North Dakota Prep Hockey Notebook: December 17


Fargo Davies continues to hold its first-place spot in the East Region standings holding a 5-0-0 mark in conference play and a 6-0-0 overall record. … The Eagles hold a eight-point lead over Fargo South-Shanley in the East Region standings. … The Bruins and Eagles will meet on the ice 7:30 p.m. Friday at Scheels Arena, which should be a great matchup. … Both squads are in action tonight on the road with the Eagles traveling across town to play West Fargo at Veterans Memorial arena at 7:30 p.m. and South-Shanley heading up Interstate 29 for a game against Grafton-Park River. … A pair of Bottineau skaters – junior Luke Amsbaugh and senior Harrison Aide – has catapulted up the state scoring leaderboard this week. … Amsbaugh leads the state in scoring with 22 points (13 goals and 9 assists) in five games played. … Aide, also a multiple time pole-vault state champion, sits in third with 19 points (nine goals, 10 assists). … Bismarck Century junior forward Keaton Leininger is in second place with 20 points (10 goals, 10 assists). … In the East, Fargo Davies junior forward Aidan Hartness, leads the region in scoring with 15 points (six goals, nine assists). … Hartness is tied for fourth on the state scoring leaderboard. … Bismarck and Minot are tied for first place in the West Region. … The Demons (7-0-0) and Magicians (4-2-0) overall each have 4-0-0 records against West Region competition.


Fargo North and Bismarck are now tied atop the state standings. … Both the Spartans and Blizzard have earned 18 points. … Bismarck is 6-0-0 overall after defeating Minot 6-1 on Monday night. … The Blizzard host Mandan at 7 p.m. tonight and take control of first place with the Spartans being idle. … Bismarck eighth grade forward Britta Curl leads the state in scoring with 17 points (11 goals and 6 assits). … West Fargo freshman Janey Sandoval is second in scoring with 16 points (seven goals, nine assists). … The Packers are tied with Minot and Grand Forks for third place. … West Fargo junior Morgan Stirling leads the state in save percentage (94.4 percent) with goaltenders that have played two or more games. … Stirling has stopped a total of 68 shots and has only allowed four goals in five games played.