Area postseason basketball: Beavers advance to face Ethan boys in District 8B title contest
The second-seeded Hanson boys’ basketball team had three players score in double figures in a 73-56 win over Canistota Tuesday in a District 8B semifinal boys’ basketball game at the Corn Palace in Mitchell.
Jordan Marquardt scored a team-best 24 points, Jacob Paradeis recorded 15 points and eight rebounds and Taylor Nichols added 14 points and eight rebounds in the win. The Beavers were 29-of-46 from the field, 7-of-10 from the field and had 31 rebounds and 12 turnovers.
Canistota’s Shay Jolley had a game-high 25 points and Mason Decker added 10 points. The Hawks were 18-of-49 from the field, 15-of-21 from the line and had 16 rebounds and eight turnovers.
Hanson (17-4) faces Ethan in the District 8B title game at 5 p.m. Friday at the Corn Palace in Mitchell. Canistota ends its season 11-10.
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Ethan 67, Bridgewater-Emery 39
Camden Myers recorded a double-double and led the Ethan boys’ basketball team past Bridgewater-Emery 67-39 Tuesday in a District 8B semifinal game at the Corn Palace in Mitchell.
Myers had 12 points and 13 rebounds, while Blake Bartscher scored a game-high 18 points and Jace Connor and Tyler Myers each added 15 in the win. Connor dished out 10 assists for a double-double for the Rustlers, who were 27-of-48 from the field, 10-of-17 from the line and recorded 29 rebounds and six turnovers.
Jerret Weber led the Huskies with 14 points, while Sam Arend added nine. Lucas Miller grabbed seven rebounds for Bridgewater-Emery, which was 16-of-55 from the field, 6-of-10 from the line and had 28 rebounds and 11 turnovers.
Ethan (18-3) plays Hanson in the District 8B title game at 5 p.m. Friday at the Corn Palace in Mitchell. The Huskies end their season 7-14.
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Mobridge-Pollock 56, Winner 51
MOBRIDGE — The Winner boys’ basketball team had three players score in double figures in a 56-51 loss to Mobridge-Pollock Tuesday in a Region 6A basketball game.
Brendan Harter and Nathan Galbraith each scored 13 points and Devon Leirferman had 10 in the loss. Galbraith brought down a game-high 14 rebounds for a double-double for the Warriors, who were 15-of-50 from the field, 15-of-21 from the field and had 30 rebounds and 11 turnovers.
Mitchel Heumiller had 18 points, Preston Frederick scored 13, Mason Keller tallied 12 and Noah Chase added 10 points for Mobridge-Pollock, which was 18-of-38 from the field and 11-of-16 from the line.
Mobridge-Pollock (12-9) advances to play Cheyenne-Eagle Butte in the Region 6A semifinal game Thursday, while Winner ends its season 7-14.
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CORSICA — Corsica/Stickney defeated Tripp-Delmont/Armour 52-32 Tuesday in a District 11B boys’ basketball semifinal game in Corsica.
Walker Baan Hofman scored a game-high 17 points, Eli Van Roekel added 10 points, seven rebounds and four assists and Austin Tilton recorded 12 points, 17 rebounds and three blocks for a double-double in the win. The Jaguars were 18-of-49 for 37 percent from the field, 10-of-21 for 48 percent from the field and had 40 rebounds and nine turnovers.
Cody Hrdlicka had eight points and Gunner Dally grabbed 10 rebounds for the Nighthawks, who were 12-of-43 for 28 percent from the field and 4-of-6 from the line. TDA had 32 rebounds and 19 turnovers.
Corsica/Stickney (13-8) plays Platte-Geddes in the District 11B championship game at 6:30 p.m. Friday at the Corn Palace in Mitchell. TDA finishes the season 6-15.
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Gregory 60, Colome 44
GREGORY — Two players recorded double-doubles for Colome but it was not enough. The Gregory Gorillas defeated Colome 60-44 Tuesday in the District 12B semifinal boys’ basketball game.
Gavin Thomas led the charge for the Gorillas with 15 points, 12 rebounds and six assists for a double-double, while Andrew Taggart had 11 points in the win. Gregory shot 26-of-51 from the field, 6-of-15 from from the line and had 23 rebounds.
