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RAPID CITY -- Despite Taylor Volesky's 15 points, the Mitchell High School girls basketball team couldn't get past Rapid City Stevens on Saturday in Rapid City, falling 44-39. "I thought we played pretty well. We did a good job of controlling the tempo and staying in the game.
Scotland 45, Bon Homme 36 SCOTLAND -- Tanner Skorepa's double-double carried Scotland past Bon Homme 45-36 on Friday in Scotland. Skorepa had 15 points and 10 rebounds, while Shaye Bloch added 17 points. Scotland made 14 of 24 free throws, while Bon Homme was 3-of-5 from the line. Bon Homme was led by Hunter Young with 19 points and Tanner Van Winkle had 10 points.
LAKE ANDES -- Ethan Cooper's 22 points led Mitchell Christian past Andes Central 57-29 on Friday. Cooper also grabbed 10 rebounds to record a double-double. "The kids came out ready to play tonight," Mitchell Christian head coach Dennis Martin said. "We were concerned about coming back after a hard game last night, but we came out to play and the kids distributed the ball well." Martin said he was impressed with how efficient his players were on the offensive end. "We did a really good job of taking care of the basketball tonight," Martin said.
RAPID CITY -- The Mitchell High School girls basketball team couldn't get enough stops on defense Friday night as it fell to Rapid City Central 57-46 in Rapid City. "Defensively, we were kind of soft and didn't get after it like we needed to," Mitchell head coach Wes Morgan said. "Offensively, we got a little tired and just made some mistakes." Taylor Volesky, the Kernels' leading scorer, led Mitchell offensively with 18 points. "She's playing her tail off," Morgan said.
• Mitchell High School boys basketball vs. Rapid City Stevens, 1:30 p.m. at the Corn Palace in Mitchell. • Mitchell High School girls basketball vs. Rapid City Stevens, 2:30 p.m...
Today, at the Corn Palace, the Mitchell High School boys basketball team hosts Rapid City Stevens in a nonconference game. Time: 1:30 p.m. Records: Mitchell (3-0, 2-0 ESD); Rapid City Stevens (0-3) Notes: The Kernels are averaging 95 points per game with senior Beau Brown as the leading scorer. Brown scored a season-high 33 points on Tuesday against Harrisburg. ... After going 1-21 last season, Mitchell has already improved from a year ago. ... Stevens is averaging 57.5 points per game. Next: Menno and Iroquois face off in a doubleheader on Monday.
FREEMAN -- Canistota picked up its second win of the season Thursday night, defeating Freeman 65-38 thanks to Mason Decker and Shay Jolley, who had 18 points apiece. Canistota shot 27-of-52 from the floor, 6-of-12 from free throw line and recorded 17 assists and 37 rebounds. Freeman was led offensively by Brennan Schmidt, who had 19 points and six rebounds. The Flyers were 14-of-49 from the field, 10-of-16 from the free throw line and pulled in 30 rebounds and dished out four assists. Canistota (2-0) takes on Hitchcock-Tulare on Dec.
The Mitchell Christian Golden Eagles boys basketball team used a strong defensive second half to earn a 44-43 comeback win over Kimball/White Lake on Thursday in Mitchell. “I was proud...
Kimball/White Lake used a second-half comeback to defeat Mitchell Christian 49-42 in a girls high school basketball game on Thursday in Mitchell. The WiLdKats were led by Kelli Steffen, who recorded 18 points, six steals, six rebounds and three assists, while Cassie Natvig added 15 points in the win. Brooklyn Donald had a double-double with 11 rebounds and 10 points for Kimball/White Lake. "The girls fought hard, but we just had a couple of crucial turnovers that hurt us," MCS head coach Jackie Van Laecken said. "We played hard and worked hard.
BROOKINGS -- The South Dakota State University women's basketball team routed the University of Arkansas at Little Rock on Thursday at Frost Arena. Former Mitchell Kernels Kerri Young and Macy Miller each finished with 10 points and four rebounds for the Jackrabbits, who won 67-42.