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Area basketball roundup: Kayser's free throws lift Hanson girls over MVP
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ALEXANDRIA — Sarah Kayser made two free throws with 2.1 seconds left in the game to lift the Hanson girls’ basketball team over Mount Vernon/Plankinton 42-40 Monday.


Kynedi Cheeseman scored a team-best 11 points, Sydney Dodd added nine points and Kayser had six rebounds for the Beavers, who were 14-of-33 from the field, 12-of-15 from the line and had 14 turnovers and 15 rebounds.

Megan Bultsma scored a game-high 17 points and Becca Glanzer tallied 16 points for the Titans, who were 16-of-25 from the field, 5-of-9 from the line and had 17 turnovers and 11 rebounds.

Hanson, which won the JV game 41-30, ends the regular season 18-2, while MVP (12-6) hosts Bon Homme today in Mount Vernon.

H 10 23 31 42

MVP 6 18 29 40

Winner 88, St. Francis Indian 44

WINNER — The No. 4 Winner girls’ basketball team had three players with 20-point performances in an 88-44 victory over St. Francis Indian Monday.

Kelsey Bertram and Katie Mathis each had 21 points, while Sara Husher scored 20 in the win. Cassidy Hanson brought-down a game-high 13 points for the Warriors, who were 28-of-67 form the field, 23-of-30 from the line and had 46 rebounds.

Darien Quick Bear scored a game-high 26 points in the loss.

Winner (18-1) plays Mobridge-Pollock Friday.

W 16 38 60 88

SFI 12 20 28 44

McCook Central/Montrose 62, Tri-Valley 51

SALEM — Morgan Koepsell had 20 points and 11 rebounds for a double-double as the McCook Central/Montrose girls’ basketball team defeated Tri-Valley 62-51 Monday.

Brianna Painter scored 18 points and Laura Klaudt added 10 points for the Fighting Courgars, who were 20-of-36 from the field, 19-of-24 from the line and had 34 rebounds.

Tri-Valley was led by Sam Sommer with 13 points and Mariah Swier and Abbie Heiberger with 12 apiece.

MCM finishes the season 10-10, while Tri-Valley (14-5) plays at Baltic Thursday.

MCM 10 22 40 62

TV 18 28 37 51

Marion 46, Freeman Academy 21

MARION — Devin Nelson scored a game-high 13 points in Marion’s 46-21 win over Freeman Academy Monday in high school girls’ basketball action.

Erica Schoenwald brought down 10 rebounds for the Bears, who were 19-of-55 from the field, 7-of-12 from the line and had 13 turnovers.

Freeman Academy’s Clara Koerner had 10 points. The Bobcats were 9-of-37 from the field and 3-of-9 from the line.

Marion (6-13) hosts Viborg-Hurley Thursday, while Freeman Academy (0-17) plays at Canistota today.

M 17 30 35 46

FA 8 13 18 21

Wessington Springs 44, Kimball/White Lake 36

WHITE LAKE — Sheyanne Brodkorb scored a game-high 21 points as the Wessington Springs girls’ basketball team defeated Kimball/White Lake 44-36 Monday.

Shyanne Kopfmann added 13 rebounds for the Spartans, who were 13-of-53 from the field, 18-of-26 from the line and had 47 rebounds and 22 turnovers.

Ivy Haines had a double-double with 13 points and 11 rebounds for the WiLdKats, who were 10-of-60 from the field and 13-of-20 from the line and had 45 rebounds.

Wessington Springs finishes the regular season 10-10, while the WiLdKats finish the regular season 12-7.

WS 9 19 30 44

KWL 8 17 23 36

Avon 55, Gayville-Volin 45

GAYVILLE — The Avon girls’ basketball team had four players score in double figures in a 55-45 victory over Gayville-Volin Monday.

Ariana Oorlog scored 16 points, Chesney Nagel had 13 points and nine rebounds, Heidi Cap added 11 points and Cheylee Nagel tallied 11 points in the win. Avon was 15-of-57 from the field, 23-of-29 from the line and had 28 rebounds.

Laura Nelson scored 14 points and Kelia Barta added 12 points for the Raiders.

Avon won the JV game 30-17 and finishes the regular season 16-4.

