MONDAY (DECEMBER 6) NDHSAA Statistically Speaking


December 6, 2021 1:00 pm

By Tom Mix
NDHSAA Media Specialist

VALLEY CITY, N.D. – Each Monday NDHSAA Media Specialist Tom Mix posts several interesting stats relating to NDHSAA Activities (past and present) on the NDHSAA NOW website. Keep visiting each Monday and learn more about the education-based athletics and activities sponsored by the NDHSAA.

  • 15: Number of points tallied by Fargo North sophomore forward Owen Branson and Jamestown junior forward Nolan Nenow thus far this winter in boys hockey competition. Branson has four goals and 11 assists for the Spartans. Nenow has nine goals and six assists for the Blue Jays.

  • 2,810: Career points scored by 2021 White Shield High School graduate Jesse White. White finished his prep boys basketball career No. 2 on the state’s unofficial Class B all-time career scoring list and is currently playing collegiate basketball at North Dakota State College of Science in Wahpeton, N.D.  

  • 37: Combined points scored by Fargo North’s sophomore duo of Jeremiah Sem and Carter Zeller in the Spartans’ 78-47 win over Bismarck Legacy on Saturday, December 4 at the Spartandome. Sem finished the game with a team high 22 points along with eight rebounds and nine assists. Zeller scored 15 points and grabbed 10 rebounds.

  • 7: Goals scored by Williston sophomore forward Jaidyn Nass thus far during the 2021-22 girls hockey season. Nass leads the state in points scored through the first two weeks of the season with 10.

  • 50: Number of points scored by Four Winds/Minnewaukan senior center Ezura Rainbow during the 2021 Lake Region Girls Basketball Tournament played at Devils Lake High School. Rainbow scored 19 points in the Indians 72-40 win over Dunseith in the championship game on Saturday, December 4 and earned Tournament MVP honors.

  • 8-0: Individual season record thus far for Harvey Wells/County senior wrestler Carsen Mertz. Mertz won the 195-pound weight class at the Velva Tournament on Saturday, December 4. Mertz was the Class B runner up at the 170-pound weight class at state a year ago.

  • 772: Career coaching victories for longtime Linton/HMB boys basketball coach Dan Carr. Carr began coaching the Lions in 1981 after starting his boys basketball coaching career in Belgrade High School (Minn.). Carr will be coaching the Lions in the team’s season opener – a 7 p.m. tipoff against Hettinger/Scranton on Friday, December 10 at Linton High School.   

  • 1,560: Career points scored by 1998 Valley City High School graduate Jeff Boschee during his collegiate men’s basketball career at the University of Kansas.

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