Press Photo by Royal McGregor Dickinson junior forward Meryl Kovacs, middle, attempts to go up for a shot against Bismarck Century’s Macy Lynch, left, and Alaina Fircht during a West Region game on Tuesday at DHS gymnasium.

No. 1-ranked Patriots dominate Midgets


The old adage “We couldn’t buy a basket” was nearly true for the Dickinson High girls basketball team in the first half.

The Midgets went 1 of 17 (six percent) from the field in the first half.

Top-ranked, and two-time defending state champions, Bismarck Century took full advantage and built a 19-point halftime lead and finished with a 62-21 West Region win over Dickinson on Tuesday at DHS gymnasium.

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