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Area basketball roundup: Freeman picks up 65-55 victory over Scotland

Freeman's Braxton Schmidt (2) drives in for an uncontested layup as Scotland's Tanner Skorepa (32) looks on at a boys high school basketball game on Monday in Scotland. (Garrick Hodge/Republic)1 / 2
Scotland's Travis Skorepa (40) goes up for a layup while being defended by Freeman's Charles Harberts, left, at a boys high school basketball game on Monday in Scotland. (Garrick Hodge/Republic) 2 / 2

SCOTLAND — Charles Harberts and Braxton Schmidt had 22 points each to lead Freeman to a 65-55 victory over Scotland on Monday in Scotland.

The Flyers shot 12-of-32 from the floor for 37 percent and converted 17 of 25 free throws for 68 percent.

Tanner Skorepa led Scotland with 25 points and 19 rebounds, while Travis Skorepa added nine points and Logon Fischer scored eight.

The Highlanders shot 32 percent from the floor and converted 11 of 20 free throws.

Freeman (3-9) takes on Howard on Friday in Freeman, while Scotland (4-10) faces Ethan on Thursday in Ethan.

F 9 31 47 65

S 13 20 40 55

Parkston 61, McCook Central/Montrose 31

PARKSTON — Parkston picked up a convincing home victory on Monday night, defeating McCook Central/Montrose 61-31 in boys high school basketball in Parkston.

Dillian Thuringer led Parkston with 20 points and eight rebounds, while Alex Scott had nine points. Parkston shot 24-of-50 from the field and 7-of-11 from the line.

For McCook Central/Montrose, Kylar Hansen finished with eight points and Noah Edwards had six points in the loss. The Fighting Cougars shot 3-of-28 from the field and 10-of-15 from the line.

Parkston (9-5) visits Gregory on Friday, McCook Central/Montrose (5-7) visits Garretson on Friday.

MCM 11 17 24 31

P 18 36 51 61

Menno 57, Avon 38

AVON — Jacob Hertz paced Menno on Monday night, finishing with a double-double as the Wolves took down Avon 57-38 in boys high school basketball action.

Hertz finished with 21 points and 16 rebounds, Spencer Schultz had 17 points and five rebounds and Trey Bohlmann finished with 12 points and eight rebounds. Menno went 21-of-64 from the field and 14-of-16 from the line.

For Avon, Sam Eben finished with eight points and seven rebounds, while John Kopp, Dylan Raysby and Brady Cameron finished with six points apiece in the loss. Avon shot 13-of-57 from the field and 9-of-16 from the field.

Menno (8-5) visits Howard on Saturday, while Avon (1-11) hosts Bon Homme on Friday night.

M 18 32 41 57

A 5 15 28 38

Sanborn Central/Woonsocket 66, Ethan 60

ETHAN — Dillon Moore's 28 points and seven rebounds helped Sanborn Central/Woonsocket defeat Ethan 66-60 on Monday night in Ethan.

Tucker Kingsbury chipped in 10 points for the Blackhawks. The Blackhawks shot 29-of-63 from the field and 4-of-10 from the line.

For Ethan, Camden Myers had a double-double with 14 points and 10 rebounds, while Rylee Riggs finished with 16 points in the loss. Ethan shot 16-of-34 from the field and 9-of-12 from the line.

Sanborn Central/Woonsocket (10-3) hosts Corsica-Stickney on Thursday, while Ethan (8-7) hosts Scotland on Thursday.

SC/W 13 32 47 66

E 13 32 43 60

Wessington Springs 65, Howard 43

HOWARD — Wessington Springs picked up a win on the road Monday night, defeating Howard 65-43 in boys high school basketball action in Howard.

John Witte led the Spartans with 20 points and Nicolas Paulson had 12 points. Wessington Springs shot 26-of-48 from the field and 10-of-20 from the line.

For Howard, Tate Schwader had 11 points and Keaton Hoyer and Connor Hamilton recorded 10 points apiece in the loss. The Tigers shot 16-of-50 from the field and 10-of-18 from the free-throw line.

Wessington Springs (3-9) hosts Iroquois tonight, while Howard (0-10) visits Freeman on Friday.

WS 17 35 55 65

H 8 18 26 43

Corsica-Stickney 72, Bon Homme 36

TYNDALL — Corsica-Stickney defeated Bon Homme on Monday night, 72-36 in high school boys basketball action in Tyndall.

Eli Van Roekel led the Jaguars with 18 points, while Clayton Menning added 16 points and Cordel Menning chipped in 13 in the win.

Corsica-Stickney shot 29-of-64 from the floor and 6-of-10 from the free throw line.

Bryce Scieszinski led Bon Homme with 12 points and seven rebounds.

The Cavaliers shot 13-of-49 from the floor and 3-of-8 from the free throw line.

Corsica-Stickney (10-2) visits Sanborn Central/Woonsocket on Thursday in Forestburg, while Bon Homme (5-8) visits Avon on Friday night.

