GBB: Poor night shooting sends White River over Castlewood in B Championship

Brent Nathaniel

HURON, S.D. ( — A hot hand by White River’s Caelyn Valandra-Prue and Maleighya Estes combined with 31 percent shooting from Castlewood would send White River to their first-ever state B championship, 57-37.

Valandra-Prue would edge all scorers with 23 points, Estes added 19 for the Tigers.

Alayna Benike’s 13 points would lead the Warriors. Maddie Horn added 11, Darah DeKam tallied 10, and Mackenzie Everson had three.

Benike and DeKam were named to the all-tournament team.

The Warriors would end the night shooting only 31 percent from the field and 28 percent from three-point land.

Castlewood ends their season with a record of 22-1 and will graduate Alayna Benike and Darah DeKam.

See all the scores from the weekend HERE.