The first seeded Sully Buttes Chargers played aggressive defense and netted a 59-52 victory over the fourth seed Potter County Battlers. The Chargers played for an opportunity to advance to the State B when they met in Gettysburg with Herreid/Selby Area in the SoDak 16 Tournament. More pictures from the Region tourney on page 12.

The number one seeded, Sully Buttes Chargers, were led by Nick Wittler to a 59-52 victory over fourth-seeded Potter County in the Region 2B Championship game in Onida last Friday.

With a game high 40 points, Wittler led all scorers. Nick hit 15 shots from the floor, including six of the team’s seven 3-pointers. He was followed up in scoring with 13 points from Grant Johnson and with 6 points from Jett Lamb.

The Battlers were led by Dylan Drew and Grant Luikens, who both scored 15 points.

The Chargers faced the Herreid/Selby Wolverines on Tuesday in Gettysburg in Gettysburg to determine which squad advanced to the State B Boys Basketball Tournament March 19-21.

SULLY BUTTES: Grant Johnson 4 4-8 13, Jett Lamb 3 1-4 6, Nick Wittler 15 4-6 40. Totals: 22 8-17 59.

POTTER COUNTY: Copper Logan 2 0-0 4, Seth Sharp 2 0-0 4, Dylan Drew 6 3-4 15, Grant Luikens 4 7-7 15, Kayden Ahlemeier 3 0-0 7, Drake Bassett 1 0-3 2, Ethan Pitlick 2 0-0 5. Totals: 20 10-14 52.

3-pt. FG: PC 2 (Ahlemeier, Pitlick); SB 7 (Wittler 6, Johnson 1). Fouls: PC 13; SB 15.