2017-03-16 / Sports

White River earns 12th straight trip to State B tournament


PHILIP - Tuesday night in Philip, White River picked up their 19th win of the season, a 76-40 victory over Wall in the Region 7B championship game, earning a trip to the State B tournament in Aberdeen at the Barnett Center on the campus of Northern State University. For White River, the Tigers are making their 12th straight trip to the State B tournament.

With a 19-4 record and the #4 seed, White River opens the State B tournament Thursday at 1:45pm CT against Sully Buttes. White River is working on an 11 game win streak, they last lost to Class A Pine Ridge 68-64 on Jan. 27.

White River’s run at State B tournaments started in 2006, for six straight years, from 2008-2013, the Tigers played in six straight State B championship games, winning four of them, 08, 10, 12 and 13.

Upcoming schedule
2017 State AA Boys Tournament
Thursday, Friday, Saturday March 16-18
Rushmore Plaza Civic Center, Rapid City
3pm SF O’Gorman vs Harrisberg Barnett
7pm Huron vs SF Lincoln Barnett
3pm Brookings vs Aberdeen Central
Ice Arena
7pm RC Stevens vs Pierre Riggs Ice
2017 State B Boys Tournament
March 16-18 Barnett Arena Aberdeen
12noon CT Bridgewater-Emery vs
1:45pm CT White River vs Sully Buttes
6pm CT Langford Area vs Parker
7:45pm Wolsey-Wessington vs Harding

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