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Parkston Classic/Area basketball roundup 12/31/13: Trojans win fourth straight

McCook Central/Montrose junior Levi Sabers (44) goes up for the shot against Miller defenders during the second high school basketball game at the Parkston Classic in Parkston Monday. Also pictured is McCook Central/Montrose’s Cole Cheeseman (10). (Sean Ryan/Republic)

PARKSTON — The Parkston boys’ basketball team edged Dakota Valley 64-62 Monday in the final game of the Parkston Classic.

Zach Scott scored a team-best 22 points, while Ty Kinneberg and Spencer Lucas each had 11 points in the win. Lucas brought down a team-high 11 rebounds for a double-double.

Dakota Valley’s Jason Lupkes had 22 points and 12 rebounds for a double-double. Isaac Faldmo also had 18 and Body Van Ginkel added 11.

Parkston (4-0) hosts Winner Saturday, while Dakota Valley (2-2) plays at West Central Friday.

P 18 33 48 64

DV 14 27 40 62

Ethan 63, Hitchcock/Tulare 56

PARKSTON — Blake Bartscher’s 20-point performance led the Ethan boys’ basketball team over Hitchcock/Tulare 63-56 Monday at the Parkston Classic.

Camden Myers added 17 points and 10 rebounds for a double-double for Ethan, while Jace Connor recorded 14 points and six rebounds.

Hitchcock/Tulare was led by Trent Hofer with 18 points and nine rebounds. Landon Gatzke added 14 points and Chase Bixler had 11.

Ethan (2-1) hosts No. 1 James Valley Christian Friday, while Hitchcock/Tulare (2-2) plays Ipswich Thursday.

E 13 24 45 63

HT 13 28 46 56

Vermillion 40, Mount Vernon/Plankinton 37

PARKSTON —Vermillion scored 18 fourth-quarter points to defeat the Mount Vernon/Plankinton boys’ basketball team 40-37 Monday in the Parkston Classic.

Deric Denning had a team-high 15 points and Cote Hinker brought down seven rebounds in the loss. Tate Deinert added three assists.

Nick Jensen had 15 points and Carter Anore added eight for Vermillion. Tyrell Harper recorded a game-high nine rebounds.

The Titans (3-1) hosts Gregory Friday in Plankinton, while Vermillion (3-0) plays Tea Area Friday.

V 10 18 22 40

MVP 13 21 34 37

McCook Central/Montrose 45, Miller 41

PARKSTON — The McCook Central/Montrose boys’ basketball team edged Miller 45-41 Monday in the Parkston Classic.

Will Gottlob recorded team-highs 16 points and 10 rebounds for a double-double in the win. Cole Cheeseman had 10 points and Anthony Tuschen added six rebounds for the Fighting Cougars.

Preston Blackwell had 17 points to lead Miller, while Beau Keeter recorded 15. Blackwell and Hayden Herman brought down five rebounds.

McCook Central/Montrose (3-1) plays Chester Area Thursday, while Miller (1-3) plays at De Smet Saturday.

MCM 8 20 33 45

M 5 15 25 41

Sully Buttes 77, Parker 64

PARKSTON — Lewis Hofer scored 33 points in Sully Buttes’ 77-64 victory over Parker Monday in the Parkston Classic.

Brayden Wittier had 14 points and seven rebounds and Scott Senftner added 12 points in the win.

Parker’s Jake Anderson had a team-best 14 points and eight rebounds.

SB 16 38 54 77

P 16 31 46 64

Andes Central 51, Menno 39

MENNO —Aaron Swanson recorded a double-double in Andes Central’s 51-39 victory over Menno Monday in high school boys’ basketball action.

Swanson had 13 points and 10 rebounds, while Darren Hopkins had 13 points and Joe Evans brought down a team-best 12 rebounds in the win. The Eagles were 22-of-50 from the field, had 28 rebounds and committed 19 turnovers.

Menno’s Chet Peterson had 12 points and Dylan Lehr had 11. Caleb Preszler brought down six rebounds for the Wolvers, who had 22 team rebounds and 27 turnovers.

The Eagles (2-2) play Tripp-Delmont/Armour Saturday in Armour, while Menno (0-3) hosts Freeman Academy in a doubleheader Friday.

AC 16 23 30 51

M 9 18 29 39

Saturday’s game

Burke/South Central 49, Timber Lake 29

MOBRIDGE — Zach Sebern scored a game-high 12 points to lead the Burke/South Central boys’ basketball team past Timber Lake at the Mobridge Classic Saturday.

Sam Hazen and Owen Andrews each recorded eight points in the win. Timber Lake was led by Nicholas Bad Warrior with nine points and Clay Lindskov with eight.

Burke/South Central (2-3) plays in the Holiday Classic today in Kimball.

Girls’ basketball

Canistota 49, Grant-Deuel 38

BROOKINGS — Chloe Nielsen had a game-high 17 points and 10 rebounds to lift Canistota over Grant-Deuel 49-38 Monday at the Swiftel Classic in Brookings.

Along with Nielsen’s double-double, Canistota’s Jenny Hofer and Morgan Larson each added eight points. Hofer also added a game-high 11 rebounds for the Hawks, who were 17-of-36 from the floor and 15-of-27 from the line. Canistota outrebounded Deuel 31-36.

Grant-Deuel was led by Mackenzie Mack and Lexi Becht with 12 and 11 points, respectively. Mack had nine rebounds for Grant-Deuel, which was 15-of-54 from the field and 5-of-8 from the line.

Canistota (4-2) hosts Bridgewater-Emery Saturday, while Grant-Deuel (0-6) plays at Waubay Friday.

C 14 26 31 49

GD 7 13 22 38

Estelline 68, Bridgewater-Emery 29

BROOKINGS —Justine Dye scored a team-best 10 points in the Bridgewater-Emery girls’ basketball team’s 68-29 loss to Estelline Monday at the Swiftel Classic in Brookings.

Tiana Kayser added seven points for the Huskies, who were 12-of-43 from the field and 4-of-10 from the line.

Shelby Reed had 19 points and eight rebounds for Estelline, which was 29-of-53 from the field and 4-of-10 from the line.

Bridgewater-Emery (0-4) plays at Canistota Saturday.

E 19 39 54 68

BE 7 14 23 29

Corsica/Stickney 42, Scotland 37

BROOKINGS —Brianna Kuyper had 16 points, six rebounds and seven steals to lead Corsica/Stickney over Scotland 42-37 Monday in a high school girls’ basketball game.

Hope Menning added 14 points and eight rebounds for the Jaguars, who were 15-of-43 from the field and 6-of-11 from the line and had 26 rebounds and 16 turnovers.

Alexis Conrad recorded 12 points and Carley Skorepa tallied 10 point s and 10 rebounds for a double-double in the loss. Scotland was 9-of-36 from the field and 7-of-12 from the free-throw line and had 25 rebounds and 18 turnovers.

Corsica/Stickney (2-4) plays Wessington Springs Friday in Corsica, while Scotland () won the JV game 32-16 and plays Gayville-Volin Jan 7.

CS 6 18 28 42

S 3 14 20 37