Sparby, Honrud, Hove tabbed to All-State team from Region 8

Article by Ian Grande

Watford City senior Mackenzie Sparby was named to the North Dakota Class B All-State team  (1st team). Sparby helped guide the Wolves to a 20-8 record and a berth in the State Tournament for the second consecutive season.

Mackenzie Sparby (Photo by Ian Grande)

Powers Lake senior Brianna Honrud was named to the All-State (2nd team), the senior will be playing basketball at Bismarck State College next season. Honrud helped guide the Ranchers to a District 16 Championship this season.

Brianna Honrud (Photo credit Seth Wistoff)

See article: Honrud commits to Bismarck State College

Honrud also eclipsed the 2,000 point total for her career in her final high school game.

Also see article: Honrud eclipses 2000 point milestone in final game

Trenton freshman Kaity Hove was also named to the All-State (2nd team). Hove helped guide the Tigers to a 14-8 record this season.

Kaity Hove vs. Stanley (Photo by Ian Grande)


North Dakota Class B All-State Team:

First Team All-State

Anna Holen, LaMoure-LM (Jr.)

Macey Kvilvang, North Star (Sr.)

Morgan Olson, Minot Our Redeemer’s (Sr.)

Mackenzie Sparby, Watford City (Sr.)

Mikayla Reinke, Kindred (Sr.)

Second Team All-State

Abbie Jiles, Westhope-Newburg (So.)

Harmony Burns, Tri-State (Sr.)

Zoie Breckheimer, Finley-Sharon-Hope-Page (Sr.)

Brianna Honrud, Powers Lake (Sr.)

Kaity Hove, Trenton (Fr.)

Kari Wolfe, Harvey-Wells County (Sr.)

Taylor Roehl, Grant County (Jr.)

Katie Entzi, Edgeley-Kulm-Montpelier (So.)

Maara Nelson, Carrington (Sr.)

Jonnah Lee, Velva/Sawyer (Sr.)

– Ian Grande is the Editor of the Stanley Gazette. If you have any comments or concerns please email


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