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Majettes beat Jamestown, 5-2

JAMESTOWN – The Minot High girls hockey team (8-8, 6-2 West Region) used a dominate first period to lift it to a 5-2 victory over Jamestown (5-12-1, 3-10-0 West Region) on the road Friday.

After allowing a goal in the fourth minute of the game, the Majettes rebounded with three straight unanswered scores in the next four minutes. The first came courtesy O’Malley Eslinger off an assist from fellow junior Alyssa Aguirre.

Eslinger then played the role of the facilitator two minutes later, feeding junior Brenna Abrahamson for the score. Finally, sophomore Paige Ackerman found the back of the net off an assist from Carson Abrahamson and junior Kaya Shaw to give Minot a 3-1 edge.

After a Jamestown score, Carson Abrahamson put in the puck to cap off a four-goal period for the Majettes. Carson Abrahamson went on to score again in the 15th minute of the third period with an unassisted goal to secure Minot’s 5-2 win.

Next up for the Majettes is road game against Fargo Davies today at 3 p.m.

Magi swimming & diving

finds success, takes

first in West Fargo

WEST FARGO — After an eventful weekend in Minot, the Minot High School boys swimming and diving team travelled to West Fargo Friday to compete in the West Fargo Sprint Invitational at Hulbert Aquatic Center.

The Magicians took first with a team score of 490 followed by Fargo North (222), West Fargo (200), Fargo South (147), Minnesota Moorhead High (103), Williston (96), Dickinson (55), West Fargo Sheyenne (42) and Wahpeton (40).

Minot had four first place finishes at the event with 12 additional top five finishes.

William Walker-Rozo took first in the 200-yard freestyle with a final time of 1:52.60. Senior Peyton Huss took fifth in the event with a 1:57.20.

In the 200 individual medley, Zac Spaulding took first for the Magi while Josh Boen took third.

Magi dominated the top four spots of the 100 backstroke. Dominic Yoder took first followed by Spaulding in second, Kalen Hill in third and Jack Wolsky in fourth.

Junior Griffin Schaeffer took first in the 100 breaststroke with a final time of 1:03.35. Younger brother Grant Shaeffer came in at fourth with a final time of 1:08.85.

Minot High jumps back in the pool today for the West Fargo Invitational at Hulbert Aquatic Center beginning at 10:30 a.m.

Majettes basketball falls to undefeated Devils Lake, 71-35

DEVILS LAKE – The Minot High girls basketball team (3-11, 3-10 West Region) suffered a loss at the hands of Devils Lake (14-0) on the road Friday, 71-35.

The junior duo of Paige Rosencrans and Lauren McLean led the way for the Majettes on offense in the first half, combining for 14 of Minot’s 21 points. But Devils Lake repeatedly found the bottom of the net to take a 39-21 lead at halftime.

The second half yielded little change, as the Firebirds outscored Minot 32-14 en route to the 71-35 victory. Rosencrans and McLean each finished with a team-high eight points in the loss, while Regan McNally and Tia Haskins each totaled four points.

Next up for Minot is a home game against Turtle Mountain Community High School on Tuesday at 7:30 p.m.

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