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Hanson’s Leah Marsh (23) lays the ball up just past the outstretched arm of Ethan’s Kacey Bartscher during both teams season opener Tuesday in Alexandria.  (Aaron Saunders/Republic)
Hanson’s Leah Marsh (23) lays the ball up just past the outstretched arm of Ethan’s Kacey Bartscher during both teams season opener Tuesday in Alexandria. (Aaron Saunders/Republic)
Area high school basketball roundup 12/10/2013: Hanson, Lyman, others earn wins in season opener
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BURKE — Lyman’s Chesney Garnos knocked down the game-winning free throw with four seconds on the clock to send Lyman to a 52-51 victory over Burke/South Central in a girls’ high school basketball game Tuesday.

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Garnos finished with 12 points and five steals for the Raiders, who were 15-of-37 from the field. Bailey Almond and Anna Flitner each added 11 points, while Cedar Jandreau and Haley Halverson had four rebounds apiece.

The Cougars could not capitalize on dual double-double performances from Sierra Votaw and Grace Hazen. Votaw tallied 13 points, 14 rebounds and four steals, while Hazen scored 11 points and grabbed 12 rebounds. The Cougars were 16-of-49 from the field and also outrebounded Lyman 33-16.

Burke/South Central won the JV game 33-20.

Lyman (1-0) hosts Potter County Saturday in Presho, while Burke/South Central (0-1) plays North Central, Neb., Tuesday in Springview, Neb.

Hanson 52, Ethan 47

ALEXANDRIA — The No. 5 Hanson Beavers defeated Ethan 52-47 in their first girls’ basketball game of the season Tuesday.

No stats were reported despite repeated attempts to reach coaches.

The Beavers (1-0) play Bridgewater-Emery Thursday in Emery, while the Rustlers host Mount Vernon/Plankinton Monday.

Freeman 60, Parkston 46

FREEMAN — The Freeman girls’ basketball team scored 40 first-half points en route to beating Parkston 60-46 Monday.

Nicole Saarie led the way for Freeman, which had 29 rebounds and 20 turnovers, with a game-high 22 points. Erika Sage added 15 points and six rebounds, Taylor Hermsen had 12 points and Haley Glanzer had a team-best seven rebounds. The Flyers was 18-of-51 from the field for 35 percent and 21-of-29 from the line for 72 percent.

Parkston was 12-of-21 from the free-throw line, and were led by Sadie Schoenfelder had 15 points, Sam Herrold added 13 and Justine Ally had six in the loss.

Freeman (1-0) plays Parker Thursday, while Parkston (0-1) plays at Tea Area Friday.

F 23 40 54 60

P 9 21 34 46

Bon Homme 51,

Tripp-Delmont/Armour 42

TRIPP — The Bon Homme girls’ basketball team opened the season with a 51-42 win over Tripp-Delmont/Armour Tuesday.

Kelsey Sutera, Emily Pechous and Megan Schmidt each had 12 points to lead the way for Bon Homme. The Cavaliers made 18 fields goals and were 15-of-28 from the free-throw line.

Jessica Sandau recorded a double-double for TDA. Sandau scored 21 points and grabbed 11 rebounds. Hannah Just chipped in with seven assists and six steals.

The Nighthawks converted 16 field goals and were 10-of-20 from the free-throw line.

Bon Homme also won the JV game 40-18.

TDA (0-1) hosts Kimball/White Lake Thursday in Armour, while Bon Homme (1-0) hosts Vermillion Friday in Tyndall.

BH 10 23 35 51

TDA 7 17 29 42

Kimball/White Lake 36,

James Valley Christian 34

WHITE LAKE — Kelli Steffen recorded 12 points and five assists to help lift Kimball/White Lake over James Valley Christian 36-34 in a high school girls’ basketball game Tuesday.

Jazmyn Hinker added nine points and six steals, while Ivy Haines brought down a game-high 14 rebounds for the WiLdKats.

James Valley Christian was led by Katelyn Held with 11 points. Hannah Loban and Tierra Decker added seven points apiece.

The WiLdKats (1-0) won the JV game 36-9 and play Tripp-Delmont/Armour Thursday in Armour. James Valley Christian (0-1) hosts Wessington Springs Thursday.

KWL 8 16 29 36

JVC 5 7 23 34

Winner 64, Wagner 29

WINNER — The Winner Warriors converted 7 of 15 3-pointers en route to defeating the Wagner Red Raiders 64-29 Tuesday in a high school girls’ basketball game.

Kelsey Bertram and Kennede Mathis led the way for the Warriors. Bertram tallied 14 points and six assists, while Mathis had 12 points and four steals.

The Warriors were 19-of-50 from the field and had 18 turnovers on the night.

Wagner was led by Emily Brunsing, who recorded 12 points and seven rebounds. The Red Raiders shot 56 percent from the free-throw line and were 10-of-35 from the field.

Winner (1-0) plays Burke/South Central Dec. 19 in Burke, while Wagner (0-1) hosts West Central Dec. 20 in Wagner.

