The Pierre Governor boys basketball team dropped a close game on the road in Yankton as the Bucks beat the Govs 56-51 on Thursday.
The Governors were leading 30-28 at the half but trailed 45-43 at the end of the third quarter but couldn’t find a shot down the stretch and the Bucks were able to hold on for the win. Pierre was led by Jackson Edman with 15 points while Carson Ahartz had a double digit night adding another 10. Drew Ryken had the game high with 23 points and hit five threes to go along with it. Cody Oswald also dropped in 10 for the Bucks.
The Governors fall to 8-6 on the season while Yankton is now 7-4. The Governors are back at home on Tuesday to face the Huron Tigers. The game will be on KCCR and on YouTube at KCCR Sports with tip off at 7:00.