Area high school basketball roundup 1/232/13: Denning scores 42 to lift MVP boysMOUNT VERNON — Deric Denning scored a game-high 42 points for Mount Vernon/Plankinton in a 72-57 win over Wagner Tuesday in high school boys’ basketball action.
MOUNT VERNON — Deric Denning scored a game-high 42 points for Mount Vernon/Plankinton in a 72-57 win over Wagner Tuesday in high school boys’ basketball action.
Jared Long added 16 points for the Titans, who are 7-5 with the win. MVP shot 26-of-56 from the field and 9-of-15 from the free-throw line.
Kellam Karst pulled down nine rebounds of a team total 32 for MVP. Long recorded seven assists and Karst had six. MVP turned the ball over 10 times.
Noah St. Pierre was Wagner’s leading scorer with 23 points. Will Hollmann scored 13 points for the Red Raiders. Wagner shot 23-of-52 from the field and 7-of-10 from the free-throw line.
Hollmann and St. Pierre grabbed seven rebounds apiece for Wagner, which totaled 34 team rebounds. Wagner (4-6) committed 15 turnovers.
MVP plays Corsica/Stickney Friday in Stickney, while Wagner hosts Hartington Cedar Catholic (Neb.) Thursday.
A scoring summary was not available.
Ethan 83, Freeman Academy 42
ETHAN — Ethan picked up its sixth win of the season with a 83-42 defeat over Freeman Academy in a high school boys’ basketball game Tuesday.
Jace Connor and Blake Bartscher scored 21 points apiece for Ethan. Colton Bierle added 13 points. Connor, Brandon Andersen and Anthony Huber had six rebounds each. Bartscher had 14 assists and Connor had six.
Ethan shot 35-of-63 from the field and 10-of-21 from the free-throw line. The 6-5 Rustlers tallied 30 team rebounds and nine turnovers. Ethan, which also won the junior varsity game, hosts Mitchell Christian Thursday.
Josh Stahl had a team-best 14 points and seven rebounds for Freeman Academy. Noah Yoder had nine points.
The Bobcats shot 14-of-51 from the field and 10-of-12 from the free-throw line. Freeman Academy grabbed 22 team rebounds and committed 22 turnovers. Freeman Academy is 1-10 and hosts Irene-Wakonda Thursday.
E 13 31 57 83
FA 10 21 28 42
McCook Central/Montrose 46,
Freeman 42 (OT)
MONTROSE — Zach Bies scored 15 points for McCook Central/Montrose in an overtime win over Freeman 46-42 Tuesday.
Jacob Heumiller added nine points for the Cougars, who shot 16-of-59 from the field. MCM made 12 free throws in 21 times at the line.
Will Gottlob grabbed 14 of the Cougars’ 48 team rebounds. MCM (8-4) turned the ball over 14 times, while Freeman had 12 turnovers.
Cole Paulson led Freeman with 18 points, 10 rebounds, three assists and four steals. Caleb Lang scored nine points and had nine rebounds for the Flyers.
Freeman (6-4) shot 17-of-55 from the field and 4-of-7 from the free-throw line. The Flyers totaled 33 team rebounds.
McCook Central/Montrose hosts Parkston Monday in Salem, while Freeman hosts Dakota Christian Thursday.
MCM 8 14 27 37 46
F 11 13 21 37 42
Miller 53, Chamberlain 44
MILLER — Chamberlain fell to Miller 53-44 in a high school boys’ basketball game Tuesday.
Beau Keeter scored 24 points for Miller. Haydn Herman added 11 points.
Skylar Bertram led Chamberlain’s scoring with 12 points. Reuben Estes and Gage Basting each scored 11. Chamberlain shot 18-of-52 from the field and 6-of-12 from the free-throw line.
Dalton Andera led the Cubs with nine rebounds. Basting added seven rebounds. Chamberlain totaled 28 team rebounds and turned the ball over 20 times.
Miller (8-2) hosts Cheyenne-Eagle Butte Friday, while Chamberlain (9-3) plays Mobridge-Pollock Friday in Mobridge.
M 10 25 39 53
C 12 25 29 44
Parker 58, Howard 39
PARKER — Blake Reynolds scored 14 points for Parker in a 58-39 win over Howard in a high school boys’ basketball game Tuesday.
Landon Laible, Steve Larsen and Cole Potter each scored 10 points for the Tigers. Howard shot 15-of-40 from the field and 5-of-12 from the free-throw line.
