Area basketball roundup: Winner girls down MVP
PLANKINTON — Winner cruised past Mount Vernon/Plankinton 53-33 in a girls basketball game Friday.
Winner (13-2): Morgan Hammerbeck led the Warriors with 18 points and five rebounds, while Madyson Frazier tallied 14 points and eight assists. Up next: The Warriors will travel to Stephan to play Crow Creek on Thursday.
MVP (6-7): Katlyn Briggs put up 12 points and six rebounds for the Titans, while Camie Walz scored nine points and added four steals. Up next: MVP will play Mitchell Christian on Tuesday in Mitchell.
W 10 23 35 53
MVP 9 14 28 33
Avon 56, Parkston 36
PARKSTON — Cheylee Nagel scored her 1,000th career point Friday for Avon, as the Pirates defeated Parkston in girls basketball action.
Avon (13-2): Lauren Sees led with 22 points, while Nagel added 11. Up next: Avon will play Menno on Tuesday in Menno.
Parkston (4-9): Paige Semmler finished with 12 points and Sydney Wickersham added nine. Up next: The Trojans will host Gregory on Friday.
A 15 31 46 56
P 9 15 19 36
Corsica-Stickney 64, Menno 50
MENNO — Four Jaguars scored in double figures to power Corsica-Stickney to victory over Menno in girls basketball action Friday.
CS (11-2): Courtney Menning poured in 21 points, while Avery Broughton scored 14, Morgan DeLange tallied 11, and Lexi Tilton put up 10 points and five assists. Menning and Raven Barse added eight boards apiece, while Broughton added seven. Menning also had eight assists and four steals. Up next: CS will travel to Mitchell to play Mitchell Christian today.
Menno (10-5): Ashton Vaith scored 22 points for the Wolves, while Eisley Sayler put up nine points, and Tess Oplinger scored eight. Vaith added seven rebounds, four assists and four steals, while Morgan Edelman had five assists and two steals. Kiara Nusz also had five rebounds. Up next: Menno will host Avon on Tuesday.
CS 17 27 47 64
M 13 28 38 50
Colome 52, Platte-Geddes 51
COLOME — Abby Kortan banked in a long 3-pointer with 8 seconds left to lift Colome to a home girls basketball win Friday.
Colome (5-8): Makayla Shippy had 21 points for the Cowgirls, while Kortan and Saydee Heath had 10 points. Kortan added 11 rebounds for a double-double, as Colome was 16-for-22 on free throws, overcoming a 28 percent shooting effort. Up next: Colome will play Lyman in Presho on Monday.
PG (4-10): Tori Weins had 12 points and 10 rebounds, while Maddi Miller had six assists and six steals. Platte-Geddes shot 43 percent but committed 20 turnovers. Up next: The Black Panthers will play in Yankton today at the Tri-Valley Classic.
PG 15 22 33 51
C 5 27 39 52
Wagner 56, Scotland 41
SCOTLAND — Wagner pulled away from Scotland for a girls basketball win on Friday in Scotland.
Wagner (4-10): Kayli Kocer led the Red Raiders with 24 points and three steals. Bella LeBeaux added 10 points. Up next: Wagner will travel to Lake Andes to play Andes Central/Dakota Christian.
Scotland (3-8): Taylor Gall had nine points, while Taylor Bietz recorded eight points and three assists. Up next: The Highlanders will play Freeman Academy/Marion in Yankton today.
W 12 30 42 56
S 12 21 27 41
Hanson 75, Bridgewater-Emery 32
ALEXANDRIA — A balanced scoring attack powered Hanson to a girls basketball win over Bridgewater-Emery on Friday in Alexandria.
Hanson (12-3): Megan Guericke paced the Beavers with 19 points, while Jada Campbell added 12 points and six rebounds. Brooke Weber scored 11 points and dished out 10 assists. Brooke Slaba had 10 points and six steals, while Heather Kayser had 10 points and six rebounds. Up next: Hanson will host Mount Vernon/Plankinton on Thursday.
BE (5-8): Tessa Burnham had seven points and Julia Weber scored six points. Abigal Arend grabbed four rebounds. Up next: Bridgewater-Emery will play today at the Tri-Valley Classic in Yankton.
