Area high school basketball: Hanson girls win by one at Parkston

PARKSTON -- Two of the area's premier girls' basketball teams met up on Monday, and the game certainly didn't disappoint. Hanson ran out to a 15-point halftime lead and held off a furious Parkston charge for a 50-49 win. The Trojans scored just s...

PARKSTON -- Two of the area's premier girls' basketball teams met up on Monday, and the game certainly didn't disappoint.

Hanson ran out to a 15-point halftime lead and held off a furious Parkston charge for a 50-49 win. The Trojans scored just seven points in each of the first two quarters.

The Beavers were led by Megan Carmody and her 14 points and six assists. Amanda Murray joined her in double figures with 12 points. Brenda Gullickson pulled down a team-high nine rebounds and Amanda Hart grabbed eight boards, and Bethany Gross also dished out eight assists to help Hanson earn the onepoint win.

Parkston's shooting also had a hand in the victory. The Trojans were just 21-for-74 from the floor and 5-of-17 from the free-throw line. Hanson was 21-of-46 on field goals and 6-of-13 on free throws.

Maggie Malloy led Parkston with 18 points and 10 rebounds and Emma Murtha added 11 points and 11 boards in the loss. Marie Malloy finished with 10 points and five steals and Kelli Fiegen also scored 10 points. Hanson improved to 3-0 with the win. Parkston suffered its first loss and is now 2-1. The Trojans are at Chamberlain Friday. Parkston won the JV game, 39-30.


Plankinton 46, Andes Central 43

PLANKINTON -- In a back-and-forth battle that lasted from the opening tip to the final buzzer, Plankinton held off Andes Central for a 46-43 win in Plankinton Monday night. The Pirates were led by Tanya Olsen, who scored 13 points and dished out seven assists. Devena Holmes led Plankinton with 10 rebounds. Karissa Vasek paced the Eagles with 14 points, and she also pulled down eight rebounds. Katie McBride had a teamhigh nine boards. Plankinton was 15-for-44 from the floor and 14-for-27 on free throws while AC was 18-for-50 on field goals and just 6-of-15 from the line. The Eagles held an edge in rebounds (31-27) and turnovers (13-15). Plankinton improves to 1-2 and travels to Corsica Friday. Andes Central falls to 1-3. Andes Central won the JV game, 24-18.

Sioux Falls Christian 60, McCook Central 59

SALEM -- Sioux Falls Christian got a last second shot in overtime to beat McCook Central 60-59 Monday. The Chargers rallied from a 36-18 halftime deficit. Kelsey Van Peursem had 34 points and 14 rebounds to lead the Chargers, and Carrie Vande Kamp had 10 points. Kally Paulsen had 17 points and eight rebounds for McCook Central, Emily Deters had 13 points and seven steals and Kendra Roth had 10 points, eight rebounds and six steals. McCook Central fell to 2-1 with the loss, and the Cougars will play at Howard on Friday. McCook Central won the JV game 40-29. S.F. Christian 12 18 32 52 60 McCook Central 13 36 40 52 59

Winner 52, Lyman 43

WINNER -- Kasey Novotny had 17 points and Megan Phillips had 13 points and eight rebounds Monday to lead Winner to a 52-43 victory over Lyman. Kellie Norrid added eight assists and Kory Novotny had five steals for the Warriors, which made 17-of-53 shots from the field and 17-of 35 free throws. The Warriors also won the rebounding battle, 36-32. Roni Moore had 17 points to lead Lyman, which also got 12 points from Ashley Kemnitz. The Raiders were 16-for-37 from the floor and 10-for-15 on free throws. Lyman is now 2-1, and will play Sully Buttes Thursday. Winner is 1-1 and plays White River on Friday. Winner won the JV game 45-13.

Colome 87, KeyaPaha (Neb.) 33

COLOME -- Colome raced out to a 49-18 lead Monday before cruising to an 87-33 win over KeyaPaha, Neb. Kristi Miner hix six three-point shots and scored 21 points to lead the Cowgirls. Collene Cahoy had 20 points, and Morgan Hughes hit four three-pointers to finish with 19 points and nine rebounds. Emily London added 10 points for Colome and Clarie Beck had five assists. Colome shot 30-of-66 from the field, while holding KeyaPaha to 27 percent shooting on 12 field goals. Colome forced 25 turnovers and outrebounded KeyaPaha 33-21. KeyaPaha got 13 points from Alanna Ferguson. Colome, which also won the JV game 21-8, is now 3-0 on the year.


