Posted On: 03/12/21 4:58 PM

The 4/5 game in Class A is what state tournaments are all about: talented teams from other parts of the state going head to head.  Here is the Match-Up Preview. 

 

Team Profiles

Sioux Falls Christian

Seed/Rank/Record:  4/4/17-5

Top 3 Wins:  St. Thomas More, Tea Area, Dell Rapids

The 3 Ls:  Vermillion, Sioux Valley, Flandreau

Previous Meeting:  St. Thomas More jumped out on SFC 14-2 in the game played in last December before SFC turned things around and won 53-46. STM Senior Ryan Wojcik Ryan Wojcik 6'2" | SF St. Thomas More | 2021 State SD led the Cavs with 19 points and Caleb Hollenbeck Caleb Hollenbeck 5'11" | PG St. Thomas More | 2023 State SD added 15 points. Xavier Van Beek Xavier Van Beek 6'0" | SG Sioux Falls Christian | 2021 State SD had a team 14 points in the loss.

St. Thomas More

Seed/Rank/Record:  5/5/19-3

Top 3 Wins:  Tea Area, Dell Rapids. Madison

The 3 Ls of Note:  Sioux Falls Christian, Sioux Falls O’Gorman, Thunder Basin (WY)

 

The Match-Ups (SFC – STM)

PG:  Xavier Van Beek Xavier Van Beek 6'0" | SG Sioux Falls Christian | 2021 State SD (6’0 Sr) vs  Ethan Burnett (5’10 Jr)   Edge – SFC

SG:  Tyler Prins Tyler Prins 6'3" | SF Sioux Falls Christian | 2021 State SD (6’3 Sr) vs Caleb Hollenbeck Caleb Hollenbeck 5'11" | PG St. Thomas More | 2023 State SD (6’1 Soph)   Edge – St More

SF:  Brooks Nelson Brooks Nelson 6'3" | SF SF Christian | 2022 State SD (6’2 Jr) vs Ben Feist Ben Feist 6'3" | PF St. Thomas More | 2021 State SD (6’3 Sr)   Edge –

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