Happy times for Tiger nation again! DC-S boys back to state

Tuesday, February 27, 2024 ~ Updated 5:19 PM
Dundy County-Stratton students and fans swarm senior Derek Noffsinger while he waves a net to signify the Tigers' 46-33 win over Sutton in Tuesday's D1-7 district title game at Southern Valley High School. The DC-S boys are now 21-5 and will likely be seeded sixth entering Lincoln for state play on Thursday, March 7. They finished third among D-1 teams a year ago.
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OXFORD, Neb. More details will appear in the next McCook Gazette but here's the unofficial scoring summary for Dundy County-Stratton during its 46-33 win over Sutton Tuesday evening.

TIGERS (21-5 record) Lane Bybee 15 points, Jackson Kerchal 10, Dante Horner 9, Lane Brown 5, Derek Noffsinger 3, August Shaw 2. Three-pointers: Noffsinger, Brown.

The Sutton Mustangs finished their season at 14-11.

With their 15-point lead trimmed to 30-24, sophomore August Shaw (12) calmly stole the basketball and finished his lay-up for two huge late points Tuesday night. Shaw's only basket stopped a 9-0 Sutton Mustangs surge. The Dundy County-Stratton Tigers went on to finish with a 7-0 run which clinched their 46-33 victory over D1-7 district finals foe Sutton.
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Seniors Lane Brown (2) and Jackson Kerchal (23) helped a lockdown Dundy County-Stratton defense that held Sutton to 15 points through the first three quarters of Tuesday's D1-7 district title game at Southern Valley.
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A few more happy Dundy County-Stratton fans in the mostly packed Southern Valley High gymnasium Tuesday night. The Tigers (21-5) will start their third consecutive Nebraska state tournament in Lincoln on Thursday, March 7. Pairings and tip times should be announced sometime on Wednesday.
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