State Basketball: Brandon Valley boys and girls win state championships
RAPID CITY, S.D. — Brandon Valley has a strong claim as the best basketball program in the state this year.
On Saturday night, both the boys and the girls basketball teams took home Class AA state titles.
Brandon Valley defeated Sioux Falls O’Gorman, 54-47 to win its first state boys basketball championship since 1998.
Carter Olthoff led the Lynx with 21 points followed by Gavin Terhark with 15 points.
Meanwhile, Brandon Valley won the girls basketball title by defeating Sioux Falls Lincoln, 60-40.
Trinity Law scored 17 points to lead the Lynx.
State AA Boys Basketball
Championship: Brandon Valley 54, Sioux Falls O’Gorman 47
3rd place: Harrisburg 70, Yankton 64 OT
5th place: Sioux Falls Roosevelt 67, Sioux Falls Lincoln 49
7th place: Huron 61, Rapid City Stevens 56
State AA Girls Basketball
Championship: Brandon Valley 60, Sioux Falls Lincoln 40
3rd place: Harrisburg 49, Mitchell 44
5th place: Rapid City Stevens 44, Sioux Falls O’Gorman 41
7th place: Sioux Falls Washington 45, Brookings 43
State A Boys Basketball
Championship: Tea Area 68, Sioux Falls Christian 57
3rd place: Pine Ridge 61, Lennox 47
5th place: St. Thomas More 71, Dell Rapids 69
7th place: Madison 70, Hot Springs 60
State A Girls Basketball
Championship: Winner 60, West Central 53
3rd place: Lennox 43, McCook Central-Montrose 41
5th place: Todd County 63, St. Thomas More 51
7th place: Mt. Vernon-Plankinton 53, Aberdeen Roncalli 50
State B Boys Basketball
Championship: Clark-Willow Lake 49, De Smet 41
3rd place: Bridgewater-Emery 65, Viborg-Hurley 54
5th place: White River 74, Sully Buttes 68
7th place: Jones County 60, Timber Lake 49