Area Athletics - Jan. 22-24, 2021

Recap of Area Athletics for the weekend of Jan. 22-24, 2021.

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Area Athletics — Jan. 22-24, 2021.

Despite there being only 26 sporting events this past weekend, compared to 35 the weekend prior, there was still enough action that was seen throughout the southwest region of North Dakota.

On Friday, very few games were played. In boys varsity basketball, Bowman County traveled to Mott-Regent and pulled out a 64-48 win over the Wildfire. The Beach Buccaneers also hit the road to battle the Killdeer Cowboys and celebrated a 56-46 road win. The Richardton-Taylor Raiders hosted the Beulah Miners but were unable to come out with the victory resulting in a 70-23 loss. At the collegiate level, both Dickinson State University basketball teams traveled to Aberdeen to take on Presentation College. The women's team started the weekend off on a high note with the team pulling out a 68-53 win. The men's basketball team followed with a 75-60 win of its own.

On Saturday, a total of 20 events were played with a wide variety of different sporting events taking place. In boys varsity basketball, the Glen Ullin-Hebron Bearcats hosted Flasher High and after a tight battle pulled out a 66-58 victory. For Bearcats' senior Grant Gerving the senior guard recorded his 1,000th point in the victory and finished with 27 points. In girls varsity basketball, New England hosted New Salem and was able to pull out a narrow 45-40 home win. As for Trinity and Hettinger-Scranton, both teams celebrated blowout victories. The Titans defeated Stanley 50-27 and Hettinger-Scranton defeated Hazen 64-33. At the collegiate level, both Dickinson State basketball teams played against Mayville State on Saturday. The women's team was unable to extend its winning streak to four, losing 64-51 to the Comets. However, for the men's team, the Blue Hawks pulled out a close 80-77 win to earn its fourth straight victory.

In other sports on Saturday, the Dickinson High boys hockey team hosted Bottineau and fell 5-2 despite giving a strong winning effort. The Dickinson wrestling team had two duals on Saturday, and fell in both, losing to Bismarck Century 40-34 and Bismarck St. Mary's 42-30. The Dickinson State University wrestling team had a quad dual at home on Saturday and had a 2-2 split, winning the first 25-12, losing the second 31-12, winning the third 29-15 and losing the fourth 41-6.


Beach boys basketball,
Killdeer, 46, at Beach, 56. (Jan. 22)

Beach, 37, at Trinity, 73. (Jan. 23)

Beach girls basketball,
Baker, 60, at Beach, 53. (Jan. 23)

Bowman County boys basketball,
Bowman County, 64, at Mott-Regent, 48. (Jan. 22)

Belle Fourche, 61, at Bowman County, 75. (Jan. 23)

Bowman County girls basketball,
Belle Fourche, 46, at Bowman County, 54. (Jan. 23)

Dickinson High boys basketball,
No games.

Dickinson High girls basketball,
No games.


Dickinson High boys hockey,
Bottineau, 5, at Dickinson, 2. (Jan. 23)

Dickinson High girls hockey,
No games.

Dickinson High wrestling,
Bismarck St. Mary's, 42, at Dickinson, 30. (Jan. 23)

Bismarck Century, 40, at Dickinson, 34. (Jan. 23)

Dickinson High gymnastics,
No competitions.

Dickinson High boys swimming,
Jamestown, 106, at Dickinson, 74. (Jan. 22)

Dickinson State men’s basketball,
Dickinson State, 75, at Presentation College, 60. (Jan. 22)

Dickinson State, 80, at Mayville State, 77. (Jan. 23)


Dickinson State women’s basketball,
Dickinson State, 68, at Presentation College, 53. (Jan. 22)

Dickinson State, 51 at Mayville State, 64. (Jan. 23)

Dickinson State wrestling,
Dakota Wesleyan, 12, at Dickinson State, 25. (Jan. 23)

U-Providence, 31, at Dickinson State, 12. (Jan. 23)

U-Jamestown, 15, at Dickinson State, 29. (Jan. 23)

MSU-Northern, 41, at Dickinson State, 6. (Jan. 23)

Glen Ullin-Hebron boys basketball, *
Flasher, 58 at Glen Ullin-Hebron, 66. (Jan. 23)

Glen Ullin-Hebron girls basketball,
Flasher, 48, at Glen Ullin-Hebron, 53. (Jan. 23)

Heart River boys basketball,
Kidder County, 63, at Heart River, 68. (Jan. 23)

Heart River girls basketball,
No games.

Hettinger-Scranton boys basketball,
Hazen, 62, at Hettinger-Scranton, 43. (Jan. 23)

Hettinger-Scranton girls basketball,
Hazen, 33, at Hettinger-Scranton, 64. (Jan. 23)

Killdeer boys basketball,
Killdeer, 46, at Beach, 56. (Jan. 22)

Killdeer girls basketball,
No games.

Mott-Regent boys basketball,
Bowman County, 64, at Mott-Regent, 48. (Jan. 22)

Mott-Regent girls basketball,
No games.

New England boys basketball,
New Salem-Almont, 49, at New England, 67. (Jan. 23)

New England girls basketball,
New Salem-Almont, 40, at New England, 45. (Jan. 23)

Richardton-Taylor boys basketball,
Beulah, 70, at Richardton-Taylor, 23. (Jan. 22)

Richardton-Taylor girls basketball,
No games.

Trinity Catholic boys basketball,
Beach, 37, at Trinity, 73. (Jan. 23)

Trinity Catholic girls basketball,
Trinity, 50, at Stanley, 27. (Jan. 23)

* This game is featured as the spotlight event with coverage in our sports section with a full story. If you have a competition that you think warrants extended coverage in the coming days, please email

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Matthew Curry is a sports reporter and photographer for the West Central Tribune.
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