Day 2: Lakota Nation Invitational Quarterfinals

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The White River boys basketball team has experienced its fair share of success at the Lakota Nation Invitational Basketball Tournament.

Since 2007, the Tigers have made eight appearances in the LNI finals, winning five championships.

White River was hoping to move one step closer to reaching the finals again as the Tigers squared off against Lower Brule on Thursday in the quarterfinals.

Lower Brule led 21-19 at the break. But White River outscored Lower Brule, 50-36 and the Tigers defeated the Sioux in overtime, 69-57.

Jadice Morrison led the Tigers with 22 points.

Lakota Nation Tournament (Makosica Bracket)

Boys Basketball Championship Bracket


Crow Creek 67, Tiospa Zina Tribal 47

McLaughlin 74, Red Cloud 72

White River 69, Lower Brule 57, OT

Pine Ridge 70, Cheyenne Eagle Butte  52

Lakota Nation Tournament (Paha Sapa Bracket)


Little Wound 68, Crazy Horse 28

Marty Indian 57, St. Francis Indian 54

Todd County 62, Standing Rock, N.D. 36

Omaha Nation  52, Custer  46

Lakota Nation Tournament (Makosica Bracket)

  Girls Basketball Championship Bracket


Crow Creek 65, Todd County 40

Pine Ridge 62, Lower Brule 35

Red Cloud 62, Cheyenne-Eagle Butte 59

Custer  43, Little Wound  38

Lakota Nation Tournament (Paha Sapa Bracket)


McLaughlin 62, St. Francis Indian 54

Omaha Nation, Neb. 49, Marty Indian 39

Standing Rock, N.D. 62, Crazy Horse 28

White River 55, Tiospa Zina Tribal 32

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