Holden Thieman had a double-double with 15 points and 14 rebounds and Reed Harter was the other for Colome with 10 points and 14 rebounds. Terrance Kinzer chipped in with 10 points for the Cowboys, who shot 16-of-36 from the field, 9-of-21 from the line and had 27 rebounds.
Colome ends the season 11-10 and Gregory (16-5) plays Marty Indian in the district championship at 8 p.m. Friday at the Corn Palace in Mitchell.
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Marty Indian 56, Burke/South Central 47
MARTY— Marty Indian beat Burke/South Central 56-47 in District 12B boys’ basketball semifinal game Tuesday.
Colt Salcedo led the way in scoring for Marty Indian with 16 points and five rebounds, Clinton Neiss put in 13 points and Xiomar Zephier had 10 rebounds. Marty Indian shot 5-of-6 from the free-throw line and had 24 rebounds and three turnovers.
Burke/South Central was led by Zach Sebern with 14 points, Dell Drey had 12 points and Sam Hazen recorded the game’s only double-double with 11 points and 12 rebounds. Burke/South Central shot 20-of-41 from the field, 3-of-5 from the free-throw line and had 15 turnovers.
The Cougars end the season 13-9 and Marty Indian (16-5) plays Gregory in the District 12B championship at 8 p.m. Friday at the Corn Palace in Mitchell.
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Platte-Geddes 55, Dakota Christian 24
PLATTE — Coby Johnson led the Platte-Geddes Black Panthers over Dakota Christian 55-24 in the District 11B boys’ basketball semifinal on Tuesday night.
Johnson paved the way for the Black Panthers with 22 points and eight rebounds, Carter Dykstra had 11 points and Brady Peterson made his presence known in the paint by grabbing seven rebounds. Platte-Geddes shot 20-of-46 from the field, 10-of-13 from the free-throw line and had 43 rebounds.
Dakota Christian was led by Owen Medicine with nine points, Zach De Lange had seven points and Drew Veurink brought down six rebounds. Dakota Christian shot 9-of-38 from the field, 4-of-11 from the line and recorded 20 rebounds.
Dakota Christian ends the season 4-18, while Platte-Geddes (15-6) plays Corsica-Stickney in the district championship at 6:30 p.m. Friday at the Corn Palace in Mitchell.
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McCook Central/Montrose 42
TYNDALL — The sixth-seeded Tri-Valley boys’ basketball team pulled off an upset, beating the third-seeded McCook Central/Montrose Cougars 54-42 in the Region 5A tournament Tuesday night.
Brendon Boomsma led the Mustangs with 20 points and six rebounds. Will Steineke had 10 points and six points and Joey Newman had six rebounds for Tri-Valley, which shot 19-of-63 from the field, 14-of-18 from the free-throw line and had 22 rebounds.
The Fighting Cougars’ Levi Sabers had 14 points and Cole Cheeseman had 12 points. No other stats were reported.
McCook Central/Montrose ends the season 11-10, while Tri-Valley (10-11) plays West Central in the Region 5A semifinals at 7 p.m. Friday in Colton.
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West Central 62, Bon Homme 58
TYNDALL — The seventh-seeded West Central boys’ basketball team pulled off an upset by beating the second-seeded Bon Homme Cavaliers 62-58 in the Region 5A tournament on Tuesday night.
Brandon Swartwout led West Central with 20 points, Ryan Johnson had 12 points and Cameron Stone had 11. West Central shot 12-of-20 from the free-throw line.
Scott Van Winkle had a double-double for the Cavaliers with 12 points and 14 rebounds, Mike Mesman had 17 points and eight rebounds, Scott Wiesler had 11 points and Hunter Young had 10 points. Bon Homme shot 7-of-17 from the free-throw line.
Bon Homme ends the season 12-9, while West Central (5-16) plays Tri-Valley in the Region 5A semifinals at 7 p.m. Friday in Colton.
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Mount Vernon/Plankinton 66, Wagner 62
MOUNT VERNON — The Mount Vernon/Plankinton Titans outscored the Wagner Red Raiders 66-62 in the first round of the Region 5A boys’ high school basketball tournament Tuesday in Mount Vernon.
