|Platte-Geddes defeats Harding County for seventh place
|photo courtesy of South Dakota Public Broadcasting|
Harding County vs Platte-Geddes
Gary Matthews - March 19, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. - Platte Geddes captured seventh place at the Boys Class B State Basketball Tournament Saturday with a 59-32 win over Harding County.
Both teams struggled finding points in the first quarter - Platte-Geddes led 5 to 4. But, the Panthers would find their rhythm in the second quarter -- outscoring the Ranchers 22-7.
Coopr Kanthak led Platte-Geddes with 18 points and Malachi Girton chipped in 14 points.
Harding County was led by Jarret Jensen's 13 points.
In the fifth place game, Langford beat White River 51-38.