Area basketball roundup: Determan scores 1,000th career point in Gregory boys victory

Tuesday's area basketball games


GREGORY -- Coy Determan recorded his 1,000th career point in Gregory’s 76-43 boys basketball win over North Central (Neb.) on Tuesday.

Gregory (3-1): Determan finished with 30 points and five assists in the win. Daniel Mitchell posted a double-double with 33 points, 13 rebounds and five assists. The Gorillas play Gayville-Volin on Dec. 29 in Gayville.

North Central: Dolan Pospichal finished with 15 points and Ben Bruns added 14 points.

NC 10 25 34 43

G 13 43 72 76


Coy Determan scored his 1,000th career point on Tuesday for Gregory.

Canistota 62, Bridgewater-Emery 33

CANISTOTA -- Led by Chase Merrill’s 21 points powered Canistota past Bridgewater-Emery on Monday in boys basketball action.

Canistota (3-0): Cole Papendick finished with 12 points and nine rebounds for the Hawks. Tyce Ortman chipped in 10 points in the win. The Hawks play Elkton-Lake Benton Jan. 2 in Elkton.

Bridgewater-Emery (3-2): Bodie Burnham and Tyler Kjetland both scored eight points. Camden Dye grabbed a team-best seven boards. The Huskies play Mitchell Christian on Dec. 29 in Emery.

BE 4 12 25 33

C 16 29 47 62

Highmore-Harrold 72, KWL 50

KIMBALL -- Highmore-Harrold topped Kimball/White Lake in boys basketball action on Tuesday.


Highmore-Harrold (2-1): Remington Paynter led the Pirates with 19 points, while Carter LaMont netted 12 points. Peyton Mcdonnell tossed in 11 points. The Pirates host Wessington Springs on Dec. 29 in Highmore.

KWL (1-3): Bennett Namanny posted a game-high 21 points. Brady Westendorf and Jaxon Christensen scored nine points apiece. KWL plays Parkston on Jan. 2 at the Corn Palace.

HH 17 34 55 72

KWL 6 25 36 50

Chester Area 53, MCM 48

SALEM -- Chester Area picked up a boys basketball win over McCook Central/Montrose on Monday.

Chester Area (2-3): Stratton Eppard scored a game-high 30 points on 11-for-24 shooting, as he also added eight rebounds and three steals. Brock Wages scored 13 points and pulled down six boards in the win. Chester Area hosts Dell Rapids St. Mary on Dec. 28.

MCM (1-4): Boston Katzer scored 14 points and Gavin Gordon added 12 points. Kyle DeBoer chipped in nine points and nine boards, while Micah Van Ruler recorded six points and 10 rebounds. MCM plays Scotland on Dec. 28 in Parkston.

CA 11 22 42 53


MCM 19 30 35 47

MVP 74, SCW 30

PLANKINTON -- Mount Vernon/Plankinton had two players in double figures in its boys basketball win over Sanborn Central/Woonsocket on Monday.

MVP (2-2): Reed Rus scored a team-high 26 points. Nathan Hohn added a 12-point, 15-rebound double-double in the win. Rylee Deinert and Zach Baker both scored nine points. The Titans play at Miller on Dec. 29.

SCW (1-2): Brady Larson and Clay Olinger both added seven points. SCW plays Lower Brule on Dec. 30 at the Huron Arena.

Parker 61, Parkston 57

PARKSTON -- Parker had three players score in double figures in its boys basketball win over Parkston on Tuesday.

Parker (3-1): Carter Robertson scored 19 points, while Davin Fuller added 15 points and 12 rebounds. Landri Holzwarth grabbed six rebounds for the Pheasants. Colby Olson chipped in 10 points in the win. The Pheasants play Sully Buttes on Dec. 28 in Parkston.

Parkston (1-3): Max Scott finished with 20 points and 10 rebounds. Ethan Poore recorded 11 points and six boards, while Cole Prunty added 11 points. The Trojans host Menno on Dec. 28.

PKR 13 26 41 61


PSTN 14 33 44 57

Area girls basketball

MVP 63, SCW 34

PLANKINTON -- Mount Vernon/Plankinton posted a girls basketball win over Sanborn Central/Woonsocket on Tuesday.

MVP (2-2): Emilee Fox led MVP with 18 points, seven assists and six rebounds. Maria Baker added 14 points, while Hallie Schmidt registered 11 points and seven rebounds. MVP plays at Miller on Dec. 29.

SCW (2-2): Trinity Boschee led the way with 13 points. Trista White finished with 11 points and six boards. SCW plays Lower Brule on Dec. 29 in Huron.

SCW 3 14 22 34

MVP 18 42 55 63

Tea Area 80, MCM 79 (OT)

TEA -- Tea Area nipped McCook Central/Montrose in overtime in girls basketball action on Tuesday.

Tea Area (2-0): Katie Vasecka erupted for 31 points, seven rebounds and seven assists. Olivia Ritter added 16 points and five steals. Kendra Mckinney recorded 14 points and eight boards.


Tea Area hosts Garretson on Dec. 29.

MCM (4-1): Madisen Koepsell powered MCM with 27 points, 11 rebounds and three blocked shots. Ashtyn Wobig followed with 26 points and six rebounds. Michaela McCormick added 17 points. Riley Morrison logged eight assists, five points, four rebounds and three steals. MCM hosts Dell Rapids on Jan. 5 in Salem.

TDA 48, FAM 22

FREEMAN -- Tripp-Delmont/Armour knocked off Freeman Academy/Marion in girls basketball action on Tuesday.

TDA (2-2): Ashlee Gerber finished with 15 points and eight rebounds. Hannah Stremick added nine points in the win. TDA hosts Scotland on Jan. 7 in Tripp.

FAM (1-3): Jada Koerner scored a team-high 14 points. FAM plays Oldham-Ramona/Rutland on Jan. 5 in Rutland.

TDA 18 27 34 48

FAM 0 10 14 22

Parkston 65, Parker 34

PARKSTON -- Parkston stayed perfect on the season with a home girls basketball win over Parker on Tuesday.


Parkston (4-0): Emma Yost had a 28-point, 12-rebound double-double for the Trojans. Faith Oakley recorded 13 points and five rebounds. Allison Ziebart chipped in nine points and two steals, while Brielle Bruening added eight points, five steals and four assists. Parkston plays Corsica-Stickney on Dec. 28 at the Parkston Classic.

Parker (0-4): Alexis Even scored 19 points and added two steals. Terryn Fuller chipped in five points. The Pheasants play Redfield at the Parkston Classic on Dec. 28.

PKSTN 17 37 56 65

PRKER 10 20 27 34

North Central (Neb.) 55, Gregory 29

GREGORY -- North Central picked up a girls basketball win over Gregory on Tuesday.

North Central: Adisyn Anderson and Hunter Wiebelhaus both scored 11 points.

Gregory (0-4): Jessy Jo Vanderwerff scored a team-high 16 points to go with six rebounds and five assists. Brooklynn Kenzy added six points and 12 boards. Gregory plays Gayville-Volin on Dec. 29 in Gayville.

NC 8 18 34 55

G 4 11 22 29

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