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Mandan falls by only two to Minot

Starting guard Erron Collins drives past all five of Minot's defenders and into the lane for the finger roll for the Braves, in Mandan's home game against the Minot Magicians on Jan. 8. Brian L. Gray photo

 

Erron Collins dropped in 15 points for the Braves, while Nathan Schmidt added 9 points and 8 from Jacob Hanson, but Mandan fell by two points to the second-ranked Minot Magicians at home.

Minot 55, Mandan 53

Jan. 8

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Minot (55): Brandon VanDusen 4-15 3-5 11, Kyle Gerding 3-9 1-6 9, Colter Hustad 3-9 4-6 10, Austin Frank 5-11 1-2 12, Caleb Albertson 3-7 0-0 6, Bryan Bloms 2-5 0-0 4, Dakota Halvorson 0-0 0-0 0, Jesse Andrist 1-2 0-0 3, Noah Bosch 0-1 0-0 0, Jacob Holmen 0-1 0-0 0. Totals: 21-60 10-16 55.

Mandan (53): Justin Fenster 1-3 2-2 4, Jacob Hanson 4-5 0-0 8, Keetan Wanner 0-3 2-2 2, Erron Collins 6-15 2-4 15, Nathan Schmidt 4-11 1-2 9, Dokken Olson 2-4 1-2 5, Ross Effertz 0-5 0-0 0, Dustin Hermanson 0-30-0 0, Austin Tweet 3-6 2-4 10, Daniel Peterson 0-2 0-0 0. Totals: 20-57 10-16 53.

Halftime: Minot 30, Mandan 24.

3-pointers: Min 3-16 (Frank 1, Andrist 1, Gerding 1), Man 3-15 (Tweet 2, Collins 1). Fouls: Min 15, Man 15. Fouled out: None. Rebounds: Min 37 (Hustad 16, Gerding 9), Man 33 (Schmidt 6). Turnovers: Min 15, Man 16. Assists: Min 14 (Hustad 4, Gerding 4, Bloms 3), Man 11 (Schmidt 4, Effertz 3, Wanner 3). Blocked shots: Min 0, Mandan 1 (Peterson). Steals: Min 9 (Frank 5), Man 8 (Schmidt 2, Collins 2).

Records: Minot 4-0 West Region, 6-1 overall; Mandan 1-2, 1-5.