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The Raiders offense exploded Tuesday, as the Rapid City Stevens boys' basketball team ended the regular season with a 92-55 win against Spearfish.

The teams were tied at 21 at the end of the first quarter, while Stevens led 42-35 at halftime. The third quarter was where it built its lead, outscoring the Spartans 26-10 to take a 68-45 lead into the fourth. Stevens outscored Spearfish 24-10 in the fourth.

Dawson Paulsen led the Raiders with 20 points, Cooper Bowman had 17 and Connor King had 15. Spearfish was led Brady Greger who had 17 and Dawson Sunsted who had 16.

The Raiders went 32-of-54 from the field, good for 59.3 percent. In the second half, they knocked down 10-of-13 3-pointers for 76.9 percent.

Stevens finishes the regular season 16-3 and awaits its opponent in the Round of 16. Spearfish finishes 7-13 and also awaits who its Round of 16 opponent will be. 

WALL 73, EDGEMONT 51: The Eagles jumped out to an early lead and never looked back in the region 7B tournament, topping Edgemont.

Wall led 18-11 at the end of the first quarter and 38-21 at halftime. The Eagles extended the lead to 52-31 at the end of the third. They outscored the Moguls 21-20 in the fourth.

Damion Breese led Wall with 19 points and Wynn Schaack had 18 points and 10 rebounds. Jacob Bielmaier also added 16.

For Edgemont, Kaleb Darrow had 15 points while Ryan Simons had 15 and 11 rebounds.

Wall, 8-13, will face No. 2 seed Lower Brule in the next round of the Region 7B Tournament today. Edgemont ends its season at 6-15.

PHILIP 53, CRAZY HORSE 34: The Scotties advanced in the 7B Tournament with a win over Crazy Horse.

No other information was provided.

Philip, 7-14, will face No. 1 seed White River today while Crazy Horse's, 7-13, season is over.

RAPID CITY CENTRAL 61, STURGIS 55 OT: Behind 21 points from Kallieb Walton-Blanden, the Cobblers topped the Scoopers in overtime.

The teams were tied at 10 at the end of the first quarter and Sturgis led 22-21 at halftime. Central retook the lead at the end of the third quarter 33-30, and the teams were tied at 47 at the end of regulation.

The Cobblers outscored Sturgis 14-8 in overtime.

In addition to Walton-Blanden, Elijah Williams also had 16 points. Dawson Geuke led Sturgis with 17 and Connor Crane had 15.

Central and Sturgis will wait for their opponents in the Round of 16. Central is 16-3 while the Scoopers are 13-7.

KADOKA AREA 70, NEW UNDERWOOD 50: The Kougars offense rolled by the Tigers, and into the next round of the 7B Tournament.

No other information was provided.

Kadoka Area, 11-10, takes on No. 3 seed Jones County in the next round while New Underwood ends its season at 1-20.

DUPREE 66, TIOSPAYE TOPA 33: The Tigers doubled up the Thunderhawks to advance in the 8B Tournament.

No other information was provided.

Dupree, 6-15, advances to face No. 1 seed Timber Lake today at 2:30 p.m. Tiospaye Topa ends its season at 2-17.

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LEMMON 55, MCINTOSH 15: The host team of the 8B Tournament used strong defense to advance.

No other information was provided.

Lemmon, 7-14, takes on No. 2 seed Faith today at 5:30 p.m. while McIntosh season's ends at 2-12.

NEWELL 68, WAKPALA 53: The Irrigators advanced in the 8B Tournament with a blowout win over Wakpala.

No other information was available.

Newell, 9-12, takes on No. 3 seed Harding County in the next round of the tournament tonight at 7 p.m. Wakpala's season ends at 2-13.

Girls' basketball

STURGIS 53, RAPID CITY CENTRAL 50: The Scoopers jumped out to an early lead, let the Cobblers back into the game but shut them down in the fourth quarter.

Brooke Janz led Sturgis with 21 points and 11 rebounds while Donni Bruch had 10. The Cobblers were led by Juneau Jones who had 23 while Bailey Johnson had 10.

The Scoopers got off to a hot start, leading 17-7 at the end of the first quarter. That lead was cut to 22-17 at halftime, and by the end of the third Central led 37-36. Sturgis outscored the Cobblers 17-13 in the fourth.

Sturgis, 10-10, awaits its Round of 16 game while Central finishes the regular season 8-11 and also awaits who it will face in its Round of 16 game.

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