Area basketball roundup: Blackhawks cruise past Freeman in boys action
MADISON -- Sanborn Central/Woonsocket rode a strong defensive effort past Freeman, 55-17, in the Dakota State University Classic on Saturday.
Sanborn Central/Woonsocket (5-7): Tyrce Slykhuis finished with 17 points, six rebounds and five steals. Brady Larson added seven points and 11 boards. The Blackhawks play Hanson on Tuesday in Forestburg.
Freeman (0-11): Ethan Balvin scored six points for the Flyers. Collin Helma grabbed seven rebounds. The Flyers play McCook Central/Montrose on Tuesday in Montrose.
SCW 10 27 44 55
F 3 9 16 17
GPL 55, Menno 45
MADISON -- Great Plains Lutheran knocked off Menno in the Dakota State University Classic on Saturday.
Great Plains Lutheran (2-2): Sam Hansen poured in 31 points on 9-for-14 shooting to go with nine rebounds and three assists. Ethan Kjenstad added eight points and seven boards in the win. The Panthers play Clark/Willow Lake on Monday in Watertown.
Menno (2-9): Josh Heckenlaible recorded 11 points and seven boards. Austin Pillsbury scored 10 points, while Kadeyn Ulmer added five points and 12 rebounds. The Wolves play Corsica-Stickney on Friday in Corsica.
GPL 10 19 39 55
M 8 18 34 45
Baltic 61, Parkston 45
MADISON -- Baltic outscored Parkston 25-9 in the fourth quarter to earn a win in the Dakota State University Classic on Saturday.
Baltic (5-8): James Leffring scored a team-high 16 points. Alex Haagenson added 14 points, five rebounds and four assists in the win. The Bulldogs travel to Garretson on Jan. 2.
Parkston (5-7): Cole Prunty scored 13 points. Max Scott chipped in 11 points and 10 rebounds. Kaleb Weber added eight points. The Trojans play Platte-Geddes on Tuesday in Platte.
B 13 23 36 61
P 15 19 36 45
Area girls basketball
Corsica-Stickney 52, ACDC 47
AVON -- A 17-point fourth quarter sent Class B No. 1 Corsica-Stickney past Andes Central/Dakota Christian on Saturday at the Great Plains Conference tournament.
Corsica-Stickney (11-2): Rachel Gerlach and Morgan Delange both scored 14 points, while Gerlach also added eight rebounds. Raven Barse chipped in 12 points and 10 rebounds. Morgan Clites recorded four assists and three steals. The Jaguars play Freeman on Monday in Corsica.
Andes Central/Dakota Christian (8-4): Lexie VanderPol scored 13 points to go with nine rebounds and three assists. Allison Muckey chipped in 12 points and five boards. Mackenzie Muckey recorded 10 points, six rebounds, three assists and three steals. The Thunder travel to Wessington Springs on Tuesday.
CS 15 30 35 52
ACDC 16 29 40 47
MVP 52, Miller 45
MILLER -- Mount Vernon/Plankinton’s fourth-quarter comeback guided it past Miller for a girls basketball win on Saturday.
Mount Vernon/Plankinton (8-3): Emilee Fox recorded 25 points and six assists in the win. Maria Baker chipped in 11 points and eight boards. The Titans play Wagner on Tuesday in Plankinton.
Miller (6-6): Jaden Werdel and Morgan Kolda each scored 13 points. The Rustlers travel to Tiospa Zina on Thursday.
MVP 15 19 33 52
M 7 22 40 45
Lyman 56, SBA 19
MILLER -- Led by Skyler Volmer’s 28 points, Lyman took down Sunshine Bible Academy for a girls basketball win on Saturday.
Lyman (2-9): Volmer shot 13-for-18 from the field, while also grabbing seven rebounds and adding eight steals. Makaylee Scott recorded 10 points and nine boards. The Raiders play New Underwood on Friday in Presho.
Sunshine Bible Academy (0-11): Jakki Burma finished with a 10-point, 10-rebound double-double. The Crusaders play Potter County on Friday in Gettysburg.
L 12 32 48 56
SBA 4 7 14 19
FAM 35, Marty 33
AVON -- Freeman Academy/Marion mounted a fourth-quarter comeback to top Marty at the Great Plains Conference tournament on Saturday.
Freeman Academy/Marion (2-10): Jada Koerner paced the Bearcats with a monster 22-point, 17-rebound double-double. Alivea Weber added seven rebounds, five assists and three steals in the win. The Bearcats play Irene-Wakonda on Thursday in Marion.
Marty (1-2): Hawk Bair scored 15 points to go with seven rebounds, six assists and seven steals. Kass Arcoren added 11 points and Aaliyah Garneaux grabbed 11 rebounds. Alexis Walking Eagle pulled down nine boards. The Braves play Omaha Nation (Neb.) on Wednesday in Macy, Nebraska.
FAM 4 11 21 35
M 6 22 25 33
Colome 62, Gayville-Volin 28
AVON -- Colome cruised past Gayville-Volin for a win at the Great Plains Conference tournament on Saturday.
Colome (3-8): Libbie Petersek scored a team-high 21 points. Makayla Shippy chipped in 16 points, four assists and seven steals. Liz Yeaman added nine points, 11 rebounds and five steals in the win. Baylie Hoffine grabbed eight rebounds. The Cowgirls host White River on Thursday.
Gayville-Volin (2-10): Molly Larson scored 10 points. The Raiders travel to Menno on Tuesday.
C 25 40 49 62
GV 4 17 24 28
TDA 45, Avon 44
AVON -- Tripp-Delmont/Armour’s comeback resulted in a Great Plains Conference tournament win over Avon on Saturday.
Tripp-Delmont/Armour (6-4): Megan Reiner recorded 16 points, three assists and four steals. Bailey Spaans added 11 points, nine rebounds and three assists. The Nighthawks play Centerville on Tuesday in Tripp.
Avon (4-8): Courtney Sees scored a team-high 16 points. Ali Sees grabbed seven rebounds. The Pirates host Burke on Tuesday.
TDA 7 15 29 45
A 11 23 37 44
Scotland 60, Burke 52
AVON -- Led by Grace Fryda’s 26 points, Scotland took down Burke in the Great Plains Conference tournament on Saturday.
Scotland (8-4): Makayla Friederich chipped in 16 points, 11 rebounds and three steals for the Highlanders. Audrey Sayler grabbed seven boards. Jenna Vitek added six rebounds and Bailey Vitek recorded four steals. The Highlanders host Alcester-Hudson on Tuesday.
Burke (6-6): Sally Hakin finished with 23 points, eight rebounds and three steals. Elly Witt dished out nine assists, while Adisyn Indahl scored 12 points. The Cougars travel to Avon on Tuesday.
S 16 30 45 60
B 12 18 34 52