Minot wins NDHSAA Class A Boys BB state championship


March 11, 2017 10:30 pm

By Tom Mix
NDHSAA Media Specialist

BISMARCK – Make it three in a row for Minot’s boys basketball team.

The Magicians defeated Bismarck Century 56-42 on Saturday, March 11 during the championship game of the North Dakota High School Activities Association Class A State Tournament at the Bismarck Event Center.

Minot has now won three straight Class A state championships. They are the first team to win three Class A titles in a row since Bismarck (1957-59).

Century led 23-20 at halftime, but the Magicians rallied in the second half shooting 41 percent from the field.

Minot was led by senior KyJaun Johnson who scored 21 points.

The Magicians finish the season 25-2.

2017 NDHSAA CLASS A BOYS BASKETBALL STATE TOURNAMENT BRACKET

SATURDAY’S BOX SCORES AND FINAL STATS:

CHAMPIONSHIP: Minot 56, Bismarck Century 42

THIRD PLACE: Dickinson 71, Fargo Davies 65

FIFTH PLACE: West Fargo 65, West Fargo Sheyenne 56

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