Larsen led the Tigers’ rebounding with seven. Andrew Schwader pulled down six rebounds in the loss. Howard, which is 5-9 this season, totaled 26 team rebounds and committed 23 turnovers.
Howard hosts Marion Tuesday.
P 17 26 40 58
H 11 16 29 39
Kimball/White Lake 59,
Sunshine Bible Academy 48
MILLER — Jacob Kirsch scored 24 points to lead Kimball/White Lake over Sunshine Bible Academy 59-48 in a high school boys’ basketball game Tuesday.
Jesse Taylor recorded a double-double for the WiLdKats with 20 points and a team-high 10 rebounds. Kirsch pulled down nine rebounds of the team’s 28 total. KWL turned the ball over 12 times, while SBA had 21 turnovers.
KWL shot 23-of-56 from the field and 12-of-19 from the free-throw line. SBA shot 18-of-49 from the field and 9-of-13 from the free-throw line.
KWL is 7-3 and hosts Wolsey-Wessington Friday in White Lake. SBA is 3-7 and hosts Aberdeen Christian Friday.
KWL 20 34 41 59
SBA 13 26 38 48
Sanborn Central/Woonsocket 59, Hanson 50
FORESTBURG —Nick Miller recorded a double-double in a 59-50 Sanborn Central/Woonsocket win over Hanson in high school boys’ basketball action Tuesday.
Miller scored 16 points and pulled down 10 rebounds in the win. Todd Stekl scored 16 points and recorded eight assists. Tyler Krueger added 11 points.
SCW shot 20-of-48 from the field and 17-of-23 from the free-throw line. The Blackhawks totaled 35 team rebounds and committed five turnovers.
Jordan Marquardt scored 16 points for the Beavers. Matt Huber added 12 points. Hanson shot 19-of-43 from the field and 8-of-13 from the free-throw line. The Beavers totaled 20 team rebounds and 11 turnovers.
SCW, which also won the junior varsity game 40-23, is 9-3 and hosts Wessington Springs Friday in Woonsocket. Hanson (10-4) hosts Dakota Christian Tuesday in Alexandria.
SCW 14 35 48 59
H 7 24 40 50
Platte-Geddes 61, Parkston 57
PLATTE — Three players scored in double figures for Platte-Geddes in a 61-57 high school girls’ basketball win over Parkston Tuesday.
Josie DeGroot led the team scoring effort with 21 points. Kelly Knudson scored 17 points and Shelby Rabenberg scored 14. The Black Panthers shot 23-of-50 from the field and 10-of-23 from the free-throw line.
Degroot also led the team in rebounding with nine. Brianna Erickson grabbed eight rebounds and Knudson added seven. Knudson tallied eight assists in the win.
Erica Herrold scored 34 points for Parkston and Krista Radke scored 12. Parkston shot 20-of-56 from the field and 16-of-18 from the free-throw line.
Logan Wagner led the team with 13 rebounds. Herrold added nine rebounds and Radke had six.
Platte-Geddes (10-3) hosts Colome Friday in Platte, while Parkston (7-4) plays at Avon Friday.
PG 13 27 42 61
P 10 22 38 57
Corsica/Stickney 48, Dakota Christian 37
STICKNEY — Corsica/Stickney’s Micayla Bamberg had 14 points and eight rebounds, Jessica Hoogers finished with 12 points and five rebounds and Hope Menning added nine points in a 48-37 win over Dakota Christian Tuesday.
In the win, the Jaguars were 19-of-44 from the field, 9-of-11 from the foul line and had 20 turnovers.
Dakota Christian’s Brooklyn Vander Pol had 14 points. Sammie DeLange finished with 11 points. Amber Baan Hofmann had a team-best five rebounds.
DC was 12-of-41 from the field, 10-of-19 from the free-throw line and had 16 turnovers. DC won the JV game.
Corsica/Stickney (7-8) plays South Central Tuesday in Burke, while Dakota Christian (7-4) plays at Lake Andes Monday.
CS 8 24 30 48
DC 7 16 26 37
Tripp-Delmont/Armour 54, Gregory 33
ARMOUR — Kelli Batterman recorded a double-double in Tripp-Delmont/Armour’s 54-33 win over Gregory Friday in high school girls’ basketball action.
Batterman scored 20 points and grabbed 12 rebounds to lead the Nighthawks. Hannah Just had 13 points for TDA, which also won the junior varsity game 42-14.
The Nighthawks shot 23-of-74 from the field and 8-of-20 from the free-throw line. TDA tallied 43 team rebounds and committed seven turnovers.
