STM boys and girls, Belle Fourche girls pick up victories at Cavalier Classic

RAPID CITY, S.D. –  The 2018 Cavalier Classic tipped off on Friday at the Rushmore Plaza Civic Center.

This year’s boys’ and girls’ basketball tournament featured five basketball teams with perfect records. But after the first day of action, only four teams remain undefeated.

The St. Thomas More girls basketball team improved to 4-0 on the season with a 55-36 win over Madison.

The top-ranked Cavaliers played without senior starter Alex Kandolin who tore her ACL (anterior cruciate ligament) and is out for the rest of the season.

St. Thomas More returns to action on Saturday against Aberdeen Roncalli. The game tips off at 6:30 p.m. at the Rushmore Plaza Civic Center.

Belle Fourche  59,  Aberdeen Roncalli 55

Meanwhile, the Belle Fourche girls basketball team remains perfect on the season.

The Broncs upset fourth-ranked Aberdeen Roncalli 59-55 on Friday at the Cavalier Classic. Belle Fourche is now 6-0 on the season.

The Broncs will play Madison on Saturday at 3:30 p.m. at the Rushmore Plaza Civic Center.

The 2018 Cavalier Classic also featured a couple of boys varsity basketball games.

St. Thomas More downed Madison 61-46 to improve to 4-0 on the season. Plus, Belle Fourche lost to Aberdeen Roncalli, 63-34.


Boys Basketball Scores

Aberdeen Roncalli 63, Belle Fourche 34

Alliance, Neb. 96, Oelrichs 27

Breckenridge, Minn. 79, Bridgewater-Emery 77

Chadron, Neb. 50, Custer 38

O Gorman 67, Mitchell 43

St. Thomas More 61, Madison 46

Tea Area 76, Vermillion 40

Yankton 72, Dominican, Wis. 52

Hoop City Classic

Mitchell Christian 59, Dominican, Wis. 50


Swiftel Classic

Viborg-Hurley 55, Deuel 37


Girls Basketball Scores

Alliance, Neb. 59, Oelrichs 33

Belle Fourche 59, Aberdeen Roncalli 55

Chadron, Neb. 57, Custer 21

Flandreau 60, Dell Rapids 56

Garretson 73, Dell Rapids St. Mary 67

Kadoka Area 73, Stanley County 25

St. Thomas More 55, Madison 36

Vermillion 55, Tea Area 42


Hoop City Classic

Mitchell 59, Waconia, Minn. 50


Swiftel Classic

Howard 47, Tiospa Zina Tribal 38

Viborg-Hurley 61, Lake Preston 52



Colman-Egan vs. Hitchcock-Tulare, ccd.

Faulkton vs. Sanborn Central/Woonsocket, ccd.

Hutchinson, Minn. vs. Aberdeen Central, ccd.

Ipswich vs. Chester, ccd.

Jones County vs. Iroquois, ccd.

Leola/Frederick vs. James Valley Christian, ccd.

Lower Brule vs. Miller, ccd.

Worthington, Minn. vs. Yankton, ccd.




Idaho Steelheads  9,  Rapid City  Rush 1

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