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Mitzel scores 37, Skyhawks cruise to Mandan Basketball Tournament title

Mandan – The Shiloh Christian Skyhawks (4-2) cruised past the New Salem Holsteins (4-2) 65-40 to claim the Mandan Holiday Basketball Tournament title.

Jaden Mitzel scored a tournament-record 37 points to lead the Skyhawks. The junior was an incredible 16-20 from the field, including a perfect 3-3 from behind the arc. Mitzel also dished out a game-high 11 assists.

The Skyhawks shot a blistering 73% from the field in the second half. Shiloh also dominated the glass, out rebounding the Holsteins 31-13.

Junior Taydin Soupir paced the Holsteins with 19 points.  

Mitzel and senior Matthew Reep were named to the All-Tournament team.

The Skyhawks will be back in action on January 4th when they host the Oak Grove Grovers.

Shiloh Christian 65

New Salem        40

Scoring

SC: Mitzel 37, Young 9, Reep 8, Kuehn 4, Brunelle 2, Kolling 2, Lardy 2, Fagerland 1

NS: Soupir 19, Henke 6, Sanders 4, Kuhn 3, Hoger 2, Buelign 2, Rud 2, Becker 2

Rebounds

SC: Young 10, Mitzel 7, Lardy 3, Reep 2, Fagerland 1, Brunelle 1, Walth 1, Nels 1

NS: Soupir 4, Henke 3, Becker 2, Sanders 1, Hoger 1, Kuhn 1, Rud 1, Becker 1

Assists

SC: Mitzel 11, Young 4, Reep 3, Fagerland 2, Brunelle 2, Walth 1, Kusler 1, Lardy 1

NS: Sanders 2, Henke 2, Soupir 1, Hoger 1, Becker 1, Leingang 1


Please feel free to email Ian Grande (SkyhawkGazette@gmail.com) with any comments or concerns.

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