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Area basketball roundup: No. 1 Ethan girls stay perfect

Bridgewater-Emery's Hannah Harberts, left, and Ethan's Amanda Miiller, right, reach for a rebound during the first half of a prep girls basketball game Monday at the Corn Palace. (Marcus Traxler/Republic)

No. 1 Ethan remained perfect with a 68-24 girls basketball victory over Bridgewater-Emery on Monday at the Corn Palace.

Karly Gustafson tossed in a game-high 17 points and Ellie Hohn contributed 16 points. Kacey Bartscher added 15 points for the Rustlers. Rachel Hawkins was honored prior to the game for scoring her 1,000th career point on Friday at Wessington Springs.

Abbi Arend led the Huskies with 12 points and Kadra Kayser netted 11 points.

Ethan shot 24-for-35 from the floor, 6-for-9 at the free throw line and 3-for-10 shooting 3-pointers. Bridgewater-Emery went 9-for-20 from the field and 7-for-8 at the foul line.

Ethan won the JV game 35-28.

Ethan (7-0) travels to Scotland today. Bridgewater-Emery (1-6) will travel to Menno on Thursday.

BE 3 11 16 24

Ethan 30 45 59 68

Platte-Geddes 40, Corsica-Stickney 28

PLATTE — Alexis Peterson had 12 points and 14 rebounds to help Platte-Geddes earn a home win over Corsica-Stickney Monday in girls basketball play.

Jada Nelson added 11 points for the Black Panthers in the home win. Corsica-Stickney had 13 points and six rebounds from Raven Barse in the loss.

The Black Panthers were 15-for-41 shooting, good for 36 percent, made 4-of-7 free throws, pulled down 36 rebounds and had 13 turnovers. The Jaguars struggled in the shooting department, converting 7-of-49 shots but were 9-for-13 at the free-throw line. They had 26 rebounds and 14 turnovers.

Platte-Geddes (5-3) hosts Tripp-Delmont/Armour on Friday in Platte. Corsica-Stickney, which has lost four straight contests, moves to 4-6 and will host Mitchell Christian on Jan. 16 in Stickney.

CS 4 11 14 28

PG 12 23 31 40

Lyman 56, White River 46

WHITE RIVER — In a battle between the top two teams in District 13B, Lyman topped White River 56-46 on the road Monday night in girls basketball action.

No other statistics were reported, as the Raiders snapped White River’s three-game win streak.

Lyman (6-1) hosts Chamberlain today. White River (5-3) hosts Todd County today.

Boys basketball

Canistota 63, Gayville-Volin 55

CANISTOTA — Jordan Lee had 22 points and Xavier Ward added another 21 points to help Canistota to a home victory over Gayville-Volin Monday in boys basketball action.

Both Lee and Ward had six rebounds for the Hawks, who were 50 percent (25-for-50) shooting in the game. Canistota converted 10-for-12 free throws and had 31 total rebounds.

Gayville-Volin had 17 points from Brook VanOsdel and Grant Rice had 10 rebounds and seven rebounds. The Raiders were 22-for-56 shooting and 2-for-4 on free throws.

Canistota (4-3) will host Ethan on Friday. Gayville-Volin (2-5) will host Viborg-Hurley Thursday.

GV 13 28 44 56

C 20 37 52 63

Crow Creek 53, Colome 49

COLOME — Crow Creek nipped Colome 53-49 in prep boys basketball action on Monday in Colome.

Dayson Kohlus led the Chieftains with 20 points, including four 3-pointers.

Jackson Kinzer paced the Cowboys with 18 points. Kelly O’Bryan added 12 points and seven rebounds for Colome.

Colome went 17-for-53 from the field, 11-for-27 at the foul line and 4-for-14 shooting 3-pointers. Crow Creek shot 18-for-60 from the floor, 12-for-17 at the free throw line and 5-for-31 from long range.

Colome outrebounded Crow Creek 37-31, but the Cowboys committed 27 turnovers. The Chieftains came away with 19 steals.

Colome (4-2) will play in the Jones County Tournament on Thursday-Saturday in Murdo. Crow Creek (6-3) will host Mobridge-Pollock on Friday in Stephan.

Bridgewater-Emery 73, Ethan 36

Cade Schmitt scored 21 points to lead No. 2 Bridgewater-Emery to its eighth straight win to open the year Monday in a 73-36 win over Ethan in a boys basketball contest at the Corn Palace.

Jamin Arend had 10 points, with Colton Plagmann, Sam Arend, Sawyer Schultz and Cole Gassman each scoring eight points for the Huskies. Gassman had eight assists and Sam Arend had eight rebounds.

The Huskies had 36 rebounds and 11 steals. They made 30-of-52 shots in the game and converted 11-of-12 free throws in the game.

Ethan was led by 15 points from Abiah Plastow and eight points from Derek Storm. The Rustlers were 10-of-13 on free throws and made 12-of-42 field goal attempts in the contest.

Bridgewater-Emery (8-0) will host Menno on Friday in Bridgewater. Ethan (1-6) will host Freeman on Thursday.

E 8 26 29 36

BE 27 46 65 73

Hanson 52, Parkston 41

ALEXANDRIA — Nathan Stewart had a double double with 16 points and 13 rebounds to help Hanson to a home win over Parkston 52-41 Monday in boys basketball action.

Blake Klinkhammer added 13 points and Donnie Weber had 11 points for the Beavers.

Parkston was paced by a 15-point, five-assist night from Kellan Culbert and Brayden Leischner had nine points.

Hanson was 16-for-38 shooting in the game and 16-for-24 on free throws, while Parkston was 16-for-49 shooting the ball and made 5-of-9 free throws. The Beavers had a 30-24 advantage in rebounding and committed seven turnovers to Parkston’s 14.

Hanson (6-2) hosts Parker on Thursday in Alexandria, while Parkston (3-3) will host Wagner on Thursday.

P 8 18 31 52

H 8 12 24 41

From Saturday

Sanborn Central/Woonsocket 55, Warner 43

REDFIELD — Myah Selland had 18 points and 13 rebounds as the No. 3 Sanborn Central/Woonsocket Blackhawks defeated No. 5 Warner at the State Farm Holiday Classic in Redfield Saturday in girls basketball action.

Abby Doering had 12 points and nine rebounds and Megan Payer had 12 points, six rebounds and five steals. Haylee Hanson had 21 points for Warner on seven 3-pointers.

SCW was 22-for-59 shooting in the game and made 10-of-13 free throws. The Blackhawks had a 38-24 advantage in rebounding and forced 13 turnovers by Warner, while committing just eight.

SCW (6-0) hosts Kimball/White Lake today in Woonsocket. Warner (6-1) travels to Britton-Hecla today.

SCW 8 22 36 55

W 13 29 26 43


Baltic 63, Centerville 28

Canistota 63, Gayville-Volin 55

Clark/Willow Lake 60, Deubrook 36

Madison 66, West Central 48

Morrill, Neb. 51, Edgemont 36

Potter County 77, Northwestern 41


Alcester-Hudson 61, Viborg-Hurley 41

Castlewood 54, Florence/Henry 42

Douglas 43, Lead-Deadwood 21

Ethan 68, Bridgewater-Emery 24

Highmore-Harrold 51, Wolsey-Wessington 49

Lake Preston 65, Iroquois 28

Lemmon 48, Flasher, N.D. 46

Lyman 56, White River 46

Mobridge-Pollock 45, Standing Rock, N.D. 38

Morrill, Neb. 53, Edgemont 18

Platte-Geddes 40, Corsica/Stickney 28

Redfield/Doland 34, Great Plains Lutheran 28