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SIOUX FALLS LINCOLN 53, BROOKINGS 48
SIOUX FALLS, SD -- Adam Jaros scored 16 points as Sioux Falls Lincoln defeated Brookings 53-48 on Thursday during the first round of the South Dakota Class AA basketball tournament.

Jaros made eight of nine free throws and had two three-pointers for the Patriots (13-11). Joining him in double figures was Addison Park with 12 points and seven rebounds.

Tyler Nagy was equally effective from the line for Brookings, hitting nine of 10 attempts for 16 points. He was only 3-for-14 from the field and 1-for-7 from the line. Kaleb Vig added 13 points.

Neither team shot well from the field. Lincoln hit 38 percent for the game and 29 percent from three-point range. Brookings (17-8) shot 34 percent overall and 22 percent on three-pointers.

This is Lincoln's 31st tournament appearance at the tournament.

 

SIOUX FALLS ROOSEVELT 73, RAPID CITY STEVENS 43
SIOUX FALLS, SD -- Brandon Boggs had 23 point to lead Sioux Falls Roosevelt over Rapid City Stevens 73-43 in the first round of the South Dakota boys Class AA basketball tournament on Thursday.

Boggs was 8-for-11 from the field to lead four Rough Riders (22-1) into double figures. He was joined by Colton Kooima, who had five three-pointers and 15 points, Tyler Howard with 13 points and Nate Cole with 12.

Howard led all rebounders with seven.

The Rough Riders, whose only loss this season is to a team from Marshall, Minn., shot 49 percent from the field. They outscored the Knights 36-12 from in the paint.

RCS (10-14) got 13 points from Steven Schaeffer and 10 from Brett Bennett.

 

BRANDON VALLEY 62, HURON 29
SIOUX FALLS, SD -- Nic Peterson scored 20 points to lead Brandon Valley to a 62-29 win over Huron Thursday in the first round of the South Dakota boys Class AA basketball tournament.

Peterson and the Lynx (17-6) broke down Huron (16-8) from the inside, outscoring the Tigers 30-12 in the paint.

Peterson made eight of nine shots and Brandon Valley shot 53 percent from the field. It outscored Huron 27-9 in the second half.

Jacob Adams had 10 points for the Lynx.

The Tigers shot just 19 percent in the second half and missed all five three-pointers. Justin Decker led Huron in scoring with 12 points.

 

PIERRE 60, RAPID CITY CENTRAL 47
SIOUX FALLS, SD -- Zach Hanson poured in 30 points to lead Pierre T.F. Riggs to a 60-47 victory over Rapid City Central on Thursday in the first round of the South Dakota Class AA basketball tournament.

Hanson hit 14 of 20 field goal attempts and grabbed seven rebounds for the No. 2 seeded Governors (18-5). Lane Severyn added a double-double, finishing with 16 points and 11 rebounds.

The Cobblers (10-12) were led by Nathan Miller with 12 points. John Fierro added 12 and Jessie Riddle hit three 3-pointers and finished with 11.

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