Woonsocket 51, White Lake 41

WHITE LAKE -- Woonsocket got 20 points and seven rebounds from Amber Schmidt Monday as the Redmen beat White Lake 51-41. Jill Guericke scored 14 points to lead White Lake, and Lacey Kristensen had 12 points and 10 rebounds for the Wolverines. The rebounding was even at 31 apiece, and White Lake had 22 turnovers while Woonsocket had 17. White Lake, which is 0-3 to start the season, plays Tripp-Delmont/Armour in Armour on Thursday in a double header with the boys. Woonsocket is now 2-0 this year. Woonsocket won the JV game as well.

Wagner 46, Tripp-Delmont/Armour 43

WAGNER -- Jonalyn Blaha scored 13 points Monday to lead Wagner to a 46-43 win over Tripp-Delmont/Armour in Wagner. Kelsey Doom had 10 rebounds for the Red Raiders, and Megan Cimpl had seven rebounds. Wagner 16-for-47 from the floor and shot 10-of-14 on free throws. T-D/A got 16 points and 10 rebounds from Amanda Horn and 11 points from Laine Hale. The Nighthawks shot 19-for-54 overall and were 4-of-7 from the line. Wagner outrebounded T-D/A 34-23, though TDA turned the ball over just eight times in the loss. Wagner had 19 turnovers. Wagner is now 2-0 and will play at Dakota Christian Saturday. T-D/A is 1-2, and will host White Lake Thursday in Armour. Wagner won the JV game 37-15.

Area boys' basketball

Freeman 55, Stickney 51

Josh Korn had 24 points Monday to lead Freeman to a 55-41 victory over Stickney at the Corn Palace. Josh Krull had 10 points and Aaron Boese had 16 rebounds for the Flyers, who were 17-of-47 from the field and 16-of-28 from the charity stripe. Stickney got 24 points and 15 rebounds from Chris Plamp, and Collin Wieczorek had 10 points. Stickney was 14-for-37 from the field and 19-of-28 from the free throw line. Freeman also won the JV game.

Dakota Christian 60, Kimball 45


KIMBALL -- Luke Mushitz had 16 points for Dakota Christian Monday as the Cadets beat Kimball 60-45 in their season opener. Cody Feenstra added 12 points and three steals for DC, while Michael Zomer had nine rebounds. Lee Niewenhuiss had eight rebounds, four assists and three steals. DC shot 40 percent from the field and hit 1-of-7 three-point attempts and 13-of-22 free throws. The Cadets also controlled the glass, beating the Kiotes 37-21 in rebounding. Kimball got 17 points from Colby Olson and 11 from Trent Wookey, who also had eight rebounds. Brad Heath had five assists. The Kiotes shot 33 percent from the floor and were 4-of-12 from beyond the arc. Kimball shot 70 percent from the free throw line. Dakota Christian is 1-0 and will play at Platte-Geddes Thursday. Kimball is 0-2 and hosts Mitchell Christian Thursday. Dakota Christian won the JV game.

Chester 55, Howard 40

CHESTER -- Chester beat Howard 55-40 Monday night in Chester. Chester got 15 points from Andy Huwe, 10 from Drew Kreutzfeldt and nine from Dillon Kreutzfeldt. Drew Kreutzfeldt also had nine assists for Chester. Jeff Larsen scored 12 points and had 13 rebounds and four blocks for Howard, which was 16-for-37 from the field but just 1-for-11 from beyond the arc. Jacob Dawson had eight points and Wyatt Walter had seven. The rebounding battle was even at 23-23. Howard is now 0-2 on the year and will be at McCook Central Thursday. Chester is now 2-0.

Platte-Geddes 67, Andes Central 49

LAKE ANDES -- Platte-Geddes ran out to a 36-14 halftime lead and never looked back in a 67-49 win over Andes Central in Lake Andes on Monday night. The Black Panters were led by Jordan Johnson and Keith Cutler, who each scored 19 points. Cutler added seven rebounds. Josh Wagner added 10 points for P-G, Colling Ringling pulled down 10 boards and Hayden Kuyper dished out six assists. Ryan Knudsen put up 18 points for the Eagles in a losing effort. Joey McKeegan added 10 points and Nate Flying Hawk pulled down a game-high 14 rebounds. The story of the game was turnover margin. The Panthers pressured AC into 38 turnovers while turning it over just 10 times themselves in the win. It was the season opener for P-G, which starts out 1-0. The Panthers host Dakota Christian on Thursday. Andes Central starts out 0-2 and is off until next Tuesday, when they take on Tripp-Delmont/Armour in Tripp.

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