EAGLE PHOTO BY KATHY OLSEN The champion team pose with their awards. Back row (left to right): Coaches Danny Marshall and Derek LeClaire. Middle row (left to right): Tace Berglund, Kayle Bridwell, Fletcher Birkeland, Spencer Olsen, and Cruz Birkeland. Front row (left to right): Nicholas Woods, Jayden Marshall, Levi Elk Nation, Tee Birkeland, and Tre’ White Wolf.
The 6th Grade Dupree Warriors basketball team coached by Danny Marshall, Derek LeClaire and B.J. White Wolf traveled to Onida on Sunday, February 9 for the Sully Buttes Basketball Tournament.
The Warriors came home with the championship after defeating Sully Buttes in sudden death overtime with a score of 44-42.
In the first game, the Dupree Warriors defeated Mobridge 67-10. They then came up against the Timber Lake Panthers beating them with a score of 40-23.
In their third game of the day they defeated Pierre 44-23 to take them into the championship game against Sully Buttes.
PHOTO BY KATHY OLSEN Dupree’s Cruz Birkeland soars as he goes for a layup.
EAGLE PHOTO BY KATHY OLSEN Dupree’s Fletcher Birkeland drives to the hoop against a Sully Buttes defender.
EAGLE PHOTO BY KATHY OLSEN Kayle Bridwell is unstoppable as he shoots under the basket.
EAGLE PHOTO BY KATHY OLSEN Levi Elk Nation for two!
EAGLE PHOTO BY KATHY OLSEN Tre White Wolf towers over defenders during the weekend tournament.