MSU women’s XC tabbed 10th

The Minot State women’s cross country team was selected 10th out of 15 teams in the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference preseason coaches poll, which was released Tuesday.

The Beaver received 81 points, 15 fewer than ninth-place Northern State. Minnesota Duluth amassed 14 of 15 first-place votes and 196 points overall to earn the top spot. Augustana (182), Winona State (164), University of Mary (156) and Minnesota State-Moorhead (135) rounded out the top five.

MSU’s Allison Windish, a senior from Wimbledon, N.D., was named the Beavers’ athlete to watch.

-Daily News Staff

Magicians bounce back against Williston

WILLISTON – After falling to Jamestown in its opener, the Minot High boys tennis team responded Tuesday with a 6-3 win over Williston.

Senior Dustin Foster remained unbeaten at No. 1 singles with a 6-2, 6-0 over Brooks Hodenfield. Foster teamed with Cody Reynolds to beat Hodenfield and Tyler Hermanson 6-0, 6-3 at No. 1 doubles. Drew Thomas and Ty Nygaard won at Nos. 3 and 4 singles, respectively, then rolled in straight sets 6-3, 7-5 over Thomas Sogard and Robert Krom at No. 2 doubles.

“I thought we improved on some things we didn’t do well Friday against Jamestown and hopefully we can do that again for Thursday when we host Century at Hammond Park,” Minot coach Scott DeLorme said in a press release.

-Daily News Staff