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Area high school basketball roundup: Paulson scores 1,000th point in Freeman loss

FREEMAN — Cole Paulson scored his 1000th point for the Freeman Flyers in a boys’ basketball game against Hanson Monday.

Paulson scored 15 points and had eight rebounds in the Flyers’ 67-64 loss to the Beavers.

Leading the Hanson Beavers were Taylor Nichols with 24 points and 17 rebounds for a double-double and Jordan Marquardt with 21 points, five rebounds and five steals. Sam Vander Stouwe added 11 points for Hanson, which shot 51 percent from the field and 80 percent from the free-throw line.

The Freeman Flyers were led by Joseph Weier with 21 points and five rebounds and Brennan Schmidt with 20 points and eight rebounds.

Freeman (8-7) hosts Corsica/Stickney Thursday and the Hanson Beavers (13-3) travel to Mitchell Christian Thursday.

Kimball/White Lake 53, Lyman 45

KIMBALL — The Kimball/White Lake boys’ basketball team earned its third win of the season Monday after beating Lyman 53-45.

Eathen Gaulke scored a game-high 24 points and had four assists, Corbin Heath added 11 and Noah Munsen brought down a team-best eight rebounds in the win. Riley Talbott added six assists for the WiLdKats, who were 21-of-48 from the field and 7-of-11 from the line.

Lyman’s Trey Mundlien recorded a team-best 16 points, four rebounds and three assists and Bryce Janis had 12 points in the loss. The Raiders were 14-of-54 from the field and 15-of-21 from the line.

KWL (3-13) plays Dakota Christian Thursday in New Holland, while Lyman (4-11) won the JV game 31-22 and hosts Philip Friday.

KWL 13 20 37 53

L 10 12 22 45

Menno 49, Marion 47

MENNO — Menno won a close game over Marion 49-47 in a boys’ basketball game Monday night.

Chet Peterson scored 17 points to lead the Menno Wolves and Derrick Lehr added eight points. Chet Peterson chalked up five assists and five steals.

The Wolves shot 40 percents from the field, 32 percent from the line and had 12 turnovers and 27 rebounds.

Marion’s Nick Gortmaker scored 23 points, Jacob Wuertz had 11 rebounds and Joey Pessia added 10 rebounds. Nick Gortmaker and Greg Engbrecht each added four assists each and Gortmaker added five steals. Marion shot 59 percent from the field, 33 percent from the free-throw line and had 18 turnovers and 32 rebounds.

Menno (7-11) hosts Canistota on Thursday and Marian (2-11) hosts Ethan today.

Marty 69, Andes Central 42

ANDES CENTRAL — The Marty Braves had four players score in double figures in a win over Andes Central Eagles 69-42 Monday in a boys’ basketball game.

Clinton Niess scored 15, Neulan Dion had 12, Colt Salcedo added 11 and Leon Jumping Elk recorded 11 in the win.

The Eagles’ leading scorer was Darrin Hopkins with 14 points and 10 rebounds. Brian Bruguier added nine points, eight rebounds, three assists and three steals, while Joe Evans scored nine points and five rebounds. Aaron Swanson pulled in five rebounds for the Eagles.

The Eagles (6-9) travel to Burke/South Central Thursday and the Marty Braves (12-3)host the Dakota Plains Invitational on Saturday.

M 18 36 59 69

AC 13 22 34 42

Girls’ basketball

Avon 54, Freeman 50

AVON — The Avon girls’ basketball team was led to victory by Chesney Nagel and Ariana Oorlog in a 54-50 win over Freeman Monday.

Nagel scored 26 points and Ariana Oorlog tallied 18 points. Heidi Cap brought down six of the team’s 23. Avon shot 39 percent from the field and 70 percent from the free-throw line.

Nicole Saarie was the leading scorer for Freeman with 16 points, followed by Taylor Hermsen with 12. Saarie added three rebounds, three assists and four steals for the Flyers, who shot 38 percent from the field and 72 percent from the free-throw line.

Avon outscored Freeman in the JV game 41-34.

Avon (13-4) hosts Viborg/Hurley Tuesday and Freeman (13-5) travels to Alexandria to meet the Hanson Beavers today.

A 14 24 41 54

F 13 26 40 50

Marion 35, Menno 29

MENNO — Marion outscored Menno in a girls’ basketball game 35-29 Monday night in Menno.

