Bizardie, Hammer KOYA Radio / Channel 93 Players of the Game(z)
The Todd County boys lost their opener to Lower Brule, 68-57. Since then, Rashad Shannon's crew has battled their way back into the championship game of the Paha Sapa bracket.
In Thursday's 62-36 win over Standing Rock North Dakota, junior Aiden Bizardie led the Falcons with 18 points. Aiden hit all five of the shots he took and knocked down 8-9 free throws in leading the Falcons to a win. He was Thursday's Player of the game.
In Friday's 71-67 win over Omaha Nation, the Rosebud Media/Channel 93 crew pointed out the contributions of a player, Bryce Hammer that failed to score a point. Generously listed in the program at 5-foot-10, ($$) Hammer tied with David Espinoza for leading rebounder with six. In addition, Hammer dished out four assists. Throughout the tournament, Hammer has been getting back on defense and leads the team in charges drawn.
For their efforts, Bizardie and Hammer are Thursday and Friday's KOYA Radio / Channel 93 Players of the GAME!!