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Area basketball roundup: Hanson girls upset No. 4 Avon

Hanson's Jada Campbell (middle) and Avon's Livi Jurrens (32) fight for a loose ball as Avon's Kacie Mudder (42) is also involved in the play on Monday at the Corn Palace. (Matt Gade / Republic)

Hanson shook off a slow start to upset No. 4 Avon in girls basketball action on Monday at the Corn Palace. The Beavers, who fell behind 7-0 early, handed the Pirates a 57-51 defeat.

Hanson (3-1): Jada Campbell powered the Beavers with 21 points and seven rebounds. Megan Guericke added 11 points, while Brooke Weber had seven rebounds points and four assists. Heather Kayser also dished out four assists. Up next: Hanson plays Viborg-Hurley on Friday in Hurley.

Avon (2-2): Cheylee Nagel paced the Pirates with 20 points, four rebounds and four steals. Lauren Sees contributed 10 points, eight assists and four rebounds. Olivia Jurrens scored 10. Up next: Avon hosts Colome on Thursday.

A 11 19 32 51

H 10 20 39 57

Menno 59, Iroquois 12

Menno remained perfect on the season after knocking off Iroquois in girls basketball action on Monday at the Corn Palace.

Menno (4-0): Paige Heckenlaible and Kiara Nusz paced the Wolves with 11 points apiece. Nusz collected nine rebounds. Morgan Edelman scored 10 points. Ashton Vaith added nine points and four steals for Menno, which shot 49 percent from the field. Up next: Menno hosts Howard on Thursday.

Iroquois (0-3): Katie Dubro led the Chiefs with five points. Iroquois committed 25 turnovers. Up next: Iroquois plays Lower Brule on Dec. 29 at the Huron Arena in the Fair City Classic.

M 27 43 54 59

I 0 5 9 12

Corsica-Stickney 63, Wessington Springs 22

CORSICA—Three players scored 10 points apiece to lift Corsica-Stickney to a girls basketball win over Wessington Springs on Monday in Corsica.

Corsica-Stickney (4-1): Courtney Menning, Raven Barse and Rachel Gerlach all scored 10 points each in the win. Menning added five assists and Haley Johnson hauled in eight rebounds. Up next: Corsica-Stickney hosts Andes Central/Dakota Christian on Thursday.

Wessington Springs (0-3): Grace Gran led Wessington Springs 13 points and five rebounds. Up next: Wessington Springs hosts Highmore-Harrold on Dec. 29.

WS 8 14 18 22

CS 20 37 53 63

Tripp-Delmont/Armour 50, Parkston 40

ARMOUR—On the strength of a big first half, Tripp-Delmont/Armour earned its first win of the season Monday over Parkston.

Tripp-Delmont/Armour (1-1): Kianna Payer had 14 points, while Mattilynn Reiner had 13 points and 10 rebounds for the Nighthawks, who picked up five steals from Erica Koster. Up next: TDA hosts Freeman Academy/Marion today in Tripp.

Parkston (0-4): Paige Semmler had 17 points and eight rebounds for the Trojans, who had 20 turnovers and were 11-for-29 on free throws in the loss. Up next: Parkston hosts Winner on Friday.

P 14 21 35 40

TDA 15 34 39 50

Howard 55, Viborg-Hurley 50

HOWARD—Citori Rentz's double-double powered Howard to a girls basketball win over Viborg-Hurley on Monday in Howard.

Howard (1-2): Rentz recorded 20 points and 12 rebounds. Hilary Albrecht added 13 points and seven rebounds. Kenedy Koepsell contributed 12 points. Up next: Howard plays at Freeman tonight.

Viborg-Hurley (1-4): Tori Hansen led the Cougars with 13 points, while Sydney Voss added 12 points and five rebounds. NeVaeh Ronke scored 11 points and grabbed 10 boards. Up next: Viborg-Hurley hosts Hanson on Thursday in Hurley.

VH 7 22 37 50

H 25 31 47 55

Irene-Wakonda 62, Canistota 27

CANISTOTA—Irene-Wakonda shot 50 percent from the field and downed Canistota in a girls basketball game on Monday in Canistota.

