High School Sports

Tea & Madison Fight For State A Title

Bulldogs & Titans Play For Championship Tonight At Premier Center

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  Just like the football title game back in Novemeber, the State A boy’s basketball championship will come down to Tea and Madison. The Bulldogs dethroned defending champion Sioux Falls Christian 50-39 last night while the 7th seeded Titans continued their cinderella run with a 60-47 win over Tri-Valley. These two last met on January 6th with…

Huskies Hope To Complete Perfect Season With Title

Bridgewater-Emery Faces Wolsey-Wessington For State B Championship

ABERDEEN, S.D.  —  The Bridgewater-Emery Huskies will look to complete a perfect season when they face Wolsey Wessington for the State B Championship tonight at the Barnett Center. While the Warbirds have romped in their two tournament games, it’s been anything but easy for the Huskies who survived a three point scare against Sully Buttes last night. Veteran leadership continues to…

STATE B-Bridgewater-Emery Hangs On While Wolsey-Wessington Cruises

Huskies Top Sully Buttes 61-58 While Warbirds Crush Parker 58-42

ABERDEEN, S.D.  —  Wolsey-Wessington and Bridgewater-Emery took different paths to tomorrow’s championship game in the State B Boy’s Basketball semifinals on Friday night in Aberdeen. Bridgewater-Emery fought off a pesky Sully Buttes team 61-58 to improve to 25-0.  Jamin Arend led the Huskies with 20 points.  Sawyer Schultz added 16 and Sam Arend scored 12.    Lincoln Jordre led the…

STATE A: Tea And Madison Roll Into Championship Showdown

Madison Defeats SF Christian 50-39, Titans Top Tri-Valley 60-47

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. —  Just like the football final in November, it’ll be Tea and Madison play for the State A Championship after each won their boy’s basketball semifinal games on Friday night in Sioux Falls. Madison dethroned defending champion Sioux Falls Christian 50-39 behind 13 points each from Aaron Fiegen and Mason Leighton.  Koln Oppold scored 19 points and…

STATE AA: O’Gorman Boys & Girls Dethrone Defending Champions Lincoln & Aberdeen

Knight Boys Defeat Lincoln 64-44, Girls Top Aberdeen 47-34

RAPID CITY, S.D.  —  Both the O’Gorman boy’s and girl’s basketball teams will play for State AA Championships after dethroning the defending champions in semifinal play in Rapid City on Friday. The O’Gorman boys ended two-time defending champion Lincoln’s reign, hammering the Patriots 64-44.  Matt Cartwright led the way for O’Gorman with 20 points while also getting 18 from JP…

STATE AA: Harrisburg Rallies Past Rapid City Central In Semifinals

Tigers Head To Championship With 49-44 Victory

RAPID CITY, S.D.  —  Down three at half, top-seed Harrisburg outscored Rapid City Central 32-24 in the second half to defeat the upset minded Cobblers 49-44 in the State AA Girl’s Basketball Tournament Semifinals on Friday afternoon in Rapid City. Sydney Halling had a game-high 27 points for the Tigers.  Jeniah Ugofsky added 11. The Tigers will face the winner…

STATE A: Tri-Valley Upends Chamberlain

Mustangs Top Cubs 59-47

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  Jayden Burgraff scored 22 points, Will Steineke scored 15 and Noah Jewett added 14 to lead Tri-Valley past Chamberlain 59-47 in the State A Boy’s Basketball Tournament Quarterfinals on Thursday night in Sioux Falls. Seth Friesz scored 21 points and pulled down 10 rebounds for the Cubs in a losing effort. Click on the video viewer…

STATE A: Sioux Falls Christian Dunks Mount Vernon/Plankinton

Defending Champion Chargers Charge To 72-44 Win

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  Defending State A Boy’s Basketball Champion Sioux Falls Christian began defense of their title with a 72-44 win over Mount Vernon/Plankinton in the State A Quarterfinals on Thursday afternoon in Sioux Falls. SFC’s Koln Oppold led all scorers with 17 points.  Devin Rihanek had 14 points and 11 rebounds for the Titans. Click on the video…

STATE A: Madison Pulls Away From Dakota Valley

Bulldogs Defeat Panthers 56-47

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  Jaxon Janke scored 13 points and three other Madison Bulldogs were in double figures to help them pull away from Dakota Valley 56-47 in the State A Boy’s Basketball Tournament quarterfinals on Thursday afternoon in Sioux Falls. Luke Schmitt and Jack McCabe each had 11 for the Panthers. Click on the video viewer for highlights!

