NDHSAA Wednesday Water Cooler (September 22)

September 22, 2021 2:00 pm

By Tom Mix
NDHSAA Media Specialist

VALLEY CITY, N.D. – Each Wednesday NDHSAA Media Specialist Tom Mix posts several notable news items, current events and buzz-worthy games upcoming on the NDHSAA prep sports calendar on the NDHSAA NOW website. Keep visiting each Wednesday for all the latest midweek newsworthy items.

  • Class B Girls Golf State Tournament set to begin Monday, September 27 in Carrington. The 2021 NDHSAA Class B Girls Golf State Tournament is scheduled for September 27-28 at CrossRoads Golf Club in Carrington, ND. Kindred sophomore Avery Bartles is the state’s defending medalist. For more information on the 2021 NDHSAA Class B Girls Golf State Tournament visit: https://ndhsaanow.com/tournaments/golf-girls-b 

  • West Fargo High senior wide receiver Carson Hegerle commits to NDSU for football. All-State football standout Carson Hegerle announced his verbal commitment to play collegiate football at North Dakota State University (NDSU). Through four games this fall, Hegerle has 17 catches for 319 yards and two touchdowns.  

  • Class A Girls Golf Region Tournaments slated for Monday, September 27. Monday will be a busy day on the links statewide as the Class A girls golf region tournaments will also be played. Out West, Bismarck’s Riverwood Golf Course will host the 2021 NDHSAA Class A West Region Girls Golf Tournament. In the East, Edgewood Golf Course in Fargo will host the 2021 NDHSAA Class A East Region Girls Golf Tournament. 

  • Fargo Davies boys soccer team wraps up No. 1 East Region seed for state. Fargo Davies remained undefeated this fall scoring a 2-2 tie with Grand Forks Red River on Tuesday, September 22. With the tie, the Eagles now have 32 points – six more than the Roughriders (26) who are in second place in the Eastern Dakota Conference standings. With two more conference matches remaining for East Region squads this fall some seeding still remains to be determined, but what is known is that Davies will be the East Region’s No. 1 seed for the 2021 NDHSAA Boys Soccer State Tournament due to the Eagles holding a tie-breaker over the Roughriders. Red River is also locked in as the East Region No. 2 seed for state. The state tournament is set for October 7-9 at Jamestown High School. Current NDHSAA Boys Soccer Standings: https://ndhsaanow.com/standings/soccer-boys  

  • Langdon Area/Edmore/Munich football in territory rarely navigated by prep football programs. The Langdon Area/Edmore Munich football team is in the midst of a 43-game winning streak that dates back to the start of the 2018 prep football season. Since then the Cardinals have rolled to three straight NDHSAA Division A football state titles. Now in newly minted NDHSAA Division 11B, No. 3-ranked Langdon Area/Edmore Munich is off to a 5-0 start this fall and hosts a 4-1 Harvey/Wells County squad that has been ranked this season. If you compare this Cardinals squad to all other programs during the “modern state playoff era” (1975-present) of NDHSAA prep football they are certainly one of the most formidable dynasties that’s ever hit the gridiron. Cavalier won 47 games from 2002-2005. Fargo Shanley’s revered prep football dynasty under legendary Hall of Fame coach Sid Cichy won 50-plus games in a row during his tenure, but during that era of play there were no state-sanctioned playoffs or championship games. The next two weeks will be a gauntlet for the Cardinals because after the Harvey/Wells County matchup Langdon Area/Edmore Munich travels to play current No. 4-ranked Hillsboro/Central Valley. The Burros are the last team to get the best of Langdon Area/Edmore Munich. Hillsboro/Central Valley defeated Langdon Area/Edmore Munich 16-14 in the 2017 NDHSAA Division A championship game.  

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