AREA BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Kelsey Hunter's late free throw gets Miller past Platte-Geddes in girls' actionPLATTE — Kelsey Hunter scored a game-high 28 points — including the game-winning free throw with 7 seconds remaining — to lead the Miller High School girls’ basketball team to a 57-56 win over Platte-Geddes on Saturday.
By: Sports staff, The Daily Republic
PLATTE — Kelsey Hunter scored a game-high 28 points — including the game-winning free throw with 7 seconds remaining — to lead the Miller High School girls’ basketball team to a 57-56 win over Platte-Geddes on Saturday.
Alexis Watts added 16 points for Miller, which is 11-2 and plays Tuesday at home against Mobridge-Pollock.
Kelly Knudson had 13 points and seven assists to lead P-G. Kellee Griese added 11 points for P-G, which is 8-7 and plays today at Tyndall against Bon Homme.
M 13 30 46 57
PG 18 28 44 56
Bon Homme 53,
Dakota Christian 45
TYNDALL — Tara Ronke scored 11 points, had eight rebounds, five assists and three steals to lead Bon Homme to a 53-45 win over Dakota Christian on Saturday afternoon.
Raquel Sutera had 10 points and eight rebounds and Jessi Vlcek led Bon Homme with 12 points.
Chelsie Nelson scored 16 points and Ivory Niewenhuis added 14 for Dakota Christian, which is 5-9 and hosts Ethan today in New Holland.
BH is 8-7 and hosts Platte-Geddes today in Tyndall.
DC 6 21 33 45
BH 11 25 38 53
White Lake 45, Scotland 43
White Lake held on for a 45-43 win against Scotland Saturday at the Corn Palace.
Maria Nightingale led White Lake (8-5) with 18 points.
Scotland (8-6) scored 21 points from Haley Brunke.
White Lake plays Tuesday at Kimball and Scotland plays today at Parkston.
WL 10 24 32 45
S 11 25 31 43
McCook Central/Montrose 55
WAGNER — Sixth-ranked Wagner shot 59 percent in its 68-55 win over McCook Central/Montrose Saturday.
Devon Brecke led Wagner with 34 points. Jessa Doom scored 14 points and grabbed six rebounds for Wagner and Talia Peters chipped in 13 points.
MC/M was led by Steph Huemiller, who scored 12 points, and Katie Johnston and Sierra Miles both scored 10 points.
Both teams play today with Wagner hosting Gregory and McCook Central/Montrose at home against Hanson in Montrose.
MCM 14 28 43 55
W 18 37 55 68
Andes Central 49,
LAKE ANDES — Andes Central held off a third-quarter comeback to beat Tripp-Delmont/Armour 49-36 Saturday.
Andes Central (9-5) had a 21-12 halftime lead, but Tripp-Delmont/Armour (0-14) cut the score to 29-28 at the end of the third quarter.
Kelli Winckler led Andes Central with 18 points, eight rebounds and five assists and Jenna Winckler scored 17 points.
TDA was led by Kellie Batterman’s 12 points and Amelia Knife scored 10 points.
Both teams play Tuesday with Andes Central at Corsica to face Corsica/Stickney and Tripp-Delmont/Armour hosting Mount Vernon in Tripp.
TDA 4 12 28 36
AC 11 21 29 49
WOLSEY — Woonsocket’s defense helped it to a 37-24 win over Wolsey Wessington Saturday.
Woonsocket (10-4) held Wolsey-Wessington to 20 percent shooting and forced 20 turnovers.
Kim Collins led Woonsocket with 11 points and six steals, Emily Olson scored 10 points and grabbed seven rebounds and Shelby Grassel scored seven points.
Both teams play Monday with Woonsocket at Plankinton and Wolsey-Wessington at Wessington Springs.
W 11 25 35 37
WW 6 13 18 24
Avon 35, Ethan 28
AVON — Avon defeated Ethan 35-28 Saturday.
No stats were reported for the game.
Madison 69, Howard 32
MADISON — Madison defeated Howard 69-32 Saturday.
No stats were reported despite attempts to reach Howard’s coach.
Wolsey-Wessington 70, Woonsocket 57
WOLSEY — Hayden Hooks scored 17 points and Austin Sheridan added 15 to lead Wolsey-Wessington to a 70-57 win over Woonsocket on Saturday.
Bo Mutchelknaus had 10 points and eight rebounds for Wolsey-Wessington, which is 11-2 and hosts Wessington Springs on Tuesday in Wolsey.
Eric Warkenthien had 25 points and 10 rebounds to lead Woonsocket, which is 6-9 and is at Plankinton on Monday.
