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Area high school basketball roundup 12/13/2013: WiLdKats defeat Nighthawks 43-42

Tripp-Delmont/ Armour’s Jessica Sandau shoots over Kimball/White Lake’s Paige Munsen during a girls’ high school basketball game Thursday in Armour. (Aaron Saunders/Republic)

ARMOUR — Kimball/White Lake topped Tripp-Delmont/Armour 43-42 in high school basketball action Thursday in Armour.

The WiLdKats (2-0) got a game-high 16 points from Jazmyn Hinker. Senior guard Mary Kroupa added 12, while Kelli Steffen scored six in the win.

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The Nighthawks (0-2) got a double-double from Jessica Sandau, who finished with 10 points and 10 rebounds. Hannah Just scored a team-high 14 for TDA, while Allyson Ledeboer added eight rebounds in the loss.

TDA finished with 34 rebounds and 29 turnovers, while the WiLdKats had 21 rebounds and 25 turnovers.

The WiLdKats won the JV game and play Platte-Geddes Tuesday in Platte, while the Nighthawks play Menno Saturday in Menno.

KWL 5 10 23 43

TDA 5 11 20 42

Canistota 44, Marion 33

MARION — Jenny Hofer recorded a double-double to help the Canistota Hawks beat the Marion Bears 44-33 in a girls’ high school basketball game Thursday.

Hofer finished with 11 points and 12 rebounds for the Hawks, while Chloe Nielsen had 19 points, nine steals and seven rebounds. Kallie Ortman added 14 points and seven rebounds for Canistota, which was 15-of-52 from the field and had 42 rebounds.

Marion was led by Briana Davis and Devin Nelson. Davis tallied 11 points and six steals, while Nelson had 10 points. Kaitlyn Engbrecht added nine rebounds for the Bears, who were 11-of-44 from the field.

Canistota won the JV game 28-14.

Marion (0-2) hosts Hanson Dec. 23, while Canistota (2-0) plays Viborg-Hurley Saturday in Hurley.

C 10 25 37 44

M 11 15 24 33

West Central 76,

Mount Vernon/Plankinton 45

PLANKINTON — The Mount Vernon/Plankinton girls’ basketball team fell to 1-1 Thursday as it lost to West Central 76-45.

The Titans were 17-of-40 from the field, 9-of-18 from the free-throw line and committed 25 turnovers.

Megan Bultsma led the way for MVP with 14 points and seven rebounds. Becca Glanzer added 16 points, while Payleen O’Day had four assists.

West Central was led by Kylie Hanisch and Madison Kuehl. Hanisch tallied 20 points and nine steals, while Kuehl had 16 points. McKenzie Stone added 13 points.

MVP (1-1) plays Ethan Monday in Ethan. West Central (1-0) plays Sioux Falls Christian Saturday in Sioux Falls.

WC 24 47 65 76

MVP 11 25 35 45

Corsica/Stickney 67,

Wolsey-Wessington 35

STICKNEY — Corsica/Stickney started off the season by beating Wolsey-Wessington 67-35 in a girls’ high school basketball game Thursday night.

Leading Corsica/Stickney was Hope Menning with 23 points and seven assists, while Brittany Bamberg had 20 points and eight rebounds. Brianna Kuyper added 11 points and eight rebounds.

For Wolsey-Wessington, Sidney Carey had 13 points and Megan Robinson had eight points.

Corsica/Stickney shot 28-of-57 from the field and 5-of-11 from the free-throw line. Wolsey-Wessington shot 17-of-54 from the field and 2-of-5 from the free-throw line.

Corsica/Stickney (1-0) plays Beresford Saturday in Tea. Wolsey-Wessington (0-2) plays DeSmet Monday in Wolsey.

CS 17 28 49 67

WW 12 17 22 35

Freeman 66, Parker 45

FREEMAN — Freeman beat Parker 66-45 in a high school girls’ basketball game Thursday night.

