Lady Hi-Liner basketball led undefeated, No. 5-ranked Eastern Dakota Conference rival West Fargo for most of Tuesday nightâ€™s game, but a 50-50 tie with a minute remaining yielded a 5-1 Packer run that secured a dramatic 55-51 West Fargo win.
Hi-Liner wrestling turned in a ninth-place showing at Friday and Saturday's Bismarck Rotary Tournament at the Bismarck Civic Center, competing in a 28-team field that included all North Dakota Class A teams except West Fargo.
Lady Raiders basketball hosted Griggs County Central on Thursday night and trailed 7-6 after a quarter, but halfcourt trap double-teams and a 17-point second quarter from sophomore Rylee Nudell put Maple Valley up 34-14 at halftime en route to a runaway 63-23 win.
Lady Loboes senior guard Tasha Piehl scored 10 points, sank all four free throws and hit two 3-pointers as LaMoure-Litchville/Marion hosted Kidder County on Friday night, but Pirates junior guard Jenna Nicholson put up 11 points and sank all four of her own free throws to lead Kidder County to a 39-32 win.
Next for the Lady Loboes (1-2 overall) is a road game at Linton/HMB, 7:30 p.m.
Lady Hi-Liner basketball visited Jamestown on Saturday night for their first game in two weeks, and senior forwards Dierra Diegel and Danica Diegel's double-doubles propelled Valley City to a 59-48 win.
Dierra Diegel led Valley City with 20 points, 10 rebounds and six steals. Danica Diegel put up 11 points, 13 rebounds, an assist and a steal. Senior guard Jessica Denholm added 17 points, two rebounds, two assists and two steals of her own.
Hi-Liner wrestling, ranked 10th among North Dakota Class B varsity teams, took their talents to Fargo for the Rumble on the Red Wrestling Championships, from which Valley City took 21st of 69 varsity teams, ninth of 64 junior varsity teams and a 182-pound championship from senior Dustin Lindgren.