W 14 27 48 57
WW 20 37 57 70
Mount Vernon 86, Scotland 50
Jon Nebelsick had 22 points and five rebounds to help Mount Vernon to an 86-50 win over Scotland on Saturday at the Corn Palace.
The game was a makeup from an event hosted by Scotland High School scheduled for last month.
Cameron Deinert had 16 points and Tim Deinert added 10 for Mount Vernon, which is 11-2 and faces Bridgewater-Emery today in Emery.
Spencer Bloch had 12 points and seven rebounds and Nick Settje scored 13 points for Scotland, which is 3-9 and plays today at Parkston.
S 12 20 39 50
MV 23 45 65 86
Menno 43, Freeman 41
MENNO — Menno came back to beat Freeman 43-41 Saturday at the Cornbelt Conference Tournament.
Ben Fischer led Menno with 10 points.
Caleb Long had a double-double for Freeman with 10 points and 10 rebounds and Trey Waltner scored 16 points.
Both teams play Monday with Menno hosting Marion and Freeman traveling to Alexandria to play Hanson.
M 9 15 31 43
F 5 21 31 41
Wessington Springs 55,
White Lake 49
WESSINGTON SPRINGS — Wessington Springs came back from a double-digit halftime deficit to beat White Lake 55-49 Saturday.
Gus Gran led Wessington Springs with 25 points and the Spartans forced White Lake to turn the ball over 25 times.
White Lake got 16 points from Jacob Kirsch, 13 points from Kyle Peters and 10 points, 12 rebounds and five assists from Caleb Kirsch.
Wessington Springs plays Tuesday in Wolsey against Wolsey-Wessington and White Lake plays Monday at home.
WL 6 21 33 55
WS 19 32 40 49
McCook Central/Montrose 65
WAGNER — Wagner hit 56 percent of its shots as the Red Raiders upset third-ranked and previously-unbeaten McCook Central/Montrose 71-65 Saturday.
Solomon St. Pierre had a double-double for Wagner with 15 points, 10 assists and six rebounds. Brennan Hilzendeger hit seven 3-pointers to lead the Red Raiders with 26 points, Brett Kuca scored 14 points and grabbed eight rebounds and Noah St. Pierre added 12 points.
Jay Huls and Andy Kappenman both scored 13 points for MC/M.
Both teams play Friday with Wagner hosting Chamberlain and McCook Central/Montrose at Dell Rapids.
MC/M 15 29 47 65
W 20 38 56 71
Chamberlain 59, Gregory 21
CHAMBERLAIN — Chamberlain’s defense was the key in the Cubs’ 59-21 win against Gregory Saturday.
Chamberlain (8-5) held Gregory (10-3) to 14 percent shooting and forced 23 turnovers.
Chamberlain hit 51 percent of its shots and the Cubs were led by Clay Thunderhorse’s nine points.
Both teams play Tuesday with Chamberlain hosting Crow Creek and Gregory traveling to White River.
G 4 11 17 21
C 12 29 44 59
Miller 57, Platte-Geddes 48
PLATTE — Darin Peterka’s big game led Miller past Platte-Geddes 57-48 Saturday.
Peterka scored 33 points and grabbed eight rebounds for Miller (11-2), which shot 58 percent.
Cody Wagner led Platte-Geddes (7-6) with 15 points, Matthew Randall scored 11 points and Hunter Johnson grabbed eight rebounds.
Miller plays at home Thursday against Wessington Springs and Platte-Geddes plays Todd County on Tuesday in Mission.
M 17 30 41 57
PG 9 17 28 48
West Lyon, Iowa, 56,
VIBORG — West Lyon, Iowa, had four players score in double figures in it 56-49 win against ninth-ranked Viborg/Hurley.
Viborg/Hurley (10-4) got 18 points from Cory Jacobsen, Zach Kraning scored 10 points and grabbed eight rebounds and Trevor Jacobsen had five assists.
WL 10 28 39 56
VH 13 20 36 49
Bridgewater-Emery’s girls’ game at Dell Rapids St. Mary on Saturday was postponed and the two teams will play Thursday.
Corsica/Stickney’s doubleheader at South Central and Sanborn Central’s doubleheader at Lake Preston Saturday were both postponed with no makeup date yet.
Three games were postponed at the Highmore Classic. Colome’s boys’ game against Iroquois and Colome’s girls’ game against Wessington Springs were both postponed with no make-up date yet, while Chamberlain’s girls’ game against Jones County also has no makeup date.
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