Winner-Roncalli state tournament preview

Thursday afternoon at 1pm, the two seeded Winner Lady Warriors will tip-off State ‘A’ Tournament play against the seven seeded Aberdeen Roncalli Lady Cavaliers inside the Sioux Falls Arena. Coverage on Country 1260 will start at 12:25. Roncalli beat Belle Fourche in their SoDak 16 matchup, 49-27. Roncalli entered the postseason as the number one seed in Region 1A and they beat Milbank by five to reach the SoDak 16. The Lady Cavaliers sit at 17-4 on the season. Larry Aaker’s Lady Warriors enter the state tournament with a perfect 21-0 record. After getting by Red Cloud in the Region 7A semis, 71-63, Winner took care of Redfield/Doland in the SoDak 16 at the Palace, 50-34. Bella Swedlund, Morgan Hammerbeck and Gabby Kocer are each averaging double figures in the scoring department this year.