The game was very close through the first three quarters of the game. The two teams ended the first quarter tied 19-19. Milbank had a slim three-point lead at halftime 32-29. The lead stayed at three points at the end of the third quarter, 50-47.
Milbank then started the fourth quarter on a 14-0 run. The Bulldgos led 64-47 with 4:35 to go in the game. That deficit was too much for the Mustangs to overcome.
Riley Haynes finished with 24 points, five rebounds, three assists, and two steals. Tyler Johnson had 13 points and nine rebounds. Bryce Kienast had seven points, four rebounds, and two assists.
Tri-Valley shot 38% (20-53) from the field, 35% (8-23) from three-point area, and 58% (11-19) from the free-throw line. The Mustangs had 30 team rebounds and 12 steals, but had 14 turnovers in the game.