Area basketball roundup: Howard handles SCW at Hanson Classic

In a battle of Region 4B foes to open the Hanson Classic Saturday, Howard pulled away in the second half to take down Sanborn Central/Woonsocket 47-37 at the Corn Palace.

In a battle of Region 4B foes to open the Hanson Classic Saturday, Howard pulled away in the second half to take down Sanborn Central/Woonsocket 47-37 at the Corn Palace.

Howard (4-4): Hilary Albrecht scored 21 points to lead all scorers for the Tigers. Josie Erickson had 12 points and Citori Rentz had seven points and eight rebounds, as Howard shot 35 percent but made 15-of-21 free throws. Up next: The Tigers host Hanson on Monday in Howard.

SCW (5-4): Tesa Jensen scored 10 points for the Blackhawks, while Megan Poyer tallied nine points and seven rebounds for SCW, which shot 33 percent in the loss. Up next: Sanborn Central/Woonsocket will play in the 281 Conference semifinals on Monday in Huron.

SCW 6 17 21 37

H 10 22 41 47


Freeman 65, Timber Lake 41

Freeman (5-2): Ashley Glanzer had 16 points for the Flyers, while Emily Miller scored 12 off the bench and Josie Fuhrmann added 10 points for Freeman, which earned its third straight win shooting 48 percent in the win and held a 33-24 advantage in rebounds. Up next: Freeman plays at Parker on Thursday.

Timber Lake (7-2): Lorenda Long scored 11 points for the Panthers, while Loryn Schoelerman scored nine points. The Panthers shot 37 percent from the field and were 12-for-21 on free throws. Up next: Timber Lake hosts Sully Buttes on Tuesday.

F 15 33 53 65

TL 10 21 33 41

Ethan 51, Madison 34

A tough defensive effort led the way for Ethan at the Hanson Classic Saturday at the Corn Palace.

Ethan (8-2): Karly Gustafson scored 18 points and grabbed 14 rebounds to pace the Rustlers. Adaya Plastow had nine points off the bench, while Jessica Bartscher had eight points for Ethan, which shot 33 percent but had 16 steals. The Rustlers also had a 41-37 edge in rebounding, aided by 15 offensive rebounds. Up next: Winners of three straight, the Rustlers head to Menno Tuesday to face the Wolves.


Madison (3-7): The Bulldogs committed 29 turnovers and shot 20 percent (8-for-40), converting 14-for-20 free throws. Anna Theophilus had 14 points and Maddie Gerry added six points. Nicole Brown pulled down 10 rebounds. Up next: The Bulldogs host Sioux Falls Christian on Friday.

E 12 28 40 51

M 7 18 28 34

Tripp-Delmont/Armour 54, Dell Rapids 46

Outscoring the Quarriers 27-16 in the second half, Tripp-Delmont/Armour rallied past Dell Rapids for a girls basketball victory at the Hanson Classic Saturday at the Corn Palace.

TDA (8-2): Mattilynn Reiner scored 18 points and snared 14 rebounds. Kianna Payer scored 12 points, with Erica Koster adding nine points and Brooklyn Brouwer scoring eight. The Nighthawks shot 45 percent and made 10-of-13 free throws. Up next: TDA hosts Mitchell Christian on Thursday in Tripp.

Dell Rapids (7-3): Jayda Knuppe had 14 points and eight rebounds for the Quarriers, while Aspen Hansen scored nine points. Dell Rapids shot 48 percent in the first half but was held to just 23 percent in the second half, scoring only two points in the final eight minutes. Up next: Dell Rapids heads to Hartford to play West Central on Tuesday.

TDA 13 27 47 54
DR 19 30 44 46


Belle Fourche 54, Flandreau 49

A late push from Flandreau in the second half wasn't enough, as Belle Fourche kept its perfect record intact Saturday at the Hanson Classic at the Corn Palace.

Belle Fourche (11-0): Shayla Howell paced the Broncs with 19 points, buoyed by a 11-for-14 effort at the free-throw line. Mandee Williamson had 12 points, as Belle Fourche shot 46 percent in the win. Up next: The Broncs host Douglas Tuesday.

Flandreau (7-3): Kathy Parsley had 16 points to lead the Fliers, while Hannah Parsley scored 14 points. The Fliers had 19 turnovers but shot 71 percent in the second half to get back in the game late. Up next: Flandreau hosts Deuel on Tuesday.

F 10 22 36 49

BF 20 35 46 54

St. Thomas More 46, Warner 44

Aislinn Duffy's basket with less than 5 seconds left lifted St. Thomas More to a win in the Hanson Classic finale Saturday at the Corn Palace.

