February 18, 2016

Parshall Braves take second in district 15 tournament

Braves, Eagles advance to regional play

By Jerry W. Kram

The Parshall Braves and New Town Eagles girls basketball teams both secured places in the Region 8 Tournament that will be played in Ray starting on Monday, Feb. 22.

Both teams lost to the Watford City Wolves, who are ranked third in the North Dakota Class B basketball poll. The Braves took second place in the tournament by upsetting second seed Trenton-Trinity Christian in the semifinal round. The Eagles earned a berth by defeating the North Shore-Plaza Wildcats in the regional qualifying game.

The Braves opened the tournament by beating the North Shore-Plaza Wildcats 57-30 in the opening round. The Braves dominated the game at both ends of the court, outscoring the Wildcats 37-14 in the first half. Aulora Severance had 19 points and eight other Braves were in the scoring column.


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