Locals named to Lions All-Star basketball seriesA handful of local Class B and Dickinson State-bound basketball players were selected to play in the Lions All-Star Series.
By: Dustin Monke, The Dickinson Press
A handful of local Class B and Dickinson State-bound basketball players were selected to play in the Lions All-Star Series.
Dickinson Trinity’s Nikki Grinsteinner and Beach’s Kelcee Dykins were the area Class B girls selections on the girls side, as well as New Salem-Almont’s Emily Wolf, who is playing at DSU next season.
Mott-Regent’s Chad Mosbrucker and Beulah’s Casey Duppong will represent the Class B boys. New Town’s Preston Smith, who has signed to play at DSU, will also play in the game.
Beulah head coach Jeremy Brandt, who led the Miners to a state championship, will be the head coach of the Class B boys all-stars.
The games are scheduled to be played Tuesday, July 24 at the Bismarck Civic Center and Wednesday, July 25 at the Fargo Civic Auditorium.
Lions All-Star Series Rosters
Class A Boys
Team: Mack Arvidson, Grand Forks Red River; Jeremy Bontjes, Wahpeton; Devin Coyle, Mandan; Danny Fischer, Jamestown; Tom Fraase, Bismarck Century; Brady Jordahl, Fargo Davies; Andre Maund, Bismarck Century; Todd Nicklaus, Fargo South; Sean Norton, Grand Forks Central; Landon Poss, Fargo South; Devin Schirado, Bismarck High; Dexter Werner, Bismarck High.
Alternates: H. Hendrickson, Fargo Davies; Carson Miller, Wahpeton; Mark Potter, Fargo Davies;
Injured: Brady Syverson, Fargo North
Head coach: Jason Gregory, Grand Forks Red River
Assistant coach: Jeff Ralph, Wahpeton
Class B Boys
Team: Casey Duppong, Beulah; Joey Dwyer, Shiloh Christian; Melvin Langstaff Jr., Warwick; Dustyn Luger, Solen; Justin McCloud, Bottineau; Chad Mosbrucker, Mott-Regent; Mike Paulson, Hatton-Northwood; Tanner Purintin, Linton; Channing Reed, St. John; Preston Smith, New Town; Daniel Yate, Berthold; Matt Zimmerman, Central Cass.
Alternates: Brand Engel, Griggs County; Eric Knodel, Central Prairie; Tyler Thielges, LaMoure; Mitchell Wirth, Munich-Starkweather.
Head coach: Jeremy Brandt, Beulah
Assistant coach: Mike Dwyer, Shiloh Christian.
Class A Girls
Keela Burt, Mandan; Dani Clarke, Williston; Tessa Delzer, Bismarck Century; Anna Diederich, Fargo South; Tawny Irwin, Wahpeton; Ashley Knecht, Grand Forks Red River; Erin Krogh, West Fargo; Hannah Jeske, Bismarck Century; Mic Longtin, Mandan; Jasmine Moffett, Fargo Davies; Sarah Schafer, Devils Lake; Rachel Weir, Fargo Shanley.
Head coach: Ron Metz, Bismarck Century
Assistant coach: Barb Metcalf, West Fargo
Class B Girls
Team: Courtney Dixon, Central Cass; Kelcee Dykins, Beach; Brooke Gaustad, Grafton; Nikki Grinsteinner, Dickinson Trinity; Olivia Johnson, Richland; ReeAnn Mehus, Stanley; Brandy Messner, Dakota Prairie; Sierra Rosenau, Carrington; Becca Scherr, Carringont; Abby Sletten, Hatton-Northwood; Hanna Thompson, Grafton; Emily Wolf, New Salem-Almont.
Alternates: Brianna Allex, Watford City; Kelly Carlson, Pingree-Buchanan-Kensal.
Head coach: Laurie Sieben, Grafton
Assistant coach: Jonathan Berg, Lakota/Adams-Edmore