SALEM-Madisen Koepsell's posted 22 points and 12 rebounds to help McCook Central/Montrose remain undefeated with a 60-49 girls basketball win over Beresford on Friday. The Fighting Cougars outscored the Watchdogs 15-8 in the fourth quarter to pull away.
McCook Central/Montrose (6-0): Koepsell grabbed 22 points and 12 rebounds, while Jacy Pulse tallied 13 points and Morgan Erickson chipped in 10. Abigail Van Ruler finished with a game-high 14 rebounds. The Fighting Cougars host Hanson on Tuesday in Salem
Beresford (5-2): Kennedy Goblirsch put up 16 points for the Watchdogs, while Aubrey Twedt scored 12 points with seven rebounds. The Watchdogs play Tri-Valley on Friday in Colton.
MCM 14 31 45 60
B 11 26 41 49
Burke 57, Centerville 22
BONESTEEL-Burke held Centerville to four points in the first quarter and two in the fourth as it cruised to its second girls basketball win of the season on Friday.
Burke (2-6): Taylee Indahl paved the way with 21 points and six rebounds for the Cougars. Bobbi Jo Wischmann added 12 points, while she and Sierra Swan both grabbed six boards, as well. The Cougars travel to Colome on Thursday.
Centerville (2-6): Haley Meyer poured in a team-best 10 points. The Tornadoes host Scotland on Tuesday.
B 24 36 44 57
C 4 12 20 22
Menno 47, Alcester-Hudson 46
MENNO-Menno edged Alcester-Hudson at home despite being down six points at the end of the third quarter in girls basketball action Friday.
Menno (5-2): Morgan Edelman and Kiara Nusz combined for 32 points, scoring 20 and 12, respectively. Tess Oplinger added eight. Eisley Sayler led the rebounding with nine, while Edelman chipped in six boards, seven steals and five assists. The Wolves host Canistota on Tuesday.
Alcester-Hudson (3-4): Elena Waite scored nine points with six rebounds, while Alyssa Keiser tossed in eight points and Kendra Jensen tallied seven in the loss. The Cubs play Viborg-Hurley on Monday in Alcester.
M 10 18 34 47
AH 8 23 40 46
Wagner 50, Bon Homme 39
WAGNER-Wagner rolled past Bon Homme Friday for its first girls basketball win of the season.
Wagner (1-4): Faith Tyler led the Red Raiders with 10 points, while Kayli Kocer and Abby Brunsing tallied nine points apiece. Kocer tossed in nine rebounds, while Maesa Dvorak added eight. The Red Raiders host Corsica-Stickney today.
Bon Homme (1-4): The Cavaliers were led by McKenzie Carson's 12 points, while Jenae Alberts scored 10 and Ciera Himes added nine. Carson and Alberts combined for 18 rebounds with 10 and eight, respectively. The Cavaliers play Freeman on Thursday in Tyndall.
W 9 21 34 50
BH 10 22 31 39
Lennox 61, Platte-Geddes 27
LENNOX-Class A No. 2 Lennox cruised to victory over Platte-Geddes on Friday for its fourth-straight girls basketball win.
Lennox (7-1): Madysen Vlastuin poured in 14 points for the Orioles, while Isabel Ihnen scored 13 and Riley Peters added 12 points in the win. The Orioles welcome Dell Rapids on Monday.
Platte-Geddes (1-4): Sawyer Naasz tallied nine points in the losing effort. The Black Panthers host Corsica-Stickney on Monday in Platte.
Bridgewater-Emery 85, Freeman 46
FREEMAN-Class B No. 1 Bridgewater-Emery routed Freeman in boys basketball action Friday.
Bridgewater-Emery (6-1): Sawyer Schultz racked up 20 points for the Huskies, while Carter Dye grabbed a double-double with 18 points and 11 rebounds. Chase Arend added 16 points and nine rebounds in the win. The Huskies play Colman-Egan today in Emery.
Freeman (0-6): Braxton Schmidt tallied 16 points and seven rebounds for the Flyers. The Flyers play Canton today at the Sanford Pentagon.
BE 27 47 68 85
F 15 27 36 46
Alcester-Hudson 41, Menno 38
MENNO-Alcester-Hudson picked up its fifth boys basketball win of the season after defeating Menno in a close game Friday.
Alcester-Hudson (5-2): Eli Skoglund led AH with 14 points in the win. The Cubs play Elkton-Lake Benton today in Elkton.
Menno (1-6): Trey Bohlmann tallied 20 points and 11 rebounds for a double-double, while Kyle Munkvold added 11 rebounds to the team-total of 35. The Wolves travel to Ethan on Jan. 15.
AH 10 23 29 41
M 8 20 28 38
Ethan 57, Wessington Springs 54
WESSINGTON SPRINGS-Ethan used 16 points off turnovers to win a boys basketball game over Wessington Springs on Friday.
Ethan (2-4): Kaden Klumb poured in 22 points for the Rustlers, while Evan Weeman added 11 points in the win. Brady Hawkins tossed in eight. The Rustlers play Bridgewater-Emery on Tuesday in Emery.
Wessington Springs (2-6): Mason Schelske finished with 14 points and seven rebounds for WS, while Noah Hainy scored 12. Jacob Messmer grabbed a double-double with 11 points and a team-high 19 rebounds. The Spartans play in the 281 Conference tournament on Jan. 12 in Wolsey.
E 14 24 37 57
WS 9 25 38 54
Bon Homme 59, Wagner 45
WAGNER-Joey Slama's 28 points powered Bon Homme past Wagner in a boys basketball game on Friday.
Bon Homme (3-3): Josh Schmidt tossed up 14 points and Nate Scieszinski added 11 for the Cavaliers. Schmidt pulled down seven rebounds. As a team, Bon Homme had 15 steals. The Cavaliers play Freeman on Thursday in Tyndall.
Wagner (0-4): Dustin Honomichl tallied 16 points for the Red Raiders, while Marcus Zephier added 10 in the loss. Bert Zephier grabbed four boards. The Red Raiders host Corsica-Stickney today.
BH 24 34 50 59
W 8 22 31 45