Photo: Tweten’s Photography of Grafton

Posted On: 03/13/21 10:54 PM

We made it to the big dance, the Class B State Tournament! We are down to only 8 teams left. All the teams are talented and athletic. They have each made a great run to win their Region Championship. The tournament will be played at the Minot State Dome March 18th-20th. It is the best time of the year and we finally made it to the pinnacle of North Dakota Hoops.

Let us take a look at each matchup in the tournament…

State Tournament opening day:

Thursday, March 18th, 2021

[12:00 start] #2 Grafton/St. Thomas (17-2) vs. Powers Lake (22-2)

The Spoilers beat North Border in the Region-2 Championship by a score of 46-40. The Ranchers beat White Shield 48-34 in the Region-8 Championship. Grafton puts up 64.7 ppg and they allow 43.8 ppg. Powers Lake scores 66.7 ppg and teams score 46 ppg against them. Each team has a stellar senior guard with Stevan Garza Stevan Garza 6'2" | SG Grafton | 2021 State ND from Grafton and Noah Fredrickson Noah Fredrickson 6'0" | SG Powers Lake | 2021 State ND from Powers Lake. Stevan is more of an all-around scorer and a slasher. Noah is a sniper from 3-point range and one of the best

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