STM (10-1): Balance carried the day for the Cavaliers, as four players scored in double figures. Duffy scored 11 points, tallied seven rebounds and dished five assists, while Jayden Bies, Klaire Kirsch and Alex Kandolin each scored 10 points. STM shot 37 percent in the victory. Up next: The Cavaliers will visit Lead-Deadwood on Tuesday.

Warner (7-3): Laurie Rogers had a game-high 21 points and pulled down six rebounds. Ashley Fischbach scored seven points and Peyton Ellingson had six points and seven rebounds for the Monarchs, who shot 44 percent but were 10-for-17 on free throws.

Up next: Warner travels to Wilmot on Thursday.

W 9 19 29 44

STM 11 22 32 46

Chamberlain 43, Bon Homme 40

TYNDALL - Chamberlain outlasted Bon Homme to pick up a road victory on Saturday.

Chamberlain (3-5): Mady Handel scored 18 points and Paige Reuer added 10 points. Up next: Chamberlain plays at Mount Vernon/Plankinton today in Plankinton.

Bon Homme (1-7): Bailey Kortan finished with 15 points and Ciera Himes added 11 points. Up next: The Cavaliers host Bridgewater-Emery today in Tyndall.

BH 10 18 29 40

C 5 14 27 43

Beresford 58, Wagner 40

BERESFORD - Beresford raced out to a 23-9 lead after one quarter and cruised to a victory over Wagner on Saturday.

Wagner (2-8): Janae Patterson led the Red Raiders with 19 points. Up next: Wagner plays at O'Neil (Neb.) on Tuesday.

Beresford (4-6): Alana Bergland scored a game-high 24 points. Up next: Beresford plays at Tea Area on Tuesday.

W 9 21 31 40

B 23 32 43 58

Deubrook Area 53, Mitchell Christian 32

MADISON - Deubrook Area forced 37 Mitchell Christian turnovers and won the final game of the Mustangs Seeds Shootout in Madison on Saturday.

MCS (3-5): Charlotte Haag led the Golden Eagles with nine points and a game-high 19 rebounds, while Jocelyn Baas chipped in seven points off the bench. Up next: MCS hosts Corsica-Stickney today in Mitchell.

Deubrook Area (8-2): Cortney Bauman had 12 points and Cassie Quail added 10 points for the Dolphins. Up next: Deubrook Area plays Oldham-Ramona/Rutland Tuesday in White.

MCS 14 32

DA 23 53

Canistota 65, Arlington 49

MADISON - Jordan Engbrecht poured in a game-high 29 points to power Canistota over Arlington at the Mustangs Seeds Shootout in Madison on Saturday.

Canistota (4-6): Engbrecht hit 13 field goals and added eight rebounds, while Harley Cormany had 11 points and Noelle Hofer finished with 10 points. Up next: The Hawks play Freeman Academy/Marion today in Marion.

Arlington (4-6): Kasey Pistulka had 12 points and Jayna Haufschild added 11 points. Up next: Arlington faces Colman-Egan on Tuesday in Elkton.

C 31 65

A 21 49

Little Wound 68, Platte-Geddes 48

MADISON - Platte-Geddes committed 25 turnovers in a loss to Little Wound at the Mustangs Seeds Shootout in Madison on Saturday.

Platte-Geddes (2-7): Sawyer Naasz scored 13 points and had 12 rebounds for a double-double, while Maddi Miller added seven points. Up next: The Black Panthers play Burke/South Central on Tuesday in Platte.

Little Wound (7-5): Miracle Spotted Bear scored a game-high 18 points. Up next: The Mustangs play Douglas on Friday in Kyle.

LW 32 68

PG 23 48

Elk Point-Jefferson 57, ACDC 41

MADISON - Elk Point-Jefferson outscored Andes Central/Dakota Christian 29-17 in the second half and pulled away for a win at the Mustangs Seeds Shootout in Madison on Saturday.

ACDC (5-5): Tyra Medicine Horn scored a game-high 15 points in the loss. Up next: The Thunder play Corsica-Stickney on Tuesday in Corsica.

EPJ (4-5): Addison Ludwig had 14 points, while Meghan Brewer and Kalla Bertram each added 11 points. Up next: The Huskies play at Vermillion on Tuesday.

EPJ 28 57

ACDC 24 41

Winner 78, Windom Area (Minn.) 30

GARRETSON - Morgan Hammerbeck scored a game-high 24 points and Maggie LaCompte added 14 points in the Warriors' victory at the Border Clash on Saturday. Winner (9-2) plays Bennett County on Tuesday in Martin.

Area boys basketball

Parkston 63, Flandreau Indian 56

REDFIELD - Scoring 26 points the fourth quarter, Parkston rallied past Flandreau Indian at the Pheasant Shootout on Saturday.