A 14 21 37 55

GV 10 21 31 45

Howard 46, Menno 40

HOWARD — Kelsey Dawson led the attack of the Howard Tigers with 17 points in a 46-40 win over Menno Monday in a girls’ basketball game.

Mariah Noid and Shelby Thompson each added 10 points for the Tigers. Howard had a total of 39 rebounds and shot 21-of-47 from the field and 1-of-18 from the line.

The Menno Wolves were led in scoring by Kaylee Kessler with 13 points and Abby Herrboldt with 11. The Wolves shot 17-of-56 from the field and 7-of-12 from the line.

Howard (3-14) plays Mitchell Christian in the first round of district play on Feb. 25. Menno (3-15) hosts Viborg-Hurley tonight.

H 14 26 41 46

M 9 17 26 40

Sanborn Central/Woonsocket 75, James Valley Christian 45

FORESTBURG — Sanborn Central/Woonsocket had four players in double figures in a win over James Valley Christian 75-45 Monday night.

Shelby Selland recorded 22 points, Myah Selland tallied 18 points, four assists and four steals, Morgan Selland added 11 points, nine rebounds, six assists and four steals, Savannah Swenson scored 12 points and Rachel Selland pulled in nine rebounds for the win.

The Sanborn Central/Woonsocket Blackhawks shot 52 percent from the field and 73 percent from the free-throw line in comparison to James Valley Christians’ 28 percent from the field and 55 percent from the line.

Khiree Held scored 18 points and Hannah Loban added 11 in the loss.

The Blackhawks won the JV game.

Sanborn Central/Woonsocket (18-1) plays against Mitchell Christian Thursday in Forestburg. JVC ends the regular season 6-13.

SW 13 38 58 75

J 12 26 33 45

Saturday’s Game

Wessington Springs 41, Lyman 39

LYMAN — The Wessington Springs Spartans took the lead in overtime to win over the Lyman Raiders in a girls’ basketball game Saturday with a score of 41-39.

Sheyanne Brodkorb had a hot hand with 17 points, followed by Devin Tebay with eight for the Spartans, who shot 52 percent from the field for the win.

Bailey Almond led the Lyman Raiders with nine points, six rebounds and four assists. Anna Flitner scored eight points and Haley Halverson pulled in seven rebounds for Lyman, which shot 12-of-16 from the free-throw line and 13-of-38 from the field.

W 7 18 25 35 41

L 11 18 28 33 39

Boys’ basketball

James Valley Christian 77, Sanborn Central/Woonsocket 66

HURON — The Sanborn Central/Woonsocket boys’ basketball team dropped its third game of the year Monday to No. 1 James Valley Christian 77-66.

Nathan Wedel scored a game-high 25 points and had nine rebounds for JVC, which was 23-of-43 from the field and had 12 turnovers and 24 rebounds.

SCW’s Davion Brooks, Tucker Kingsbury and Tyler Krueger each recorded 13 points. Dillon Moore tallied nine rebounds for the Blackhawks, who were 18-of-44 from the field and had 17 turnovers and 33 rebounds.

JVC (18-1) hosts Wessington Springs Friday, while SCW (15-3) hosts Mitchell Christian Thursday in Forestburg.

JVC 24 47 67 77

SCW 11 35 49 66

Parker 54, Hanson 49

ALEXANDRIA — Hanson had three players score in double figures in a 54-49 loss to Parker Monday in high school boys’ basketball action.

Jordan Marquardt had a game-high 13 points, Taylor Nichols recorded 12 points and nine rebounds and Jacob Paradeis added 10 points for Hanson. The Beavers were 19-of-42 from the field, 9-of-12 from the line and had 24 rebounds.

Zach O’Keefe had 12 points and Jake Anderson tallied 11 points and 11 rebounds for a double-double for Parker, which was 24-of-61 from the field, 10-of-14 from the line and 22 rebounds.

The Pheasants won the JV game 46-35 in overtime.

Hanson (14-4) hosts Freeman Feb. 27 in Alexandria, while Parker (14-4) and plays Corsica/Stickney Thursday at the Corn Palace in Mitchell.

H 14 21 33 49

P 13 24 36 54

Marion 45, Freeman Academy 42

MARION — Jacob Wuertz’s 17-point performance lifted the Marion boys’ basketball team past Freeman Academy 45-42 Monday.

