Butch Brangham (25) scored 17 for the Timber Lake Panthers at the last game of the regular season on February 22. The Panthers defeated Dupree 69-33. Next week the boys play in the District 15 Tournament at Mobridge.
Tanner Kraft puts pressure on Dupree’s Clinton Farlee (32).
Junior guard Butch Brangham scored a game-high 17 points to lead the Timber Lake Panthers past the Dupree Tigers 69-33 in Little Moreau Conference boys basketball action on Saturday, February 15. The Panthers opened up an early advantage with a 20-8 run in the first quarter and outscored the Tigers 20-9 in the second stanza to hold a comfortable 40-17 lead at the intermission. Timber Lake continued to roll in the second half, outscoring Dupree 28-16 enroute to a convincing victory.
The ball gets away as Panther players Sydnee Mettler (LEFT), Courtney Dahlgren (MIDDLE) and Loryn Schoelerman scramble.
Timber Lake rallied from a 27-18 halftime deficit to squeak past McIntosh Tigers 35-33 in Little Moreau Conference action last Thursday. The Lady Panthers outscored the Lady Tigers 17-6 in the second half and held McIntosh scoreless in the final eight minutes to play to seal the victory.
Jacob Alley scored 13 against Eureka-Bowdle on Monday night.
Eureka-Bowdle scored early and often enroute to a 70-43 win over Timber Lake on Monday, handing the Panthers one of their most lopsided defeats of the season. The Patriots ran out to an 11-3 first quarter advantage and controlled 29-16 at the halftime break. Timber Lake stayed within striking distance in the third stanza and trailed 52-37, but Eureka-Bowdle went on an 18-6 run in the final quarter to run away with the win.
Tanner Kraft’s 10 points weren’t enough to get a win for the Panthers in the second round game against McIntosh at the LMC Tourney.
The Faith Longhorns won the Little Moreau Conference boys basketball tournament Saturday on their home floor, defeating the McIntosh Tigers 56-45 in the final game of the tourney. In the third place game, the Timber Lake Panthers fell to Harding County 67-48. The Panthers advanced to the semifinals with a first round win over Tiospaye Topa, but fell to McIntosh in the semifinal round.
The Timber Lake fourth grade boys basketball team took second place in their division in the Sully Buttes basketball tournament held Saturday, February 8. They won games against Sully Buttes and Pierre and lost two games to Aberdeen Roncalli. Playing for the Panthers were FRONT (L-R): Hank Kraft, Jaiden Ducheneaux, Brandt Ducheneaux, Chase Marshall, Dixon Booth; BACK: Jayce Lawrence, Chazz Gabe, Ethan Farlee, and Sawyer Holzer. They are coached by Deb Ducheneaux.
Courtney Dahlgren of the TLHS girls basketball team broke a school record when she made eight 3-point shots in the game against Dupree last Friday.
Senior guard Courtney Dahlgren poured in more than half of Timber Lake's points - 31 to be exact - to lead the Lady Panthers past Dupree 60-22 in Little Moreau Conference basketball action on Friday. Dahlgren's performance was her personal career-high in scoring and included eight 3-pointers which set a new school single game record for buckets from behind the arch. She finished 8-for-12 on 3-point attempts.
Aaron Holzer, a freshman, handles the ball for the Panthers.
Kyle Mollman put 22 points on the scoreboard and led a second half surge that lifted the McIntosh Tigers past Timber Lake 46-35 in Little Moreau Conference basketball action on January 31. Timber Lake grabbed an 11-10 first quarter edge but found itself trailing 20-19 at the halftime break. McIntosh went on an 11-5 scoring run in the third stanza to extend its lead and sealed the victory with a strong showing in the final eight minutes.
FRONT (L-R): Kuper Heck, Ty Ray Cadotte, Ricky Hettich, Garrett Hunter, Skyler Pateneaude; MIDDLE: Sam Bad Warrior, Tucker Kraft, Jackson Harrison, J.D. Enright; BACK: Coach Megan Nash, Braden Pay Pay, Anthony Alley, Gary Dupris, Lane Hand Boy, Jakways Mendoza.
Courtney Dahlgren scored 28 points against McIntosh.
Both the Timber Lake Lady Panthers and McIntosh Lady Tigers claimed convincing victories in the first round of the Little Moreau Conference Girls Basketball Tournament last Thursday, but when the two teams met in quarterfinal action the next night, hot-shooting guard Courtney Dahlgren and her Timber Lake teammates proved to be too much for their friendly rivals to the north. Timber Lake had no trouble handling Tiospaye Topa in semifinal play on Thursday, running away with a 74-15 victory. Meanwhile, McIntosh trailed Dupree by one point at halftime of their first round matchup, but rallied in the second half to pull away for a 45-28 win, setting the stage for the two winners to meet on Friday.