Gettysburg, SD

Region Champs head to State B tournament…

DSC02011The Mighty Potter County Battlers are heading back to the State B basketball tournament for the second time in a row this week. After a two point win over the Hitchcock/Tulare Patriots on March 11, the team will play in the first round at state on Thursday, March 20 at 1:45 against Faith. Pictured are (back row, l to r) assistant coach Jason Hanson, Kole Hawkinson (Julie and Dave Kilian/Ken Hawkinson), assistant coach Tim Hagedorn, Chayce Hall (Bryce and Kerri), Treyson Drew (Deryk Drew/Sheri Drew), Chase Sievers (LeAnn and Monte), Rease Logan (Ellen and Kevin), Mitchell Hinckley (Dawn and Don), Caleb Meinke (Shelli and Danny), Tanner Storer (Ginger and Todd), student assistant coach Scott Glodt (Dan and Noreen), and head coach Bryce Hall. Front row: Tanner Heuer (Dave and Linda), Hayden Simon (Nadine and Dean), Ryan Sundberg (Dayle and Chip), Colton Hall (Kerri and Bryce), Dalton Storer (Ginger and Todd), Trent Donovan (Dennise and Shawn), Tim Heien (Vicki and Keith), student managers Katrina Smith (Nancy and Vern), and Zanee Hagedorn (Tim).  The winner of their first game will play the winner of the James Valley Christian and Centerville game on Friday at 6 p.m. The winner of that game will go to the championship Saturday night at 8 p.m. Join the Potter County Battlers for a welcome home celebration on Sunday, March 23 at the City Auditorium downtown starting at 1 p.m. Watch online for updates at and see a bracket for the tournament.

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