Canistota 47,

Oldham-Ramona/Rutland 46

CANISTOTA — Chloe Nielsen scored 27 points to help Canistota beat Oldham-Ramona/Rutland in a girls’ high school basketball game Tuesday.

Nielsen also had eight rebounds and seven steals for the Hawks. Morgan Larson chipped in with six points and seven rebounds, while Jenny Hofer added four points, six rebounds and two assists.

Oldham-Ramona/Rutland was led by Joie Spier, who tallied 20 points and six rebounds. Macy Hagemann added nine points and five blocks.

Canistota (1-0) plays Marion Thursday in Marion, while Oldham-Ramona/Rutland hosts Arlington Thursday in Ramona.

ORR 14 27 33 46

C 14 24 28 47

Gregory 33, Andes Central 10

LAKE ANDES — Gregory started off the season by beating Andes Central 33-10 in a girls’ high school basketball game Tuesday night.

Gregory’s top performer on the night was Brianna Leber with 13 points and 10 rebounds for a double-double. Megan Preslicka had seven points and Brett Steffen had five points, five rebounds and five steals.

For Andes Central, Cybil Chytka had four points and 10 rebounds, JoMarie Garcia had four points and six rebounds and three blocked shots, and Autumn Long Crow had two points and two blocked shots.

Gregory (1-0) plays Avon Friday in Avon. Andes Central (0-1) plays Colome Thursday in Colome.

G 7 13 24 33

AC 2 2 10 10

Mount Vernon/Plankinton 49, Chamberlain 40

CHAMBERLAIN — Mount Vernon/Plankinton’s Megan Bultsma had a team-high 14 points to help the Titans beat Chamberlain 49-40 in a girls’ high school basketball game Tuesday night.

Becca Glanzer had 13 points and Payleen O’Day had 10 in the win. The team had 36 rebounds and made 16 of 42 shots from the field and went 19-of-38 from the foul line.

For Chamberlain, Kennedy Wagner led all players with 18 points, while Dawson Munger had 10 points and had six rebounds for the Cubs. Abbey Handel had six rebounds for Chamberlain, which was 13-of-47 from the field and 9-of-15 from the foul line.

Chamberlain (0-1) plays Wessington Springs Dec. 17 in Wessington Springs. Mount Vernon/Plankinton (1-0) won the JV game 35-31 and plays West Central Thursday in Mount Vernon.

MVP 8 21 36 49

C 15 21 30 40

Dakota Christian 47, Colome 23

COLOME — Dakota Christian beat Colome 47-23 Tuesday night in a high school girls’ basketball game.

Dakota Christian was led by Brooklyn Vander Pol with 22 points and six steals. Ahna Vander Pol had 13 points and leading the team in rebounds was Kennedy Muckey with 10. Abbi Baan Hoffman had five blocks.

Colome’s leading scorer was Lauren Week with nine points and Taylor Hrabanek and Callie Heath each scored four points. Rebecca Moorhead led the team with seven rebounds and Rylee Rutton added five.

Dakota Christian shot 32 percent from the field and 75 percent from the free throw line. Colome shot 18 percent from the field and 29 percent from the free throw line.

Dakota Christian (1-0) plays Platte-Geddes, Saturday in Platte. Colome (0-1) plays Andes Central Thursday in Colome.

DC 21 27 38 47

C 2 6 17 23

Viborg-Hurley 57, Scotland 54

HURLEY — Abby Hora hit the game-winning 3-pointer to lift Viborg-Hurley to a 57-54 win over Scotland Tuesday.

Scotland, which was led by Carley Skorepa, maintained a lead for most of the game before succumbing at the end.

Skorepa tallied 26 points and 11 rebounds to earn a double-double. Jessica Thum added 18 points for Scotland, which shot 18-of-50 from the field and was 12-of-20 from the free-throw line.

Hora led the way for Viborg-Hurley with 21 points and six assists, while Val Sunderland chipped in with 14 points and eight rebounds.

Viborg-Hurley shot 32 percent from the field and 47 percent from the free-throw line. Viborg-Hurley also won the JV game 34-29.

Scotland (0-1) plays Menno Tuesday in Menno, V-H (1-0) hosts Canistota Saturday in Hurley.

VH 10 24 41 57

S 16 29 42 54

Gayville-Volin 53, Menno 40

GAYVILLE — Gayville-Volin defeated Menno 53-40 Tuesday in a girls’ high school basketball game.

No stats were reported despite attempts to reach coaches.

Gayville (1-0) plays Baltic Friday in Gayville. Menno (0-1) plays Tripp-Delmont/Armour Saturday in Menno.

Irene-Wakonda 47,

Bridgewater-Emery 46

IRENE — The Bridgewater-Emery Huskies girls’ basketball team fell to Irene-Wakonda 47-46 Tuesday.

After repeated attempts to contact a coach, scores and stats were not reported for this game.

Irene-Wakonda (1-0) plays Viborg-Hurley, Dec. 20, while Bridgewater-Emery plays hosts Hanson Thursday in Emery.

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