Area basketball roundup: Gustafson leads Ethan surge past Canistota
CANISTOTA--Class B No. 1 Ethan went scoreless in the first five minutes of the second quarter, but used an 11-2 run to end the half to--thanks in part to a do-it-all game from senior Karly Gustafson--to pull away from Canistota on Monday in girls...
CANISTOTA-Class B No. 1 Ethan went scoreless in the first five minutes of the second quarter, but used an 11-2 run to end the half to-thanks in part to a do-it-all game from senior Karly Gustafson-to pull away from Canistota on Monday in girls basketball action.
Ethan (10-0): Gustafson poured in 32 points, while also adding nine rebounds and four steals. Cameryn Logan added 13 points, eight rebounds and four steals, while Maddie Miiller pitched in 12 points, seven boards and four assists for Ethan, which racked up 19 offensive rebounds and 17 steals. The Rustlers host Mitchell Christian on Thursday.
Canistota (6-6): Jordan Engbrecht had 17 points, six rebounds and two steals in defeat. The Hawks travel to Freeman on Thursday.
E 19 30 46 63
C 15 23 30 42
Bridgewater-Emery 76, FAM 32
MARION-Bridgewater-Emery held a 32-5 first-quarter lead on Freeman Academy/Marion to run away with its fifth consecutive girls basketball win on Monday.
Bridgewater-Emery (11-2): Abigal Arend led all scorers with 20 points and five assists and Julia Weber tallied 17 points and five assists. Meanwhile, Kerrigan Schultz stuffed the stat sheet with 14 points, 11 rebounds and five assists. Kennedee Weber added 11 points and Jada Weber hauled in 13 rebounds. The Huskies play Hanson on Friday, in Emery.
Freeman Academy/Marion (2-11): Emily Heeg scored nine points for FAM, which was held to 25 percent shooting for the game. The Bearcats host Irene-Wakonda on Thursday in Marion.
BE 32 61 68 76
FAM 5 14 19 32
Winner 74, Crow Creek 35
WINNER-Class A No. 2 Winner remained unblemished as Bella Swedlund helped propel the Warriors to a rout of Crow Creek on Monday.
Winner (11-0): Swedlund scored a game-high 20 points, while pulling down 10 rebounds and handing out four assists. Gabriel Kocer added 13 points and Morgan Hammerback had 12 points and six boards. The Warriors host Mount Vernon/Plankinton on Friday.
Crow Creek (7-5): Audrey Drapeau had 14 points to lead Crow Creek. The Chieftains play Stanley County on Thursday in Fort Pierre.
CC 5 13 15 35
W 18 41 67 74
Lennox 61, Parkston 42
LENNOX-Class A No. 1 Lennox breezed past Parkston to win its ninth consecutive game on Monday.
Lennox (12-1): Riley Peters scored 21 points and grabbed six rebounds, while Madysen Vlastuin had 11 points and seven rebounds and Rianna Fillipi pitched in 10 points and eight boards. The Orioles play Elk Point-Jefferson on Jan. 29 in Elk Point.
Parkston (5-5): Emma Yost had 14 points and Allison Ziebart had 10 in the loss. The Trojans play Platte-Geddes today in Platte.
P 5 14 25 42
L 16 33 41 61
Scotland 60, Alcester-Hudson 39
SCOTLAND-Scotland raced out to a 21-5 lead at the end of the first quarter to take down Alcester-Hudson at home on Monday.
Scotland (5-6): Grace Fryda scored a team-high 16 points, while Bella Vitek pitched in 15 and Makayla Friederich added 10 points and 12 rebounds. The Highlanders host Wagner on Friday.
Alcester-Hudson (3-9): Kendra Jensen paced Alcester-Hudson with a game-high 19 points in defeat and Keandra Rhead added nine points and five assists. The Cubs host Dell Rapids St. Mary on Thursday in Alcester.
AH 5 14 24 39
S 21 32 44 60
Area boys basketball
Alcester-Hudson 72, Scotland 40
SCOTLAND-Eli Skoglund tossed in 31 points to power Alcester-Hudson to a boys basketball win over Scotland on Monday.
Alcester-Hudson (6-6): Skoglund added 11 rebounds. Alex Winquist and Jaxon Doering both scored 12 points apiece. Doering also collected 11 boards. The Cubs play Mitchell Christian on Saturday in the Dakota State Mustang Shootout, in Madison.
Scotland (2-10): Lucas Dennis and Ty Mogck both scored nine points apiece. Mason Dennis added eight points and seven rebounds. The Highlanders host Wagner on Friday.
AH 14 37 54 72
S 18 24 34 40