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Area high school basketball: Hot shooting lifts Cavaliers

Mount Vernon/Plankinton’s Nick Lawson, left, drives the baseline as he is guarded by Bon Homme’s Scott Van Winkle during a boys’ high school basketball game Tuesday in Mount Vernon. (Aaron Saunders/Republic)

MOUNT VERNON — Mike Mesman poured in 31 points and grabbed nine rebounds to help the Bon Homme boys’ basketball team beat Mount Vernon/Plankinton 81-71 Tuesday.

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Hunter Young chipped in with 20 points and four rebounds, Scott Wieseler added 14 points and seven rebounds and Scott Van Winkle had 12 points in the win. The Cavaliers were 31-of-59 from the field and 14-of-19 from the free-throw line.

Deric Denning led the way for MVP with 35 points. Cote Hinker added 13 points and seven rebounds. The Titans were 28-of-55 from the field and 10-of-10 from the free-throw line.

Bon Homme (11-8) plays at Gregory Friday, while MVP (9-9) hosts Parkston Friday in Mount Vernon.

BH 21 49 59 81

MVP 16 35 54 71

Viborg-Hurley 56, Menno 50

MENNO — The Viborg-Hurley boys’ basketball team held off Menno to win 56-50 Tuesday.

Chet Peterson scored a team-best 17 points and Caleb Preszler added 13 points and seven rebounds for the Wolves, who were 18-of-47 from the field, 11-of-17 from the line and had 25 rebounds and nine turnovers.

Viborg-Hurley’s Dylan Kludt had 18 points and Austin Wurtz added 10.

Menno (8-11) plays at Scotland Friday, while Viborg-Hurley (15-5) plays at Marion Thursday.

M 15 25 38 50

VH 4 23 43 56

Wessington Springs 60,

Kimball/White Lake 50

WHITE LAKE — The Wessington Springs boys’ basketball team shot 71 percent from the field en route to beating Kimball/White Lake 60-50 Tuesday.

Braden Jones led the way for Wessington Springs with 21 points and five rebounds. Austin Messmer chipped in with eight points.

Kimball/White Lake was led by Eathen Gaulke, who scored 16 points. Brandon Overweg added 11 points and seven rebounds.The WiLdKats were 16-of-29 from the field, 6-of-13 from the free-throw line and won the JV game 46-34.

WS (5-13) plays James Valley Christian Friday in Huron, while KWL (4-14) plays Andes Central Thursday at the Corn Palace in Mitchell.

WS 18 32 46 60

KWL 9 18 35 50

Platte-Geddes 59, Winner 49 OT

PLATTE — Coby Johnson recorded a double-double to help the Platte-Geddes boys’ basketball team beat Winner 59-49 in overtime Tuesday.

Johnson tallied 27 points and 11 rebounds for the Black Panthers, who were 20-of-45 from the field and 14-of 26 from the free-throw line. Carter Dykstra chipped in with 12 points and six rebounds, while Kole Heller had 11 points and five assists for Platte-Geddes.

Winner was led by Nathan Galbraith, who scored 13 points. Dalton Leiferman added nine points for the Warriors, who were 19-of-41 from the field and 12-of-18 from the free-throw line.

PG (13-5) plays Wagner Thursday in Wagner, Winner (6-12) plays Mobridge-Pollock Friday in Mobridge.

PG 15 22 36 48 59

W 18 28 41 48 49

Corsica/Stickney 45,

Tripp-Delmont/Armour 44

ARMOUR — Eli Van Roekel made the game winning free-throw to give the Corsica/Stickney boys’ basketball team beat Tripp-Delmont/Armour 45-44 Tuesday.

With the game tied at 44, Van Roekel was fouled, while taking a 3-pointer as time ran out. He made his first shot attempt to give the Jaguars the win. He also led Corsica/Stickney in scoring with 14 points, while Walker Baan Hofman added 13 points and seven rebounds and Darren Fallis had 12 points.

