NDHSAA Prep Notebook: May-Port-CG football going strong at 2-0
September 4, 2019 3:00 pm
By Tom Mix
NDHSAA Media Specialist
VALLEY CITY, N.D. – The 2019 NDHSAA football season is in full gear with every program having played at least one game this fall.
Early statements have been made. Hard work put in during the offseason is starting to pay off in terms of first downs, touchdowns and victories.
May-Port-CG has started off the season 2-0 in 9-man, Region 1. The Patriots opened the year with a 50-14 victory at home against Griggs County Central and followed up with a 36-12 road win over Wyndmere/Lidgerwood.
Leading the way for the Patriots has been senior running back Sam Satrom and junior quarterback Sawyer Satrom. Sam Satrom rushed for 225 yards and four touchdowns against Griggs County Central. Against Wyndmere/Lidgerwood, Sawyer Satrom exploded for 247 yards rushing (4 TDs), 163 yards passing (1 TD) and one interception on defense.
May-Port-CG hosts Hankinson on Friday, September 6. Through Week 2, The Patriots have company at 2-0 in Region 1 as Tri-State (Fairmount-Campbell-Tintah-Rosholt) and LaMoure-Litchville/Marion are both 2-0 in Region 1 play. Finley-Sharon/Hope-Page is also 2-0 and 1-0 in Region 1 play entering Week 3.
Bismarck Century holds best team scoring average in Class A girls golf
Defending NDHSAA Class A girls golf state champions, the Bismarck Century Patriots, are in the midst of another solid season.
The Patriots hold a 328.0 scoring average followed by Fargo Shanley with a 336.2 average.
Century started the season with five straight first-place team wins before its first runner up finish to Minot on Tuesday, September 3 at the Bismarck St. Mary’s Invite. Minot finished with 325 team strokes edging the Patriots by one stroke.
Century is led by freshmen twin sisters Hannah and Leah Herbel. Hannah Herbel, the state’s defending individual medalist, has won five of the six events Century has played in this fall. Hannah Herbel won the St. Mary’s Invite shooting a 75, one stroke better that Minot’s Becca Tschetter.
Hannah Herbel’s 75.50 scoring average leads the Western Dakota Association. Tschetter follows with a 78.00 average. Carrie Carmichael of Williston is in thrd (79.30) and Leah Herbel is in fourth with a 80.00 average.
There are only two remaining regular season meets before the West Region Meet. The Class A girls Golf State Tournament is scheduled for September 30-October 1 at Bois de Sioux Golf Course in Wahpeton, N.D.
Bismarck Legacy and Mandan off to strong stars in boys tennis
Bismarck Legacy and Mandan have yet to lose a dual matchup this fall. The Sabers are 5-0 overall and 1-0 in Western Dakota Association play after a 9-0 sweep of Williston on Friday, August 30. The Braves are 3-0 overall and 1-0 in the WDA.
Minot is also 1-0 in WDA matches ealr this season. Bismarck Century opens its WDA schedule on the road in Jamestown on Thursday, September 5.
Out East, Valley City has started the season 3-0 overall and 2-0 in Eastern Dakota Conference play. Joining the Hi-Liners at 2-0 are Fargo South, Grand Forks Central, Grand Forks Red River and Fargo Shanley.
The Grand Forks Central Knights are the defending NDHSAA team dual state champions.
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