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          2016-17 North Dakota School Hockey

                                           [as of 1/21/17 -- 7:40 pm]

            Bob Gillen - N.D. State High School Hockey Statistician  [18th Year]
                                                 BGillen33@gmail.com

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Fargo Davies Boys erase a 2-1 first period deficit to Fargo North and score four goals over the final two periods to take a 5-2 East Region win.
Jay Buchholz scored twice for Davies who moved to [6-5] in the East Region and for the time being hold onto the fourth position in the standings which comes with a first round home playoff game in a month.  Davies out shot North 35-21.

Minot Girls use a 22-7 first period shots on goal start to propel the Majettes to a 2-0 home win over Grand Forks.
Minot Girls finished the game with a 45-27 shots on goal edge and Alex Nelson had a 27-save shut out for Minot who move to [9-3] in the league to keep hold of 4th place and one loss behind West Fargo and Fargo North/South.  Quinn Kuntz had 43 saves on 45 shots for Grand Forks.

Fargo North/South Girls win 8-0 over Park Rapids in non-conference action
Avery Myers scored 3-goals and Hannah Dorsey had 2-goals while Anna Erickson added 3-assists in leading North/South to the non-conference shut out victory.  Fargo out shot Park Rapids 54-16.

G.F. Red River won its' ninth straight game enroute to their 9-2 non-conference win over Detroit Lakes.
Jake Arel had 4-goals and 1-assist while Mason Salquist added 3-assists and Braden Costello had 2-goals and 1-assist in leading Red River to a 9-2 non-conference win.  The Riders out shot the Lakers 35-15.

Devils Lake Freshman Calli Forsberg completes hatrick with game winning goal in overtime to give Devils Lake a 4-3 road win at Williston
Calli Forsberg scored her 25th, 26th and 27th goals of the season with the 27th goal in Overtime to lead the Firebirds to the overtime win against Williston.  Devils Lake out shot Williston 39-35 and keep their season alive in trying to earn a top eight finish and a berth in the state tournament.

Dickinson Boys keep moving up the West Region Standings as the Midgets shut out Bottineau/Rugby 3-0 to stay in the top four of the league.
Three different goal scorers and a shut out by Gabe Vaagen led Dickinson to the 3-0 home win over Bottineau/Rugby.  The Midgets controlled the shots on goal advantage out shooting the Braves 50-17.  Micah Hershey had a solid game keeping the Braves close as he saved 47 of 50 shots on goal.

Fargo South/Shanley keep pace with Fargo Davies for a top four finish after the Bruins defeat West Fargo 4-1 in East Region hockey.
Tanner Beaton had 1-goal and 2-assists, Luke Sandy returned to the lineup to chip in a goal and an assist while Derek Morehart scored his first varsity goal for the Bruins.  South/Shanley out shot West Fargo 43-28





 





Below are the Girls State Pre-Season Coaches Poll along with the West  & East Region Boys Pre-Season Coaches Poll.  I also have listed the Boys Overall State Pre-Season Coaches Poll. 

2016-17  GIRLS STATE PRE-SEASON COACHES POLL

TEAM                     1st Place          POINTS
1-Bismarck                   [8]                 98
2-West Fargo               [2]                 85
3-Fargo North/South    [1]                 85
4-Fargo Davies                                 68
5-Minot                                              67
6-Grand Forks                                   66
7-Mandan                                          39
8-Williston                                         37
9-Dickinson                                       24
10-Devils Lake                                  23
11-Jamestown                                  11


2016-17  BOYS WEST REGION  PRE-SEASON COACHES POLL

TEAM                           1st Place        POINTS
1-Bismarck High           [8]                     56
2-Minot High                                            48
3-Bismarck Century      [1]                     44
4-Dickinson                                             40
5-Jamestown                                          31
6-Mandan                                                 25
7-Williston                                                22
8-Bottineau                                              14
9-Hazen/Beulah                                       8


2016-17 BOYS EAST REGION PRE-SEASON COACHES POLL


TEAM                        1st Place          POINTS
1-G.F. Red River           [4]                      46
1-G.F. Central                [4]                      46
3-Fargo Davies                                       31
4-Fargo South/Shanley                           27
5-West Fargo                                          25
6-Devils Lake                                          23
7-Fargo North                                          15
8-Grafton/Park River                               11


2016-17 BOYS OVERALL STATE COACHES PRE-SEASON POLL

TEAM                           1st Place             POINTS
1-G.F. Central                  [8]                      247
2-G.F. Red River             [8]                       246
3-Bismarck High                                        228
4-Minot High                                               192
5-Fargo Davies                                          180
6-Bismarck Century       [1]                       178
7-Fargo South/Shanley                             164
8-West Fargo                                             157
9-Devils Lake                                             148
10-Grafton/Park River                                110
11-Dickinson                                               106
12-Fargo North                                             93
13-Jamestown                                             89
14-Mandan                                                   86
15-Williston                                                  47
16-Bottineau/Rugby                                     38
17-Hazen/Beulah                                         19