For Freeman, Nicole Saarie had a game-high 21 points, Erika Sage recorded 15 points and five rebounds and Taylor Hermanson added 16 points. Freeman shot 37 percent from the floor and 63 percent from the free throw line. The team had 30 rebounds and 16 turnovers

Parker’s Rylie Christensen had 16 points and 20 rebounds for a double-double, Shanya Burt had 11 points and six rebounds and Lauren Hunstad had 12 points also. Parker shot 33 percent from the floor and 50 percent from the free-throw line. The Pheasants had 43 rebounds and 31 turnovers.

Freeman (2-0) plays Canistota Dec. 20 in Freeman. Parker (0-1) plays McCook Central/Montrose Saturday in Parker.

Freeman 15 34 50 66

Parker 7 21 31 45

Hanson 55, Bridgewater-Emery 41

BRIDGEWATER — Kynedi Cheeseman recorded a double-double to help the Hanson Beavers defeat Bridgewater-Emery 55-41 Thursday.

Cheeseman tallied 17 points and 11 rebounds and four assists for the Beavers, which earned their second win of the season. Leah Marsh added 12 points for Hanson, which was 19-of-48 from the field and grabbed 27 rebounds.

Justine Dye led the way for Bridgewater-Emery with 16 points, nine rebounds and five steals. Tiana Kayser chipped in with 10 points and seven rebounds. Bridgewater-Emery was 16-of-49 from the field and grabbed 23 rebounds.

Hanson won the JV game 40-27.

BE (0-2) plays Viborg-Hurley Tuesday in Hurley, while Hanson (2-0) plays Parkston Monday in Parkston.

BE 10 20 32 41

H 12 19 36 55

Sioux Valley 76, Howard 27

VOLGA — Sioux Valley knocked off Howard 76-27 in girls’ high school volleyball action Thursday in Volga.

Howard (0-1) was led by Kelsey Dawson, who scored 10 points on 4-of-16 shooting. Dawson added four rebounds for the Tigers. Katelyn Kampshoff, Macy Erickson, and Megan Olsen each added three points for Howard in the season-opening loss.

The Tigers were outrebounded 48 to 32 and shot 10 for 44 from the field for 23 percent. Howard had 22 turnovers and seven steals as a team.

Three players scored in double figures for Sioux Valley, led by Anna Keefe with 21 points.

The Tigers play Chester Area Tuesday in Chester, while Sioux Valley plays Clark/Willow Lake Saturday in Volga.

H 2 5 15 27

SV 15 32 47 76

Colome 52, Andes Central 24

COLOME — The Colome Cowgirls rebounded from a season-opening loss to top Andes Central 52-24 in girls’ high school basketball action Thursday in Colome.

The Cowgirls (1-1) were led by Rylee Rutton with 10 points. Rutton added eight steals in the win. Lauren Week added nine points and Jessie Pravecek and Taylor Hrabanek each scored eight for Colome, which shot 39 percent from the field.

Autumn Long Crow led the Eagles (0-2) with eight points, while Jo Marie Garcia pulled down 12 rebounds. Cybil Chytka added eight rebounds in the loss. The Eagles shot 16 percent from the field.

Andes Central plays Mitchell Christian Dec. 20 in Mitchell, while Colome plays Marty Indian Tuesday in Marty.

C 18 29 41 52

AC 8 15 15 24

James Valley Christian 63,

Wessington Springs 53

HURON — James Valley Christian beat Wessington Springs 63-53 in a high school girls’ basketball game Thursday night.

For Wessington Springs, Shyanne Kopfmann scored 27 points and had seven rebounds and Devin Tebay had 13 rebounds and five rebounds. Wessington Springs shot 20-of-50 from the floor and 13-of-26 from the free-throw line.

For James Valley Christian, Khiree Held had 29 points and Katelyn Held had 16 points. James Valley Christian shot 25-of-50 from the floor and 8-of-10 from the free throw line.

Wessington Springs (0-1) plays Mitchell Christian Saturday in Wessington Springs. James Valley Christian (1-1) plays Highmore-Harrold at James Valley Christian.

JVC 8 18 46 63

WS 11 28 41 53