Irene-Wakonda (4-0): Shannon O'Malley led the Eagles with 19 points. Malloy O'Malley added 11 points and five of Irene-Wakonda's 18 steals. Up next: Irene-Wakonda hosts Freeman on Thursday in Wakonda.

Canistota (1-3): Harley Cormany and Skylar Bultje led Canistota with six points apiece. The Hawks committed 27 turnovers. Up next: Canistota plays Alcester-Hudson on Thursday in Alcester.

IW 15 40 54 62

C 7 14 23 27

Other area scores

McCook Central/Montrose 64, Tea Area 49 in Tea: The fifth-ranked Fighting Cougars stayed perfect Monday. McCook Central/Montrose (3-0) plays at Dell Rapids on Thursday. Tea Area (1-2) plays at Garretson on Thursday.

Boys basketball

Corsica-Stickney 86, Wessington Springs 12

CORSICA—Corsica-Stickney jumped out to a 19-5 first-quarter lead against Wessington Springs and coasted to a boys basketball win on Monday in Corsica.

Corsica-Stickney (3-0): Bryce Plamp powered the Jaguars with 24 points, seven rebounds, four assists and four steals. Cordel Menning notched a double-double with 14 points and 11 rebounds. Caysen Eide added 12 points, while Jaden Barse had nine points and six rebounds. The Jaguars outrebounded the Spartans 41-17. Up next: Corsica-Stickney hosts Andes Central/Dakota Christian on Thursday in Corsica.

Wessington Springs (0-3): Cooper Hainy and Gunnar Brandenburg each had three points, as the Spartans were 4-for-38 shooting in the game and had 28 turnovers. Up next: Wessington Springs hosts Highmore-Harrold on Dec. 29.

WS 5 10 12 12

CS 19 41 56 86

Viborg-Hurley 72, Howard 45

HOWARD—Viborg-Hurley downed Howard in boys basketball action on Monday in Howard.

Viborg-Hurley (3-1): Trace Sikkink scored 20 points and Brodee Sherman had 19 points. Jack Lee added 11 points. Up next: Viborg-Hurley hosts Hanson on Dec. 22 in Hurley.

Howard (0-4): Colton Spader recorded a double-double with 17 points and 10 rebounds. Tisyn Spader added 12 points. Up next: Howard plays at Freeman today.

VH 24 40 56 72

H 12 20 32 45

Menno 59, Iroquois 43

Spencer Schultz and Trey Bohlmann combined for 40 points to lift Menno to a boys basketball win over Iroquois on Monday at the Corn Palace.

Menno (2-2): Schultz led the Wolves with 20 points and three 3-pointers. Bohlmann added 17 points and 12 rebounds. Kyle Munkvold had eight points and nine rebounds. Up next: Menno hosts Howard on Thursday.

Iroquois (1-2): Caleb Waldner and Adam Keating both scored 11 points. Up next: Iroquois plays Northwestern on Thursday in Mellette.

I 11 15 29 43

M 14 28 40 59

Monday's Statewide Scores


Corsica/Stickney 86, Wessington Springs 12

Dell Rapids 66, Baltic 39

Elk Point-Jefferson 64, Alcester-Hudson 2144

Eureka/Bowdle 40, South Border, N.D. 32

Great Plains Lutheran 55, Waubay/Summit 42

Sioux Valley 73, Parker 53

Sully Buttes 70, Mobridge-Pollock 35

Viborg-Hurley 72, Howard 45

Warner 45, Potter County 44


Corsica/Stickney 63, Wessington Springs 22

DeSmet 72, Dell Rapids St. Mary 37

Deubrook 65, Chester 52

Faulkton 62, Highmore-Harrold 54

Groton Area 64, Britton-Hecla 34

Hanson 57, Avon 51

Irene-Wakonda 62, Canistota 27

Kadoka Area 55, Philip 44

Lake Preston 47, Estelline 35

McCook Central/Montrose 63, Tea Area 49

Menno 59, Iroquois 12

South Border, N.D. 57, Edmunds Central 40

Warner 49, Potter County 36

Waubay 46, Great Plains Lutheran 35

West Central 49, Central Lyon, Rock Rapids, Iowa 35