RC Stevens girls advance to state tournament with win over Huron; Check out 8 photos and highlights

RAPID CITY, S.D. – The Rapid City Stevens Raiders are heading back to the State ‘AA’ girls basketball tournament for the 10th year in a row.

The Raiders defeated the Huron Tigers on Friday in the Class ‘AA’ SoDak 16 by a final score of 62-48.

Isabell Higgins finished with a double-double for Stevens, 14 points and 11 rebounds.

Plus Macey Wathen scored 14 points and Hailey Oswald added 10 points for Stevens.

The State ‘AA’ girls basketball tournament tips off on Thursday, March 9 at the Sanford Pentagon in Sioux Falls.

Stevens, who is the No. 7 seed with a 14-7 record, will battle No. 2 Pierre in the first round on Thursday at 5 p.m.

Girls Basketball

Class AA SoDak 16 Scores

Harrisburg 35, Spearfish 30

Mitchell 53, Brandon Valley 49

Pierre T F Riggs High School 68, Brookings 42

Rapid City Stevens 62, Huron 48

Sioux Falls Jefferson 57, Aberdeen Central 41

Sioux Falls O’Gorman 63, Rapid City Central 26

Sioux Falls Washington 53, Sioux Falls Roosevelt 40

Watertown 38, Sioux Falls Lincoln 36


State AA Girls Basketball Tournament

First Round pairings for Thursday, March 9

#8 Watertown vs #1 SF Washington    12 p.m. CT

#12 Mitchell vs #4 SF Jefferson             1:45 p.m. CT

#7 RC Stevens vs #2 Pierre                       6 p.m. CT

#6 Harrisburg vs #3 O’Gorman              7:45 p.m. CT

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