South Dakota High School Basketball - Northwestern Area nudges Warner
(January 20, 2009: Warner, SD 57479) In Tuesday's league outing, the Northwestern Area Wildcats (Mellette, SD) basketball squad edged the host Warner Monarchs (Warner, SD), by a count of 54-49.
The Wildcats (7-4) will now prepare for their outing against Leola/Frederick (Leola, SD). The Titans go into the non-league outing with a 6-3 record. In their last outing, Leola/Frederick nipped Roncalli (Aberdeen, SD), 43-39, in a league outing.
The Monarchs now hold a 3-6 record. They take the field next when they host Hitchcock-Tulare for a B District 2 outing on Tuesday, January 27. Warner will encounter a Patriots squad coming off a 54-37 non-league win over Wessington Springs (Wessington Springs, SD). The Patriots record now stands at 6-4.