The Stanley County Buffaloes have dropped its seventh straight game with a tough loss to the Jones County Coyotes 51-43 in the first round of the Jones County Tournament.
The Buffaloes are now 1-7 and will get a chance to face the Kadoka Area Kougars Friday afternoon in the consolation semifinals looking to put an end to its losing streak. The Kougars are 2-4 on the year after its 53-37 loss to the Phillip Scotties earlier in the day. Jones County improves to 3-4 on the year with its second win of the year over Stanley County as they will face the 5-1 Phillip Scotties in the championship semifinals Friday night.
In the top half of the bracket, White River rolled past Bennett County 81-24 and Colome clipped Lyman 42-41. Stanley County will face Kadoka Area at 2:30.