State boys basketball matchups set in Class A and Class B

State tournaments to be held in Rapid City, Sioux Falls and Aberdeen

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Mount Vernon/Plankinton's Zach Baker (10) drives toward the hoop against Pine Ridge's Justin Eagle (0) during a boys basketball Class A SoDak 16 state qualifier game on March 7, 2023, in Pierre.
Jason Harward / Mitchell Republic

MITCHELL — With the completion of the SoDak 16 games on Thursday, the Class A and Class B state boys basketball brackets are set for March 16-18.

In Class A, St. Thomas More secured the No. 2 seed with its win over McLaughlin 52-34 at Rapid City Central, while Faith won in Class B over Northwestern 75-64 in Timber Lake.

The matchups for the state tournaments are listed below:

Class AA state quarterfinals

Thursday, March 16 — at Summit Arena in Rapid City. All times Central


No. 1 Sioux Falls Jefferson (19-2) vs. No. 9 Harrisburg (14-7), 1 p.m.

No. 4 Yankton (16-5) vs. No. 5 Sioux Falls Washington (15-6), 2:45 p.m.

No. 2 Sioux Falls Lincoln (18-3) vs. No. 7 Sioux Falls Roosevelt (13-8), 7 p.m.

No. 3 Mitchell (17-4) vs. No. 6 Pierre (14-7), 8:45 p.m.

Class A state quarterfinals

Thursday, March 16 — at the Premier Center in Sioux Falls

No. 1 Dakota Valley (23-0) vs. No. 8 Hot Springs (19-4), noon.

No. 4 Sioux Valley (21-2) vs. No. 5 Hamlin (19-3), 1:45 p.m.


No. 2 St. Thomas More (20-2) vs. No. 7 Elk Point-Jefferson (17-5), 6 p.m.

No. 3 Sioux Falls Christian (19-4) vs. No. 6 Mount Vernon/Plankinton (18-5), 7:45 p.m.

Class B state quarterfinals

Thursday, March 16 — at the Wachs Arena in Aberdeen

No. 1 Lower Brule (20-3) vs. No. 8 Castlewood (18-5), noon

No. 4 Faith (22-1) vs. No. 5 White River (19-4), 1:45 p.m.

No. 2 Aberdeen Christian (21-2) vs. No. 7 Ethan (20-3), 6 p.m.

No. 3 De Smet (20-3) vs. No. 6 Viborg-Hurley (20-3), 7:45 p.m.

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