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Area high school basketball roundup: MVP boys slip past Hanson

By The Daily Republic

ALEXANDRIA — Deric Denning tallied 23 points to help the Mount Vernon/Plankinton boys’ basketball team beat Hanson 62-60 Thursday.

Denning also had four assists, while Cody Renken added 17 points for MVP. Tate Deinert chipped in with 12 points and four assists. The Titans were 31-of-64 from the field with 22 rebounds.

Taylor Nichols recorded a double-double for Hanson. He scored 23 points and 12 rebounds. Jordan Marquardt added 16 points and eight assists. Marshall Miller added 10 points for the Beavers, who were 24-of-59 from the field and 6-of-8 from the free-throw line.

MVP won the JV game 28-17.

Hanson (6-2) plays Parkston Monday in Parkston, while MVP (6-1) plays Sanborn Central/Woonsocket Saturday in Woonsocket.

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MVP 18 34 47 62

Burke/South Central 55, Dakota Christian 43

NEW HOLLAND — Zach Sebern scored 22 points to help the Burke/South Central boys’ basketball team beat Dakota Christian 55-43 Thursday.

Sam Hazen chipped in with 10 points and 13 rebounds for a double-double. Ethan Fernau added 11 points for the Cougars, who grabbed 32 rebounds.

Dakota Christian was led by Owen Medicine and Zach DeLange. DeLange had a team-high 13 points, while Medicine had 12 points. Michael DeWaard had eight rebounds and Drew Veurink recorded four assists.

Burke/South Central also won the JV game 34-27.

Dakota Christian (0-4) hosts Avon Friday in New Holland, while B/SC (5-4) plays Gregory Jan. 17 in Burke.

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B/SC 12 26 37 55

Canistota 62, Dell Rapids St. Mary 26

CANISTOTA — Three players scored in double figures for the Canistota boys’ basketball team as they beat Dell Rapids St. Mary 62-26 Thursday.

Jerad Nielsen, Nick Hofer and Drew Seubert each had 12 points for the Hawks. Scott Jolley added five assists, six rebounds and seven steals for Canistota, which shot 24-of-37 from the field.

Jarrett Scholten scored 12 points for Dell Rapids St. Mary, which had 31 rebounds. Dell Rapids St. Mary also shot 9-of-49 from the field.

Dell Rapids St. Mary won the JV game.

Canistota (5-2) plays Gayville-Volin Tuesday in Gayville, while Dell Rapids St. Mary (1-6) plays Parker in Parker Tuesday.

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DRSM 7 15 17 26

McCook Central/Montrose 48, Chester Area 41

PARKER — Will Gottlob had 21 points and 21 rebounds to help the McCook Central/Montrose boys’ basketball team beat Chester Area 48-41 Thursday.

Gottlob also had five assists, while Cole Cheeseman added 18 points. MCM was 15-of-39 from the field and 16-of-28 from the free-throw line.

Cole Acheson led the way for Chester Area with 13 points. Jesse Kreutzfeldt had 12 points. Chester Area was 18-of-55 from the field. Chester Area was 1-of-6 from the free-throw line.

MCM (5-1) plays Parker today in Parker, while Chester Area (3-4) plays Howard today in Parker.

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MCM 13 29 39 48

Corsica/Stickney 48, Platte-Geddes 46

PLATTE — Corsica/Stickney held off Platte-Geddes for a 48-46 win in boys’ high school basketball action Thursday in Platte.

The Jaguars were led by Darren Fallis, who finished with 12 points and 10 rebounds for a double-double. Austin Tilton, Eli Van Roekel and Nick Blom each added 11 points for CS. Van Roekel added five rebounds, four assists and four steals.

The Black Panthers got a game-high 21 points and six rebounds from Coby Johnson, while Kole Heller and Carter Dykstra each added nine points in the loss.Tate Wagner chipped in seven points and nine rebounds for PG.

CS won the JV game 34-26 and plays Wagner Saturday in Corsica, while PG (4-2) plays at Tri-Valley today.

CS 15 26 42 48

PG 15 25 32 46

Wessington Springs 61, Sunshine Bible Academy 57

WESSINGTON SPRINGS — Wessington Springs topped Sunshine Bible Academy 61-57 in boys’ high school basketball action Thursday in Wessington Springs.

Zachary Paulson led the Spartans with 16, while Jase Kraft added 12 points. Braden Jones added 11 poitns and a team-high eight rebounds in the win.

SBA had four players finish in double figures, including Drew McClain, who finished with 17. Malachi Clark added 13 points and 15 rebounds in the loss.

WS shot 52 percent form the field, while SBA was 37 percent and won the rebounding battle 35-27.

The Spartans (2-4) play Ethan today in Ethan, while SBA (1-4) plays Lower Brule Tuesday.

SBA 15 26 39 57

WS 12 27 40 61

Parker 95, Howard 20

PARKER — The Parker boys’ basketball team defeated Howard 95-20 in a Big East Tournament game Thursday in Parker.

