A meeting of the top two ranked boys basketball teams in the state.
A meeting of the top two ranked boys basketball teams in the state. Anytime you get a clash featuring the highest rated squads, you expect a tight game from start to finish. That, however, was not the case Wednesday evening in Minot. No. 1 Four Winds-Minnewaukan dominated the action in a non-conference contest against No. 2 Dickinson Trinity.
Using a quick start, the Indians led the entire way earning a 71-42 victory over the previously-unbeaten Titans.
Balanced scoring was key for the Indians. Tronis McKay led the way with 23 points while Charlie Black added 15 points. Steve Redfox also hit double figures with 11 points. Irvin Tomahawk scored eight points while Jaylen LaRock had seven. Frank Gourd chipped in with five points. Gionni Roberts rounded out the scoring with two points.
Noah Sickler led Dickinson Trinity with 14 points. The Indians jumped out to a 22-10 advantage after one before extending its lead to 47-18 at the half.
Going in the fourth quarter, Four Winds-Minnewaukan led 61-28 before earning the 71-42 victory. There will be no rest for the No. 1 Indians as they take on No. 10 Des Lacs-Burlington Thursday evening in Minot. Tipoff is set for 7 p.m.
In other action at the Minot State University Dome Wednesday, No. 7 North Star defeated Parshall, who is receiving votes, 67-61. No other information was available