Wuertz added 10 rebounds for a double-double and Nick Gortmaker recorded 15 points and eight points for the Bears, who were 13-of-38 from the field, 16-of-27 from the line and had 14 turnovers.

PaSait Mboob and Josh Stahl each had 11 points and Teagan Schroeder added 10 points for the Bobcats, who were 16-of-41 from the field, 5-of-17 from the line and committed 18 turnovers.

Marion (3-13) hosts Viborg-Hurley Thursday, while Freeman Academy ends the season 6-13.

M 14 21 37 45

FA 6 21 32 42

Platte-Geddes 60, Scotland 37

PLATTE-GEDDES — The Platte-Geddes Panthers defeated the Scotland Highlanders 60-37 Monday in a high school boys’ basketball game.

Coby Johnson led the Black Panthers with 23 points, six rebounds and four assists, followed by Tate Wagner with 10 points, Kole Heller with seven points and four assists and Cody Steffel pulled down six rebounds. Platte-Geddes was 46 percent for field goals and free throws.

Seth Ireland recorded 10 points for the Highlanders, followed by Tanner Skorepa with nine points and five rebounds. Travis Skorepa added seven points and five rebounds in the loss.

Platte-Geddes (12-5) hosts Winner today and Scotland (5-13) hosts Menno on Friday.

PG 20 33 48 60

S 12 19 31 37

Canistota 84, Howard 18

CANISTOTA — The Canistota Hawks had a high scoring game against the Howard Tigers in an 84-18 win Monday night in boys’ basketball action.

Carson Hofter led the scoring for the Hawks with 19 points, followed by Shay Jolley with 14 points and Jacob Buseman with 13. Nick Hofer recorded 10 points and five steals in the win.

The Hawks shot 34-of-54 from the field, 7-of-8 from the free-throw line and had 37 team rebounds and 13 turnovers.

David Noid was leading scorer for the Tigers with seven points. The Tigers shot 6-of-28 from the field, 5-of-12 from the free-throw line and had a team total of 10 rebounds and 27 turnovers.

Canistota (10-8) travels to Centerville on Friday and Howard (0-19) hosts Flandreau on Thursday.

C 20 44 64 84

H 2 8 13 18

Chamberlain 78, Lyman 35

CHAMBERLAIN — The Chamberlain Cubs outscored the Lyman Raiders 78-35 in a boys’ basketball game Monday in Chamberlain.

Skyler Bertram and Reuben Estes each recorded 20 points and Seth Friesz tallied 10 in the win. The Cubs shot 28-of-50 from the field and 11-of-14 from the line compared to Lyman’s 12-of-42 from the field and 10-of-14 from the line.

Trey Mundlien scored nine points in the loss for the Raiders

The Chamberlain Cubs (14-4) host McLaughlin on Friday and the Lyman Raiders (5-12) host Highmore-Herald today in Presho.

C 12 29 51 78

L 7 13 23 35

Avon 62, Gayville-Volin 48

GAYVILLE — The Avon Pirates boys’ basketball team beat the Gayville-Volin Raiders 62-48 Monday.

Brandon Kocmich lit up the net with 30 points, followed by Logan Mudder with 19 points in the win.

Brandon VanOsdel recorded 12 points and Alec Barta landed 10 points for the Raiders. Gayville-Volin shot 14-of-31 from the field and 3-of-20 from the free-throw line.

Avon won the JV game 41-18.

Avon (7-10) plays Wolsey-Wessington Springs in Mitchell on Thursday and Gayville-Volin (3-15) hosts Marion on Feb. 27.

A 17 32 49 62

GV 13 25 38 48

Centerville 69, Bridgewater-Emery 50

EMERY — The Centerville Tornadoes defeated the Bridgewater-Emery Huskies 69-50 in boys’ basketball action Monday night.

The Tornadoes had three players in double digits, with leading scorer Rory O’Malley with 23 points, Josh DeRaad with 20 points and Seamus O’Malley with 14. Centerville pulled in 34 team rebounds and Bridgewater-Emery had a total of 27 rebounds. The Huskies shot 37 percent from the field and 27 percent from the line.

Bridgewater-Emery (6-11) won the JV game 38-28 and plays Mitchell Christian in a doubleheader today at the Corn Palace in Mitchell.Centerville (12-6) travels to Elk Point-Jefferson today.

C 23 33 51 69

BE 15 25 38 50