Area basketball roundup: Gorillas cruise past Cowboys
Thursday's area basketball games
GREGORY -- Coy Determan’s triple-double guided Gregory to a 59-21 boys basketball win over Colome on Thursday.
Gregory (2-1): Determan finished with 23 points, 11 assists and 10 rebounds for the Gorillas. Daniel Mitchell added 14 points and Rane Kenzy scored 10 points in the win. The Gorillas host North Central (Neb.) on Tuesday.
Colome (0-2): Michael Supik and Joseph Laprath both scored seven points. The Cowboys play Cody-Kilgore (Neb.) on Saturday in Cody, Nebraska.
C 6 6 9 21
G 20 37 51 59
Platte-Geddes 86, Burke 60
BONESTEEL -- Class B No. 3 Platte-Geddes downed Burke in boys basketball action on Thursday.
Platte-Geddes (2-0): Caden Foxley powered the Black Panthers with 28 points and 16 rebounds. Will Miller netted 17 points, while Kelby VanDerWerff finished with 16 points and 14 boards. The Black Panthers play in the Pentagon Classic on Jan. 2 in Sioux Falls.
Burke (2-1): Ben Witt poured in a game-high 30 points. Bryce Frank tossed in 22 points. The Cougars travel to Stuart (Neb.) on Saturday.
PG 28 47 65 86
B 16 34 52 60
Corsica-Stickney 63, SCW 43
CORSICA -- Corsica-Stickney had three players score in double figures in its boys basketball win over Sanborn Central/Woonsocket on Thursday.
Corsica-Stickney (2-1): Trever Burke scored a game-high 16 points. Jaylen Kemp added 13 points and Brendan Wentland finished with 11 points in the win. Adam Joachim dished out five assists. The Jaguars play in the Parkston Classic on Dec. 28.
Sanborn Central/Woonsocket (1-1): Hayden Beigh had nine points and seven rebounds. Brady Larson added 13 points. The Blackhawks play Mount Vernon/Plankinton on Tuesday in Plankinton.
Bridgewater-Emery 75, Menno 27
EMERY -- Bridgewater-Emery coasted to a boys basketball win over Menno on Thursday.
Bridgewater-Emery (3-1): Koby Kayser led the way with 16 points, while Camden Dye registered 13 points, 10 rebounds and six assists. Rylee Schultz finished with 12 points and seven rebounds. Sutton Arend collected a game-high 14 rebounds. Bodie Burnham dished out nine assists and recorded five steals. The Huskies travel to Canistota on Tuesday.
Menno (0-2): Josh Heckenliable and Brady Fiegen scored 12 and 11 points, respectively. Heckenliable and Blake Rames both grabbed five boards. The Wolves play Hanson today in Alexandria.
M 4 10 15 27
BE 26 43 60 75
Canistota 73, Freeman 18
FREEMAN -- Canistota earned a boys basketball win on the road over Freeman on Thursday.
Canistota (2-0): Tyce Ortman recorded 25 points, six steals and three assists. Chase Merrill added 12 points and eight rebounds. Ortman also scored his 1,000th career point. Tye Merrill scored nine points, while Cole Papendick grabbed six rebounds and dished out three assists. The Hawks host Bridgewater-Emery on Tuesday.
Freeman (0-3): Bradey Kaufman and Ethan Balvin both scored seven points. Blake Rumelhart added six rebounds. The Flyers play Mount Vernon/Plankinton today in Plankinton.
C 18 38 58 73
F 3 12 14 17
Area girls basketball
Corsica-Stickney 54, SCW 31
CORSICA -- Class B No. 1 Corsica-Stickney stayed undefeated on the season with a girls basketball win over Sanborn Central/Woonsocket.
Corsica-Stickney (3-0): Avery Broughton recorded 21 points, 10 rebounds and four steals. Raven Barse added 11 points, 11 rebounds, six assists and four steals. Morgan Clites chipped in 10 points and four steals in the win. The Jaguars play Gayville-Volin on Monday in Corsica.
