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Andes Central center Aaron Swanson backs down Kimball/ White Lake center Willie Norwood during the final game of the Kimball/ White Lake tripleheader at the Corn Palace in Mitchell. (Aaron Saunders/Republic)

Area high school basketball roundup 02/15/13: Huber scores 27 points to lift Hanson over Jaguars

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Area high school basketball roundup 02/15/13: Huber scores 27 points to lift Hanson over Jaguars
Mitchell South Dakota 120 South Lawler 57301

Matt Huber scored 27 points as the Hanson boys' basketball team edged Corsica/Stickney 60-52 at the Kimball/White Lake tripleheader Thursday at the Corn Palace in Mitchell.


The Beavers also were led by Jordan Marquardt with 15 points.

Hanson (13-5) was 16-of-27 for 56 percent from the field and 2-of-4 for 50 percent from the free-throw line.

Adam Bormann led the Jaguars with 20 points and Lane Thomas recorded seven assists in the contest.

The Jaguars (11-7) were 12-of-28 for 43 percent from the floor and 3-of-8 for 38 percent from the free-throw line.

H 8 18 42 60

SC 15 21 33 52

Kimball/White Lake 60, Andes Central 32

Jesse Taylor scored 24 points and pulled down 11 rebounds to lead the Kimball/White Lake WiLdKats to a 60-32 win over the Andes Central Eagles at the Kimball/White Lake tripleheader Thursday at the Corn Palace in Mitchell.

KWL (12-5) was 15-of-34 from the field and 10-of-12 from the free-throw line.

Andes Central was led by Darrin Hopkins with nine points. The Eagles (5-11) were 10-of-36 from the floor and 3-of-8 from the free-throw line.

KWL takes on Tripp-Delmont/Armour Monday in Kimball, while Andes Central plays Menno on Monday.

AC 3 17 26 32

KWL 15 34 47 60

Wolsey/Wessington 76, Avon 31

Wolsey-Wessington had three players score in double figures as the Warbirds defeated Avon 76-31 at the Kimball/White Lake tripleheader Thursday at the Corn Palace in Mitchell.

The Warbirds got 16 points from Alex Babcock. Larenzo Williams scored 15 points and Ryan Specher with 13 points.

The Warbirds were 32-of-57 for 56 percent from the floor and 9-of-18 for 50 percent from the free-throw line.

Brandon Kocmich and Logan Mudder led the Pirates with eight points each.

Avon (6-12) made 13 of 31 field goals for 42 percent and 7 of 12 free throws for 58 percent.

A 8 14 22 31

WW 17 35 48 76

Platte-Geddes 66, Scotland 39

SCOTLAND -- Platte-Geddes jumped to a 41-22 halftime advantage and went on to defeat Scotland 66-36 in a high school boys' basketball game Thursday.

Tate Van Zee scored 14 points for the Black Panthers and was followed by Richard Sternberg, Matthew Randall and Coby Johnson with 11 points apiece.

Platte-Geddes was 23-of-49 for 47 percent from the floor.

The Highlanders were led by Garrett Kotalik with 11 points and Shaye Bloch with 10 points.

Scotland was 12-of- 40 for 30 percent from the field.

PG 19 41 48 66

S 15 22 35 39

Viborg-Hurley 58, Marion 42

VIBORG -- Andrew Hora had 19 points and nine rebounds to lead Viborg-Hurley over Marion 58-42 in a high school boys' basketball game Thursday in Viborg.

Jack Huether scored 13 points and Tyler Gerdes had 11 in the win. The Cougars were 26-of-59 for 44 percent from the field and 1-of-3 for 33 percent from the free-throw line. The team recorded 29 rebounds, 11 assists and 13 turnovers.

Marion was led by Nick Gortmaker with 17 points. Marion, which was 3-of-8 from the foul line, recorded eight assists, 21 turnovers and 26 rebounds.

