Area high school basketball: Blackhawk girls win District 6B championship
HURON — The Sanborn Central/Woonsocket girls’ basketball team returns to the Region 3B game after beating James Valley Christian 55-27 Thursday in the District 6B championship.
Marissa Weber had 15 points and seven rebounds, Myah Selland recorded 11 points and Shelby Selland added 10 points and nine rebounds in the win. The Blackhawks were 22-of-43 from the field and brought down 24 rebounds.
Khiree Held led JVC, which was 10-of-33 from the field, with 11 points.
The Blackhawks (21-1) will play the winner of the District 5B championship for a spot in the Class B state tournament. The date of the game is TBA.
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Hanson 63, Bridgewater-Emery 35
The Hanson girls’ basketball team pulled away in the second half to beat Bridgewater-Emery 63-35 in the semifinals of the District 8B tournament Thursday at the Corn Palace in Mitchell.
The Beavers (19-2) were led by Kynedi Cheeseman with a game-high 19 points and six rebounds. Hailey Doyle, Leah Marsh and Sydney Dodd each added 10 points in the win. Marsh chipped in a team-high eight assists. The Beavers shot 25-of-40 from the field and 9-of-16 from the free-throw line and grabbed 23 rebounds.
Justine Dye scored 14 points to lead the Huskies (10-12).
Hanson plays Ethan in the finals of the District 8B tournament at 6:30 p.m. Saturday at the Corn Palace.
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Mount Vernon/Plankinton 38, Tri-Valley 30
MOUNT VERNON — Becca Glanzer’s double-double helped keep the Mount Vernon/Plankinton girls’ basketball team alive in the postseason as the Titans defeated Tri-Valley 38-30 Thursday in a Region 5A semifinal game.
Glanzer had a game-high 19 points and 11 rebounds, Megan Bultsma scored 10 points and Makaela Karst added 10 rebounds in the win. The Titans were 11-of-38 from the field, 18-of-30 from the line and had 35 rebounds and 17 turnovers.
Mariah Swier and Abbie Heiberger each had seven points for Tri-Valley, which was 9-of-34 from the field, 6-of-7 from the line and had 13 rebounds.
Mount Vernon/Plankinton (17-5) plays West Central in the Region 6A championship Thursday in Salem. Tri-Valley ends its season at 16-6.
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West Central 73, Wagner 64
HARTFORD — The Wagner girls’ basketball team led at halftime but eventually fell 73-64 to top-seeded West Central Thursday in a Region 5A semifinal game.
Ali Kuca had 24 points, Gina Soukup added 15 points and Emily Brunsing scored 10 points in the loss. The Red Raiders were 18-of-42 from the field, 23-of-36 from the line and had 25 rebounds. Kuca had six rebounds to lead Wagner, while Soukup dished out seven assists.
Kylie Hanisch and McKenzie Stone each scored 23 points, while Madison Kuehl had 13. 28-of-66 from the field, 12-of-26 from the line and had 41 rebounds. Stone added 13 rebounds for a double-double.
Wagner finished its season at 12-10. West Central (18-2) plays Mount Vernon/Plankinton in the Region 5A championship at 7 p.m. Thursday in Salem.
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Chamberlain 55, Cheyenne-Eagle Butte 53
CHAMBERLAIN — Kennedy Wagner scored 31 points to lead the Chamberlain girls’ basketball team over Cheyenne-Eagle Butte 55-53 Thursday in a Region 6A semifinal game.
Brittany Goodlow added nine points and Abbey Handel brought down a team-high seven rebounds and four assists for the Cubs, who were 14-of-43 from the field, 20-of-28 from the line and had 15 turnovers and 21 rebounds.
Dawnee Keckler had 12 points and Jalynn Eagle recorded a team-best 14 points. The Braves were 4-of-9 from the line.
Chamberlain (15-6) plays Winner in the Region 6A championship game at 7 p.m. March 7 in Fort Pierre. Cheyenne-Eagle Butte ends its season at 13-9.
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Winner 83, Miller 29
WINNER — The top-seeded Winner girls’ basketball team defeated Miller 83-29 in a Region 6A semifinal game Thursday night.
Kelsey Bertram led Winner with a double-double, recording 32 points and 11 rebounds. Cassidy Hanson also had a double-double with 13 points and 12 rebounds and Kennede Mathis added 15 points. Winner shot 27-of-49 from the field, 21-of-32 from the free-throw line and snagged 45 rebounds.
