AREA BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Mount Vernon boys beat AvonMOUNT VERNON — Jon Nebelsick had a game-high 21 points to lead Mount Vernon past Avon 60-48 Tuesday. Nebelsick also had 10 of Mount Vernon’s 24 rebounds, while Tim and Cameron Deinert each had 11 points. The Mustangs hit 59 percent of their field goals, 50 percent of their free throws, while Avon hit 40 percent from the field. Avon was led by Luke VanGerpen, who had 15 points and nine rebounds. Josh Cihak had 12 points.
By: Sports staff, The Daily Republic
MOUNT VERNON — Jon Nebelsick had a game-high 21 points to lead Mount Vernon past Avon 60-48 Tuesday.
Nebelsick also had 10 of Mount Vernon’s 24 rebounds, while Tim and Cameron Deinert each had 11 points.
The Mustangs hit 59 percent of their field goals, 50 percent of their free throws, while Avon hit 40 percent from the field.
Avon was led by Luke VanGerpen, who had 15 points and nine rebounds. Josh Cihak had 12 points.
Avon had 18 rebounds, 14 turnovers and was 14-of-17 from the free-throw line.
Mount Vernon (4-0) hosts Sanborn Central Friday, while Avon (1-4) hosts Dakota Christian Friday.
MV 15 24 39 60
A 10 19 35 48
Corsica/Stickney 71, Parkston 40
STICKNEY — Corsica/Stickney’s Colin Wieczorek had 21 points, 10 rebounds and five assists in a 71-40 win over Parkston Tuesday.
Kris Menning added 16 points and six assists for Corsica/Stickney, while Tyler Anthony and Adam Bormann each had 10 points.
The Jaguars hit 47 percent of their field goals and 56 percent of their free throws.
Parkston was led by Tanner Weber, who had six points and four rebounds.
The Trojans hit 26 percent of their field goals and 77 percent of their free throws.
C/S (4-0) won the JV game and plays at Wagner Saturday, while Parkston (0-4) plays Vermillion Friday.
CS 19 35 54 71
P 9 16 23 40
Wagner 74, Plankinton 45
WAGNER — Brett Kuca had a game-high 16 points in Wagner’s 74-45 win over Plankinton Tuesday.
Kuca also had six rebounds for Wagner, which hit 48 percent of its field goals. Brennan Hilzendeger had 13 points and Solomon St. Pierre had 15.
Plankinton had four scorers in double figures, including Matthew Gerlach’s team-high 15 points. Chance Boyd had 12, while Justin Rake and Kellam Karst each had 10.
W 19 31 50 74
P 10 25 40 45
James Valley Christian 80, Woonsocket 56
WOONSOCKET — Adam Hofer poured in a game-high 30 points to lead James Valley Christian to an 80-56 win over Woonsocket on Tuesday night.
Andrew Ulvestad added 23 points for JVC, which is 5-0 and hosts Sully Buttes on Saturday in Huron.
Eric Warkenthien had 28 points and 14 rebounds to pace Woonsocket.
Tyler Krueger had 14 points and Davion Brooks chipped in 10 for the Redmen, who are 2-2 and host Iroquois on Thursday.
JVC 28 44 59 80
W 10 26 44 56
Viborg/Hurley 54, Tripp-Delmont/Armour 42
VIBORG — Zach Kraning scored 14 points and had 10 rebounds to lead Viborg/Hurley to a 54-42 win over Tripp-Delmont/Armour on Tuesday.
Cory Jacobsen added 11 points for V/H, which is 5-0 and faces Rosevill Area (Minn.) in the Timberwolves Shootout event at the Target Center in Minneapolis on Saturday.
Jared Hermanek had 16 points and was the only TDA player in double-figures. The Nighthawks are 2-1 and host Scotland in Tripp on Friday.
TDA 12 22 36 42
V/H 21 29 42 54
Wessington Springs 46
WESSINGTON SPRINGS — Jade Basting had 15 points to lead Chamberlain past Wessington Springs 61-46 Tuesday.
Levi Andera had 12 points and 13 rebounds for Chamberlain, which was 21-of-59 from the field and 15-of-27 from the free-throw line. Colton Anderson had eight points and 10 rebounds.