Parkston (6-4): Brady Albrecht led the Trojans with 29 points, while Trenton Weber had 12 points. Up next: Parkston plays Bon Homme on Thursday in Tyndall.

P 17 27 37 63

FI 10 33 41 56

Platte-Geddes 66, Aberdeen Christian 49

REDFIELD - Four Platte-Geddes players scored in double figures as the Black Panthers picked up a win at the Pheasant Shootout on Saturday.

Platte-Geddes (3-3): Xavier Marshall had 15 points, Hayden Stluka added 14 points, Trevor Sprik had 11 points and Kelby VanDerWerff finished with 10 points. Up next: Platte-Geddes plays Gregory today in Platte.

AC 9 16 25 49

PG 16 26 46 66

Canistota 75, Alcester-Hudson 25

YANKTON-Connor Carlson's big effort helped Canistota to a win at the Tri-Valley Conference Classic Saturday at Cimpl Arena.

Canistota (7-1): Carlson scored 28 points and pulled down 10 rebounds, while shooting 14-for-17 from the field. Trey Ortman added 16 points and Blake Anderson scored nine points off the bench. Up next: The Hawks play at Freeman Academy/Marion on Tuesday in Freeman.

C 24 40 55 75

AH 4 9 20 25

Freeman Academy/Marion 56, Scotland 41

YANKTON-Freeman Academy/Marion outscored Scotland 25-5 in the fourth quarter to pick up a win at the Tri-Valley Conference Classic at Cimpl Arena Saturday.

FAM (4-4): Gavin Pankratz scored 18 points and snared eight rebounds, while Stephen Waltner had 13 points and Thaniel Schroeder had 12 points for the Bearcats, who made 50 percent of their shots. Up next: The Bearcats face Canistota on Tuesday in Freeman.

Scotland (6-3): Travis Skorepa had 16 points and eight rebounds for the Highlanders and Tanner VanDriel scored 10 points in the loss. Up next: Scotland plays Irene-Wakonda on Tuesday in Scotland.

S 12 22 36 41

FAM 11 22 36 56

Gayville-Volin 50, Burke/South Central 35

YANKTON - Tristan Gustad scored 18 points to lead Gayville-Volin over Burke/South Central 50-35 at the Tri-Valley Conference Classic at Cimpl Arena on Saturday.

BSC (3-6): Jaden Frank scored 10 points in the loss. Up next: The Cougars play Lyman on Thursday in Burke.

BSC 4 13 29 35

GV 9 27 37 50

Andes Central/Dakota Christian 52, Centerville 32

YANKTON - Andes Central/Dakota Christian outscored Centerville 19-4 in the third quarter to cruise to victory.

ACDC (5-3): Daaron Tronvold scored 22 points and Jacey Garcia added 17 points. Up next: The Thunder play Corsica-Stickney on Tuesday in Corsica.

Centerville (0-9): Vilem Kovar had 11 points. Up next: Centerville plays at Freeman on Tuesday.

ACDC 10 16 35 52

C 7 15 19 32

Highmore-Harrold 68, Wessington Springs 37

WOLSEY - Jharret Bloomenrader scored a game-high 26 points to power Highmore-Harrold over Wessington Springs in the opening round of the 281 Conference Tournament on Saturday.

WS (1-7): Jacob Messmer led the Spartans with 12 points, while Gunnar Brandenburg added seven points. Up next: The Spartans play Iroquois on Tuesday in Huron.

WS 12 18 25 37

HH 13 39 60 68

Sanborn Central/Woonsocket 72, Sunshine Bible Academy 42

WOLSEY - Three Blackhawks scored in double figures as Sanborn Central/Woonsocket picked up an 281 Conference Tournament opening round victory over Sunshine Bible Academy on Saturday.

SCW (7-2): Noah Dickson had 15 points, Jared Goldammer added 12 points and Trent Kingsburg finished with 10 points. Up next: SCW will play James Valley Christian on Tuesday in Huron.

SBA 15 20 29 42

SCW 22 38 53 72

Windom (Minn.) 76, Winner 48

GARRETSON - Brady Fritz scored 17 points and Brandon Volmer added 10 points as Winner fell to Windom Area at the Border Clash in Garretson. Winner (3-8) plays at Pine Ridge on Thursday.

White River wins Jones County Invite

MUDRO - White River topped Jones County 88-54 in the championship game to win the Jones County Invitational for the 12th time in the past 13 years. Lyman placed third, beating Stanley County 74-68, while Colome topped Kadoka Area 60-43 in the fifth-place game. Bennett County won the seventh-place game 69-51 over Philip.

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