Area basketball roundup: Cavaliers clip Gregory

TYNDALL -- Three Cavaliers were in double-figure scoring Friday to help Bon Homme defeat Gregory 64-54 in boys basketball action. Chase Kortan scored 19 points, while Joey Slama added 15 points and seven rebounds for the Cavaliers. Bryce Scieszin...

Bon Homme's Cole Uecker, center, splits between Gregory's Aaron Voigt, left, and Jayd VanDerWerff, right, during a basketball game on Friday in Tyndall. (Ryan Deal/Republic)
Bon Homme's Cole Uecker, center, splits between Gregory's Aaron Voigt, left, and Jayd VanDerWerff, right, during a basketball game on Friday in Tyndall. (Ryan Deal/Republic)

TYNDALL - Three Cavaliers were in double-figure scoring Friday to help Bon Homme defeat Gregory 64-54 in boys basketball action.

Chase Kortan scored 19 points, while Joey Slama added 15 points and seven rebounds for the Cavaliers. Bryce Scieszinski had 11 points and nine rebounds in the win for Bon Homme, which made 26-of-42 shots and was 7-for-13 on free throws.

Jayd VanDerWerff had 21 points to lead the Gorillas. Robert Vomacka had 14 points and Aaron Voigt had 10 points for Gregory, which was 26 for 48 shooting and made 3-of-8 free throws.

Bon Homme (11-7) plays Colome in Tyndall today.

G 13 21 39 54


BH 20 37 55 64

West Central 64, McCook Central/Montrose 33

SALEM - Jackson Miller had 22 points to help West Central to a road win Friday night in boys basketball action, a 64-33 victory over McCook Central/Montrose.

Miller, who was 9-for-11 on field goal tries, added nine rebounds in the win. Dan Waldner had 17 points, as the Trojans were 62 percent shooters in the game, converting 28 of 45 shots.

MCM was led by Koltan Lindstrom's 10 points and six rebounds off the bench. The Fighting Cougars made 13 of 31 field goals and were 5-of-12 on free throw attempts.

West Central (4-15) will host Elk Point-Jefferson on Monday in Hartford. MCM (3-15) will host Mount Vernon/Plankinton on Monday in Salem.

WC 11 32 53 64

MCM 4 12 23 33


Mount Vernon/Plankinton 70, Parkston 33

PLANKINTON - Scoring the first 22 points of the game gave Mount Vernon/Plankinton a jumpstart to a convincing home win over Parkston 70-33 Friday in boys basketball action.

Dane Rihanek had 17 points and drained five 3-pointers and Taylen Trisco had 12 points for the Titans, who were 28 for 45 shooting and led 30-4 after one quarter. MVP was 9-for-16 shooting 3-pointers in the game.

For Parkston, Kellan Culbert had seven points and six rebounds, while Brady Albrecht had six points and seven rebounds. The Trojans were 14 for 48 shooting and made 3 of 5 free throws, while committing 21 turnovers.

MVP (16-3) will play at McCook Central/Montrose on Monday in Salem. Parkston (8-11) plays at Corsica-Stickney on Monday in Stickney.

P 4 17 22 33

MVP 30 45 63 70

Platte-Geddes 70, Wagner 38


PLATTE - Platte-Geddes had 28 points from Malachi Girton as the Black Panthers took down Wagner 70-38 in boys basketball action on Friday.

Trevor Sprik and Ricky Knecht each had 11 points and Knecht added seven rebounds. Cooper Kanthak had nine assists. The Black Panthers were 31-for-47 shooting and were 4 of 6 on free throws.

Wagner was led by Alex Sully's 17 points, who hit five 3-pointers.

Platte-Geddes (10-9) plays at Gregory on Thursday. Wagner (3-17) plays Tri-Valley in the region playoffs on Feb. 28.

W 7 24 29 38

PG 21 37 57 70

Winner 68, Mobridge-Pollock 43

WINNER - Winner drained 10 of 15 3-pointers Friday and shot down Mobridge-Pollock 68-43 in a Big Dakota Conference boys basketball game.