The Jaguars were 15-of-39 from the field, 9-of-14 from the free-throw line and won the JV game 32-28.

TDA was led by Cody Hrdlicka, who scored 16 points. Gunnar Dally added nine points and nine rebounds, while Adam Lau had eight rebounds. The Nighthawks were 14-of-31 from the field and 13-of-26 from the free-throw line.

CS (11-7) plays Hanson Thursday at the Corn Palace in Mitchell, while TDA (5-13) plays Ethan Friday in Ethan.

CS 4 14 29 45

TDA 16 28 41 44

Lyman 63, Highmore Harrold 47

PRESHO — Bryce Janis had 17 points and five assists to help the Lyman boys’ basketball team beat Highmore-Harrold 63-47 Tuesday.

Trey Mundlien chipped in with 13 points, while Eric Terca had 13 points. Alec Terca added 11 rebounds for the Raiders, who were 14-of-37 from the field and 24-of-34 from the free-throw line. Lyman plays Kadoka Area Friday in Kadoka.

L 20 25 43 63

HH 16 26 36 47

Burke/South Central 52, Colome 50

COLOME — Sam Hazen tallied 20 points and 12 rebounds for double-double to help the Burke/South Central boys’ basketball team edge Colome 52-50 Tuesday.

Zach Sebern added 16 points for the Cougars, who won the JV game 26-19.

Colome was led by Reed Harter, who scored 16 points. Terrance Kinzer and Holden Thieman each added 12 points.

BSC (11-8) plays Avon Feb. 27, in Avon, while Colome (9-8) plays Dakota Christian Friday in New Holland at Dakota Christian.

Girls’ basketball

Viborg-Hurley 56, Menno 40

MENNO — Abby Hora scored 16 points as Viborg-Hurley’s girls’ basketball team beat Menno 56-40 Tuesday.

Abby Herrboldt scored a game-high 18 points and Kylee Kessler added nine points and eight rebounds for the Wolves, who were 15-of-56 from the field, 4-of-10 from the line and had 17 turnovers and 30 rebounds. Menno (3-16) hosts Andes Central Thursday.

M 6 15 26 40

VH 15 33 44 56

Mount Vernon/Plankinton 54,

Bon Homme 28

MOUNT VERNON — The Mount Vernon/Plankinton girls’ basketball team shot 51 percent from the field as it defeated Bon Homme 54-28 Tuesday.

Becca Glanzer scored a game-high 18 points, Megan Bultsma added 10 rebounds and Makaela Karst brought down a game-high eight rebounds in the win. The Titans shot 62 percent from the line.

Kelsey Sutera scored eight points, while Morgan Rothschadl had seven rebounds for the Cavaliers, who shot 25 percent from the field, 40 percent from the line and had 18 turnovers and 20 rebounds.

MVP (14-5) plays at Parkston Thursday, while Bon Homme (6-14) won the JV game 28-27 and plays in the region tournament Tuesday.

BH 4 10 12 28

MVP 12 30 41 54

Dakota Christian 58, Scotland 55

NEW HOLLAND — Ahna Vander Pol’s 22-point performance helped lift Dakota Christian past Scotland 58-55 Tuesday in high school girls’ basketball action.

Brooklyn Vander Pol had 17 points and six rebounds, while Kennedy Muckey added 10 points for the Cadets, who were 18-of-38 from the line, 19-of-26 from the line and had 16 rebounds and eight turnovers.

Carley Skorepa recorded 21 points and nine rebounds, Jessica Thum had 11 points and Amber Alvey added 10 points for Scotland, which was 19-of-44 from the field, 13-of-17 from the line and had 20 rebounds and 14 turnovers.

The Cadets (12-7) plays at Sunshine Bible Academy Thursday, while Scotland (6-13) hosts Tripp-Delmont/Armour Thursday.

