The pairings for the Sacred Hoops Classic on Jan. 4 have been released. The event will be at the Corn Palace and features 18 high school boys and girls teams playing nine games throughout the day.
The classic will pit Native American schools against non-Native American schools, with an emphasis in aid in scheduling and bridging the gap between teams from different cultural backgrounds.
The pairings include:
9:00 a.m. – St. Francis vs. Kimball-White Lake - Girls
10:30 a.m. - Lower Brule vs. Kimball-White Lake – Boys
Noon - Pine Ridge vs. Madison - Girls
1:30 p.m. - Pine Ridge vs. Parkston - Boys
3:00 p.m. - Red Cloud vs. Madison - Boys
4:30 p.m. - Red Cloud vs. Vermillion - Girls
6:00 p.m. - Winner vs. Dell Rapids St. Mary - Boys
7:30 p.m. - Crow Creek vs. West Central - Girls
9:00 p.m. - Crow Creek vs. West Central – Boys