January 7, 2010

Miners play in Mandan tournament over holiday

By Adam Thomas, BHG News Service

While most teams were taking an extended break from competition over Christmas vacation, the Wilton-Wing Miners were busy preparing for the Mandan Holiday Tournament which took place at the Mandan High School gym on Dec 28-30th. The Miners handily made their way to the championship game with wins over Grant County and Bottineau in the first two rounds of play. However, the Shiloh Skyhawks ended Wilton-Wing’s bid for first place with a final score of 56-64 in the tournament championship. Starting off on Monday, the Miners were dominating in their game with the Grant County Coyotes, easily advancing on the score of 83-31. It was more of the same in the second round against Bottineau, as Wilton-Wing raced off to a 21-point lead after the first quarter, but that margin would be trimmed down to only nine at the half.


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