Wessington Springs was led by Ty Kenobbie with 16 points. Jase Kraft had 11 points. The Spartans were 11-of-51 from the field and 19-of-32 from the free-throw line.
Chamberlain (4-1) hosts Cheyenne-Eagle Butte Saturday, while Wessington Springs (1-3) plays Sunshine Bible Academy Thursday.
C 3 21 38 61
WS 12 22 31 46
Marion 48, Bridgewater-Emery 35
MARION — Phil Luke’s solid night helped Marion defeat Bridgewater-Emery 48-35 at home Tuesday.
Luke’s double-double helped Marion improved to 3-2 as he scored 14 points and grabbed 10 rebounds. Brady Viet also had 14 points and Braden Schmidt scored eight points and had eight rebounds.
Marion shot 44 percent from the field and connected on 15 of 18 free-throw attempts.
Bridgewater-Emery fell to 2-3 despite Tyson Kayser’s near double-double. Kayer scored 17 points and grabbed nine rebounds. Darin Bartscher also had nine rebounds.
Bridgewater-Emery shot 26 percent for the game and had 19 turnovers.
Marion’s next game will be Thursday at home against Centerville and Bridgewater-Emery is at Freeman Friday.
BE 9 18 24 35
M 10 24 33 48
Bon Homme 53, Irene-Wakonda 48
IRENE — Bon Homme’s fourth-quarter scoring surge led the Cavaliers past Irene-Wakonda 53-48 on Tuesday.
Down 34-32 going into the fourth quarter, Bon Homme rattled off 21 points to defeat Irene-Wakonda and improve to 3-3 on the year.
Bon Homme was led by Ryan Heusinkveld’s 18 points, while Charlie Bentzen added 10 points.
Greg Peterson was Irene-Wakonda’s lone double-digit scorer with 15 points.
Bon Homme’s next game is Friday at Wagner.
BH 9 24 32 53
IW 6 17 34 48
Flandreau 55, Howard 38
HOWARD — April Weber had 16 points to help Flandreau get past Howard 55-38 on Tuesday night.
Makayla Ditrich chipped in 10 points for Flandreau, which is 4-2.
Erika Bamsey had 12 points and Jenna Clark scored 11 points and had eight rebounds for Howard.
The Tigers are 2-4 and are at De Smet on Tuesday.
F 8 19 33 55
H 11 16 23 38
VIBORG — Haley Jorgensen had 19 points and eight rebounds as Viborg/Hurley took town Tripp-Delmont/Armour 50-21 on Tuesday night.
Abby Hora chipped in 10 points for V/H, which is 3-4 and hosts Elk Point-Jefferson in Viborg on Friday.
Kelli Batterman had 11 points and 15 rebounds to lead TDA, which is 0-6 and hosts Mitchell Christian in Tripp on Thursday.
TDA 4 10 16 21
V/H 9 22 38 50
Gregory 61, Lyman 30
GREGORY — Tanya Talsma had 16 points and 10 rebounds to lead Gregory to a 61-30 win over Lyman on Tuesday night.
Gregory outrebounded Lyman 50-15 and forced 29 Lyman turnovers.
Grace Larvi added 10 points and nine rebounds and Courtney Petersen scored 10 points for Gregory, which is 1-4 and is at Winner on Saturday.
Bailey Almond had 11 points to pace Lyman, which is 0-5 and is at White River on Thursday.
L 6 20 25 30
G 18 31 44 61
Sanborn Central 47, Ethan 40
ETHAN — Tatem Kingsbury had 17 points to lead the way for Sanborn Central in its 47-40 win over Ethan on Tuesday night.
Rachelle Moore added 12 points for SC, which is 3-2 and is at Mount Vernon on Friday.
Shelly Tilberg had 13 points and Bailey Grenoble had 10 to pace Ethan, which also got 14 rebounds from Darbi Gustafson.
The Rustlers are 0-5 and are at Kimball on Friday.
SC 7 20 36 47
E 8 17 24 40
Winner 60, Colome 36
WINNER — Kirby Bertram had a game-high 19 points for Winner as it beat Colome 60-36 on Tuesday night.
Sharee Galbraith added 14 points and eight rebounds for the Warriors, who are 4-2 and are at Todd County on Thursday.
