Area basketball roundup: Jaguar girls knock down KWL
Corsica-Stickney had three players score in double figures in a 59-54 girls basketball victory over Kimball/White Lake on Thursday at the Corn Palace.
Corsica-Stickney (17-3): Courtney Menning paced the Jaguars with 21 points and five rebounds. Menning also hit four of Corsica-Stickney's eight 3-pointers. Avery Broughton netted 16 points and five boards. Rachel Gerlach added 12 points and three 3-pointers. Up next: The Jaguars play in the Region 6B tournament next week.
KWL (11-9): Kennedy Leiferman scored 22 points and grabbed 10 rebounds. Grace Konechne added 18 points and eight boards. Up next: KWL plays in the Region 6B tournament next week.
CS 19 28 42 59
KWL 12 27 40 54
Mount Vernon/Plankinton 47, Plankinton 32
PLANKINTON — Mount Vernon/Plankinton topped Parkston 47-32 in girls basketball action Thursday.
MVP (8-12): Katlyn Briggs led the Titans with 14 points and 10 rebounds for a double-double. Camie Walz added nine points and six steals. Up next: MVP plays in the Region 5A tournament next week.
Parkston (6-17): Paige Semmler tallied 12 points for the Trojans, while Emma Yost added six points and four rebounds. Up next: The Trojans will play in the Region 5A tournament next week.
P 4 8 23 32
MVP 8 16 33 47
Hanson 66, Pine Ridge 53
Hanson raced past Pine Ridge for a girls basketball victory on Thursday at the Corn Palace.
Hanson (17-3): Jada Campbell poured in 23 points for the Beavers, while Brooke Slaba tossed in 14 and Megan Guericke scored 12. Campbell also pulled down nine rebounds. Up next: Hanson will play in the Region 4B tournament next week.
Pine Ridge (15-6): Taysha Big Crow and Katerri Weston tallied 12 points apiece for the Thorpes.
Up next: Pine Ridge will play in the Region 7A tournament next week.
H 14 35 54 66
PR 12 26 40 53
Tripp-Delmont/Armour 59, Scotland 44
SCOTLAND — Four Nighthawks scored in double figures to power Tripp-Delmont/Armour past Scotland in prep girls basketball action Thursday.
TDA (17-2): Erica Koster tallied 20 points and five rebounds, while Mattilynn Reiner scored 16 points, Kianna Payer totaled 11 and Brooklyn Brouwer tossed in 10 points. Koster added six steals. Up next: TDA plays in the Region 6B tournament next week.
Scotland (8-12): Issabela Vitek led the Highlanders with 11 points, while Grace Fryda and Taylor Gall tallied nine points and five rebounds apiece. Up next: Scotland plays in the Region 6B tournament next week.
TDA 25 35 48 59
S 11 24 31 44
Burke/South Central 60, Gregory 32
GREGORY — Three Cougars scored in double figures to power Burke/South Central to a girls basketball victory over Gregory Thursday.
BSC (14-6): Lacey Person led the Cougars with 14 points, while Taylee Indahl tallied 13 and Tressa Bull scored 11. Up next: BSC plays in the Region 6B tournament next week.
Gregory (4-16): Sydney Svatos totaled 11 points for the Gorillas. Brooklyn VanDerWerff pulled down seven rebounds. Up next: Gregory plays in the Region 6B tournament next week.
BSC 15 31 41 60
G 4 13 23 32
Wagner 44, Platte-Geddes 35
WAGNER — Wagner topped Platte-Geddes in girls basketball action Thursday.
Wagner (6-14): Kayli Kocer led the Red Raiders with 12 points and Abby Brunsing chipped in 11 points. Maesa Dvorak and Janae Patterson pulled down 12 and 11 boards, respectively. Up next: Wagner will play in the Region 5A tournament next week.
Platte-Geddes (4-16): Maddi Miller scored 18 points with six rebounds for the Black Panthers. Up next: Platte-Geddes plays in the Region 5A tournament next week.
PG 10 18 25 35
W 12 20 36 44
Menno 57, Freeman Academy/Marion 24
MENNO — Three girls scored in double-figures to lift Menno past Freeman Academy/Marion in prep basketball action Thursday.
Menno (13-7): Ashton Vaith tallied 13 points and seven steals for the Wolves, while Kiara Nusz scored 12 points with five rebounds, and Morgan Edelman pitched in 11 points and seven rebounds. Up next: Menno plays in the Region 5B tournament next week.
FAM (3-17): Andrea Wollman led the Bearcats with 10 points, as Rachel Miller pulled down six rebounds. Up next: FAM plays in the Region 5B tournament next week.
