Posted On: 03/6/22 10:06 PM

Regionals are tipping off tomorrow! It is a great time of the year for some teams but also a sad time of the year for other teams. Most of all it is a wild and exciting time of the year for everyone! Look below to see the venue for each Region. Further below you will see the updated Power Rankings and the info on each team in the Top 10. Good luck to everyone in their Region Tournaments!

Region Venues

  1. Ed Werre Arena - NDSCS 
  2. Betty Engelstad Arena (UND)
  3. Jamestown Civic Center
  4. Devils Lake High School
  5. St. Mary’s High School 
  6. Minot State Dome
  7. Dickinson Trinity High School
  8. Williston State College

Game times for all Region games tomorrow will be 3:00 - 4:30 - 6:00 - 7:30 

Power Rankings

#1 Four Winds-Minnewaukan (21-0)

FWM just keeps on winning and winning. This week it was over Harvey-Wells County in the District 7 Championship by a score of 69-43. The Indians are the most entertaining team to watch in Class B and there is no shortage of talent. FWM’s top 5 looks like this: Jayden Yankton Jayden Yankton 6'1" | SG Four Winds/Minnewaukan | 2022 State ND , Jacolby Pearson Jacolby Pearson 6'4" | SG Four Winds/Minnewaukan | 2022 State ND , Deng Deng Deng Deng 6'5" | SF Four Winds/Minnewaukan | 2024 State ND , Dalen Leftbear Dalen Leftbear 6'3" | SF FourWinds/Minnewaukan | 2024 State ND and Kelson Keja Kelson Keja 5'7" | PG Four Winds/Minnewaukan | 2023 State ND . Tomorrow, #1 Four Winds-Minnewaukan plays at 3:00 against #4 Rolla to start off the Region 4 Tournament.  #2 Kindred (17-2) The Vikings played just one game this past week and they took down Enderlin (60-53) in a highly anticipated game. Kindred is one of the best defensive teams in Class B, they are very long, and they have depth. Three of the top seniors for the Vikings are Paul Olson Paul Olson 6'3" | SF Kindred | 2022 State ND , Max McQuillan Max McQuillan 6'5" | SG Kindred | 2022 State ND , and Jaiden Peraza Jaiden Peraza 6'5" | SF Kindred | 2022 State ND . Kindred received the #3 seed because of tiebreakers. In the #3 Viking’s first game of Region 1 play, they match up with #6 Northern Cass for the nightcap. #3 Powers Lake (21-0) All the Ranchers know how to do is win! They won the District 16 Tournament this past week. They beat Stanley by a score of 69-47. Tyson Enget Tyson Enget 5'11" | PG Powers Lake | 2023 State ND is the big name, 3-point sniper, stat-stuffer, and all-around DUDE for the Ranchers. In the win over Stanley, Enget had 33 points, 10 assists. 7 rebounds, and 7 steals. Tomorrow, #1 Powers Lake will play #4 White Shield at 6:00 on Day 1 of the Region 8 Tournament.  #4 Enderlin (15-5) The Eagles played the reigning State Champs this past week and lost to Kindred by a score of 60-53. Enderlin will still have the #1 seed heading into post-season play because of a tiebreaker. Joe Hurlburt Joe Hurlburt 6'11" | PF Enderlin | 2022 State #147 Nation ND and Gus Hurlburt Gus Hurlburt 6'9" | PF Enderlin | 2022 State ND are the big names for the Eagles and two players that you will want to see hoop in these playoffs. The #1 Eagles play #9 Richland tomorrow at 3:00 to kick-start the Region 1 Tournament.  #5 LaMoure-Litchville-Marion (19-3) The Loboes played two games this past week in the District 5 Tournament. First, they beat Griggs-Midkota (52-38). In the Championship, LLM beat a top 10 ranked Ellendale team by a score of 61-48. Corban Potts Corban Potts 6'3" | PG LaMoure/Litchville-Marion | 2022 State ND and Max Musland Max Musland 6'4" | SG LaMoure-Litchville/Marion | 2024 State ND are two of the top players for the hardworking Loboes. Tomorrow, #1 LLM will play Napoleon/G-S at 3:00 to start the Region 3 Tournament.  #6 Central Cass (17-3) The Squirrels played one game this past week against Grafton and lost by a score of 86-83. Normally they would not play a game this late but it was make-up because of poor weather. Three of the top players for CC are Sam Kobbervig Sam Kobbervig 6'2" | SG Central Cass | 2023 State ND , Cole Holzer Cole Holzer 6'6" | PF Central Cass | 2024 State ND , and Carter Vrchota Carter Vrchota 6'0" | SG Central Cass | 2024 State ND . The #2 Squirrels play #7 Lisbon at 6:00 on day 1 of the Region 1 Tournament.  #7 North Border (18-2) The Eagles were idle this past week because of Super Region 2. The Eagles played their last game on February 26 and they took a 64-56 loss to #5 Central Cass. North Border has a nice group of players with TJ Cosley TJ Cosley 6'0" | PG North Border | 2023 State ND , Ayden Stainbrook Ayden Stainbrook 6'4" | SF North Border | 2023 State ND , Jaxen Johnson Jaxen Johnson 6'5" | PF North Border | 2022 State ND , and Kyler Moore Kyler Moore 6'1" | SG North Border | 2022 State ND . The #2 Eagles play #7 Cavalier at 6:00 tomorrow to get the postseason underway in Region 2. #8 Beulah (17-4) The Miners had the week off in terms of games because they are in a Super Region. Their previous game was on February 25th and they beat rival Hazen (78-68). Beulah is led by All-State guard Trey Brandt Trey Brandt 6'1" | PG Beulah | 2022 State ND and another tough senior in Trapper Skalsky Trapper Skalsky 6'0" | SG Beulah | 2022 State ND . The #1 Miners will kick the Region 7 Tournament off with a game against #9 New England at 3:00.   #9 Ellendale (18-2) This past week, the Cardinals got their postseason started with the District 5 tournament. To get things going, Ellendale beat Edgeley-Kulm-Montpelier (52-38). In the District 5 Championship game, the Cardinals got beat by a familiar foe LaMoure-Litchville-Marion by a score of 61-48. Earlier this season, Ellendale had beaten LLM. The best players for the Cardinals are Scott Wagner Scott Wagner 6'8" | C Ellendale | 2022 State ND , Riley Thorpe Riley Thorpe 5'11" | SG Ellendale | 2023 State ND , and Levi Reis Levi Reis 6'0" | SG Ellendale | 2023 State ND . Tomorrow, #2 Ellendale plays #3 M-P-B at 7:30 to wrap up day one of the Region 3 Tournament.  #10 Wilton-Wing (16-5) The Miners did not play this past week as they are in Super Region 5. Their most recent game was on February 26th where Wilton-Wing took down Region 5 powerhouse  Shiloh Christion. The Miners won by a score of 62-48. The top players for the #1 seed Miners are Trey Koski Trey Koski 5'10" | SG Wilton/Wing | 2023 State ND , Landyn Miller, Cael Hilzendeger, and Dontaye Fetzer Dontaye Fetzer 5'10" | SG Wilton-Wing | 2025 State ND . On Thursday night, it is likely that Koski, Miller, and Hilzendeger will be named to the All-Region Team. Tomorrow, #1 Wilton-Wing plays #8 Solen at 3:00 to kick off Region 5 Tournament play. 

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