BE 10 20 25 32
H 13 43 63 75
Tripp-Delmont/Armour 68, Burke/South Central 40
ARMOUR — Four Nighthawks scored in double figures to help Tripp-Delmont/Armour to a home win over Burke/South Central in girls basketball action Friday.
TDA (11-2): Mattilynn Reiner tallied 17 for TDA, while Kianna Payer added 15, Ashlee Gerber scored 12, and Erica Koster put up 10 points. Koster added nine assists, while Gerber pulled down eight rebounds. Up next: Tripp-Delmont/Armour will play Marty on Friday in Marty.
B/SC (11-3 before): Tressa Bull and Lacey Person scored 11 points apiece, while Ryahna Schweigert tallied seven assists and five rebounds. Bull also added seven rebounds. Up next: Burke/South Central will travel to Stickney to play Corsica-Stickney on Tuesday.
B/SC 10 23 35 40
TDA 19 42 54 68
McCook Central/Montrose 75, Sioux Valley 62
CHESTER — McCook Central/Montrose will play for the Big East Conference girls basketball tournament today, following a semifinal win over Sioux Valley Friday.
MCM (13-1): Morgan Koepsell and Natalie Gottlob each grabbed a double-double with 19 points and 12 rebounds, and 14 points and 11 rebounds, respectively. Morgan Erickson picked up five assists. Up next: MCM will take on Flandreau at 6:30 p.m. today for the Big East title.
Sioux Valley (9-5): Lynsey Stevens led the Cossacks with 21 points, and Carly Granum scored 17. Rachel Miller and Cassie Rawden pulled down six boards apiece. Up next: The Cossacks play Parker for third place in the tournament today.
SV 18 35 52 62
MCM 23 35 50 75
Howard 47, Baltic 38
PARKER — Howard will play for fifth place at the Big East Conference girls basketball tournament today, after earning a victory over Baltic on Friday.
Howard (7-6): Hilary Albrecht led the scoring with 26 points, while Josie Erickson totaled 13 points for Howard. Up next: The Tigers will play Garretson in Sioux Valley today.
Baltic (3-10): Kayla Kappler scored 11 points for the Bulldogs, and Carrington Entringer tallied nine. Kelsey Keating pulled down 10 rebounds in the loss. Up next: Baltic will play Chester for seventh place in Sioux Valley today.
H 12 21 29 47
B 11 19 34 38
Chamberlain 59, Mobridge-Pollock 45
CHAMBERLAIN — Chamberlain downed Mobridge-Pollock in prep girls basketball action on Friday.
Chamberlain (5-8): Mady Handel had 25 points, Paige Reuer finished with 15 points and Brenna Comfert added 13 points. Up next: The Cubs will host Aberdeen Roncalli today.
MP (1-15): Jestice Talley had 15 points and Megan Zahn added 11. Up next: Mobridge-Pollock will travel to Mission to play Todd County on Feb. 3.
MP 4 19 30 45
C 14 26 39 59
Colome 65, Platte-Geddes 62 (OT)
COLOME — Colome pulled away in overtime to earn the Cowboys' 12th win of the season Friday over Platte-Geddes. The game was tied 57-all at the end of regulation.
Colome (12-1): Layton Thieman scored 19 points, while Kolton Salonen and Jackson Kinzer tallied 18 points apiece. Salonen added 11 rebounds to grab the double-double. Up next: The Cowboys travel to Andes Central/Dakota Christian Feb. 2 for a game in New Holland.
Platte-Geddes (6-5): Trevor Sprik poured in 18 points, while Cole Nachtigal scored 14 and Kade Starr picked up 12 points. Sprik added eight rebounds. Up next: The Black Panthers play in the Dakota State Classic at 5 p.m. today against Little Wound in Madison.
PG 15 27 44 57 62
C 12 27 39 57 65
Bridgewater-Emery 53, Hanson 46
ALEXANDRIA — No. 2-ranked Bridgewater-Emery trailed by as many as 10 points in the first half but rallied past Hanson for a boys basketball victory Friday.
