Eye on SW ND Sports

Correction to my May 24 column, Hettinger is hosting the 2019 District 1 Legion Tournament scheduled for July 24-27. In last week’s column I had Hettinger hosting the District 7 tourney. District One teams are Hettinger-Scranton along with Belfield, Hazen and New Salem.

Sheldon Christenson
For the Record

Congratulations to the 2019 Hettinger and Scranton graduates. The best to you in the future and I hope your plans turn out the way you want.
Shiloh downed Beulah 7-4 to take the Region 8 championship game and is headed for the state tourney in Fargo, May 30- June 1.
Matchups for Thursday May 30 at Newman Outdoor Field in Fargo:
10:00 a.m. – No. 2 Thompson vs. North Star
1:00 p.m. – No. 3 Enderlin/Maple Valley vs. Mohall-Lansford-Sherwood-GKB
4 p.m. – No. 1 Park River/Fordville-Lankin vs. Bishop Ryan
7:00 p.m. – No. 4 Shiloh Christian vs. No. 5 Carrington

Tentative opening game for the Legion Bears is scheduled for June 8 at Belfield.
In the Class B SD State Boys Track & Field Meet Bison tied for 7th along with four other teams, Lemmon finished 29th and Harding County tied with Tri-State for 31st. Lemmon’s Dillon Reed finished 5th in the 110 hurdles and 7th in the 300 hurdles. Bison’s Jonathan Burkhalter finished third in the 1600 and Shane Collins 2nd in the Discus.
First round of the Class B State Softball Tournament scheduled for May 30-June 1 at Fargo.
Game 1: No. 1 East Central Cass vs. No. 4 West Minot Ryan, 11 a.m.
Game 2: No. 2 West Velva vs. No. 3 East Hillsboro-Central Valley, 1 p.m.
Game 3: No. 1 West Heart River vs. No. 4 East Kindred-Richland, 4 p.m.
Game 4: No. 2 East Thompson vs. No. 3 West Des Lacs-Burlington, 6 p.m.

Sports schedule for the coming week is as follows:

– June 5-6, Nighthawk Wrestling Camp
– June 6, Volleyball Varsity Team Camp @ Harding County
– June 8, Bears Legion Baseball at Belfield

See you at the games.