Tiospa Zina headed to State

The Tiospa Zina Wambdi Boys Basketball Team made history on Tuesday, Mar. 10, when they defeated the Pine Ridge Thorpes 64-55 to earn their first ever State A Tournament appearance. The SoDak 16 game was played in Pierre.

Payton Halseide had 22 points to pace the Wambdi, hitting 2 three-pointers in the fourth quarter to spark an 11-0 run in the final quarter. Jamison Pratt and Caleb White had 15 points apiece to help the Wambdi to a victory.

Charles Schrader led the Thorpes with 15 points.

Tiospa Zina was set to play Sioux Falls Christian at the Ice Arena in Rapid City at 7:00 p.m. Mountain Time on Thursday, Mar. 19, but those tournaments have been postponed due to COVID-19.