LaMoure/Litchville-Marion Boys Win District 5 Tourney; Barnes County North Eliminated
LaMoure/Litchville-Marion boys hoops finished the regular season 3-1 in District 5 action and 15-6 overall, riding an eight-game win streak and taking nine of their last 10 games dating back to Jan. 18 to earn the No. 2 seed in the District 5 Tournament in Leal, N.D.
The Loboes beat No. 3 Medina/Pingree-Buchanan 69-62 in the first round on Feb. 14, then upset top-seeded Ellendale 62-51 on Feb. 15 for the District title and a Region 3 first-round matchup against District 6 No. 4 seed South Border, 3 p.m. Monday at the Jamestown Civic Center.
Barnes County North took an 0-7 District 5 record and went 1-20 overall for the fifth seed in the bracket. They fell 53-34 to No. 4 Edgeley/Kulm/Montpelier on Feb. 14, then 68-56 to No. 3 Medina/Pingree-Buchanan on Feb. 15.
All District 5 Team
Brady Thielges, LaMoure/Litchville-Marion senior guard
Drew Thielges, LaMoure/Litchville-Marion senior guard
T.J. Steckler, Barnes County North senior guard
Senior Athlete of the Year