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Boys Athletics

There are three classes of basketball competition in South Dakota. Class "AA" is comprised of the 16 schools with the largest average daily membership in grades 9 - 12. Class "A" is comprised the next 64 largest schools. Class "B" is comprised of all remaining schools.

8 teams advance to the state tournament through district and regional playoffs. Teams advancing to the state tournament are seeded for play according the their regular season win/loss record. Tournament brackets are structured in this manner.

Group1 - Seed 1 vs Seed 8
                Seed 5 vs Seed 4

Group 2 - Seed 3 vs Seed 6
                Seed 7 vs Seed 2

Winning teams from each group continue play in the championship round, Losing teams in each group continue play in the consolation round.

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