Braves defeat Cubs in Region, headed to State

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Ross DuBray/WestRiverEagle

For the first time in 11 years, the Cheyenne Eagle Butte Braves are returning to the State Basketball tournament after defeating the Chamberlain Cubs 70-63 for the Region 6A Championship on Monday night in Pierre.

Playing before a packed house at Pierre Riggs High School the Braves jumped out to a 23-11 lead during the first quarter. However, Chamberlain rallied on a 13-4 run to pull within one at the end of the quarter.

 For more, look at our March 13th issue!