Brackets, venues, and starting times have been set—time to tip off the 2023 South  Dakota State High School Basketball Championships.


First-round pairings are set to begin Thursday, March 16.

Class AA will be played in Rapid City's Summit Arena at The Monument this year.  Number-1 seed Sioux Falls Jefferson will face number-9 Harrisburg. Fourth seed Yankton follows against Sioux Falls Washington. The evening session pits number-2 seed Sioux Falls Lincoln against number-seven seed Sioux Falls Roosevelt. Day one wraps with number-three seed Mitchell and number-six seed Pierre.

Class A - Sioux Falls

#1-Dakota Valley vs #8-Hot Springs
#4-Sioux Valley vs #5-Hamlin
#2-St. Thomas More vs #7-Elk Point/Jefferson
#3-Sioux Falls Christian vs #6-Mt. Vernon/Plankinton

Class B - Aberdeen

#1-Lower Brule vs #8-Castlewood
#4-Faith vs #5-White River
#2-Aberdeen Christian vs #7-Ethan
#3-DeSmet vs #6-Viborg/Hurley

South Dakota Public Broadcasting will have live coverage of the South Dakota State High School Basketball Championships from each city.

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