The Cougars won the JV game 42-20.

Viborg-Hurley (16-2) plays Flandreau Indian today, Marion (3-15) hosts Oldham-Ramona/Rutland Saturday.

VH 11 21 50 58

M 7 13 20 42

Wessington Springs 58, Iroquois 37

WESSINGTON SPRINGS -- The Wessington Springs boys' basketball team picked up its fourth victory of the year with a 58-37 win over Iroquois Thursday.

Braden Jones and Zach Paulson each scored 16 points for the Spartans.

Wessington Springs (4-14) was 19-of-53 from the floor and 15-of-31 from the free-throw line. The Spartans held a 40-34 rebounding advantage over the Chiefs.

Iroquois was led by Brandon Barber with 12 points.

The Chiefs (0-18) made 13 field goals and were 7-of-14 for 50 percent from the free-throw line.

Wessington Springs hosts James Valley Christian tonight.

I 5 18 27 37

WS 7 21 38 58

Irene-Wakonda 51,

Bridgewater-Emery 49

BRIDGEWATER -- Clayton Dye scored 24 points and grabbed eight rebounds for the Bridgewater-Emery boys' basketball team, but it was not enough as the Huskies fell to Irene-Wakonda 51-49 Thursday.

Bridgewater-Emery had 23 rebounds, shot 22-of-50 from the field and committed 18 turnovers.

Jerret Weber finished with 13 points and Terry Weber added 10 points. Jacob Schweitzer had 10 assists.

Irene-Wakonda was led by Dustin Livingston who finished with 18 points. Chris Heirigs chipped in with 12 points and was the only other Irene player to score in double figures.

Bridgewater-Emery (6-12) hosts Sanborn Central/Woonsocket in season finale in Emery. Irene-Wakonda finishes its season at 10-9.

IW 16 26 36 51

BE 15 25 33 49

Girls basketball

Menno 56, Howard 51

MENNO -- Menno came back from a seven-point third-quarter deficit to defeat Howard 56-51 in a high school girls' basketball game Thursday in Menno.

Kylee Kessler scored 20 points to lead the Wolves (3-17) and Abby Herrboldt scored 13 points.

Menno was 24-of-56 for 32 percent from the floor and 6-of-9 for 67 percent from the free-throw line.

Howard (5-15) was led by Jenna Clark with 17 points and Kelsey Dawson with 13 points.

Menno takes on Ethan in district action Saturday.

H 10 30 43 51

M 6 26 36 56

Parkston 55, Mount Vernon/Plankinton 32

MOUNT VERNON -- Parkston jumped to a 29-12 halftime lead and went on to take a 55-32 road win over Mount Vernon/Plankinton Thursday.

The Trojans were led by Logan Wagner with 20 points and Krista Radke and Erica Herrold scored 10 points each.

Parkston (14-6) made 22 of 58 field goals for 39 percent and 4 of 9 free throws for 44 percent.

Makaela Karst led the Titans with nine points.

MVP was 12-of-43 for 28 percent from the floor and 8-of-12 for 67 percent from the free-throw line.

MVP begins district play Tuesday with a trip to Tri Valley.

P 14 29 43 55

MVP 2 12 25 32

Wagner 79, Platte-Geddes 63

WAGNER -- Nicole Weber poured in 28 points to lead Wagner to a 79-63 win over Platte-Geddes in a high school girls' basketball game Thursday.

The Red Raiders were also paced by Ali Kuca with 17 points and Gina Soukup with 11 points and five assists.

Wagner (15-5) was 27-of-57 for 47 percent from the floor and 15-of-27 for 57 percent from the free-throw line. The Red Raiders outrebounded Platte-Geddes 23-19.

Josie DeGroot scored 23 points for the Black Panthers, followed by Kelly Knudson with 12 points and five assists and Shelby Rabenberg with 10 points and five assists.

