A realignment in high school baseball that moves Minot Ryan out of Watford City’s region could make the Wolves’ chances of advancing to State a little bit easier this season.
Cartwright’s Jim Roedeske transferred to Colorado’s Otero Junior College with the intention of furthering his steer wrestling career.
Trey Jacobson, a senior basketball player at Watford City High School, has earned two prestigious post season awards as he was selected to the State Class B All State second team, as well as being nominated to the McDonald’s All American High School Boys Basketball Team.
While the Watford City varsity girls basketball team no doubt wishes that they would have played better at the State Class B Girls Basketball Tournament this past week, the Wolves can hold their heads up high that, all in all, they had a heck of a season.
After rolling over the New Town Eagles, 49-34, in the Region 8 Semifinals, the Watford City girls basketball team punched their ticket to the 2011 State Class B Girls Basketball Tournament on Thursday, defeating the Stanley Blue Jays, 58-42, to claim the Region 8 Championship.
Watford City is just two wins away from advancing to the State Class B Girls Basketball Tournament as the Wolves crushed the Ray Jays 63-36 in opening round action of the Region 8 Tournament on Monday evening.
After cruising to an easy 56-38 win over the Trinity Christian Crusaders in the Region 8 semifinals last Tuesday, the Watford City Wolves fell to the New Town Eagles, 78-74, in overtime to see their 2011 season come to an end.
Watford City had a great showing at the State Class B Wrestling Tournament as the Wolves placed in sixth place with 108 points. Seven wrestlers placed at this year’s meet.
Watford City jumped out to a quick 8-0 first quarter lead and never looked back as the Wolves downed the Trenton Tigers 54-44 in opening round action of the Region 8 Tournament on Monday afternoon.
After finishing the Region 4 dual season as the Region 4 Champion and the No. 1 seed from the region into the State Dual Tournament, the wrestling Wolves came away with the runner-up trophy in the Individual Region 4 Championships
Watford City had four big wins as the Wolves wrapped up their regular season action, and get ready to head into the District 15 Boys Basketball Tournament, which begins on Thursday at Stanley
How many wrestling Wolves will advance to the State Wrestling Tournament at the Fargo Dome on Feb. 17-19 will be decided this Saturday as Watford City competes in the Region 4 Tournament in Hettinger.