The District 15B boys basketball tournament began this week with first round games on Monday, Feb. 29 and semifinal action on Tuesday, March 1. The final round contest will be played on Friday, March 4 at Wakpala.
The Lemmon Cowgirls advanced to the finals of the district tournament in their first year in 15B, as they defeated the Dupree Tigers 58-26 in Wakpala Feb. 23. Morgan Ham scored 26 points to lead Lemmon. Dupree got 6 points from Bailie Birkeland. The Dupree girls ended the season with an 11-11 record.
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By Robert Slocum The Timber Lake Panthers captured the District 15B girls basketball championship Thursday, Feb. 25 at Wakpala, defeating a dangerous Lemmon Cowgirls team 53-40. At least some of the credit can be given to a well executed defensive effort, as the Panthers held Lemmon to singledigit point totals in each of the first three quarters. To view more please log in or subscribe to the digital edition http://www.etypeservices.com/Timber%20Lake%20TopicID443/
The Dupree girls finished their basketball regular season with a 68-24 victory over District 15B fellow Wakpala at Wakpala on Friday. Dupree was led by Camryn Ganje’s 15 points. The Lady Tigers finish the regular season with 10 wins and 10 losses. Previously Dupree had defeated Rapid City Christian 43-19.
The Timber Lake varsity basketball girls closed out their regular season schedule on Thursday, Feb. 18 at home, hosting the formidable Cheyenne-Eagle Butte Lady Braves in a 69-52 loss for the Panthers. C-EB compiled a 16-4 record this season and has the top seed in Region 6A. The Panthers finish the regular season 14-6 and with the #2 seed in the District 15B tournament this week.
Perhaps it’s a good thing Isabel isn’t a wrestling town. Warren Sporer was told that by a school board member in 1975. The man known as “Tiny” then turned his passion into the foundation for what the T.F. Riggs wrestling program has become.
The Timber Lake Panthers placed second at the Knights of Columbus tournament in Dupree on Saturday, Feb. 13. Pictured are (L-R) FRONT: Patrick Marshall, Bergen Marshall, Beau DuBray, Jamie Keller; 2ND ROW: Hunter Schrempp, Samual Four Bear, Brady Hall; 3RD ROW: Taylor Goldade, Trevor Brangham, Reese Miller; TOP: Coach Ryan Gimbell.
Four scorers in double figures helped Timber Lake defeat the Dupree varsity boys 75-56 Feb. 2 at Timber Lake. The game was a Little Moreau Conference matchup and a final tuneup for both teams prior to the LMC tournament which began Feb. 4. Jacob Alley had 19 points, Brayden Pay Pay 17, and Nicholas Bad Warrior and Nathan Hollenbeck scored 12 points each for the Panthers.
The Timber Lake Panthers placed fourth in the Little Moreau Conference Tournament, played Feb. 4-6. The Panthers defeated Lemmon in the first round at Lemmon to place themselves in the semifinals, where they lost to Harding County at Faith. Bison nipped TLHS 64-62 in the third place game.