The Tigers (0-4) were led by David Clarey with eight points, while David Weidler added four points and six rebounds.

Parker’s Jake Anderson had a game-high 30 points and grabbed six rebounds in the win.

Howard plays Chester in the Big East Tournament today in Parker.

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P 27 50 71 95

Tuesday’s game

Colome 62, Lyman 47

COLOME — Terrance Kinzer had 21 points as the Colome boys’ basketball team beat Lyman 62-47 Tuesday.

Reed Harter added 15 points for the Cowboys, who shot 46 percent from the field and 70 percent from the line.

Lyman’s Trey Mundlien recorded 14 points, Eric Terca had 11 and Harley Hoogendoorn brought down seven rebounds. The Raiders shot 39 percent from the field and 75 percent from the line.

Colome (5-3) plays Crow Creek Monday in Stephan, while Lyman (1-4) plays in the Jones County Invitational Jan. 16-18 in Murdo.

Girls’ basketball

Burke/South Central 58, Andes Central 23

BONESTEEL — Allison Sebern recorded a game-high 21 points as the Burke/South Central girls’ basketball team defeated Andes Central 58-23 Thursday.

Chloe Kenzy and Jenny Higgins each tallied four rebounds for the Cougars, who were 7-of-9 for 78 percent from the line.

Auviyah Laweka had a team-best 11 points in the loss, while Jo Marie Garcia had five rebounds.

The Cougars (4-3) play Bon Homme Tuesday in Bonesteel, while the Eagles (1-6) play at Platte-Geddes Thursday.

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AC 5 12 16 23

Wessington Springs 53, Sunshine Bible Academy 42

WESSINGTON SPRINGS — The Wessington Springs girls’ basketball team earned its first win of the season Thursday as it beat Sunshine Bible Academy 53-42.

Sheyanne Brodkorb had 16 points and six steals, Morgan Tebay added 11 points and five steals and Devin Tebay recorded 10 points and 11 rebounds for a double-double in the win. Shyanne Kopfmann had nine points and 16 rebounds for the Spartans, who were 20-of-58 from the field and 10-of-25 from the line.

Sarah Pederson had 10 points and seven blocked shots and Jessie Harrison added nine points in the loss. SBA was 17-of-49 from the field and 4-of-11 from the line.

The Spartans (1-6) won the JV game 26-15 and play at Ethan today, while SBA (2-5) hosts Lyman Friday.

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SBA 9 22 35 42

Avon 51, Scotland 35

AVON — Three players scored in double figures for the Avon girls’ basketball team as they beat Scotland 51-35 Thursday.

Chesney Nagel led the way with 18 points and three steals. Ariana Oorlog chipped in with 12 points, while Cheylee Nagel had 10 points. Heidi Cap added eight rebounds and three assists for Avon. The Pirates were 21-of-49 from the field and had 29 rebounds.

Amber Alvey led the way for Scotland with 11 points and three assists. Hannah Mogck added five rebounds for the Highlanders, who were 13-of-36 from the field. Scotland was also 2-of-3 from the free-throw line and had 18 rebounds.

The Highlanders won the JV game 21-19.

Avon (7-0) hosts Hanson Saturday in Avon, while Scotland (2-5) hosts Centerville Monday in Scotland.

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S 5 11 23 35

Winner 55, Todd County 42

WINNER — The Winner girls’ basketball team remained undefeated with a 55-42 win over Todd County Thursday in Winner.

The Warriors were led by Kelsey Bertram with 18 points, while Sara Husher added 10 points. Katie Mathis had a team-high seven rebounds for Winner, while Cassidy Hanson added six boards.

Todd County was led by Katie LaPointe with 16 points.

The Warriors won the JV game and play Gregory Saturday in Gregory, while Todd County (7-2) plays Colome Saturday in Mission.

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W 12 25 42 55

Kimball/White Lake 53, Colome 28

COLOME — The Kimball/White Lake girls’ basketball team topped Colome 53-28 Thursday in Colome.

The WiLdKats (7-1) were led by Jazmyn Hinker with 15 points, while Kellie Steffen added 13 points. Mary Kroupa added 10 points and six rebounds.

The Cowgirls were led by Jessie Pravescek with six points.

KWL won the JV game and plays Sanborn Central/Woonsocket Tuesday in Kimball.

Chamberlain 60, Crow Creek 36

STEPHAN — Kennedy Wagner scored a team-high 16 points for Chamberlain in a 60-36 win over Crow Creek in girls’ high school basketball action Thursday in Stephan.

Wagner added seven rebounds, seven assists and six steals for the Cubs, while Dawson Munger chipped in 12 points. Kylie Bertram added 10 points, while Shelby Schindler grabbed a team-high 10 prebounds.

The Cubs shot 24-of-67 from the field and grabbed 39 total rebounds.

Crow Creek was led by Jamie Marks with a game-high 18 points.

The Cubs (5-2) won the JV game and play Cheyenne-Eagle Butte Saturday in Eagle Butte.

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CC 7 16 22 36