Napoleon Homestead Sports

Sports news from the Napoleon ND area.

February 17, 2021

Imperials Open District With Win

The Napoleon/Gackle-Streeter Imperial girls’ basketball team opened the District 6 tournament with a first round 61-30 win over Strasburg-Zeeland.

In Thursday night action in Linton #3 NGS jumped out to 13-4 first quarter lead over #6 seed Strasburg-Zeeland. In the second frame, Imperial head coach Rich Bjerklie and his squad increased the margin to hold a 29-13 lead at the break.

After the NGS offense continued to roll as they held a 42-15 lead with three minutes to play in the third quarter. The quarter closed with the Clippers scoring six unanswered, with NGS holding a 42-21 lead.

In the final frame coach Bjerklie managed to offer some of his reserves some playing time in the last three minutes as the Imperials cruised to a 61-30 win.

On the night NGS had three Imperials in double figures with. . .