Sisseton Beats Tea Area 47-35 In Class A Semifinals
SIOUX FALLS, SD -- Sisseton held Tea Area to eight points in the first half and coasted into the championship game of the South Dakota Class A boys basketball tournament with a 47-35 win.
Sisseton (19-5) held Tea Area to just 22 percent shooting. The Titans led 23-8 at halftime.
Wyatt Youngblom had 20 points and 10 rebounds for Sisseton. He was 8-for-14 from the field.
Ethan Kranhold had 12 points and Jordan Cornelius added 10 points and 11 rebounds.
Ryan Sabers led the Titans (16-9) with 14 points.
MADISON 40, ST. THOMAS MORE 32
SIOUX FALLS, SD -- Unbeaten Madison dominated the second half in beating St. Thomas More 40-32 Friday in the South Dakota Class A boys basketball semifinals.
The top-seeded Bulldogs (24-0) outscored the Cavaliers 25-11 in the second half to reach the state title game.
St. Thomas More (17-7) struggled offensively. It shot just 27 percent from the field and made only 3 of 13 free throws.
Jacob Giles scored just 12 points to lead the Bulldogs in scoring. But Preston Nordling, Trae VandeBerg and Jacob Leighton had eight points each.
Jeron Laurenti led the Cavaliers with 13 points. Jacob Henderson had eight points and 10 rebounds.
TRI-VALLEY 83, CHEYENNE-EAGLE BUTTE 71
SIOUX FALLS, SD -- Brendon Boomsma scored 38 points to lead Tri-Valley to an 83-71 win over Cheyenne-Eagle Butte Friday in a consolation game at the South Dakota Class A boys basketball tournament.
Boomsma made 16 of 29 shots from the field, including four 3-pointers, for the Mustangs (13-12). Tri-Valley shot 51 percent from the field and scored 30 points in the paint.
Joseph Newman had 12 points and nine rebounds.
Xaviuer Norris led the Braves (19-5) with 30 points and 12 rebounds. Creighton LeBeau chipped in 26 points.
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