Final Tickets Punched, Field Set for Class AA Girls State Tournament
Monday night featured the final opportunities to get into the Class AA Girls State Tournament. Roosevelt, Mitchell, RC Stevens, and Harrisburg are going dancing.
Roosevelt pulled off a victory over Lincoln when Tahia Mitzel scored a game-winning layup with 4.5 seconds left to play. The Rough Riders will enter the tournament after finishing 11-12. Lincoln has been eliminated and finished with an overall record of 16-7.
Harrisburg maintained control over Brookings all game to advance following a 48-29 win. The Tigers will be the 4th overall seed.
Mitchell defeated Sturgis 51-44 to punch a ticket to the Denny Sanford PREMIER Center. Mitchell will be the 8th seed and will face Washington in the opening game of the tournament.
Rapid City Stevens was the final team to get in as they pulled off a 66-55 win over Pierre. Stevens will be the 7th seed.
Class AA Basketball Tournament
Thursday, March 17
1:00 - (8) Mitchell vs. (1) Sioux Falls Washington - Denny Sanford PREMIER Center
1:00 - (7) Rapid City Stevens vs. (2) Sioux Falls O'Gorman - Sioux Falls Arena
5:00 - (6) Sioux Falls Roosevelt vs. (3) Aberdeen Central - Sioux Falls Arena
5:00 - (5) Rapid City Central vs. (4) Harrisburg - Denny Sanford PREMIER Center
Friday, March 18
10:00am - Girls consolation (1/8 vs. 4/5) - Sioux Falls Arena
10:00am - Girls consolation (2/7 vs. 3/8) - Denny Sanford PREMIER Center
1:30 - Girls semifinal (1/8 vs. 4/5) - Denny Sanford PREMIER Center
5:00 - Girls semifinal (2/7 vs. 3/8) - Denny Sanford PREMIER Center
Saturday, March 19
10:00am - Girls 7th/8th Place - Sioux Falls Arena
10:00am - Girls 5th/6th Place - Denny Sanford PREMIER Center
1:30 - Girls 3rd/4th Place - Denny Sanford PREMIER Center
5:00 - Girls Championship - Denny Sanford PREMIER Center