Indian Hills On To Hutch In Basketball

The top ranked Indian Hills basketball team took the district 11 title with an 88-76 home win over North Dakota State College of Science Thursday night. The 33 and 0 Warriors advance to the NJCAA Division One national tournament at Hutchinson, Kansas the week of March 19th. IHCC trailed 35-23 at the 5:25 mark of the first half. They rallied to make the score 39-33 at the break. It was 46 all with 16:36 remaining. Indian Hills fell behind for a final time 53-52 the 11:27 mark before going on top 55-53 with 11:10 left in the contest.

The Warriors likely will be the top seed when the pairings are announced for the national competition which would mean playing on Tuesday March 20th.

Pictured below are Ivan Aurrecoecheaa, Jamel Allen and head coach Hank Plona cutting down the net:

Coach Plona is holding the district championship plaque:

Here are some other photos from Thursday night: