Thursday begins the opening round of the Jones County tournament as the Stanley County Buffaloes received Bennett County in the first round down in Murdo.
The Buffaloes lost by three to Highmore-Harrold last Tuesday falling back to .500 at 3-3 on the year. The Buffs had won three in a row prior to the loss. Bennett County is 1-6 on the year after the loss to Mobridge-Pollock on Tuesday and have lost back to back games. The Warriors lone win came against Hot Springs back on January 7.
The Buffs and Warriors are the second game of the day after Lyman and Colome play at 11:30 AM. The two winners will meet in the semifinals at 5:30 on Friday while the two losers will play at 11:30 AM. Tip-off is scheduled for 2:00 in Murdo. You can see a full list of first round games as well as the bracket below.
Lyman vs. Colome 11:30
Stanley County vs. Bennett County 2:00
White River vs. Phillip 5:30
Kadoka Area vs. Jones County 8:00