tuesday, blanking host Minot 3-0.

The Tauros (18-21-3) recorded 32 shots, but couldn’t get any by Brookings goaltender Connor Girard. Meanwhile, Russ Jordan scored 1:12 into the game to give the Blizzard an early advantage.

After a scoreless second period, Brookings (12-24-7) struck twice in the third on goals by Jared Goudreau and Evan Hesse.

Minot goaltender Merrick Madsen made 25 saves.

The teams play Friday in Brookings.

– Daily News Staff

Four Tauros earn all-star bid

Four members of the Minot Minotauros have been selected to participate in this year’s North American Hockey League Top Prospects Tournament, the program announced Tuesday.

Forward Jake McCann and defensemen Scott Dornbrock, Jon Lizotte and Michael Bigelbach will represent the Tauros in the all-star festivities held Feb. 17-18 at the Troy Sports Center in Troy, Mich. McCann, Dornbrock and Lizotte will play for the Central Division team and Bigelbach will suit up for the 18U team.

This is Dornbrock’s second straight all-star appearance, while the other three will be making their first. McCann is Minot’s leading scorer with nine goals and nine assists. Dornbrock has accumulated three goals and 12 assists, Lizotte five goals and eight assists and Bigelbach four goals and 10 assists.

The event features five NAHL teams – Central, Midwest, North, South and 18U Selects. The four divisional teams will play against one another while the U18 Selects challenge the U.S. National Team Development Program U17 and a team to be announced.

– Daily News Staff

Magicians swim past Bismarck

BISMARCK – The Minot High boys swimming and diving team defeated Bismarck 126-56 in a dual Tuesday.

The Magicians placed first in all but three events and won each relay. MHS’ Kailan Horne scored a 225.80 in diving, besting teammate Patrick Drouin by 30.80 points.

The Demons claimed the 200-yard freestyle, the 500 freestyle and the 100 breaststroke.

Minot swims in the Century Invite on Feb. 8.

– Daily News Staff