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The Round of 16 is set for the South Dakota girls basketball in Class A and Class B. Five area Class B teams will play for a trip to the state tournament on Thursday, while two area Class A squads are one game away from the state tournament.
The final South Dakota Prep Media basketball poll is listed below, ranking the top-five teams, the team’s record, points received and ranking in the previous poll. First-place votes are indicated in parentheses. (The final Class A and B girls polls were announced Feb. 19.) Boys Class AA
Below are the complete results from Saturday's action at the South Dakota State Wrestling Tournament at the Premier Center in Sioux Falls. CLASS B TEAM STANDINGS: 1, Canton, 165.0; 2, Winner, 111.5; 3, Howard, 100.0; 4, Philip, 96.5; 5, Bon Homme/Scotland/Avon, 84.5; 6, Clark/Willow Lake, 83.0; 7, Mobridge-Pollock, 78.0; 8, McCook Central/Montrose, 75.0; 9, Redfield, 68.0; 10, Wagner, 65.0
SIOUX FALLS—Sixteen area wrestlers are in tonight's championship bouts at the state wrestling tournament at the Premier Center in Sioux Falls. Both Mitchell High School semifinalists—Briggs Havlik and Carson Max—each won their matches to advance to tonight's championship round. Havlik defeated Dakota Valley's Collin Becker 7-2 to advance to the 160-pound championship. Havlik (38-3) will meet Aberdeen Central's Collin Harr (45-7) for the title.
YANKTON — Second-seeded Freeman defeated Canistota in girls basketball action Friday. Freeman (16-6): Josie Fuhrmann scored 14 points, while Ashley Glanzer and Karli Maske tallied nine points apiece. Up next: Freeman will play in the Round of 16 on Mar. 1. Canistota (8-14): Jordan Engbrecht put up eight points in the loss. C 5 11 16 20 F 24 40 48 54 Irene-Wakonda 66, Bridgewater-Emery 41 YANKTON — Top-seeded Irene-Wakonda knocked off Bridgewater-Emery in girls basketball Friday for a trip to the Round of 16.
HURON — Karly Gustafson and Cameryn Logan powered Ethan to a Region 4B semifinal victory over Howard on Thursday. The Rustlers will now compete in the Round of 16 on March 1. Ethan (20-2): Gustafson had 19 points and eight rebounds, while Logan added 14 points and four boards. Jessica Bartscher tossed in eight points for Ethan, which outrebounded Howard (24-19) and shot 62 percent from the field. Howard (13-9): Hilary Albrecht paced the Tigers with nine points, while Citori Rentz added seven points. H 2 14 21 30 E 14 32 43 58
WINNER — Crow Creek outscored Winner 36-29 in the second half and earned a 66-49 high school boys basketball victory on Wednesday in Winner. Winner (6-14): Brady Fritz had 17 points, Joren Bruun added 12 points and Brandon Volmer pulled down eight rebounds. Up next: Winner will play in the Region 7A tournament next week. Crow Creek (17-3): Josiah Blue Arm had 26 points, while Joe Sazue added 17 points and Luke Wells chipped in 11 points. Up next: Crow Creek plays in the Region 6A tournament next week. CC 13 30 53 66 W 14 26 33 49
ABERDEEN — After hanging 88 points on a top-five team in Harrisburg last week, No. 5 Aberdeen Central used a more methodical approach against Mitchell Tuesday at home. The Golden Eagles gave up — but quickly regained — the lead at the end of the opening quarter and pulled steadily away for their seventh straight win, a 66-37 Eastern South Dakota Conference boys basketball victory over the visiting Kernels at Golden Eagles Arena.
WAGNER — Wagner pulled away from Bon Homme for a 60-46 girls basketball victory in the quarterfinals of the Region 5A tournament on Tuesday. Wagner (7-14): Kayli Kocer paced the Red Raiders with 26 points. Maesa Dvorak had eight points and 12 rebounds. Abby Freier added eight points and 11 assists for Wagner, which outrebounded Bon Homme 35-24 and shot 48 percent from the floor. Up next: Wagner plays Parker at 7 p.m. on Thursday in the semifinals in Parker.