Sioux Central bows out to defending champ Unity Christian

Unity Christian began defense of its Class 2A state championship as the Knights used a 19-9 spurt in the first quarter and went on to beat Sioux Central 65-47 in a first round regional tournament game last Saturday at Orange City.

Unity Christian extended its lead to 34-19 by halftime, but Sioux Central used a 17-7 surge in the third quarter to pull within 41-36 heading into the fourth. Unity Christian outscored the Rebels 24-11 in the final 8 minutes.

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