Pairings have been released for the Hanson Classic to be played in Mitchell Saturday, January 25. The Tigers (#1 in last week’s SD Sportswriter Poll) will play Ethan (last week tied for #4) with a start time around 5:30 p.m.
Games start at 10:00 a.m. and will go on a rolling schedule with ten minutes between each game. The day starts with McCook Central/Montrose vs. Sisseton and then: Sanborn Central/Woonsocket vs. Centerville, Chamberlain vs. Clark/Willow Lake, Parkston vs. Aberdeen Roncalli, Sully Buttes vs. Hanson, WR vs. Ethan, St. Thomas More vs. Sioux Valley, and Langford vs. James Valley Christian scheduled for around 8:30.
Southern Plains Conf. Tourney
The Southern Plains Conference Tourney will be held this week with contests in three locations. The Lady Tigers will play rounds one and two in the evening on Thursday and Friday in Ft. Pierre. Three teams will join the Lady Tigers, Stanley Co., Kadoka Area, and Jones County, while four other teams (Gregory, Colome, Lyman, Burke/South Central) will play their first and second round games in Presho. The final round games Saturday are all held in Kadoka beginning at 12:00 p.m. (central).
The Lady Tigers play Stanley County in Thursday's opening round. The game will begin around 8:00 following the 6:30 contest between Jones Co. and Kadoka Area.