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Tigers stay at No. 5 in final ND Class B poll

In the final North Dakota Class B boys basketball poll, New England maintained its No. 5 spot. However, Region 7 received another nod with No. 10-ranked Hettinger-Scranton. The Tigers (16-2) claimed the top seed for the Region 7 tournament after ...

In the final North Dakota Class B boys basketball poll, New England maintained its No. 5 spot.
However, Region 7 received another nod with No. 10-ranked Hettinger-Scranton.
The Tigers (16-2) claimed the top seed for the Region 7 tournament after a 46-32 win against Killdeer on Friday.
New England is averaging 59.1 points per game and allowing 42.2, which is the third-best in the state behind No. 2-ranked Rugby and LaMoure-Litchville-Marion.
Hettinger-Scranton (15-3) is averaging 64.8 points per game - second-best in Region 7 - and allowing 48.
Four Winds-Minnewaukan (15-1) received all 13 first-place votes for 130 points. Berthold and Fargo Oak Grove kept the Nos. 3 and 4 spots, respectively.
Linton-HMB and Our Redeemer’s each jumped two spots for Nos. 6 and 7, respectively. Ellendale dropped to No. 8, while Northern Cass went up to No. 9.
New England plays Harding County (S.D.) in a nonconference game at 7 p.m. today. The Tigers finish their regular season with two Region 7 opponents.
Hettinger-Scranton plays three Region 7 opponents to close out the regular season. The Night Hawks travel to Bowman County at 7 p.m. today.

 

Class B Boys Rcd Pts Pvs
1. FW-Minnewaukan (13) 15-1 130 1
2. Rugby 15-2 117 2
3. Berthold 16-1 99 3
4. Fargo Oak Grove 14-4 86 4
5. New England 16-2 73 5
6. Linton-HMB 15-2 52 8
7. Our Redeemer’s 15-2 46 9
8. Ellendale 15-2 34 6
9. Northern Cass 15-2 24 10
10. Hettinger-Scranton 15-3 19 NR
Others receiving votes: North Star (12-4), May-Port CG (13-4), Solen (15-3), Dunseith (12-5).

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