|New Underwood wins consolation game at Girls B
|photo courtesy of South Dakota Public Broadcasting|
Tigers Take Fifth
Gary Matthews - March 12, 2017
HURON, S.D. - After dropping their quarterfinal game to Sanborn Central/Woonsocket, New Underwood rebound with two straight wins to capture the consolation championship game Saturday at the Girls Class B State Basketball Tournament.
The Tigers beat Parker 43-32 to capture fifth place.
Brianna Phillipsen led New Underwood with 18 points and 7 rebounds. Jaedyn Finkbeiner added 10 points for the Tigers.
New Underwood shot 50-percent from the floor for the game and was 57-percent from the free throw line.
Lauren Hunstad led Parker with 14 points.
In the seventh place game, Avon beat Timber Lake 45-41.
At the State A tournament, Dell Rapids beat Little Wound 59-54 for seventh place and Hamlin beat Madison 63-54 for the consolation championship.