PREVIEW: Girls A and B SoDak 16

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WATERTOWN, S.D. ( — State Tournament tickets will be punched tonight in the Class A and B SoDak 16 across South Dakota.

In Class A, Hamlin drew the three seed with a 20-2 record and will face the fourteen seed Belle Fourche who heads into the game with a 15-7 record.  Charger Coach Tim Koisi talks about the Mustangs:

6 p.m. tip from Gettysburg with Brent Nathaniel on New Country KS93 and streaming at

In Fort Pierre tonight, the nine seed Florence/Henry will put their 17-2 record against the eight seed Red Cloud and their 19-2 record.  These two teams were supposed to play in the regular season but the game was canceled. Falcon Coach Rob Carpenter says they will need to practice ball control:

5:30 p.m. tip from Stanley County High School with Mitch Reed on 104.3 KKSD and streaming at

Other games in Class A tonight feature…
#1 Wagner vs #15 Winner – 7:30 p.m. (Corn Palace)
#2 West Central vs #15 Crow Creek – 6 p.m. (Madison High School)
#4 Lakota Tech vs #13 Flandreau – 6 p.m. (CT) (Kadkoa High School)
#5 St. Thomas More vs #12 Vermillion – 6:15 p.m. (Pierre High School)
#6 Sioux Falls Christian vs #11 Sisseton – 7 p.m. (Sioux Valley High School)
#7 Dakota Valley vs #10 Mount Vernon/Plankinton – 7 p.m. (Tea High School)

In Class B, DeSmet is the two seed with a 21-1 record and will face Avon with a 13-9 record.  Bulldog Coach Brendon Pitts talks about the Pirates:

7 p.m. tip from the Huron Arena.

Game two from Madison High School will see the six seed and the defending Class B runner up Castlewood Warriors put their 16-5 record on the line against 18-4 and number 11 seed Viborg-Hurley.  Castlewood Coach Tyler Snaza talks about the Cougars:

7:30 p.m. tip with Matt Groce on 104.3 KKSD and streaming at

Other Class B SoDak 16 games tonight include:
#1 Aberdeen Roncalli vs #16 Bison – 6:30 p.m. (Ipswich High School)
#3 Wall vs #14 Howard – 7:30 p.m. (CT) (Kadoka High School)
#4 Corsica-Stickney vs #13 Bridgewater-Emery – 7 p.m. (Parkston High School)
#5 White River vs #12 Herreid/Selby Area – 7 p.m. (Stanley County High School)
#7 Faith vs #10 Sully Buttes – 7 p.m. (Mobridge High School)
#8 Centerville vs #9 Aberdeen Christian – 6 p.m. (Corn Palace)

Winners move on to the Class B and Class A State Tournaments March 10th through the 12.  The B will be held at the Watertown Civic Arena while the A will be at Frost Arena in Brookings.