Devin Nelson and Renae Kayser were leading scorers for the Marion Bears. The Bears had a total of 27 rebounds, 30 assists and 13 steals. The Bears shot 50 percent from the line.

The Menno Wolves’ top scorer was Kylee Kessler with 15 points, followed by Kaylee Kessler and Abby Herrbolt with six points apiece. The Wolves had a total of 18 rebounds and shot 40 percent from the field and 38 percent from the free-throw line.

Menno won the JV game 30-11.

Marion hosts Ethan today and Menno travels to Canistota Tuesday.

Ma 11 20 24 35

Me 6 15 23 29

Howard 44, Arlington 33

HOWARD — Howard beat Arlington in a girls’ basketball game Monday night with a score of 44-33.

Kelsey Dawson was leading scorer and rebounder for Howard with 13 and nine. Howard was 2- for-2 from the three-point line and made 14 of 20 free throws.

Samantha Boeck scored 19 points and had 12 rebounds for Arlington.

Howard travels to Baltic today and Arlington travels to Elkton/Lake Benton Friday.

West Central 56, McCook Central/Montrose 27

WEST CENTRAL — The West Central girls’ basketball team outscored McCook Central/Montrose 56-27 Monday.

The leading scorer for the West Central Trojans was Madison Kuehl with 18 points and McKenzi Stone with 10 points. Kuehl added seven rebounds and Ali Lacey six steals. The Trojans were 3-for-8 from the free-throw line.

Morgan Koepsell scored nine points and had eight rebounds for the McCook Central/Montrose Fighting Cougars. The Fighting Cougars were 9-for-19 from the free-throw line.

West Central will host Beresford next and the Fighting Cougars head to Dell Rapids on Thursday.

Sanborn Central/Woonsocket 57, Bridgewater-Emery 34

EMERY — Shelby Selland and Myah Selland were leading scorers for the Sanborn Central/Woonsocket Blackhawks in a 57-34 win over Bridgewater-Emery Monday.

Shelby had 27 points, Myah scored 15 points and Marissa Weber pulled in six rebounds in the win. The Blackhawks had 17 turnovers and 20 team rebounds and were 23-of-46 from the field and 11-of-17 from the free-throw line.

Bridgewater/Emery’s high scorer was Justine Dye with 19 points. The Huskies shot 26 percent from the field and 50 percent from the free-throw line and recorded 16 rebounds and 14 turnovers.

Bridgewater/Emery (8-9) plays Marion Friday at the Corn Palace in Mitchell and Sanborn Central/Woonsocket (15-1) hosts Iroquois in Woonsocket today.

Kimball/White Lake 43, Lyman 38

KIMBALL — Jazmyn Hinker’s 17 points helped the Kimball/White Lake girls’ basketball team beat Lyman 43-38 Monday.

Kelli Steffen added 11 points for the WiLdKats, who were 9-of-37 from the field and 21-of-27 from the line.

Lyman’s Chesney Garnos tallied 15 points and Anna Flitner added 13. The Raiders were 10-of-35 from the field and 15-of-21 from the free-throw line.

Kimball/White Lake (11-6) hosts Lower Brule Friday in White Lake, while Lyman (11-6) hosts Philip Friday in Presho.

KWL 7 15 20 43

L 10 22 31 28

Canistota 51, Dell Rapids St. Mary 45

CANISTOTA — The Canistota Hawks squeaked by the Dell Rapids St. Mary Cardinals in an overtime girls’ basketball game Monday with a score of 51-45.

Chloe Nielsen had 25 points and 15 rebounds, while Jenny Hofer added 17 points and 12 rebounds in the win. Kalli Ortman had five assists for the Hawks, who shot 33 percent from the field and 60 percent from the free-throw line.

Kelly Michel lead the Dell Rapids St. Mary with 15 points, Anna Wolles added six and Lindsey Wolles scored seven. The Cardinals had a total of 37 rebounds with Ally Mullaney pulling in eight. The Cardinals shot 28 percent from the field and 59 percent from the free-throw line.

Canistota (10-7) travels to Menno today and Dell Rapids St. Mary (11-7) host Oldham-Ramona/Rutland Friday.

C 6 22 27 44 51

D 10 17 31 44 45