Bridgewater-Emery (11-3): Sawyer Schultz had 19 points and eight rebounds, while Duot VanSickle had 11 points and nine rebounds. Carter Dye added 10 points and six rebounds. Up next: The Huskies will meet Gregory Feb. 3 at the Corn Palace.
Hanson (6-8): Nathan Stewart had 11 points and eight rebounds and Craig Lasley and Payden Haiar each scored 10 points for the Beavers, who were outrebounded 38-34. Up next: Hanson plays at Centerville Thursday.
BE 10 19 39 53
H 9 24 37 46
Corsica-Stickney 61, Menno 31
MENNO — Corsica-Stickney placed three players in double figures and earned a boys basketball win over Menno on Friday.
Corsica-Stickney (11-1): Cordel Menning led the Jaguars with 15 points and nine rebounds. Bryce Plamp notched a double-double with 14 points and 12 boards, while also dishing out six assists. Gavin Zomer added 10 points for Corsica-Stickney, which shot 41 percent from the field. Up next: The Jaguars head to Tyndall on Monday to play Bon Homme.
Menno (6-6): Spencer Schultz scored 14 points. Trey Bohlmann collected 12 rebounds and four steals. Up next: Menno plays at Avon on Monday.
CS 17 32 41 61
M 7 18 27 31
Mount Vernon/Plankinton 50, Winner 38
PLANKINTON — Mount Vernon/Plankinton held Winner to 27 percent shooting for the game in a Southeast South Dakota Conference boys basketball victory Friday.
MVP (7-5): Kyle Glanzer had a game-high 19 points for the Titans, who shot 31 percent but converted 14-of-23 free throws. Brady Andersen had nine points and eight rebounds, while Nolan Sampson scored seven points and grabbed seven rebounds. Up next: The Titans travel to Mitchell Christian on Tuesday.
Winner (4-9): The Warriors were led by Brandon Volmer's 13 points and Joren Bruun had six points in the loss. Up next: The Warriors host Cheyenne-Eagle Butte Feb. 3.
W 3 22 28 38
MVP 10 25 42 50
Tripp-Delmont/Armour 45, Burke/South Central 43
ARMOUR — Tripp-Delmont/Armour edged Burke/South Central in boys basketball action Friday.
TDA (5-8): Trevor Lau scored 13 points with eight rebounds and five assists, while Daniel Fuoss added 10 points.Up next: TDA plays at Marty on Friday.
BSC (4-8): Jaden Frank tallied 19 points and eight rebounds for B/SC. Up next: The Cougars play at Wagner on Tuesday.
BSC 9 22 31 43
TDA 11 21 33 45
Wolsey-Wessington 68, Kimball/White Lake 43
WOLSEY — Wolsey-Wessington held Kimball/White Lake to only three fourth-quarter points in boys basketball action Friday.
W-W (8-4): Lynden Williams tallied 26 points and 14 rebounds for a double-double, while Mark Hamilton scored 12 points. Skylar Zomer and Carter Mehling put up nine points apiece. Up next: The Warbirds will play in the Dakota State Classic in Madison today.
KWL (8-5): Kory Peters scored 18 points, and Carter Fredericksen added five points in the loss. Up next: Kimball/White Lake will play Platte-Geddes in Platte on Thursday.
KWL 11 24 40 43
WW 20 41 57 68
Canistota 74, Dell Rapids St. Mary 43
CANISTOTA — Class B No. 5 Canistota picked up a boys basketball win over Dell Rapids St. Mary on Friday in Canistota.
Canistota (12-1): Connor Carlson tallied 17 points and 11 rebounds for a double-double, while also handing out five assists. Jordan Lee put up 17 points and nine rebounds. Jared Tieszen scored 14 points and Trey Ortman netted 10 points. Scott Jolley added 12 assists. Up next: The Hawks will host Viborg-Hurley on Tuesday.
DRSM (7-5): Connor Libis poured in 21 points and four assists for the Cardinals, while Connar Kangas added six points. Up next: Dell Rapids St. Mary will host Gayville-Volin on Tuesday.
DRSM 10 24 38 43
C 22 37 52 74