Miller was led by Jamie Mentzer with 16 points and eight rebounds and Kallie Ruhnke with nine rebounds. Miller shot 10-of-47 from the field, 8-of-19 from the line and grabbed 28 rebounds.
Miller ends the season 9-13, while Winner (20-1) plays Chamberlain in the Region 6A championship game at 7 p.m. March 7 in Fort Pierre.
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Lyman 46, Jones County 43
WHITE RIVER — Chesney Garnos hit two free throws in the closing moments for the Lyman girls’ basketball team to secure a 46-43 win over Jones county to win the District 13B title Thursday in White River.
Brooklyn Halverson finished with 10 points, seven rebounds and three blocks for Lyman, while Cedar Jandreau added to points and Anna Flitner grabbed seven rebounds.
Jones County was led by Madison Mathews with a game-high 16 points.
Lyman (14-8) plays New Underwood in the Region 7B championship at 7 p.m. Tuesday in Wall.
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Gayville-Volin 62, Marion 49
GAYVILLE — Gayville-Volin’s Alec Rarta had a double-double in a 62-49 win over Marion Thursday in high school boys’ basketball action.
Rarta had 16 points and 11 rebounds in the win.
Marion was led by Jacob Wuertz with 18 points and 11 rebounds for a double-double. Nick Gortmaker added 16 points and Lincoln Langrock scored 10 for the Bears.
The Raiders won the JV game 38-11.
Gayville-Volin (4-15) and Marion (6-14) begin district tournament play next week.
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Parker 54, Freeman 43
FREEMAN — Parker defeated Freeman 54-43 in a high school boys’ basketball game Thursday night.
Zach O’Keefe had 19 points to lead Parker and Michael Olsen added 10 points and seven rebounds. Parker shot 22-of-43 from the field, 2-of-5 from the line and brought down 20 rebounds.
Cole Paulson had 15 points and seven rebounds for Freeman, Nick Hilderbrand had 11 points and Brennan Schmidt recorded 12 rebounds. Freeman shot 15-of-46 from the field, 8-of-12 from the line and had 30 rebounds on the night.
Freeman (8-12) and Parker (16-4) both end the regular season and start District 9B play next week in Freeman.
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Burke/South Central 58, Avon 49
AVON — Sam Hazen had a double-double to lead Burke/South Central over Avon 58-49 Thursday in high school boys’ basketball action.
Sam Hazen recorded 19 points and 10 rebounds, Zach Sebern had 16 points and Dell Drey chipped in with 12 points. Burke/South Central shot 5-of-10 from the line, snagged 25 rebounds and turned the ball over six times.
Logan Mudder had 18 points and seven rebounds, Brandon Kocmich had a double-double with 18 points and 11 rebounds and Devin Tolsma had four steals in the loss. Avon shot 8-of-19 from the line and had 27 rebounds and 12 turnovers.
Avon (8-12) and Burke/South Central (12-8) both end their regular seasons and start the district play next week.
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Tripp-Delmont/Armour 54, Colome 47
ARMOUR — Tripp-Delmont/Armour boys’ basketball team ended its regular season by beating Colome 54-47 Thursday.
Cody Hrdlicka led Tripp-Delmont/Armour with 15 points and six rebounds. Gunner Dally had a double-double with 10 points and 11 rebounds, Shane Koster added 13 points and Adam Lau chipped in with 10 points. The Nighthawks shot 21-of-41 from the field, 8-of-16 from the line and had 18 turnovers.
Colome was led by Reed Harter with 22 points and Terrance Kinzer with 14 points. Colome shot 19-of-59 from the field, 4-of-14 from the line and grabbed 32 rebounds.
Tripp-Delmont/Armour (6-13) and Colome (10-9) begin postseason play next week.
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Platte-Geddes 59, Gregory 49
PLATTE — The Platte-Geddes boys’ basketball team finished the regular season with a 59-49 victory over Gregory Thursday.
Coby Johnson led the way for the Black Panthers with 19 points and nine rebounds. Carter Dykstra had 17 points and Brady Peterson added nine points and six rebounds for the Black Panthers, who shot 20-of-38 from the field, 18-of-30 from the line and grabbed 31 rebounds.
Gavin Thomas led the Gorillas with 13 points, Mitchell Klundt had 11 points and Andrew Taggart tallied eight points and seven rebounds. The Gorillas shot 14-of-46 from the field, 18-of-24 from the line and had 31 rebounds on the night.
Platte-Geddes (14-6) and Gregory (15-5) begin district tournament play next week.
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