FAM 2 13 16 24
M 18 31 42 57
Kimball/White Lake 54, ACDC 49
Kimball/White Lake held Andes Central/Dakota Christian to seven points in the third quarter and pulled away for a prep boys basketball victory on Thursday at the Corn Palace.
KWL (13-6): Carter Fredericksen scored 19 points and Javen Holan added 12 points. Kordel Kiehn pulled down 12 rebounds and Chandler Fredericksen dished out seven assists. Up next: KWL plays Burke/South Central on Monday in Kimball.
ACDC (9-9): Daaron Tronvold scored a game-high 20 points and Chase Pheifer added 12 points. Up next: The Thunder play Sunshine Bible Academy today in Miller.
KWL 20 32 43 64
ACDC 17 26 33 49
Corsica-Stickney 51, Hanson 49
Corsica-Stickney edged Hanson in boys basketball action Thursday at the Corn Palace.
Corsica-Stickney (17-2): Cordel Menning recorded 13 points for CS, while Bryce Plamp added 10 points. The Jaguars play at Parkston on Monday.
Hanson (10-9): Reggie Slaba scored 12 points for Hanson, while Donnie Weber and Payden Haiar tallied eight points apiece. Up next: The Beavers play at Scotland on Saturday.
H 8 22 35 49
CS 13 25 35 51
Platte-Geddes 74, Wagner 38
WAGNER — Three Black Panthers scored in double figures to lift Platte-Geddes to a victory in boys basketball action Thursday.
Platte-Geddes (12-8): Trevor Sprik tallied 20 points, while Hayden Stluka scored 12, and Kelby VanDerWerff pitched in 11 points. Up next: Platte-Geddes plays in the Region 5A tournament.
Wagner (1-19): Alex Sully totaled 18 points, while Mato Perry added six rebounds. Up next: Wagner will play in the Region 5A tournament.
PG 22 44 60 74
W 15 21 32 38
Menno 55, Freeman Academy/Marion 48 (OT)
MENNO — Menno completed a second-half comeback by outscoring Freeman Academy/Marion 11-4 in overtime for a home victory in prep boys basketball action on Thursday.
Menno (8-9): Trey Bohlmann scored 16 points and pulled down 14 rebounds. Kyle Munkvold had 15 points and Spencer Schultz chipped in 11. Up next: The Wolves play at Scotland today.
FAM (8-12): Thaniel Schroeder led with 21 points and Gavin Pankatz added 14 points. Up next: The Bearcats will play in the Region 5B tournament next week.
FAM 17 31 38 44 48
M 13 20 30 44 55
Canistota 58, Irene-Wakonda 49 (OT)
CANISTOTA — Canistota came up with a boys basketball victory over Irene-Wakonda in an overtime thriller on Thursday.
Canistota (16-2): Tyce Ortman recorded 18 points and nine rebounds, while Connor Carlson tallied 13 points and 12 rebounds for a double-double. Jordan Lee added 12 points. Up next: The Hawks play Colman-Egan today in Colman.
Irene-Wakonda (13-6): Tate Gale led the Eagles with 16 points, while Trey King pitched in 15 points and nine rebounds. Dallas Lee added 10 points and nine rebounds. Up next: Irene-Wakonda plays Bon Homme on Monday in Tyndall
C 5 21 35 43 58
IW 15 25 33 43 49
Flandreau 74, Howard 41
HOWARD — Dylan Lebrun's performance lifted Flandreau to boys basketball victory over Howard.
Flandreau (14-5): Dylan LeBrun recorded 23 points and 12 rebounds for a double-double, while Connor LeBrun added 15 points. Up next: Flandreau plays De Smet on Saturday in Flandreau.
Howard (1-19): Kalub Carmichael tallied 12 points, as Colton Spader scored 10 points with six rebounds, and Tate Schwader grabbed a double-double with 10 points and 10 rebounds. Up next: Howard will play in the Region 4B tournament.
F 22 44 64 74
H 4 22 34 41
Mount Vernon/Plankinton 73, Gregory 66
GREGORY — Mount Vernon/Plankinton rose to victory over Gregory in boys basketball action Thursday.
MVP (10-8): Dane Rihanek poured in 26 points, while Kaden Karst scored 19 points. Brady Anderson chipped in 11 rebounds. Up next: The Titans play at Parkston today.
Gregory (8-10): Jayd VanDerWerff tallied 24 points. Coy Determan added 16 points and Tommy Determan totaled 15 points. Up next: The Gorillas play Bon Homme today in Gregory.
MVP 16 33 49 73
G 16 26 43 66