Magicians record 11th meet win at West Fargo Invite
WEST FARGO — Taking to the pool for the second day in a row, the Minot High School boys swimming and diving team recorded it 11th meet win at the West Fargo Invitational Saturday at Hulbert Aquatic Center in West Fargo.
Along with seeing some of the teams from the East, Minot High also saw two teams from Minnesota — Andover High School and Centennial High School.
The Magicians took first at the meet with a team score of 592 followed by Bismarck Century (308), West Fargo (248), Andover (195.5) and Mandan (166) in the top five. Other teams at the meet included Mandan, Jamestown, Williston, Fargo Davies, Grand Forks, West Fargo Sheyenne, Dickinson, Bismarck Legacy and Wahpeton.
Minot junior William Walker-Rozo took first in both his individual events. Walker-Rozo dropped nearly a second off his 200-yard individual medley for a final time of 2:02.49. Jack Wolsky finished third in the same event with a final time of 2:05.56.
Walker-Rozo then went on to cut nearly a second again in the 100 butterfly for a time of 54.80 seconds. Senior Peyton Huss took fourth in the event with a time of 56.76 seconds.
Zac Spaulding and Steve Novak took second and third in the 50 freestyle and then took third and fourth in the 100 freestyle respectively.
Minot’s 200 freestyle relay comprised of Wolsky, Walker-Rozo, Spaulding and Novak took first with a final time of 1:32.47, out-touching Century’s relay that finished in a close second at 1:32.50.
Other notable swims came from backstroker Dominic Yoder taking second in the 100 backstroke and breaststroker Griffin Schaeffer taking third in the 100 breaststroke. Alexander King and Huss took fourth and fifth in the 500 freestyle.
On the boards, Minot’s Layton King took second with a final score of 374.90 behind Mandan’s Johnny Mindt, who finished with a 517.15.
Up next, the Magicians return to Magic City Campus Thursday, Jan. 31, for a dual against Bismarck High beginning at 5 p.m.
Minot High wrestling takes first at Larimore Invite
LARIMORE — In an individual tournament, the Minot High School wrestling team took first place at the Larimore Invitational Saturday at Larimore High School.
The Magicians took first with a score of 207 followed by Badger-GB-MR (187.5), Grand Forks Central (163.5), Devils Lake (83) and Watford City (67) in the top five.
Minot had three first-place finishes, six in second place, one third place and two fourth-place finishes Saturday.
At 113, Kelby Armstrong took first, defeating Ethan Stremick of Pembina County North in the championship match with a pin at 3:29.
Minot’s Davian Rios and Victor Garcia faced off at 120 pounds. Their match came down to a decision, with Rios coming out on top, 5-3.
At 182, Jacob Carmichael recorded Minot’s third first place finish of the day, pinning GFC’s Cameran Bridgeford at 2:47.
Magi wrestling returns to the mat Friday, Feb. 1, for a dual at Dickinson High School beginning at 6 p.m.
Majettes hockey gets shut out by Fargo Davies
FARGO – The Minot High girls hockey team (8-9-0) struggled to get its offense rolling Saturday on the road, falling to Fargo Davies (16-2-0) by a score of 6-0.
The Eagles ambushed the Majettes in the opening period, scoring three goals in the first 15 minutes. After tacking on a goal in the second period, Davies put the game on ice in the final period with another two scores.
The Eagles flexed their depth in the win, as six different players found the back of the net. Davies bombarded Minot High goaltender Amber Borkhuis with 38 shots on goal. The sophomore finished with 32 saves on the day.
On offense, the Majettes tallied nine shots on goal, all of which were saved by Davies goaltender Kennedy Cook.
Next up for Minot is a home game against the Bismarck Blizzard Tuesday at 7 p.m.
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