North Dakota Finals Preview

AAA   Bismarck vs. Fargo South

Bismarck-Demons Fargo-South-BruinsLast meeting:      Bismarck won at Fargo South 55-49 9/27

Stats:      BIS          FS

PPG        37.9       39.2

PAPG     13.6       20.1

How they got here:


Beat West Fargo 34-21

Beat Century 14-10


Fargo South

Beat Jamestown 41-16

Beat Minot 38-28



Any stats or facts:

               Ricardo Galindo rushed for 410 yards and 6TDs last time against Fargo South. His counterpart James Johannessen was the second rusher to go for 100+ yds against Minot, he went for 315 yds and 2 TDs. Johannessen has rushed for 2,437 yards and 26 TDs this year.


Picks: Jay- Fargo South                     Jason – Bismarck


Class AA      Wahpeton vs. St. Mary


Last meeting:

Stats:    Wahp     St. Mary

PPG        39.0       27.8

PAPG     13.0       10.2

How they got here:


Beat Beulah 52-16

Beat Bishop Ryan 24-17


St. Mary

Beat Lisbon 29-12

Beat Shanley 12-10



Any stats or facts:

Both two seeds went on the road and won last week. Wahpeton has the second best scoring offense in the class while St. Mary has the best scoring defense in the class.

Picks: Jay - Wahpeton                      Jason - Wahpeton



Class A         Milnor-North Sargent vs. Hazen

Stats:    MNS       HAZEN

PPG        29.0       42.4

PAPG     15.7       8.2

How they got here:


Beat Lakota Adams Edmore 36-22

Beat North Prairie 33-14

Beat Linton HMB 12-6




Beat Rugby 48-21

Beat Berthold OR 56-14

Beat DesLacs Burlington 34-8


Any stats or facts:   

MNS: Andrew Martinson 907 yds 14TDs, Britton Bussman 902 yds passing 8TD; Dawson Peterson and Wyatt Mund have been tremendous receivers. Last week they beat Linton in OT.


Hazen: Big time backs Briar Bornemann (280 yds last week), Connor Doll (104 yards last week rushing)  and Nate Leintz (60 yds LW). The Bison didn’t need to throw a single pass to beat Des Lacs Burlington last week.

Picks: Jay – Hazen                             Jason - Hazen


9-Man           Westhope-Newburg-Glenburn vs. Cavalier

Team Stats:        

                WNG      Cavalier

PPG        36.3       58.0

PAPG     17.9       3.8

How they got here:

WNG      Beat Grant Co Flasher 44-42

Beat TGU 44-12

Beat Shiloh Christian 32-31


Cavalier                Beat Lamoure LM 50-24

Beat South Border 52-6

Beat Napoleon Gackle Streeter 62-8



Any stats or facts:

Cavalier Brock Robbins and Ryan Chrest have been two of the premier players in the class on both offense and defense. Cavalier didn’t give up a single point in the regular season and has dominated in the playoffs as well.


WNG jumped out to a 20 point lead then beat Shiloh Christian. In that game they forced 8 fumbles and

Hunter Braaten ran for 237 yards and 4TDs. Braaten has run for 883 yds and scored 12 TDS in the post season. The Sioux have taken out three ranked teams in a row, now lookin at number one Cavalier!

Picks: Jay - Cavalier                           Jason - Cavalier

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