Custer Wildcats

The Custer Wildcat girls celebrate with their championship trophy after defeating the Chadron Cardinals in the title game Saturday Afternoon.

Record photo by Brandon Davenport

Three seniors combined for 41 points as the Custer Wildcats defeated Chadron 54-43 in the girls’ championship game at the Chadron Rotary Holiday Classic Saturday afternoon.

McKenzie Becker tallied 15 points and Tayler Carlson and Tori Glazer each added 13 for the South Dakota team, now 5-2 for the season.

The score was knotted at 11-11 at the end of the first period, but Custer tallied the first 10 points of the second quarter to take the lead for keeps. The Wildcats went on to outscore the Cardinals by seven points in both the second and third frames.

Three players reached double figures for Chadron, now 4-5 for the season. Both Dana Dunbar and Carstyn Hageman scored 12 points and Peyton Underwood added 11.

Valentine jumped out to an 11-0 first period lead over Hemingford and went on to win the third place game 49-25.

Allison Hitchcock led the Badgers, now 2-6, with 13 points. Lauren Gasseling paced Hemingford, 0-7, with 10 points.

Championship Game

Chadron 11 6 10 16 ----43

Custer 11 13 17 13 ----54

Chadron—Dana Dunbar 12, Carstyn Hageman 12, Peyton Underwood 11, Madysyn Hamar 2, Dawn Dunbar 2, Tyleigh Strotheide 2, Allie Ferguson 2. Totals: 18 (3) 4-8 43.

Custer—McKenzie Becker 15, Tori Glazer13, Tayler Herman 13, Kenzie Hetley 8, Mallory Delmont 5. Totals: 16 (5) 17-25 54.

3-pointers: Chad—Hageman 2, Dana Dunbar 1. Custer—Becker 2, Carlson 2, Hetley 1.

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Third Place Game

Hemingford 0 8 11 6 ----25

Valentine 11 12 16 10 ----49

Hemingford—Lauren Gasseling 10, Kelli Horstman 7, Anna Manning 4, Jori Stewart 2, MaKenzy Chancellor 2. Totals: 7 11-21 25.

Valentine----Allison Hitchcock 13, Grace Robinson 9, Bailey Witt 7, Aluxyn Hollenbeck 6, Sherridan Bancroft 5, Rhea Benson 5, Skuler Reagle 2, Lauren Ferguson 2. Totals: 12 (4) 13-18 49.

3-pointers: Val—Hitchcock 2, Witt 1, Hollenbeck 1.

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