Drew DeMers had a game-high 22 points and six assists, while Trevor Bertram had 19 points and Wyatt Ewing added 15 points and nine rebounds. The Warriors were 17 for 26 on two-point shots and was 4 of 9 on free throws.

For the Tigers, Dante Fischer had 17 points and Mobridge-Pollock couldn't replicate the shooting success, going 19 for 35 in the game, including 1 of 11 on 3-pointers.

Winner (10-9) will head to Crow Creek on Monday to close the regular season, while Mobridge-Pollock (7-11) will host Cheyenne-Eagle Butte on Monday.

MP 11 21 33 43

W 17 32 50 68

Andes Central/Dakota Christian 63, Sunshine Bible Academy 36

NEW HOLLAND - Andes Central/Dakota Christian downed Sunshine Bible Academy 63-36 in boys basketball action on Friday.

Michael Maas paced the Thunder with 17 points and six rebounds. J.B. Bruguier added 12 points, while Cliff Johnson netted 10. Chase Pheifer handed out six assists. AC/DC shot 25-for-59 from the field and 4-for-6 at the free throw line. The Thunder forced 11 turnovers, while only turning the ball over five times.

Trevor Hass paced Sunshine Bible Academy with 19 points and seven boards. Jade Burma grabbed seven rebounds and Ross Engle had three assists. SBA shot 12-for-43 from the field and 10-for-21 at the free throw line. Sunshine Bible outrebounded AC/DC 32-30.

Andes Central/Dakota Christian (10-9) will play Gayville-Volin on Thursday in Lake Andes. Sunshine Bible Academy (0-18) will play Hitchcock-Tulare on Feb. 24 in Hitchcock.

SBA 13 16 26 36

ACDC 22 37 55 63

Freeman 70, Avon 60

FREEMAN - Braxton Schmidt recorded 22 points and seven rebounds to lead Freeman to a 70-60 boys basketball win over Avon on Friday.

Charles Harberts and Bailey Sage netted 15 and 13 points respectively in the win. The Flyers shot 27-for-58 from the field and 12-for-19 at the free throw line. Freeman collected 29 rebounds and had 12 turnovers.

Sam Eben paced the Pirates with 16 points. Dylan Raysby added 15 points, while Jim Schuurmans tossed in nine points. The Pirates shot 16-for-27 from the field.

Freeman (6-13) will play at Parker on Thursday. Avon (3-15) will play Bridgewater-Emery tonight in Bridgewater.

A 12 32 40 60

F 15 35 55 70

Bridgewater-Emery 77, Parker 44

EMERY - Four players scored in double figures in No. 1 Bridgewater-Emery's 77-44 boys basketball win over Parker on Friday.

Sam Arend tossed in a game-high 27 points to pace the balanced scoring attack. He nailed five three-pointers. Sawyer Schultz chipped in with 17 points, 12 rebounds and eight assists. Jamin Arend added 10 points, five rebounds and five assists. The Huskies outrebounded the Pheasants 40-25. Bridgewater-Emery shot 18-for-29 from the field, 8-for-22 at the 3-point line and 17-for-18 at the free throw line.

Landon Leberman and Connor Carlson both scored 12 points for the Pheasants. Parker shot 13-for-37 from the field, 1-for-15 at the 3-point line and 15-for-20 at the free throw line.

Bridgewater-Emery (18-0) will host Avon tonight in Bridgewater. Parker (11-7) will host Howard tonight.

P 7 21 31 44

B-E 18 34 53 77

Tripp-Delmont/Armour 49, Ethan 48

TRIPP - Tripp-Delmont/Armour nipped Ethan 49-48 in boys basketball action on Friday.

Cade Gemar led the Nighthawks with 12 points and three assists. Logan Fechner and Noah Schafers tossed in 10 points apiece. Schafers grabbed six rebounds. Fechner and Tucker Hawley both handed out three assists. TDA shot 11-for-23 from the field, 8-for-24 at the 3-point line and 3-for-6 at the free throw line.