Platte-Geddes (13-7) made 27 of 48 field goals for 56 percent and 4 of 11 free throws for 36 percent.

Both teams open district play Tuesday.

PG 14 32 49 63

W 20 46 67 79

Highmore-Harrold 56, Miller 54

HIGHMORE -- Tyann Hamlin hit a basket at the buzzer to give Highmore-Harrold a 56-54 win over Miller in high school girls' basketball action Thursday.

The Pirates were led by McKenzee Zilverberg with 17 points, Hamlin with 16 points and Courtney Keller with 15 points.

Highmore-Harrold (15-5) made 17 fields field goals and was 15-of-23 from the free-throw line.

Jamie Menter scored 17 points for the Rustlers. Jansen Hunter, Kristen Peterka and Jenae Schiecter scored 11 points each.

M 15 31 40 54

HH 8 22 36 56

Dakota Christian 45,

Sunshine Bible Academy 36

NEW HOLLAND -- Sammie De Lange scored a team-high 16 points to lead the Dakota Christian girls' basketball team past Sunshine Bible Academy 45-36 Thursday.

Brooklyn Vander Pol had 12 points and Abbi Baan Hofman brought down a game-high 10 rebounds. The Cadets were 15-of-46 for 33 percent from the field and 12-of-19 for 63 percent from the foul line. The Cadets recorded 23 rebounds and 10 turnovers.

Sunshine Bible was led by Tricia Wilken, who led all players with 17 points. Sarah Pedersen scored 12 points and grabbed nine rebounds and Shanna Moreland had nine rebounds. The Crusaders were 14-of-49 for 29 percent from the field and 8-of-9 for 89 percent from the foul line.

Cadets improved to 12-8 and the Crusaders fell to 9-10 on the season. Both teams play in districts next.

DC 14 28 38 45

SBA 8 16 27 36

South Central 50, Gregory 21

BURKE --Ashley Green recorded a double-double to help South Central beat Gregory 50-21 in a girls' high school basketball Thursday.

Green scored 11 points and grabbed 10 rebounds. Sierra Votaw also scored 11 points for the Cougars and Whitney Hutchison added nine points.

South Central brought down 36 rebounds and made 20 of its 39 shots.

No Gregory players scored in double figures. Briana Leber was the top scorer and rebounder for the Gorillas with nine points and eight rebounds.

Gregory was 2-of-31 from the field and had 30 turnovers.

South Central ends its season 11-9 and will enter the district 12 tournament as a no. 2 seed. Gregory (1-17) plays Bon Homme in its season finale Monday in Tyndall.

SC 13 28 44 50

G 9 17 20 21

Scotland 45, Tripp-Delmont/Armour 42

TRIPP -- The Scotland girls basketball team beat Tripp-Delmont/Armour 45-42 Thursday to earn its 14th victory of the season.

Aisha Abbink and Carley Skorepa each finished with 12 points to lead Scotland in scoring.

Kennidy Asche was the Highlanders leading rebounder grabbing 12 of the teams 24 boards.

TDA was led by Hannah Just and Lanae Fuerst. Just scored a team-high 11 points and Fuerst finished with 10.

Kelli Batterman brought down a team-high eight rebounds. The nighthawks were 15-of-44 from the field and committed 16 turnovers.

Scotland ends its regular season 14-6 and is the second seed in the district 11 tournament. TDA finished its regular season 2-18.

Jones County 46, Lyman 34

PRESHO -- Two Jones County girls basketball players scored in double-figures to help Jones County defeat Lyman 46-34 Thursday.

Madison Matthews led Jones County in scoring with 21 points and Becky Bryan added 16.

Lyman was led by Haley Halverson who scored 14 points and grabbed six rebounds.

Anna Flitner had six points and three steals. 19 of the Raiders 34 points came from the free-throw line.

Lyman finishes its regular season 7-13. Jones County ends its season 17-3.

JC 9 28 33 46

L 5 14 24 34