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North Star still No. 1 while Beulah is No. 2; Trinity moves up to No. 4

North Star still No. 1, Beulah again at No. 2, Trinity moves up to No. 4

North Star remains the No. 1-ranked team in the Class B boys basketball media poll, released Monday, while Beulah is still the No. 2 team.

North Star is 3-0 and Beulah is 4-0.

Dickinson Trinity moved up one spot to No. 4 after a convincing win over Shiloh Christian on Saturday.

The Titans (2-0) host and open the Roughrider Tournament at 3 p.m. today against New England at Knights of Columbus Activities Center.

Class B Rcd Pts Pvs

1. North Star (10) 3-0 127 1

2. Beulah (3) 4-0 120 2

3. Cavalier 2-0 94 4

4. Dickinson Trinity 2-0 74 5

5. Fargo Oak Grove 3-1 71 3

6. Des Lacs-Burlington 2-0 63 6

7. Four Winds-Minnewaukan 3-1 51 10

8. Carrington 2-0 42 9

9. Rugby 4-0 26 NR

10. Turtle Lake-Mercer-McClusky 2-0 13 NR

Others receiving votes: Central Cass (3-0), LaMoure-Litchville-Marion (3-0), Trenton (1-0), Berthold (3-0), Wyndmere-Lidgerwood (2-0), Shiloh Christian (1-1), Powers Lake (2-0).

Dustin Monke

Monke came to The Dickinson Press in July 2006 as the newspaper's sports editor and was hired as its managing editor in March 2013. During his tenure at The Press, Monke has won multiple awards for sports reporting, feature reporting, column writing, page design and photography. He was a key part of The Press winning the North Dakota Newspaper Association's General Excellence and Sweepstakes awards in 2009 and 2012, and oversaw The Press' Sweepstakes and General Excellence wins in 2014, as well as its national first-place honors for Community Leadership in the Inland Daily Press Association and contributed to the first-place Inland award for Investigative Reporting. As the newspaper's editor, he writes an occasional Sunday column, is a member of The Press' Editorial Board, contributes feature stories and breaking news, designs pages, and oversees the day-to-day operations of the newsroom and editorial staff. In his free time, he enjoys watching sports and action movies, exercises whenever his schedule allows, and spends every minute he can with his wife and son.

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