Boys State AA Tournament Recap
PIERRE 47, SIOUX FALLS LINCOLN 45
SIOUX FALLS, SD (AP) - Zach Hanson scored the final five points of the game, lifting Pierre T.F. Riggs to a 47-45 semifinal victory over Sioux Falls Lincoln on Friday at the South Dakota boys Class AA basketball tournament.
Hanson converted a three-point play with 22 seconds left to tie the game at 45-45, and hit a pair of free throws with 3.8 seconds to play to send Riggs (19-5) into the title game. Hanson scored 21 points and grabbed six rebounds. Lane Severyn added 18 points for the Governors.
Adam Jaros, who led Lincoln (13-12) with 16 points, gave the Patriots a 45-42 lead with 48 seconds left when he hit his fourth 3-pointer of the game. Nermin Krdzalic added 10 points for Lincoln.
BRANDON VALLEY 57, SIOUX FALLS ROOSEVELT 21
SIOUX FALLS, SD (AP) - Nic Peterson's 15 points led Brandon Valley to a 57-51 win over top-ranked Sioux Falls Roosevelt Friday in the semifinals of the South Dakota boys Class AA basketball tournament.
Peterson had three 3-pointers and was 5 for 13 from the field for the Lynx (18-6), who are looking for their first title since 1998.
Jacob Adams had a double-double with 14 points and 10 rebounds for the Lynx and teammate Chase Marso had 10 points. He was 6 for 6 from the line.
Roosevelt's Jeremiah Clark had 13 points and Nate Cole and Tyler Howard had 10 points apiece.
BROOKINGS 73, RAPID CITY CENTRAL 61
SIOUX FALLS, SD (AP) - Konner Beste came off the bench to score 40 points and Brooking rallied in the fourth quarter to beat Rapid City Central 73-61 in a consolation game at the South Dakota boys Class B basketball game on Friday.
Beste was instant offense, hitting his first five three-pointers for the Bobcats (18-7). He made eight of 11 three-pointers and went 14-for-20 overall from the field. He also had seven rebounds.
Tyler Nagy had 12 points and five assists for Brookings, which trailed 46-45 heading into the last quarter after being outscored 18-12 in the third.
Ian Barse and John Fierro had 17 points each for the Cobblers (10-13).
HURON 37, RAPID CITY STEVENS 32
SIOUX FALLS, SD (AP) - Huron built a nine-point halftime lead and held off Rapid City Stevens 37-32 in the consolation round of the South Dakota boys Class AA basketball tournament on Friday.
Justin Decker had 12 points to lead the Tigers (17-8), who held the Raiders (10-15) to 29 percent shooting. Huron shot 38 percent and went 10-for-18 at the free throw line.
Adam Zwanziger had a double-double with 10 points and 13 rebounds for Huron.
Steven Schaeffer was the only Stevens player in double figures with 15 points.
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