Wakonda Warriors compete at BonHomme tourney

Wakonda Warriors compete at BonHomme tourney Saturday, Jan. 22 at Tyndall was the setting for a boys' C-team tournament.

The Wakonda boys brought home fourth place.

In the first round of action, Wakonda took on the South Central Cougars (Bonesteel-Fairfax-Burke). The game was tight all the way, but the Warriors pulled out the win 29-23. Jordan Mayer led all scorers with 14, followed by Bo Martz with 8, Mitch Hessman with 5, and Andy Peterson with 2.

In the second round, Wakonda faced Sanborn Central (Artesian-Letcher Area), and came up short 26-37. Mitch Hessman led Wakonda with 11 points, followed by Bo Martz with 6, Jordan Mayer with 5, and Brian Donahue with 4.

In the final game, Wakonda got off to a very slow start against Gregory, and were down 10-2 after the first quarter. But, Wakonda rallied to tie the score in the fourth quarter. Unfortunately, their comeback ran out of steam, and they came up short 30-35. Mayer once against had a good shooting game, pouring in 14 points. Martz also chipped in 9, Hessman 5, and Luke Lebert had 2.

Following the tournament, officials named two members from each team to the all-tournament team. This year, Bo Martz and Jordan Mayer were selected.

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