DC 8 18 45 58

S 15 33 40 55

Parkston 70, Andes Central 29

LAKE ANDES — The Parkston girls’ basketball team held defeated Andes Central 70-29 Tuesday.

Halli Heisinger recorded 17 points and eight rebounds, while Sam Herrold had 15 points and seven rebounds in the win. Jessica Alley had 12 points, Sam Kinneberg added 11 and Sadie Schoenfelder tallied 10 for the Trojans, who improved to 7-12.

Andes Central was led by Annie Houseman with 11 points.

Parkston plays Mount Vernon/Plankinton Thursday in Plankinton, while Andes Central (3-16) plays at Menno Thursday.

P 20 41 60 70

AC 2 13 19 29

Vermillion 53, Wagner 48

WAGNER — Vermillion beat Wagner 53-48 Tuesday.

Emily Brunsing had 11 points and 11 rebounds for double-double, Gina Soukup added 10 points and Ali Kuca brought down a game-high 12 rebounds in the loss. Wagner was 20-of-61 from the field, 7-of-16 from the line and had 46 rebounds and 16 turnovers.

Wagner (10-9) hosts Platte-Geddes Thursday, while Vermillion (10-10) heads into postseason play Tuesday.

V 9 24 41 53

W 11 25 38 48

Canistota 65, Freeman Academy 25

CANISTOTA — Chloe Nielsen recorded 20 points and nine rebounds in Canistota’s 65-25 victory over Freeman Academy Tuesday.

Jenny Hofer added 15 points and six rebounds for the Hawks (12-8), who were 26-of-65 from the field, 9-of-17 from the line and had 39 rebounds.

Clara Koerner had a team-best 13 points and 10 rebounds for a double-double for the Bobcats (0-18), who were 11-of-34 from the field, 3-of-5 from the line.

Both teams begin district play next week.

C 18 28 48 65

FA 7 12 22 25

Ethan 54, Freeman 46

FREEMAN — Elli Hohn scored a game-high 24 points as the Ethan girls’ basketball team defeated Freeman 54-46 Tuesday.

Darbi Gustafson added 10 points and nine rebounds and Rachel Hawkins dished out nine assists for Ethan, which was 21-of-40 from the field, 8-of-10 from the line and had 23 rebounds and 14 turnovers.

Nicole Saarie had 14 points, Cailey Roth recorded 13 points and nine rebounds and Erika Sage added 10 points for Freeman, which was 19-of-46 from the field, 4-of-6 from the line and had 22 rebounds and 17 turnovers.

Ethan (13-7) and Freeman (16-4) play in districts next week.

E 17 29 42 54

F 16 24 33 46

Corsica/Stickney 42,

Tripp-Delmont/Armour 39

ARMOUR — Three players scored in double figures to help the Corsica/Stickney girls’ basketball team beat Tripp-Delmont/Armour 42-39.

Jackie Dethlefsen had 13 points to lead the way for Corsica/Stickney. Hope Menning and Brianna Kuyper added 10 points. Kuyper also had nine steals, while Micayla Bamberg grabbed 11 rebounds.

TDA was led by Hannah Just, who scored 17 points. Matti Reiner added nine points, while Becca Brown and Erica Koster each had six rebounds.

CS ends its regular season 11-9, while TDA (5-14) plays Scotland Thursday in Scotland.

TDA 5 15 34 39

CS 12 19 31 42

Monday’s game

Colome 50, Gregory 42

COLOME — Rebecca Moorhead and Mariah Kinzer each had 16 points in Colome’s 50-42 win over Gregory Monday.

Kinzer added 13 rebounds for a double-double and Taylor Hrabanek also had 13 rebounds for Colome.

Gregory’s Brianna Leber had 16 points and 11 rebounds for a double-double, while Megan Preslicka added 14 points.

Colome (6-14), which won the JV game, plays in districts next week, while Gregory (2-17) hosts Burke/South Central Thursday.