The St. Thomas More girls’ basketball team had its 48-game winning streak snapped on Friday evening s as West Central picked up a narrow 46-44 overtime victory over the Cavaliers in Hartford on Friday night.
The Trojans got out to a fast start and carried a 13-7 lead into the second quarter.
The Cavaliers came roaring back in the second and tied the game at 21-all heading in to the half.
In the third, West Central regained the lead at 30-28, before St. Thomas More tied it again at 42-42 at the end of regulation.
Ashlyn Macdonald scored all four of the Trojans’ points in overtime to seal the win.
Macdonald led the way for West Central with 23 points.
Jayden Bies paced St. Thomas More with 15 points and Haleigh Timmer chipped in with nine.
Aislinn Duffy and Klaire Kirsch added eight points apiece for the Cavs.
St. Thomas More (9-1) will look the bounce back when it heads to Mitchell to take on Warner tonight at 8 p.m.
STURGIS 50, RAPID CITY STEVENS 45: After dropping a tough one to Rapid City Central on Thursday, the Scoopers bounced back in a big way on Friday by handing class AA No. 1 Rapid City Stevens its first loss of the season.
Sturgis had a good start and eventually carried a 28-17 lead into the half.
The Raiders showed why they were unbeaten through the first month of the season as they cut the deficit to just two points at 33-31 heading into the fourth.
The Scoopers were able to hold off any late comeback attempts to pick up the win.
The Scoopers fell to Custer and Rapid City Central in their last two games and coach Jordan Proefrock said they knew they had nothing to lose against the top-ranked Raiders.
"The pressure isn't on you so you have to go out and play loose, play hard and have fun with the game," she said. "That's exactly what they did."
Loralee Stock led Sturgis with 20 points and eight rebounds, while Olivia Jolley had 12 points and 12 boards.
Brook Janz finished with seven points and 10 rebounds for the Scoopers.
"We shot well, we took care of the ball, rebounded well and played good defense," Proefrock said. "Things kind of went our way."
Grace Martin and Aly Hammon paced Stevens with 11 points apiece.
Hammon led the team in rebounds with seven.
Sturgis (4-6) will host Spearfish next Friday, while the Raiders (8-1) host Campbell County, Wyo., today at 6 p.m.
CAMPBELL COUNTY, WYO., 61, RAPID CITY CENTRAL 44: Campbell County cruised to a win over the Cobblers in Wyoming on Friday.
No other information was made available for this game.
Rapid City Central (5-6) will travel to Sioux Falls O’Gorman next Friday.
EDGEMONT 40, NEW UNDERWOOD 33: Edgemont earned a spot in the consolation title game of the West River Tournament with a win over New Underwood on Friday.
Caleb Simons led the Moguls with 18 points on 9-of-13 shooting. He also led the team with eight rebounds, three steals and two assists.
Kaleb Darrow chipped in with 12 points for Edgemont.
Conner Knuppe led the Tigers with 14 points, while Chance Derner added eight.
Edgemont (2-7) will play Newell in the consolation title game today at 2 p.m., while New Underwood (1-6) takes on Moorcroft, Wyo., at 11 a.m.
DOUGLAS 72, BELLE FOURCHE 41: Douglas won its fifth straight game as it cruised past Belle Fourche on Friday.
Dan Hand and Joseph Hannah paced the Patriots with 14 points apiece.
Tate Hostetter led the way for the Broncs with nine points.
Douglas (7-3) will host Rapid City Stevens on Tuesday, while Belle Fourche (2-9) travels to Hot Springs on Friday.
RAPID CITY CENTRAL 68, CAMPBELL COUNTY, Wyo. 51: The Cobblers remained unbeaten with the big win over the Camels in Gillette.
Cameron Hall led the way for Central with 21 points on seven 3-pointers. Dylan Hay added 13 as the Cobblers moved to 11-0 on the season.
Central is on the road next weekend at Sioux Falls O'Gorman and Sioux Falls Roosevelt.
RAPID CITY STEVENS 55, STURGIS 42: The Raiders moved to 8-1 on the season with the win over the Scoopers.
No other information was made available.
Stevens returns home today to host Campbell County, Wyo., at 7:30 p.m., while Sturgis, 7-3,
High School Wrestling
Central goes 3-0 in Casper
The Rapid City Central wrestling team finished 3-0 on the opening day of the Kelly Walsh Dual Tournament in Casper, Wyo., on Friday.
The Cobblers opened the day with a 46-31 victory over North Platte, Neb., and followed it up with a 63-11 win over Teton, Idaho.
Central closed out the opening day of the tournament with a 44-29 win over Douglas, Wyo.
The Cobblers will finished the tournament today.