Boys basketball: Jefferson at No. 1 in Class AA postseason, with Lincoln, Mitchell, Yankton as top seeds
Harrisburg-Brandon Valley; O'Gorman-Pierre among the interesting state-qualifying round matchups
SIOUX FALLS — The Class AA boys state tournament field will take shape Saturday.
The boys 'AA' SoDak 16 games are set, with Sioux Falls Jefferson earning the No. 1 seed despite losing two of their final three regular-season games.
The Cavaliers are 18-2, having opened the season with 17 straight wins. Sioux Falls Lincoln (17-3) is the No. 2 seed and Mitchell is third.
This year's boys state Class AA tournament is set for March 16-18 in Rapid City.
Class AA boys basketball SoDak 16
All games on Saturday, March 4. All times Central.
No. 16 Rapid City Stevens (5-15) at No. 1 Sioux Falls Jefferson (18-2), 4 p.m.
No. 9 Harrisburg (13-7) at No. 8 Brandon Valley (13-7), 3 p.m.
No. 13 Aberdeen Central (6-12) at No. 4 Yankton (15-5), 2 p.m.
No. 12 Huron (7-13) at No. 5 Sioux Falls Washington (14-6), 2 p.m.
No. 15 Rapid City Central (6-14) at No. 2 Sioux Falls Lincoln (17-3), 3 p.m.
No. 10 Sturgis (10-9) at No. 7 Sioux Falls Roosevelt (12-8), 3 p.m.
No. 14 Watertown (7-13) at No. 3 Mitchell (16-4), 6 p.m.
No. 11 O’Gorman (7-13) at No. 6 Pierre (13-7), 3 p.m.
Class AA state tournament
Thursday, March 16 — at Summit Arena in Rapid City.
All times Central
RC Stevens/SF Jefferson winner vs. Harrisburg/Brandon Valley winner, 1 p.m.
Aberdeen Central/Yankton winner vs. Huron/SF Washington, 2:45 p.m.
RC Central/SF Lincoln winner vs. Sturgis/SF Roosevelt winner, 7 p.m.
Watertown/Mitchell winner vs. O'Gorman/Pierre winner, 8:45 p.m.