Abiah Plastow led the Rustlers with 21 points, 12 rebounds and three assists. Derek Storm added 15 points. Tanner Hines and Tyler VanRoekel both had two steals. Ethan shot 14-for-37 from the field, 4-for-14 from the 3-point line and 8-for-15 at the free throw line. Ethan outrebounded TDA 45-19.

Tripp-Delmont/Armour (4-15) will play at Colome on Thursday. Ethan finishes its regular season 3-17 and will now prepare for the District 8B tournament.

E 15 23 37 48

TDA 13 24 33 49

Lyman 55, Kadoka Area 43

PRESHO - Lyman picked up a 55-43 home boys basketball victory over Kadoka Area on Friday.

Ty Schindler led Lyman with 17 points, while Jesse Schindler added 13 points and seven rebounds. Kyle Welter tossed in 10 points and grabbed four rebounds. Tate Wagner added six points and nine rebounds. Lyman shot 23-for-49 from the field, 4-for-16 at the 3-point line and 5-for-15 at the free throw line. The Raiders grabbed 28 rebounds.

Reese Sudbeck led Kadoka Area with 15 points.

Lyman (9-10) will play at White River on Feb. 24. Kadoka Area (6-12) will play at Philip on Feb. 24.

K 13 27 35 43

L 18 33 44 55

James Valley Christian 74, Wessington Springs 42

WESSINGTON SPRINGS - James Valley Christian scored 40 points in the second half Friday and broke its game with Wessington Springs wide open for a 74-42 victory in boys basketball action.

The Vikings were paced by Micheal Waldner's 26 points and Eric Hasart had 23 points and 10 rebounds in the win, while Ryan Wager had 10 points for JVC, who shot 46 percent in the win.

Wessington Springs had nine points from Jordan Linn and eight points from Nathan Huisman in the loss. The Spartans were 15-for-44 without a made 3-pointer and converted 12 of 20 free throws. Wessington Springs won the rebounding battle 34-33 but had 19 turnovers.

JVC (14-5) hosts Kimball/White Lake today, while Wessington Springs (4-14) plays Sanborn Central/Woonsocket on Friday in Forestburg.

JVC 18 34 50 74

WS 13 20 28 42

Scotland 50, Menno 37

MENNO - Scotland held off Menno in a non-conference boys basketball game Friday, earning a 50-37 win.

Tanner VanDriel, Travis Skorepa and Tanner Skorepa each had 11 points for the Highlanders, with Travis Skorepa logging eight rebounds. Scotland was 17 for 44 on field goals and 10 for 14 at the free-throw line.

For Menno, Spencer Schultz had 11 points and Jacob Hertz added nine points. Trey Bohlmann had eight rebounds, as Menno was 15 for 36 shooting and 2 of 6 at the free-throw line.

Scotland (14-5) plays at Hanson today in Alexandria, while Menno hosts Centerville on Thursday.

S 6 17 20 37

M 18 31 39 50

Girls basketball

Andes Central/Dakota Christian 57, Sunshine Bible Academy 43

NEW HOLLAND - Andes Central/Dakota Christian pulled away in the second half to earn a 57-43 girls basketball win over Sunshine Bible Academy Friday.

Ahna Vander Pol had the big night for the Thunder, scoring 21 points and recording 12 rebounds, seven assists and four steals. Mackenzie Muckey had 17 points and six rebounds, as ACDC made 19 for 42 shots and 17 of 27 free-throw attempts.

For the Crusaders, Lindsey Wilken had 19 points and six rebounds, while Susan Wilken had 17 points. ACDC had a 36-32 rebounding edge.

ACDC closes the regular season at 14-6, while SBA ends the regular season at 8-12.

SBA 7 16 29 43

ACDC 4 22 39 57

Winner 50, Mobridge-Pollock 38

WINNER - Rachel Sherman and Bella Swedlund combined to score 28 points to lead Winner to a 50-38 girls basketball win over Mobridge-Pollock on Friday.

