February 4, 2011

New Town tips Watford, Braves, Warriors

New Town tips Watford, Braves, Warriors
Young Bird scores 1,000th point
By STU MERRY
BHG News Service

The state-ranked New Town Eagles boys basketball team continues to roll. The 8th ranked Eagles are 13-1.
This past week, the team racked up three more wins, defeating district foes Watford City this past Thursday, 55-50, and Parshall 92-63 this past Saturday. Tuesday night, the Eagles kept flying, taking another district contest, 86-60 – this time the victim was Mandaree.
The Parshall game turned out to be a memorable night for Mike Young Bird who racked up 22 points. Those points put him over the 1,000-point mark for his career.
Alex Baker led the Eagles, pouring in 31, to lead New Town to the win. Parshall was led by Kenny Wells who knocked down 20.
This past Thursday, the Eagles eked one out against district foe Watford City, 55-50. The Eagles and Wolves were knotted at 24 at intermission, but New Town blew out to a 10-point lead, 42-32, after three quarters. The Wolves clawed their way back, outscoring New Town 18-12 in the final frame, but it wasn’t enough as the Eagles prevailed.
In Tuesday’s contest, New Town led from the start, posting leads of 22-14 after one quarter and 40-29 at intermission.
Alex Baker was high-point man for the Eagles, dropping in 28.
New Town faces Garrison tonight (Thursday). The game is in New Town.
 


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