Girls basketball

Bon Homme 60, Gregory 55

GREGORY — Sierra Mesman's 29 points and five rebounds led Bon Homme over Gregory 60-55 on Monday night in girls high school basketball.

Jeni Schmidt added 13 points and five rebounds for the Cavaliers. Bon Homme shot 13-of-43 from the field and 16-of-20 from the line.

For Gregory, Ivy Ekroth recorded 20 points and 14 rebounds for a double-double in the loss. The Gorillas shot 16-of-41 from the field and 11-of-17 from the field.

Bon Homme (2-12) visits Avon on Thursday, while Gregory (1-13) visits Parkston on Friday.

BH 14 30 48 60

G 13 19 38 55

Dell Rapids St. Mary 34, Bridgewater-Emery 33

BRIDGEWATER — Dell Rapid St. Mary's defeated Bridgewater-Emery on a last second layup by the final of 34-32 in girls high school basketball action in Bridgewater.

Jackie Wolls had eight points and four steals for the Cardinals, while Sydney Cook had eight points and five rebounds. The Cardinals shot 13-of-30 from the field and 6-of-15 from the free throw line.

For the Huskies, Kadra Kayser finished with 15 points and five steals in the loss. The Huskies shot 13-of-42 from the field and 5-of-8 from the line.

Dell Rapids St. Mary (4-11) visits Elkton-Lake Benton on Friday, while Bridgewater-Emery (4-11) visits Mount Vernon/Plankinton on Thursday night in Plankinton.

DRSM 5 11 21 34

B-E 11 21 21 33

Lyman 72, Colome 37

PRESHO — A pair of 16-point performances for Shelby Schindler and Ashton Smith helped the Lyman Raiders to a home victory over Colome on Monday night.

Schindler had six rebounds as well. Hanna Thiry had 11 points for Lyman and five assists for the Raiders, who had 19 assists as a team. Haley Booth had seven assists and six steals, as well. Lyman had 21 steals as a team.

For the Cowgirls, Taylor Hrbanek had 16 points and Callie Heath had 11 points and five rebounds.

Lyman had 36 rebounds, led by Phoenix Choal's seven rebounds. Colome had 20 rebounds, led by five rebounds from Mariah Kinzer.

Lyman shot 29-of-63 from the field and was 10-of-16 on free throws. Colome was 6-of-16 on free throws.

Lyman is 10-4 and plays New Underwood on Saturday on the road. Colome (3-11) plays at the Highmore-Harrold Classic on Saturday in Highmore against Eureka/Bowdle.

C 7 15 26 37

L 27 39 56 72

Sanborn Central/Woonsocket 66, Ethan 60

ETHAN — Tied at 17 at half, Sanborn Central/Woonsocket defeated Ethan 66-60 on Monday night in girls high school basketball action in Ethan.

Myah Selland finished with 20 points and 13 rebounds for a double-double and Tayla Weber added nine points. The Blackhawks shot 13-of-24 from the field and 16-of-20 from the free throw line.

For Ethan, Karly Gustafson recorded 15 points and seven rebounds in the loss. The Rustlers shot 6-of-29 from the field and 7-of-18 from the line.

Sanborn Central/Woonsocket (10-4) hosts Corsica-Stickney on Thursday in Forestburg, while Ethan (12-2) hosts Tripp-Delmont/Armour tonight.

SC/W 7 18 34 45

E 14 18 32 41

Saturday's games

Lyman 37, Wall 35

PRESHO — The Lyman Raiders girls basketball team held on for a two-point win on Saturday at home against Wall 37-35 at Presho.

Phoenix Choal had 14 points and seven steals for the Raiders, while Hanna Thiry had seven points. Shelby Schindler and Brooklyn Halverson each had six rebounds for the Raiders.

The Eagles' Savana Johnston had a game-high 16 points for Wall. Wall had a 23-22 advantage in team rebounds.

With the results, Lyman improved to 9-4. Wall dropped to 10-2.

W 8 17 24 35

L 8 17 29 37

Mount Vernon/Plankinton 61, Gregory 53

PLANKINTON — Tate Deinert's double-double propelled Mount Vernon/Plankinton over Gregory on Saturday, 61-53 in boys high school basketball action.

Deinert recorded 28 points and 10 rebounds, while Cody Muilenburg chipped in 12 points and six rebounds. The Titans shot 23-of-43 from the field, 6-of-18 from beyond the arc and 9-of-14 from the line.

For Gregory, Jayd VanDerWerff had a double-double with 17 points and 10 rebounds. Sean Kafka added 16 points and three rebounds in the loss. Gregory went 23-of-56 from the field, 6-of-19 from three point land and 1-of-3 from the line.

Mount Vernon/Plankinton improved to 8-4, while Gregory drops to 8-4.

MV/P 12 27 43 61

G 13 25 45 53