Dell Rapids High School was the host for the National Wheelchair Basketball Association (NWBA) Junior Division Northern Conference Tournament on Saturday, March 22nd. Five teams from Nebraska, Kansas, Minnesota and South Dakota participated in the tournament – Nebraska Red Dawgs A (Nebraska), Nebraska Red Dawgs B (Nebraska), KC Pioneers (Kansas), Courage Rolling Gophers (Minnesota), and the Jr. Sioux Wheelers (South Dakota). The tournament was a round-robin format with the first game starting at 9:30 a.m. and the final game played at 4:30 p.m.
The Nebraska Red Dawgs A finished first with a 3-0 record on the day. The Jr. Sioux Wheelers finished second in the tournament with a 3-1 record, and the KC Pioneers finished third with a 2-2 record.
Michael Mitchell and Hunter Gronli, both of Dell Rapids, from the Jr. Sioux Wheelers earned All-Tournament honors.
- Jr. Sioux Wheelers 44, Nebraska Red Dogs B 16
- KC Pioneers 32, Courage Rolling Gophers 28
- Nebraska Red Dogs A 62, Jr. Sioux Wheelers 22
- KC Pioneers 39, Nebraska Red Dogs B 36
- Nebraska Red Dawgs A 65, Courage Rolling Gophers 21
- Jr. Sioux Wheelers 54, KC Pioneers 26
- Courage Rolling Gophers 63, Nebraska Red Dawgs B 26
- Jr. Sioux Wheelers 50, Courage Rolling Gophers 37
- Nebraska Red Dawgs A 51, KC Pioneers 21
- Justyn Newman – KC Pioneers
- Michael Mitchell – Jr. Sioux Wheelers
- Holden Kowalke – Courage Rolling Gophers
- Micha Dotzler – Nebraska Red Dawgs A
- Jeromie Meyer – Nebraska Red Dawgs A
- Lauren Gibbs – KC Pioneers
- Hunter Gronli – Jr. Sioux Wheelers
- Mackenziee Voecks – Nebraska Red Dawgs A
- Female MVP: Maya Campbell – Nebraska Red Dawgs B
- Male MVP: Justyn Newman – KC Pioneers