Class B boys basketball: Four Winds-Minnewaukan wins state title over Kindred

The Indians won their first state championship since 2016, knocking off defending champion Kindred on Saturday.

Four Winds-Minnewaukan's Jayden Yankton shoots a field goal against Kindred during their North Dakota Class B Boys Basketball Tournament championship game Saturday, March 19, 2022, in Minot.
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MINOT — There's a new champion in Class B boys basketball.

A year removed from a state tournament semifinals loss to 2021 champion Kindred, Four Winds-Minnewaukan put on a defensive clinic and defeated the defending champions 69-49 in the Class B state championship game on Saturday at the Minot Dome.

Four Winds finished 27-0 and won its first state championship since 2016. Kindred wrapped its year 22-3.

Jayden Yankton led the Indians with 22 points, three rebounds and four assists.

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