Darin Back’s RBI single brought Derek Sommerville with the game-winning run in the top of the seventh inning as Minot beat Faro Shanley 2-1.
Ryan Bollinger went 3-for-3 and scored the game’s first run on a two-out RBI double by Brett Fiddler in the fourth.
Fargo Shanley tied the game with an unearned run in the bottom of the fifth as Kyle Ulstad came home on a Magicians error.
Alex Fornshell and Bollinger combined on a two-hitter for Minot. Fornshell limited Shanley to two hits over six-plus innings. Bollinger came on in the bottom of the seventh after Mike Jones led off with a walk and picked up a save.
Bismarck Century scored five runs in the second inning, taking an early 6-0 lead, and Dan Bihrle took care of the rest.
Bihrle limited Devils Lake to one run on four hits in an 11-1, six-inning victory in the consolation championship game. He walked one and struck out one.
Alex Hanson tossed a one-hit shutout as Williston defeated Fargo North 7-0.
Shawn Egge had two hits, including a double, and drove in two runs for the Coyotes. Jake Axtman had two hits and scored two runs.
North Dakota Class A baseball tournament
At Jack Brown Stadium
Minot 2, Fargo Shanley 1
Minot 000 100 1 – 2 8 2
Fargo Shanley 000 010 0 – 1 2 2
Alex Fornshell, Ryan Bollinger (7) and Brett Fiddler; Mike Jones and Andy Schweigert. W-Fornshell. L-Jones. Sv-Bollinger.
Highlights: M, Bollinger 3-for-3, RS, 1 IP, 0 H; Fornshell 6 IP, 10 ER, 3 BB, 3 K; Josh Oothoudt 2-for-3. FS, Jones 7 IP, 8 H, 2 ER, 1 BB, 7 K.
Bismarck Century 11, Devils Lake 1 (6 innings)
Devils Lake 000 001 – 1 4 4
Bismarck Century 150 032 – 11 11 2
Devin Gathman, David Gutschmidt (2) and Ethan Kleinknecht; Dan Bihrle and Justin Ledger. W-Bihrle. L-Gathman.
Highlights: DL, Jared Swenseth 1-for-2, RS; John Traynor 1-for-2, RBI. BC, Hunter Johnson 3-for-4, 2 RS, 4 RBI; Erik Peterson 2-for-3, RS, RBI; Bihrle 6 IP, 1 ER, 4 H, 1 BB, 1 K.
Williston 7, Fargo North 0
Fargo North 000 000 0 – 0 1 1
Williston 000 205 x – 7 7 0
John Schmidt, Taylor Bosch (6), Zach Braaten (6) and Andrew Hoffman; Alex Hanson and Jake Axtman. W-Hanson. L-Schmidt.
Highlights: FN, Ethan Schnabel single. W, Shawn Egge 2-for-2, double, RS, 2 RBI; Jake Axtman 2-for-3, 2 RS; Hanson 7 IP, 0 R, 1 H, 5 BB, 10 K.