Deric Denning led the Titans in scoring with 22 points and Tate Deinert added 20 points. Cote Hinker and Cody Renken each pulled in five rebounds as the Titans shot 61 percent from the field, 68 percent from the free-throw line and had a total of 22 rebounds.
Wagner’s Derek Soukup had a double-double with 18 points and 12 rebounds and Noah St. Pierre and Trajan Holiday each scored 13 in the loss. Jubal Grant pulled in seven of the team’s 29 rebounds, while the Raiders shot 47 percent from the field and 75 percent from the line.
Mount Vernon/Plankinton (10-11) will meet Parkston (13-7) on Friday at 7 p.m. in Parkston, while Wagner ends the season 10-10.
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James Valley Christian 75,
Wessington Springs 49
HURON — The James Valley Christian boys’ basketball team defeated the Wessington Springs Spartans in the second round of District 6B tournament 75-49 Tuesday in Huron.
The Vikings had three players in double digits with Nathan Wedel scoring 21 points, Alex Waldner adding 16 points, five rebounds and five steals and Andrew Ulvested recording 12 points, five rebounds, four steals and seven assists. Wedel pulled in eight rebounds.
Jevon Hohn led the Spartans with 11 points, Braden Jones added 10 and Jase Kraft scored nine points in the loss. Austin Messmer had six rebounds and Zachary Paulson and Landon Ochsner each pulled in five rebounds. Hohn and Kraft contributed three steals each and Paulson added six assists for the Spartans. The Spartans shot 28-of-44 from the field, while JVC shot 29-of-43 from the field.
James Valley Christian (20-1) will meet Wolsey-Wessington (17-4) at 7 p.m. Thursday in Huron and Wessington Springs ends its season 7-15.
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Sanborn Central/Woonsocket 51
HURON — The Wolsey-Wessington Warbirds defeated the Sanborn Central/Woonsocket Blackhawks 61-51 in District 6B action Tuesday.
The Warbirds’ top scorers were Lorenzo Williams with a double-double, scoring 23 points and pulling in 10 rebounds and five steals and Ryne Johnson and Bennett White with 11 points apiece. Alex Babcock had 10 rebounds for the Warbirds, which shot 23-of-54 from the field.
The Blackhawks were led by Tyler Krueger with 13 points and five rebounds and Davion Brooks recorded a double-double with 12 points and 11 rebounds. Brady Tiede pulled in five of the team’s 27 rebounds for the Blackhawks, who shot 20-of-53 from the field.
Wolsey-Wessington (17-4) meets James Valley Christian (20-1) at 7 p.m. Thursday in Huron, while Sanborn Central-Woonsocket ends its season 17-4.
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Parker 61, Freeman Academy 35
FREEMAN — The Parker Pheasants outscored the Freeman Academy Bobcats 61-35 Tuesday in a District 9B boys’ basketball game.
The Pheasants were led in scoring by Jake Anderson with 18 points and Zach O’Keefe with 16. Reid Joffer and Michael Olson each pulled in nine of the team’s 39 total rebounds.
Parker shot 39 percent from the field and 43 percent from the line, while the Bobcats shot 24 percent from the field and 61 percent from the free-throw line.
Teagan Schroeder led the Bobcats with nine points and 14 rebounds, Josh Stahl scored eight and Jeff Graber added seven points in the loss.
Parker (17-4) will meet Freeman at 7 p.m. Friday in Freeman and Freeman Academy ends its season 7-14.
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Freeman 64, Menno 46
FREEMAN — The Freeman Flyers defeated the Menno Wolves 64-46 in a District 9B boys’ basketball game Tuesday in Freeman.
Cole Paulson scored 23 points and Brennan Schmidt had 19 points and eight rebounds in the win for the Flyers. Freeman shot 19-of-43 from the field and 77 percent from the line, while Menno shot 18-of-46 from the field and 50 percent from the line.
Dylan Lehr led Menno with 11 points and Andrew Schaeffer scored 10 points and had eight rebounds in the loss.
Freeman (9-12) will meet Parker (17-4) at 7 p.m. Friday in Freeman and Menno ends its season 10-12.
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