The Timber Lake Panthers and Tiospaye Topa Thunderhawks scored first round victories in the District 15B Boys Basketball Tournament on Monday and advance to semifinal play on Thursday, March 5, at Scherr- Howe Arena in Mobridge. The Panthers, seeded number three in the tournament with an 8-12 record, cruised past sixth-seed Wakpala 73-28 while fourth seed The Tiospaye Topa Thunderhawks downed the fifth-seeded Dupree Tigers 59-50.
Timber Lake utilized full-court pressure and was able to shut down McIntosh standout senior Tia Baumberger to claim a 37-30 win over the Lady Tigers on February 26 in the semifinal round of the District 15B girls basketball tournament. The victory marked the third time Timber Lake defeated McIntosh this season and propelled the Lady Panthers into the district championship game while ending the Lady Tigers’ season with an 11-10 overall record.To view more please log in or subscribe to the digital edition
Tanner Kraft poured in a gamehigh 16 points and two other Timber Lake players hit double figures as the Panthers rolled over the Wakpala Tigers 74-48 in non-conference boys basketball action in Wakpala on Friday, February 20.
The Timber Lake Lady Panthers split a pair of non-conference games to close out their 2014-15 regular season schedule last week, cruising past Edmunds Central on Tuesday, February 17, before dropping a close decision to Cheyenne-Eagle Butte on February 19.
The Timber Lake 7th & 8th grade boys basketball team took second place at the Knights of Columbus Tournament in Dupree on Saturday, February 14. FRONT (L-R): Bergen Marshall, Kuper Heck, Ty Ray Cadotte, Skyler Pateneaude, Jamie Keller; MIDDLE: Samuel Four Bear, Ty Ducheneaux, Beau DuBray, Isaac Kraft, Garrett Hunter; BACK: Coach Megan Nash, G.J. Castaneda, Brody Hall, Trey Bollinger, and Taylor Goldade.
The Timber Lake Panthers and Dupree Tigers will hook up Thursday, February 5 when the Little Moreau Conference Boys Basketball Tournament tips off with first round games in McIntosh and Faith. Semifinal action will continue Friday, February 6 at both locations with the finals beginning Saturday afternoon, February 7 in Lemmon. Opening round games for the East
Division of the conference will be played in McIntosh, where number two seed Timber Lake will square off against third-seeded Dupree at 6 p.m., followed by top-seeded McIntosh battling No. 4 seed Tiospaye Topa at 7:30 p.m.
The Knights of Columbus free throw competition was held Friday, January 30 at the Timber Lake School. Winners of the contest received basketballs. Here are the results: Boys: 9 year old division: 1st- Tristan Dupris (12), 2nd-Eddie Keller
(8); 10 year old division: 1st-Chazz Gabe (9), 2nd-Ethan Goldade (7); 11 year old division: 1st-Hank Kraft (11), 2nd-Sawyer Holzer (10); 12 year old division: 1st- Brady Hall (11), 2nd-Taylor Goldade (8); 13 year old division: 1st-Isaac Kraft (11), 2nd-Ty Ducheneaux (9); 14 year old division
The lead changed hands several times in Timber Lake's meeting with Standing Rock on Monday, but when the final buzzer sounded, the Warriors had managed to eke out a 59-56 victory over the Panthers. Timber Lake, which drops to 2-8 on the season, will travel to Dupree on Tuesday, Feb. 3, before playing in the Little Moreau Conference Tournament, which gets underway Thursday, Feb. 5 in McIntosh. Jacob Alley got the Panthers off to a strong start against Standing Rock with three field goals, including two 3-pointers, to put Timber Lake up 20-17 at the end of the first quarter. Tristan Four Swords hit six points to lead the Warriors on a 15-10 run in the second frame that gave Standing Rock a 32-30 edge at the halftime break.
In a case of deja vu, the Timber Lake Lady Panthers squared off against the Lemmon Cowgirls on Saturday in the championship game of the Little Moreau Conference Girls Basketball Tournament. The same two teams battled for the tournament title last January, and both times Lemmon came out on top. Lemmon had four players in double figures and shot nearly 100 percent from the charity stripe in the fourth quarter to claim a 65-52 victory over Timber Lake.