Sherman added 10 rebounds for the Warriors, who shot 17-for-72 from the field, 2-for-20 from the 3-point line and 14-for-20 at the free throw line. The Warriors outrebounded the Tigers 35-28. Winner committed 13 turnovers, while forcing 31 Mobridge-Pollock miscues.

Lauren Henderson paced the Tigers with 10 points, seven rebounds and six assists. The Tigers shot 16-for-37 from the field, 4-for-9 at the 3-point line and 2-for-4 at the free throw line.

Winner (14-6) will host Red Cloud in the first round of the Region 7A playoffs on Tuesday. Mobridge-Pollock (7-13) will play Tuesday in the Region 6A opening round.

Avon 47, Parkston 28

AVON - Avon nearly doubled up Parkston in a girls basketball victory Friday, as the Pirates won 47-28.

Lauren Sees had 16 points and five assists, while Livi Jurrens had 11 points, six rebounds and four steals. Cheylee Nagel added nine points and five assists, as Avon was 20 for 52 shooting in the game and made 4 of 8 free throws.

For the Trojans, Paige Semmler had eight points and eight rebounds, while Sydney Wickersham scored five points. Parkston was held to 8 of 37 shooting in the game and made 11 of 14 free throws.

Avon (18-2) will host a District 12B semifinal contest on Tuesday. Parkston (9-11) will play on Tuesday in the Region 5A playoffs.

P 7 7 16 28

A 9 19 37 47

Platte-Geddes 56, Colome 22

PLATTE - A 37-point first half helped Platte-Geddes to a home win over Colome Friday 56-22 in girls basketball action.

Jada Nelson had 12 points for the Black Panthers, who shot 49 percent in the victory but were 1 of 8 on free throws. Alexis Peterson had nine rebounds, as P-G won the rebounding battle 31-30.

For the Cowgirls, Callie Heath had six points and eight rebounds but Colome shot 12 percent in the loss (7-of-56) and made 7 of 19 free throws in the loss. P-G won the JV game 43-31.

Platte-Geddes (14-6) and Colome (4-16) will each play in their district tournaments next week.

C 6 12 14 22

P-G 14 37 49 56

McLaughlin 64, Chamberlain 61

MCLAUGHLIN - McLaughlin rallied from a nine-point halftime deficit to defeat Chamberlain 64-61 in girls basketball action on Friday night.

Lee Brown Otter had 23 points to pace the Mustangs. Tiara Flying Horse added 18 points and Shania Jamerson had 16 points for McLaughlin. It was the sixth straight win and the 12th victory in the last 13 games for McLaughlin (16-4).

Sierra Kenobbie had 20 points and Maddy Handel had 20 points and 14 rebounds for the Cubs. Chamberlain was 19 of 52 on field goals and 8 of 20 on 3-pointers. The Cubs made 12 of 24 on free throws.

Chamberlain (7-13) will play at Miller on Tuesday in the Region 6A playoffs.

C 18 36 41 61

M 14 27 40 64

Thursday's games

Canistota 72, Irene-Wakonda 62

WAKONDA - Canistota earned a road boys basketball victory Thursday at Irene-Wakonda 72-62.

For Canistota, Jacob White Lance had 18 points and Jordan Lee had 16 points. Xavier Ward had 14 points and eight rebounds. Scott Jolley had 10 points, 10 rebounds and six assists.

Canistota was 24 for 50 on field goals and 19 of 28 on free throws and had 34 total rebounds.

Irene-Wakonda was led by Trey King's 24 points. Levi Van Beek had 18 points and eight rebounds. Tate Gale had 12 points.

Canistota (14-5) hosts Colman-Egan on Monday.

C 21 45 59 72

IW 17 38 51 62

Lyman 69, Wall 61

WALL - Lyman rallied for a 69-61 boys basketball win over Wall on Thursday in Wall.

Wall bolted out to a 20-5 first quarter lead and led 34-27 at halftime. The Raiders took a 46-45 lead after the third quarter and outscored the Eagles 23-16 in the fourth to secure the win.

