Colton Iverson has 20 in District Title Loss

Gopher signee Colton Iverson scored 20 points, but it was not enough as No. 1 Sioux Falls Lincoln defeated Yankton 55-46 in the District 2AA title game. Yankton led 32-13 in the first half, but could not stop the Patriots. Due to the lack of schools in South Dakota, Yankton will host Brookings Tuesday in a game that will determine who qualifies for the state tournament.

Yankton led 19-9 after the first quarter and Colton Iverson shined in early play as he scored 12 straight Yankton points. With just under four minutes left in the second quarter, the Bucks were up 32-13. However, Lincoln rallied to cut the lead to 35-25 to halftime. Yankton shot a 71 percent from the field in the first half.

Within three minutes of the quarter, Lincoln tied the game at 35. They controlled the second half as Yankton shot just 14% from the field and committed 24 turnovers.

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