Daily Republic Sports
Seventh Annual Mike Miller Classic Thursday at the Corn Palace Minneapolis Patrick Henry (Minn.) 78, Mitchell Christian 40 Doug Martin Classic Dakota State University 78, Southeastern University 74 Prairie Seeds Academy (Minn.) 87, First Assembly Christian (Tenn.) 80 Girls: Sioux Falls O'Gorman 56, Waconia (Minn.) 22 5 p.m.: Bridgewater-Emery vs. Chester Coach Gary Munsen Tournament: 6:30 p.m.: Mitchell vs. Sioux Falls O'Gorman 8 p.m.: DeLaSalle (Minn.) vs. IMG Academy (Fla.) Doug Martin Classic:
PARKSTON — Sully Buttes fended off a comeback attempt by Canistota to earn a 64-48 victory in high school boys basketball at the Parkston Classic. The Chargers received a pair of solid games from Nick Wittler and Lincoln Jordre. Wittler notched 18 points, six steals and five assists for Sully Buttes, while Jordre tallied 17 points and seven rebounds. As a team, the Chargers made 24-of-44 field goals and were 12-of-27 from the free-throw line.
SIOUX FALLS—Parkston is in eighth place and Wagner sits in 12th place after the first day of the Floyd Farrand wrestling tournament at Sioux Falls Lincoln High School in Sioux Falls. The Trojans have 59.5 points and the Red Raiders have 50 points, while Watertown leads the 18-team event with 98 points. For the Trojans' Rocky Berg (132-pounds), Kyler Holzbauer (152), Dawson Semmler (160) and Slayton Neugebauer (182) all advanced to the second day with Holzbauer going 2-0 on the day.
Brian Robinson poured in a game-high 30 points to lead Prairie Seeds Academy to an 87-80 boys basketball win over First Assembly Christian on Thursday at the Mike Miller Classic at the Corn Palace. Robinson went 11-for-20 from the field and 3-for-5 from 3-point range. Daveon Gibson added 25 points and three 3-pointers in the win. Jamar Robinson added 14 points for Prairie Seeds Academy.
FARGO, N.D. — A two-win North Dakota State University women's basketball team gave South Dakota State all it could handle Wednesday night to open Summit League play before the Jacks pulled out a 69-66 victory at the Scheels Center. The Bison led 27-19 after the first quarter and led by one point after three quarters, taking advantage of strong early shooting.
HURON—Miller downed Lyman 83-51 in a high school boys basketball game at the Huron Arena during the Huron Classic on Wednesday. Steven Fernholz powered the Rustlers with 23 points and 10 rebounds. Caleb DeBoer added 12 points, while Karst Hunter and Hunter Russell both scored 10 in the win. Jesse Schindler led Lyman with 20 points and Ty Schindler recorded eight points in the win. The Rustlers outrebounded the Raiders 41-27. Lyman shot 20-for-65 from the field, 4-for-23 from 3-point range and 7-for-13 at the free throw line.
Below is a list of teams participating in the seventh annual Mike Miller Classic this week, along with capsules of each team in the event. The classic will include 17 games, including 20 teams from seven states and for the first time, will including a pair of girls basketball games. It's the largest classic in event history, in terms of number of teams and games played. Boys Mitchell Coach: Erik Skoglund Record: 0-2
VERMILLION—Allison Arens scored a game-high 28 points as the University of South Dakota women's basketball team earned a 70-64 Summit League win over Denver on Wednesday in Vermillion. Arens did most of her damage from the free-throw line, sinking 18-of-20 from the line and added 11 rebounds for a double-double. Her sister, Bridget Arens, had 12 points and Jaycee Bradley added eight points for the Coyotes. USD went 19-of-48 from the field for 39.6 percent shooting.
TYNDALL—Winner turned a two-point halftime deficit into a 10-point win over Bon Homme on Tuesday in high school boys action. The Warriors trailed 30-28 at halftime, but won the contest 54-44 in Tyndall. Drew DeMers and Cameron Kuil paced Winner with 12 points apiece, while Kuil collected nine rebounds. Bryce Scieszinski led Bon Homme with 11 points and 11 rebounds for a double-double. The Cavaliers out-rebounded the Warriors 39-36. Winner shot 38 percent from the field and Bon Homme shot 33 percent from the floor.
HURON—Mitchell Christian watched a nine-point first quarter lead disappear on Tuesday at the Huron Holiday Classic. The Golden Eagles led 18-9 after the first eight minutes, but failed to maintain the lead and lost 51-34 against Marty at the Huron Arena. Mitchell Christian trailed 26-21 at halftime and 43-30 after three quarters. The Golden Eagles committed 24 turnovers and Marty came away with 13 steals. Adaya Plastow paced the Golden Eagles with 15 points and six rebounds, while Alyson VanderPol added nine points and four rebounds.