POSTED March 30, 2021
On Saturday, March 20th, 2021 the Roosevelt Roughriders played in the Class AA South Dakota State Championship game against the O’Gorman Knights, and the Riders beat the Knights 60-37. Rapid City hosted the State AA championship game which was filled with Roosevelt fans.
Both the O’Gorman Knights and the Roosevelt Roughriders were 17-6 going into the State AA championship game. Roosevelt is ranked 3rd in the State of South Dakota. They rank number 1 in the South Dakota AA division. The Rough Riders were the 3rd seed out of the 16 teams that played in the Class AA State tournament. They finished the season out with an 11 game winning streak along with winning a state championship.
Congratulations to the players this year for fighting hard to get where they wanted to be, as well as the coaching staff for pushing the players to be the very best. Although the seniors this year will not be returning, we still look forward to making it to state next year with the new upcoming talent.