Sanborn Central/Woonsocket (2-1): Trinity Boschee scored 11 points, while Trista White finished with 10 points and seven rebounds. The Blackhawks play Mount Vernon/Plankinton on Tuesday in Plankinton.
SCW 4 18 21 31
CS 15 30 42 54
Scotland 57, Bon Homme 49
TYNDALL -- Scotland earned its first girls basketball win of the season on Thursday, as the Highlanders took down Bon Homme.
Scotland (1-1): Grace Fryda scored a team-high 27 points. Delanie VanDriel added 10 points. The Highlanders play Andes Central/Dakota Christian on Saturday in Lake Andes.
Bon Homme (1-2): Jenae Alberts scored 11 points. Kenzie Carson had a 10-point, 11-rebound double-double. Hannah Cuka chipped in four steals and three assists. The Cavaliers play Tripp-Delmont/Armour on Saturday in Tyndall.
S 18 29 47 57
BH 3 20 34 49
Winner 65, Burke 32
WINNER -- Class A No. 1 Winner shot 49 percent from the field and sank six 3-pointers in its girls basketball win over Burke on Thursday.
Winner (3-0): Kalla Bertram scored a team-high 24 points to go with six rebounds and six steals. Bella Swedlund added 20 points, seven rebounds, five assists and three steals. Ellie Brozik finished with eight points. The Warriors play West Central today in Hartford.
Burke (1-2): Bobbi Jo Wischmann finished with eight points, while Sally Hakin added seven points and five rebounds. The Cougars travel to Stuart (Neb.) on Saturday.
B 9 18 22 32
W 25 55 62 65
Avon 36, Centerville 34
AVON -- Avon’s fourth-quarter comeback guided it to its first girls basketball win over Centerville of the season on Thursday.
Avon (1-2): Courtney Sees scored a team-high 10 points for the Pirates. Tiffany Pelton added eight points and nine rebounds, while Mallory Miller scored seven points. Hanna Miller pulled down five rebounds, while Shalayne Nagel added four assists and four steals. The Pirates play Hanson on Monday at the Corn Palace.
Centerville (2-2): Haley Meyer finished with 21 points and seven rebounds. Mya Bendt recorded six rebounds, while Lillie Eide added five steals. The Tornadoes host Iroquois/Doland on Saturday.
C 9 14 29 34
A 11 19 26 36
ACDC 61, Gayville-Volin 32
LAKE ANDES -- Andes Central/Dakota Christian pulled away from Gayville-Volin in the second quarter to cruise to a girls basketball win on Thursday.
Andes Central/Dakota Christian (2-1): Mackenzie Muckey recorded 20 points, five rebounds and five assists. Allison Muckey added 19 points, while Josie Brouwer scored 11 points and had six steals. Sonya Hansum recorded five steals. The Thunder play Scotland on Saturday in Lake Andes.
Gayville-Volin (1-3): Molly Larson finished with 13 points and eight rebounds. Taylor Hoxeng added nine points. The Raiders play Corsica-Stickney on Monday in Corsica.
GV 8 15 22 32
ACDC 9 23 37 61
Hitchcock-Tulare 36, Wessington Springs 24
WESSINGTON SPRINGS -- Hitchcock-Tulare forced 24 turnovers in its girls basketball win over Wessington Springs on Thursday.
Hitchcock-Tulare (1-2): Dannyn Peterson scored 10 points to go with four rebounds and three steals. Ashley Masat added nine points and 10 boards. Kenidee Enander grabbed nine rebounds in the win. The Patriots play Langford Area on Saturday in Tulare.
Wessington Springs (0-4): Avery Orth had a 10-point, 11-rebound double-double, along with six blocks. Kirstie Munsen pulled down six rebounds. Alyssa Grohs recorded three steals. The Spartans travel to Mitchell Christian on Saturday.
HT 7 23 30 36
WS 3 10 16 24