NDHSAA Prep Notebook: Next up, State Hockey Tournament


February 21, 2018 3:15 pm

By Tom Mix
NDHSAA Media Specialist

VALLEY CITY, N.D. – The 2018 NDHSAA Hockey Tournament is next up on the Winter Tournament Calendar. Sixteen teams will be skating for a chance at a state title this week in Grand Forks. Action begins Thursday, February 22 at Ralph Engelstad Arena.

Boys quarterfinal pairings at Ralph Engelstad Arena (Main Rink) are:

W1-Bismarck Century vs. E-4 Grafton/Park River, Noon
E-2 Fargo Davies vs. W-3 Jamestown, approx. 2:30 p.m.
E-1 Grand Forks Central vs. W-4 Dickinson, 5:30 p.m.
W-2 Bismarck High vs. E-3 Grand Forks Red River, approx. 8 p.m

2018 NDHSAA BOYS HOCKEY STATE TOURNAMENT BRACKET

Girls quarterfinal pairings at Ralph Engelstad Arena (Olympic Arena Rink) are:

1-Fargo North/South vs. 8-Mandan, 11 a.m.
4-Fargo Davies vs. 5-Minot, approx. 1:15 p.m.
2-Bismarck vs. 7-Dickinson, 5 p.m.
3-West Fargo vs. 6-Grand Forks, approx. 7:15 p.m.

2018 NDHSAA GIRLS HOCKEY STATE TOURNAMENT BRACKET

Region Girls BB championships set for Thursday & Friday

Sixteen teams are still contending for a trip to the 2018 NDHSAA Class B Girls Basketball State Tournament set for March 1-3 at the Minot State Dome.

Most Class B region tournaments wrap up on Thursday Night. Region 1 concludes on Friday Night. Winners from each of the eight region tournaments qualify for state. The seeding of the Class B Girls Basketball State Tournament bracket will be announced on Friday evening. Please visit www.ndhsaanow.com for the latest on Friday evening. Links to the Class B girls basketball region brackets are below:

REGION 1 | REGION 2 | REGION 3 | REGION 4 | REGION 5 | REGION 6 | REGION 7 | REGION 8

NDHSAA Media Spotlight

This week’s NDHSAA Media Spotlight is a feature story from West Fargo Pioneer sports writer Colton Pool on West Fargo broadcaster Larry Lubben.

Lubben has produced broadcasts of 1,800 athletic contests since September of 1983 on various cable public access channels. Link to full story is listed below:

WEST FARGO PIONEER: It will be tough for Lubben to walk away after 35 years of covering city athletics

Jottings

Class A, No. 1-ranked girls basketball powerhouse Bismarck Century suffered its first defeat of the season on Tuesday, February 20. Bismarck St. Mary’s defeated the Patriots 39-38. Bismarck Century still holds the No. 1 seed for the upcoming West Region Girls Basketball Tournament set for March 1-3 at the Bismarck Event Center. … The 2018 NDHSAA State Gymnastics Meet is scheduled for February 23-24 at Jamestown High School. The 2018 NDHSAA Boys Swimming and Diving State Meet is scheduled for March 2-3 at West Fargo’s Hulbert Aquatic Center.

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