JAMESTOWN, ND. (Newsdakota.com) – The Jamestown Blue Jays girls basketball team played close with Watford City in the first half before eventually falling 64-51 on the road Saturday.
Jamestown was led in scoring on the day by Grace Hegerle, who scored 16 points for the Jays. Annie Nabwe finished with another double-double, contributing 11 points for Jamestown. Nabwe still leads the state in rebounds per game, averaging more than 10 per game, two higher than anyone else in the conference.
Off the bench, Hunter Peterson, Breanna Oettle, and Rylee Joseph each finished with five points for the Jays. Ella and Katie Falk each had four points on Saturday afternoon.
The Blue Jays finish the regular season with a 13-7 overall record. Jamestown will advance to the WDA region tournament, which starts Tuesday, March 2nd.
The girls’ team will either host Bismarck High or travel to Bismarck depending upon how the Demons finish their season. Bismarck plays Turtle Mountain on Monday and #5 Bismarck Legacy on Tuesday night. The Demons need to win both games to surpass Jamestown for fourth place.
In boy’s action at Watford City, Jamestown dominated the Wolves 88-28 the final score.