Tate Wagner powered Lyman with 28 points and 17 rebounds. Jesse Schindler added 23 points, seven rebounds and three assists. Ty Schindler dished out six assists and had three steals. Lyman shot 27-for-59 from the field, 3-for-16 at the 3-point line and 12-for-25 at the foul line.

L 5 27 46 69

W 20 34 45 61



Aberdeen Central 63, Rapid City Central 53

Aberdeen Roncalli 58, Britton-Hecla 55

Andes Central/Dakota Christian 63, Sunshine Bible Academy 36

Baltic 76, Dell Rapids St. Mary 50

Bennett County 63, Jones County 54

Bon Homme 64, Gregory 54

Bridgewater-Emery 77, Parker 44

Canton 74, Alcester-Hudson 60

Castlewood 76, Estelline 49

Chester 69, Arlington 50

Clark/Willow Lake 68, Redfield/Doland 49

Colman-Egan 67, Flandreau Indian 47

Crazy Horse 68, Oelrichs 52

Custer 62, Lead-Deadwood 53

Dell Rapids 62, Lennox 52

Deuel 52, Elkton-Lake Benton 48

Edgemont 42, Sioux County, Neb. 34

Florence/Henry 50, Waubay/Summit 36

Freeman 70, Avon 60

Groton Area 53, Milbank Area 48

Harding County 56, Lemmon 50

Highmore-Harrold 84, Potter County 78

Hot Springs 72, Wall 34

Irene-Wakonda 72, Viborg-Hurley 65, OT

James Valley Christian 74, Wessington Springs 42

Lake Preston 73, Iroquois 59

Leola/Frederick 64, Herreid/Selby Area 57

Lyman 55, Kadoka Area 43

Madison 64, Dakota Valley 55

Mt. Vernon/Plankinton 70, Parkston 33

Newell 63, Tiospaye Topa 50

Northwestern 66, Hitchcock-Tulare 54

Platte-Geddes 70, Wagner 38

Scotland 50, Menno 33

Sioux Falls O'Gorman 62, Brookings 48

Sioux Valley 92, Garretson 54

Sisseton 52, Hamlin 49

St. Francis Indian 74, Crow Creek 72

Tea Area 77, Elk Point-Jefferson 30

Tri-State, N.D. 74, Wilmot 40

Tripp-Delmont/Armour 49, Ethan 48

Warner 71, Aberdeen Christian 32

Watertown 47, Brandon Valley 43

Webster 56, Tiospa Zina Tribal 53

West Central 64, McCook Central/Montrose 33

Winner 68, Mobridge-Pollock 43


Alcester-Hudson 48, Canton 30

Andes Central/Dakota Christian 57, Sunshine Bible Academy 43

Avon 47, Parkston 28

Custer 44, Lead-Deadwood 22

Elk Point-Jefferson 47, Tea Area 45

Elk Point-Jefferson 47, Tea Area 45

Gayville-Volin 48, Bon Homme 31

Hamlin 70, Sisseton 28

Harrisburg 63, Pierre 54

Hill City 47, Wall 42

Irene-Wakonda 63, Viborg-Hurley 32

Kadoka Area 64, Bison 48

Madison 57, Dakota Valley 48

McLaughlin 64, Chamberlain 61

Newell 65, Tiospaye Topa 55

Oelrichs 75, Crazy Horse 20

Oldham-Ramona/Rutland 57, Flandreau Indian 26

Philip 58, White River 56

Platte-Geddes 56, Colome 22

Rapid City Central 66, Mitchell 31

Red Cloud 63, Hot Springs 22

Sioux Falls Lincoln 66, Watertown 51

Sioux Falls O'Gorman 53, Brookings 34

St. Francis Indian 63, Crow Creek 60

Timber Lake 61, Cheyenne-Eagle Butte 42

Warner JV 38, Aberdeen Christian 19

Winner 50, Mobridge-Pollock 38

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