Harvey-Wells County has qualified for the Region 4 title game Thursday in Devils Lake
By Harry Lipsiea
It’s what tournament basketball is all about. Full of comebacks, scoring runs and last-second plays, Tuesday evening’s Region 4 semi-final contest featured Harvey-Wells County and Langdon-Edmore-Munich battling for four quarters; plus an overtime period.
When the dust settled, Harvey-Wells County earned a 62-58 victory. Using a 10-6 advantage in overtime, the Hornets earned a spot in the Region 4 championship game against North Star Thursday evening in Devils Lake.
It was a back-and-forth affair. However, Harvey-Wells County led most of the way. The team held 12-8, 30-20 and 42-34 leads at quarter breaks. The Cardinals, however, made an impressive fourth-quarter run. Thanks to buckets by Jordyn Worley and Callie Ronningen, Langdon-Edmore-Munich led 52-48 with 1:33 remaining. However a bucket by Kari Wolfe and free throws by Jaye Fike tied the game up at 52 to force the game into overtime.
Buckets by McKayla Jones and Wolfe helped the Hornets earn the 62-58 overtime victory.
Harvey-Wells County was led by Wolfe with 21 points and 15 rebounds. Fike finished with 20 points and Jones added 14.
Worley finished with 21 points and 11 rebounds to lead the Cardinals. Ronningen added 17 points and 11 rebounds. Hart scored 13 points.
Langdon-Edmore-Munich plays Warwick in the regional third-place game Thursday at 6 p.m.