Carrington, N.D. (NewsDakota.com)—-The Carrington boy’s basketball team defeated Griggs County-Midkota (GCM) for the second time in three days, and it took four extra minutes of overtime to secure the District 5 victory 54-48. Carrington defeated the Titans on Saturday night at Jamestown Civic Center 49-44 in the 2021 Stutsman County Tournament third place game.
Hudson Schmitz (6′ sophomore) had a game high 22 points and hauled in 10 rebounds to lead the Cardinals to victory. Lucas Hendrickson (6′ junior) added 11 points and Grady Shipman (5’9 freshman) added 9 points for the Cards. GCM was paced by Tanner Haugen with a team high 18 points and a game high 11 rebounds. Hunter Gronneberg added 11 points for the Titans.
GCM was leading at halftime 29-19 and scored the first basket of the second half to take the largest lead of the game at 31-19. Carrington outscored the Titans 16-9 the rest of the quarter and pulled within 40-35 after 3 quarters. Tied at 47 in the final seconds of regulation the Titans had a chance to win the game but couldn’t get anything to fall. Carrington outscored GCM 7-1 in the OT session to earn the win. GCM drops to 2-6 overall and Carrington improved to 4-5 with the win. Carrington will travel to Casselton on Thursday for a boys/girls doubleheader. Both games will be aired on AM 1600 KDAK (THE CARDINAL), FM 100.1, and www.newsdakota.com