STATE AA: O’Gorman Boys & Girls Advance To Semifinals

OG Girls Win 37-33 Over Roosevelt While Boys Defeat Harrisburg 61-47

RAPID CITY, S.D.  —  Both the O’Gorman boy’s and girl’s basketball teams will play in the State AA Basketball Tournament semifinals tomorrow. O’Gorman’s girls defeated rival Roosevelt 37-33 on Friday afternoon in Rapid City.   Emma Ronsiek led the Knights with 10 points.  O’Gorman will face Harrisburg in the semifinals tomorrow after the Tigers knocked off Pierre 64-39.  Elsewhere defending…

STATE B: Unbeaten Bridgewater-Emery Rolls In Opener

Huskies Over Platte-Geddes

ABERDEEN, S.D.  —  The only unbeaten team left in South Dakota began their State Tournament run in fine fashion. Bridgewater-Emery improved to 24-0 after winning their State B Boy’s Basketball Tournament opener against Platte-Geddes 67-39 on Thursday afternoon in Aberdeen. Sawyer Schultz led the Huskies with 15 and Sam Arend added 14.  Malachi Girton scored 12 for Platte-Geddes. Click on…

Dynasty Continues For St. Thomas More Girl’s Hoops

4th Straight State A Title

BROOKINGS, S.D. —  In prep hoops our first South Dakota state basketball champs were crowned last night, though they’re not necessarily new. In Huron Sully Buttes’ girls won their second consecutive State B title, taking down Sanborn Central Woonsocket 63-48. Meanwhile in Brookings, St. Thomas More won their fourth straight State A girl’s crown, rallying past Lennox 47-36.  The Cavs…

4-PEAT! St. Thomas More Rallies Past Lennox For Another Title

Cavaliers Win Fourth Straight Title 47-36

BROOKINGS, S.D.  —  The loss of a star player and a halftime deficit couldn’t put an end to the St. Thomas More girl’s basketball dynasty. Down 18-14 at half, the Cavaliers controlled the second half and defeated Lennox 47-36 in the State A Championship game on Saturday night in Brookings.  Aislinn Duffy led all scorers with 16 points.  St. Thomas…

Sully Buttes Repeats As State B Champs

Chargers Roll Over Sanborn Central/Woonsocket 63-48

HURON, S.D.  —  For the second straight season the Sully Buttes Chargers are State B Girl’s Basketball Champions. The Chargers defeated Sanborn Central/Woonsocket 63-48 in the championship game on Saturday night in Huron.  Racquel Wientjes led all scorers with 25 points while USD-bound senior Chloe Lamb added 19 for the victorious Chargers. In her final prep game, SDSU-bound senior Myah…

Western Christian Completes A Championship Sweep

Boy's Basketball Joins Girl's Team As State Champs

DES MOINES, IA —  It’s been a championship week at Western Christian High School! One week after their girl’s basketball team won the Iowa 2A State title, the boy’s did the same thing last night, beating Pella Christian 62-50 in the championship game. It’s the Wolfpack boy’s second straight state title and ninth overall and it comes in their first…

BACK-TO-BACK! Western Christian Boys Repeat As Iowa 2A Champions

Beat Pella Christian 62-50

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) – Jesse Jansma scored 22 points, Ben Gesink added 21 and Hull Western Christian beat Pella Christian 62-50 Friday night to win its second straight Class 2A state championship and third in four years. It was the ninth title overall for Western Christian (24-2), tying Davenport Central for the most in state history. And coach Bill…

STATE A SEMIFINALS: St. Thomas More & Lennox Punch Their Title Game Tickets

Cavaliers Win 42-30 Over Webster, Lennox Takes Out Vermillion 57-50

BROOKINGS, S.D.  —  St. Thomas More and Lennox will play for the State A Girl’s Championship tomorrow night at Frost Arena in Brookings after each won their semifinal showdowns on Friday night. Four Orioles scored in double figures led by Rianna Fillipi’s 18 points in their 57-50 victory over Vermillion. Three-Time defending champion St. Thomas More cruised past Webster 42-30…

STATE B SEMIFINALS: Sully Buttes & Sanborn Central/Woonsocket Win Thrillers

Chargers & Blackhawks Will Play For State Title Tomorrow

HURON, S.D.  —   Sully Buttes and Sanborn Central/Woonsocket have earned the right to play for the State B Girl’s Championship after hard fought wins in the semifinals on Friday night in Huron. Sanborn Central/Woonsocket got 18 points and 17 rebounds from SDSU-bound senior Myah Selland, along with 14 points from Megan Poyer to defeat Warner 55-49.  In the late…