Eye on SW ND Sports

Congratulations to Randy Burwick in receiving the 2019 ND USAW Milo Trusty award.  A great honor.
Sheldon Christenson
For the Record
Some Night Hawk basketball players won awards at the Regent Lions 37th annual SW Basketball Jamboree, March 29-30.  Warrick Dilse placed first in the boys “Miss and Your Done” free throw contest and Bailey Pierce took second in the girls division.  Beth Lien was a member of the team “Cagey Coral” that one the girls team competition and W. Dilse played for the boys championship team “Gritty Green”.
Cody Perkins from Mott-Regent was chosen to participate in the 2019 Lions All-Star Basketball series for Class B. The games are set for July 15 at Bismarck Legacy High School and July 16 at West Fargo High School.  Another Region 7 player Beulah’s Chad Morsette Jr. was selected as an alternate.  On the Class B girls team, Beulah guard Erin Walcker was picked for the roster while Bowman County’s Ellie Stafford was chosen to be an alternate.
Another North Dakota prep baseball player has thrown a perfect game.  The latest perfect game was turned in by Grafton senior right-hander Brady Gunderson on his 18th birthday, Tuesday, April 23, during the Spoilers’ 3-0 win over Langdon Area/Edmore/Munich.  Gunderson retired all 21 batters in order on 78 pitches and finished the game with four strikeouts.  (By Tom Mix NDHSAA Media Specialist)
The Los Angeles Chargers took NDSU quarterback Easton Stick in the fifth round in the NFL Draft in Nashville, TN.
Comments from Jon Kohler on the recent elementary volleyball season; “The girls did a fantastic job this year.  We had 38 girls out for volleyball grades 4-6.  All grades improved dramatically throughout the season, and had fun.  Our coaches did a great job as well.”
Sports schedule for the coming week is as follows:
     – May 2, Night Hawk Baseball vs Washburn at Hettinger
– May 4, Varsity Track & Field Meet at Bowman
– May 7, Night Hawk Baseball vs Heart River at Hettinger
– May 7, Varsity Track & Field Meet at Bowman
– May 9, Night Hawk Baseball at Beulah
– May 9, Varsity Track & Field Meet at Killdeer
– May 10-11, Night Hawk Baseball at Enderlin Tournament
– May 10, Varsity Track & Field Meet at Beach
See you at the games.