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Ainsworth Bulldogs Hang On for 56-51 Win Over Sandhills-Thedford Knights

Late in the third quarter and during the fourth quarter, the Dawgs went to a full court press that caused problems for Sandhills-Thedford in the turnover department.

Ainsworth Bulldogs Hang On for 56-51 Win Over Sandhills-Thedford Knights

Carter Nelson stole the ball against Sandhills-Thedford and went up for a lay-up but was fouled by Conner Cooksley. Nelson had 15 points and 14 rebounds against the Knights.

Ainsworth Bulldogs Hang On for 56-51 Win Over Sandhills-Thedford Knights

Junior Ben Barrow came off the bench for the Dawgs and scored four points and pulled down two rebounds.

Ainsworth Bulldogs Hang On for 56-51 Win Over Sandhills-Thedford Knights

The Ainsworth Bulldogs hosted the Sandhills-Thedford Knights on February 5th and came away with a 56-51 win to take their record to 8-10 on the season with just three games remaining in the regular season.

Ainsworth Lady Bulldogs Improve to 13-7 on Season with Win Over Sandhills-Thedford

Kaitlyn Nelson goes up for a shot in the first half. Nelson had seven points and eight rebounds against the Sandhills-Thedford Lady Knights.

Ainsworth Lady Bulldogs Improve to 13-7 on Season with Win Over Sandhills-Thedford
Ainsworth Lady Bulldogs Improve to 13-7 on Season with Win Over Sandhills-Thedford

Ainsworth’s Summer Richardson cuts off Cylee Jameson of Sandhills-Theford on the sideline and causes a turnover for the Lady Knights.

Ainsworth Lady Bulldogs Improve to 13-7 on Season with Win Over Sandhills-Thedford

Despite losing her feet under the Ainsworth basket, Kendyl Delimont was able to continue dribbling and got the ball to an Ainsworth player.

Ainsworth Lady Bulldogs Improve to 13-7 on Season with Win Over Sandhills-Thedford

The Ainsworth Lady Bulldogs moved to 13-7 on the season with a 55-44 win over the Sandhills-Thedford Lady Knights on Febuary 5th.

Burke/Gregory Storm hosted a JV wrestling tournament in Burke

Mason Janak works on a take-down against his opponent. He earned a second place finish for his efforts.

Burke/Gregory Storm hosted a JV wrestling tournament in Burke

Eli Ekroth works on pinning his opponent on his way to a first place finish in the Burke/Gregory JV wrestling tournament.

Burke/Gregory Storm hosted a JV wrestling tournament in Burke

Kade Braun earned a second place finish in the JV tournament in Burke.

Burke/Gregory Storm hosted a JV wrestling tournament in Burke

The Burke/Gregory Storm hosted a JV wrestling tournament in Burke on Thursday, January 28th. Sixty-seven wrestlers from eight different teams participated. Wrestlers came from Burke/Gregory, Canton, Parkston, Philip Area, Winner, Kimball/White Lake/Platte-Geddes, Lyman and McCook Central/Montrose. Wrestlers were split up into 20 different groupings based on weight and skill level and the tournament was run similar to the AAU tournament that is held every year in Burke with round robin style matches within each weight/skill level. Storm JV wrestlers and their placing in the tournament are as follows: Eli Ekroth-1st, Mason Peck-2nd, Carson Peck-3rd, Mason Janak-2nd, Kaleb Schonebaum-1st, Mason Hood-1st, Trey Murray-4th, and Kade Braun-2nd.

Ainsworth Invitational has two champions!

Chris Williams was the only senior for Parents Night. He also was a champion in the Ainsworth Invitational.

Ainsworth Invitational has two champions!

Drake Janssen was a champion in the Ainsworth Invitational.

Ainsworth Invitational has two champions!

Ashton Lurz. Photos by DeanNa Fowler

Ainsworth Invitational has two champions!

“The Badger wrestling team competed in their last regular season tournament of the year in Ainsworth last weekend. The Badgers came away with two champions in Chris Williams and Drake Janssen. Chris beat the #1 rated wrestler in South Dakota in the finals. That match marked his 150th career win. Chris also received the fastest pin award with an 11 second pin in the first round.

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