Courtney Opbroek and Desiree Stephen had 10 points and six rebounds each for Gregory. The Gorillas shot 11-of-54 from the field and 9-of-15 from the free-throw line.
Gregory tallied 27 team rebounds and turned the ball over 16 times.
TDA is 1-13 and plays South Central Friday in Bonesteel. Gregory is 1-11 and hosts Mount Vernon/Plankinton Thursday.
TDA 16 27 45 54
G 6 13 24 33
Ethan 67, Freeman Academy 20
ETHAN — Darbi Gustafson scored a game-high 20 points to lead Ethan over Freeman Academy 67-20 in a high school girls’ basketball game Tuesday.
Whitney Endres added 10 points and had four steals for the Rustlers, who is 7-3 with the win. Ethan shot 29-of-61 from the field and 8-of-11 from the free-throw line.
Morgan Tuttle pulled eight rebounds of the team’s 35 total. Rachel Hawkins had eight assists. Ethan turned the ball over 12 times, while Freeman Academy committed 24 turnovers.
Hannah Yoder had 10 points for Freeman Academy and Clara Koerner had nine rebounds.
The Bobcats shot 9-of-32 from the field and 0-of-4 from the free-throw line. Freeman Academy totaled 14 team rebounds.
Ethan hosts Mitchell Christian Thursday, while Freeman Academy (1-8) hosts Irene-Wakonda Thursday.
E 24 38 50 67
FA 5 10 16 20
Avon 53, South Central 37
AVON — Chesney Nagel scored a game-high 30 points to lead Avon over South Central 53-37 in high school girls’ basketball action Tuesday.
Ariana Oorlog scored nine points for the Pirates, who are 7-4 with the win. Avon went 20-of-42 from the field and made 8-of-12 free throw attempts.
Heidi Cap was Avon’s leading rebounder with six. Oorlog recorded five rebounds and Shay Mednansky had four for the Pirates, who totaled 24 team rebounds. Avon turned the ball over eight times.
Sierra Votaw led South Central’s scoring with 10 points and rebounding with eight. Ashley Green added eight points.
The Cougars shot 15-of-45 from the field and 7-of-14 from the free-throw line. South Central totaled 21 team rebounds and turned the ball over 10 times.
Avon hosts Parkston Friday, while South Central, which is 7-7 with the loss, hosts West Boyd, Neb., Thursday in Bonesteel.
A 15 29 39 53
SC 15 19 26 37
Wagner 76, Mount Vernon/Plankinton 61
MOUNT VERNON — Ali Kuca recorded a double-double in Wagner’s 76-61 win over Mount Vernon/Plankinton Tuesday in a high school girls’ basketball game.
Kuca scored 23 points and grabbed 11 rebounds to lead the Red Raiders. Nicole Weber added 19 points and Kayla Deurmier scored 11. Wagner shot 35-of-91 from the field and 15-of-18 from the free-throw line.
Gina Soukup recorded six assists in the win. Wagner totaled 31 team rebounds and committed 20 turnovers.
Megan Bultsma was MVP’s leading scorer with 26 points. Payleen O’Day added 11 points for the Titans, who shot 24-of-54 from the field and made 11 free throws on 18 attempts.
Makaela Karst led the Titans’ defense with seven rebounds and Bultsma recorded six blocks. MVP totaled 27 team rebounds and turned the ball over 28 times.
Wagner is 10-4 and plays at Scotland Thursday. Mount Vernon/Plankinton, which won the junior varsity game 44-32, is 2-12 and plays at Gregory Thursday.
W 14 45 70 76
MVP 13 24 38 61
Parker 62, Howard 43
PARKER — Micalanne Hanten scored 26 points to lead Parker over Howard 62-43 in a high school girls’ basketball game Tuesday.
Parker shot 27-of-66 from the field and 4-of-8 from the free-throw line. The Pheasants totaled 45 team rebounds and 26 team turnovers.
Jackie Haas and Mariah Noid scored eight points apiece to lead Howard. Kenna Rudebush and Taylor Noid scored seven points each in the loss. The Tigers went 17-of-63 from the field and 8-of-18 from the free-throw line.
Rudebush and Shelby Wingen each pulled down six rebounds for the Tigers, who totaled 28 team rebounds. Howard committed 22 turnovers in the loss.
Parker (7-5) and Howard (1-11) play Thursday in the first round of the Big East Conference Tournament in Montrose.
Parker won the junior varsity game 53-40.
P 15 33 47 62
H 6 14 30 43
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