SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Yankton and Brandon Valley will sport retro jerseys in this year’s Sanford Pentagon throwback games. The girls and boys varsity basketball teams will play on Heritage Court on Dec. 13.
The Yankton Bucks are coming off their first championship season in 40 years, and the state’s best player, Matthew Mors, returns for his sophomore year. The Brandon Valley Lynx will also return their leading scorer, Evan Talcott, for this showdown between two of the state’s strongest teams.
In the girls game, both Yankton and Brandon Valley will return four starters, including their leading scorers, Madison Wuebben for the Gazelles and Danica Kocer for the Lynx.
The girls contest tips at 6:35 p.m., and the boys play at 8:05 p.m.
Midco Sports Network will broadcast both games live in high definition.
Both schools’ girls and boys junior varsity, sophomore and freshman squads will also tangle in afternoon and evening games on the Pentagon’s Heritage Court and auxiliary courts.
Tickets are $5 for adults, $3 for students and $1 for senior citizens.
As part of the game day experience, the Sanford Pentagon will feature “throwback” themes in the concessions stands, music and in-game promotions. Will’s Training Table will also have food specials.
Sanford Pentagon Throwback Games
Dec. 13 – Yankton vs. Brandon Valley
3:45 p.m. - Junior Varsity Boys
5 p.m. - Sophomore Boys
6:35 p.m. - Varsity Girls
8:05 p.m. - Varsity Boys
3:45 p.m. – 9A Freshman Boys
5 p.m. – 9B Freshman Boys
3:45 p.m. - Junior Varsity Girls
5 p.m. – C Girls