TV, DV, Parker and BW/Emery Advance To State Tourneys
Dakota Valley upsets top seed Sioux Valley in Sweet 16
It was a busy night in boys basketball as 20 teams advanced to the 3 state tournaments. And the surprise of the night came as the Sanford Pentagon where top-seeded Sioux Valley lost to Dakota Valley 85-79 in overtime. Robert Rosenquist had 28 points to pace the win while Tayton Vincent scored 27 for the Cossacks. Also in Sweet 16 play Tri-Valley got 17 from Jayden Burggraff as the Mustangs beat Clark/Willow Lake 61-39. Madison, Chamberlain, Tea Area, St. Thomas More, SF Christian and Mount Vernon/Plankinton also made the State “A”.
In class “B” top ranked and unbeaten Bridgewater/Emery beat Chester 69-64 as Sawyer Schultz had 34 points. And at Tea Parker rallied past Irene/Wakonda 61-58. Langford, Sully Buttes, Wolsey/Wessington, Platte/Geddes, White River and Harding County all advanced to the State “B”.
In “AA” Brookings, Harrisburg, Huron and Aberdeen rounded out the field.