Class A Girls SoDak 16: STM, Hill City and Red Cloud advance to state basketball tournament

RAPID CITY, S.D. – The Class ‘A’ girls basketball season is quickly winding down.

While there’s a lot to be decided, we now know which eight teams will be competing for a state title.

 

St. Thomas More 64, Tri-Valley 43

After only leading by one point at halftime, top-seed St. Thomas More pulled away in the second half and beat Tri-Valley, 64-43.

The Cavaliers will enter the State ‘A’ Girls Basketball Tournament as the No. 2 seed.

St. Thomas More will face No. 7 Aberdeen Roncalli in the first round on Thursday, March 19 at 1 p.m. at the Rushmore Plaza Civic Center.

 

 

Hill City 45, Crow Creek 43

Hill City upset No. 3 Crow Creek, 45-43 on Monday night in the Class A SoDak 16.

Abby Siemonsma led the Rangers with 13 points.

The Rangers will be making an appearance in the State ‘A’ Girls Basketball Tournament for the first time since 1997.

Hill City will be the eighth seed and will play top seed Winner on Thursday, March 19 at 1 p.m.

 

Red Cloud 60, Tea Area 41

Red Cloud is heading back to the state tournament for the first time since 2015.

The Crusaders knocked off Tea Area on Monday night, 60-41.

Red Cloud will take on No. 4 Lennox in the first round at the state tournament on March 19 at 5 p.m.

 

Girls Basketball Scores

Class A SoDak 16

State Qualifier

Aberdeen Roncalli 47, McCook Central/Montrose 35

Flandreau 60, West Central 55

Hamlin 46, Mt. Vernon/Plankinton 36

Hill City 45, Crow Creek 43

Lennox 55, Miller 20

Red Cloud 60, Tea Area 41

St. Thomas More 64, Tri-Valley 43

Winner 67, Redfield 38

 

 

State A Girls Basketball Tournament

Schedule for Thursday, March 19

#8 Hill City vs #1 Winner    – 1 p.m. in the Barnett Arena

#5 Red Cloud vs #4 Lennox    –  5 p.m. in the Ice Arena

#7 Aberdeen Roncalli vs #2 St. Thomas More      –  1 p.m. in the Barnett Arena

#6 Flandreau vs #3 Hamlin    –   5 p.m. in the Ice Arena

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