Lady Govs Finish In Eighth Place In State Tournament
Monday, March 20, 2017
The Lady Govs also competed in the AA Girls basketball state tournament this past weekend.
They would start things on Thursday afternoon as they would take on number one seeded Harrisburg Tigers. The Lady Govs would drop this game 64-39. The Lady Govs were led in scoring from Maddie Reinke who had eight points also contributing was Erika Stout with seven and Emily Mikkelsen with six.
They would move to the consolation side of the bracket and take on Rapid City Stevens who they had played earlier in the year. It would be a hard fought game but the Lady Govs would drop this one 71-55. The Lady Govs did have a couple of girls in double figures as Emily Mikkelsen led the team with 13 and Mack Rath had 11.
They would move into the seven and eighth place game on Saturday morning. The Lady Govs would take on Brandon Valley. Pierre would have the lead at the half but were not able to hang onto it and would drop that game 56-51. Leading the way for the Lady Govs was Tori Thorpe as she had 13 also scoring was Maddie Reinke who had nine and Hallie Jerome also had nine.
The Lady Govs would finish in eighth place. Winning the class AA girls state championship was Sioux Falls O’Gorman over the number one seed Harrisburg. Sioux Falls O’Gorman was the number seven seed.
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