Skylar Forgey had eight points and Morgan Hughes recorded nine rebounds and nine steals for the Cowboys, who are 1-5 and are at Platte to face Platte-Geddes on Friday.
W 20 36 50 60
C 4 17 24 36
Scotland 68, Gayville-Volin 21
SCOTLAND — Aisha Abbink scored 27 points and had six steals to lead Scotland to a 68-21 win over Gayville-Volin on Tuesday night.
Haley Brunke and Ashley Alvey each added 11 points for Scotland, which is 4-2 and hosts Avon on Thursday.
GV 7 9 19 21
S 27 39 57 68
Wagner 65, Hanson 39
WAGNER — The Wagner girls’ basketball team shot 58 percent from the field in a 65-39 win over Hanson Tuesday.
Wagner was led by Devon Brecke, who had 24 points. Jessa Doom had 16 points and eight rebounds and Talia Peters had 11 points.
Hanson’s Ashley Robinson had 14 points and 14 rebounds. The Beavers hit 32 percent from the field and 44 percent from the free-throw line.
Wagner (6-0) plays at Bon Homme Thursday, while Hanson (4-3) plays Mount Vernon Thursday.
W 16 34 50 65
H 10 19 30 39
Miller 34, Kimball 26
KIMBALL — Kelsey Hunter had 15 points and 10 rebounds to lead Miller past Kimball 34-26 Tuesday.
Miller outrebounded Kimball 33-15 in its fourth win of the year. Miller was 14-of-36 from the field and 6-of-12 from the free-throw line.
Kimball’s Rachel Gaulke and Jill Jandreau each had eight points and Anne Knippling had four rebounds.
The Kiotes were 7-of-32 from the field and 5-of-10 from the free-throw line.
Miller (4-1) hosts Mobridge-Pollock Friday, while Kimball (0-7) plays Friday against Ethan.
Freeman Academy 51, Menno 34
FREEMAN — The third quarter was the key in Freeman Academy’s 51-34 home win against Menno Tuesday.
The Bobcats, who improved to a perfect 5-0, had a 25-23 lead at halftime, but outscored Menno (1-4) 15-5 in the third quarter to take control of the game.
Lillie Koerner had 20 points and five steals for Freeman Academy. Karina Ortman and Jaime Tschetter both had eight points. Tschetter added seven rebounds and Orman had five assists.
Freeman Academy shot 44 percent from the field and held the Wolves to 38 percent.
Menno was led by Courtney Kessler, who scored 12 points, grabbed six rebounds, dished out three assists and had three steals. Kaitelyn Kotalik and Tessa Goehring both scored seven points.
Freeman Academy’s next game is Saturday in Mitchell for a battle of the unbeatens when the Bobcats take on fifth-ranked Mitchell Christian. Menno is at home Thursday against Alcester-Hudson.
M 10 23 28 34
FA 17 25 40 51
West Central 57,
McCook Central/Montrose 33
SALEM — West Central’s Lexy Hofer almost outscored McCook Central/Montrose on her own in a 57-33 road win Tuesday.
Hofer scored 28 points for 10th-ranked West Central, which is now 5-1. Allie Macdonald scored 11 points for the Trojans and Katelyn Brockhaus followed with 10 points.
West Central shot 46 percent while holding McCook Central/Montrose (3-2) to 21 percent from the field. West Central had a 25-15 lead by halftime.
Steph Heumiller was McCook Central/Montrose’s leading scorer with 11 points, and Sierra Miles scored nine points and grabbed six rebounds.
McCook Central/Montrose’s next game is Tuesday at home against Hansen, and West Central is at Madison Friday.
WC 14 25 32 57
MCM 7 15 26 33
Bon Homme 55, Irene-Wakonda 30
IRENE — Bon Homme’s defense was too much for Irene-Wakonda to overcome as the Cavaliers won the game 55-30 in Irene Tuesday.
Bon Homme held Irene-Wakonda to nine points in the second half alone.
Bon Homme (5-3) got a big night from Tara Ronke, who scored 22 points. Raquel Sutera added 14 points.
Irene-Wakonda was led by Makayla Mohr’s 13 points.
Bon Homme’s next game is Thursday at home against Wagner.
BH 13 30 46 55
IW 9 21 25 30
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