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The Hill City boys' basketball team rallied in the fourth period to stop Custer 63-56 Tuesday night in the regular season finale for both teams.

The Wildcats led through three quarters, 46-42, before the Rangers outscored Custer 21-10 in the fourth.

Chance Simmons led the way for Hill City, 12-8, with 20 points, followed by Taylor Edwards with 18 and Noah Krull with 14.

Jace Kelley led Custer, 5-15, with 21 points, while Nolan Patzlaff added 12 points.

Both teams will now get ready for the regional tournament next week.

Girls' basketball

OELRICHS 40, EDGEMONT 34: It will be the Tigers that will move on in the 7B tournament as No. 8 seed Oelrichs stopped No. 9 seed Edgemont.

Natasha Swiftwater led the way for Oelrichs, scoring 17 points while the game's leading scorer was Edgemont's Avery Van Eaton who had 18.

The Tigers, 12-9, take on No. 1 seed Lower Brule Thursday while Edgemont ends its season at 8-13.

HARDING COUNTY 66, BISON 47: The Ranchers outscored the Cardinals 28-11 in the second period to advance in the Region 8B tournament on Tuesday.

Sharra Garrett led a balanced Harding County attack with 18 points, followed by Logan Kautzman with 14 points, AnnieKate Burghduff with 12 and Emily Messmer with 10 points.

Taylor Thompson led Bison with 14 points, followed by Hope Crabtree with 13 and Kelly Schuchard with 10.

Harding County, 5-15, faces Timber Lake on Thursday, while Bison finishes the season at 1-13.

MARTY 65, GREGORY 54: In Region 6B girls' basketball action, No. 7 seed Marty used a strong second quarter to advance past No. 10 seed Gregory Tuesday night.

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The Braves were led in scoring by Markayla Yellow Horse who had 12. Jacquelynne Rank and Lainey Honomichl kicked in 11.

The leading scorer for the game came from Gregory, Sydney Svatos, who had 15. Megan Warnke had 14 for the Gorillas and Emma Schweigert had 10. Warnke and Svatos also kicked in 10 rebounds each for Gregory.

Marty, 7-14, moves on and will face No. 2 seeded Tripp-Delmont/Armour in the 6B quarterfinals Thursday. Gregory finishes the season 4-17.

Lang, Vay return to the Rush

The Iowa Wild  have reassigned forward Chase Lang and goaltender Adam Vay to Rapid City Rush of the ECHL.

Lang was recalled on Feb. 8 for his second stint with Iowa this season. With the Wild, Lang has appeared in 22 games, notching two assists. In Rapid City, he has amassed 10 points (four goals, six assists) in 16 games.

Vay heads back to the ECHL after serving as a third goalie for Iowa. In 24 games with the Rush, Vay has an 11-12-1-0 record with a 3.48 goals against average and a .901 save percentage. In the AHL, Vay has appeared in two games, going 0-1-1-0 with a 4.91 goals against average and a .846 save percentage.

The Rush return home tonight for the first of a three-game series with Idaho. Action begins at 7:05 p.m.

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