Huron eighth-grade boys finish second in Big Four Tournament


BROOKINGS – The Tigers 8th-grade boys finished their season with a second-place finish at Saturday’s Big Four tournament in Brookings.

In the opening game, the Tigers defeated Brookings 37-31. Jonathan Peterson led the way with 14 points and six rebounds. Colton McNeil added nine points and Logan Leyendecker pitched in eight points.

The Tigers fell to Watertown in the championship game 46-31. Peterson led the Tigers in the loss with 13 points and five rebounds. Leyendecker and Kolby Hofer each added six points.

The 8th-grade “A” team finished with a season record of 4-7.

7th grade boys
BROOKINGS – In an upset, the 7th-grade boys fell in the opening round of the Big Four tournament to host Brookings by a score of 37-29. Blake Ellwein and Mason Jurgens each scored nine points to pace Huron. Hunter Fenske led the team with 11 rebounds.

The Tigers bounced back to defeat Watertown in the third-place game 37-30. Three Tigers scored in double figures as Blake Ellwein led the way with 12 points, Charlie Martin dropped in 11 points, and Parker Graff netted 10 points.

The loss in the opening round was the first of the season for the 7th grade team, who finishes the year with a record of 10-1.

8th grade girls
MITCHELL – The Huron 8th-grade girls dropped two on Saturday in the Big Four tournament in Mitchell.

In the opening game, the Tigers lost to Brookings 39-17. Allison Janes had a big game with 13 points.

In the third-place game, the host Mitchell defeated Huron 44-25. Madison Jurgens scored 11 points to lead the Tigers. Allison Janes added nine points.

7th grade girls
MITCHELL – Huron’s 7th-grade girls came away with a third-place finish in the Big Four tournament Saturday in Mitchell.

In the opening game, the Tigers fell to Brookings 37-20. Hylton Heinz led the team with eight points. Elin Schoenhard added five points.

The Tigers defeated Watertown for third place, 28-16. Hylton Heinz led Huron with 11 points. Aly Davis netted seven points.

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