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Area basketball roundup: KWL girls fend off MVP in girls contest

Leiferman scores 16 points in victory

Mount Vernon/Plankinton's Morgan Boyd, left, attacks the basket against Kimball/White Lake's Kennedy Leiferman, right, on Friday in Plankinton.
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PLANKINTON -- Kimball/White Lake edged past Mount Vernon/Plankinton for a 46-41 win on Friday in girls basketball action.

Kimball/White Lake (8-4): Kennedy Leiferman stuffed the stat sheet with 16 points, nine rebounds, six assists and six steals. Hannah Havlik scored 13 points in the win. Harley Namanny pulled down eight rebounds. The WiLdKats play Bon Homme on Tuesday in Tyndall.

Mount Vernon/Plankinton (7-3): Emilee Fox finished with 14 points and Shyla Tobin added 10 points. The Titans travel to Miller on Saturday.

KWL 8 17 28 46

MVP 7 14 26 41


Flandreau 50, MCM 49

FLANDREAU -- Flandreau narrowly edged past McCook Central/Montrose for a girls basketball win on Friday.

Flandreau (5-4): Claire Sheppard recorded a 22-point, 10-rebound double-double for the Fliers. Maria Parsley added 10 points and seven boards. The Fliers travel to Parker on Saturday.

McCook Central/Montrose (7-4): Ashtyn Wobig scored 16 points. Madisen Koepsell chipped in 14 points. The Fighting Cougars play Chester Area on Thursday in Salem.

Platte-Geddes 47, Lennox 41

PLATTE -- Platte-Geddes took down Lennox for a girls basketball win on Friday.

Platte-Geddes (4-7): Karly VanDerWerff scored 13 points and grabbed eight rebounds. Cadence Van Zee added 12 points, while Taryn Starr grabbed six rebounds and three steals in the win. The Black Panthers play Parkston on Tuesday in Platte.

Lennox (4-9): Mara Hinker scored a team-high 17 points. Jenaka DeCou and Alicia Ruud each added nine points. The Orioles travel to Vermillion on Monday.

Hanson 53, Canistota 20

ALEXANDRIA -- Class B No. 5 Hanson coasted past Canistota in girls basketball action on Friday.

Hanson (10-1): Annalyse Weber led the Beavers with 20 points, six assists and five rebounds. Mekiah Campbell added 14 points and four rebounds. Karlie Goergen finished with 10 points. The Beavers play Sanborn Central/Woonsocket on Tuesday in Forestburg.


Canistota (3-7): Kayla Papendick and Kenzy Krinke scored six points apiece. Papendick added five rebounds. The Hawks host Ethan on Monday.

C 7 12 16 20

H 12 26 46 53

Area boys basketball

Platte-Geddes 49, Lennox 40

PLATTE -- Class B No. 2 Platte-Geddes outscored Lennox 19-10 in the fourth quarter and picked up a boys basketball victory on Friday.

Platte-Geddes (8-0): Caden Foxley finished with 19 points and 16 rebounds. Kelby VanDerWerff added 12 points and seven rebounds. Will Miller added seven points and Brody Boltjes scored six points. The Black Panthers play De Smet on Saturday at the Corn Palace.

Lennox (4-7): Peyton Eich posted 18 points and Braeden Wulf scored eight points. The Orioles travel to Parkston on Thursday.

L 9 15 30 40

PG 11 18 30 49


Flandreau 62, MCM 44

FLANDREAU -- Flandreau cruised past McCook Central/Montrose for a boys basketball win on Friday.

Flandreau (9-1): Tash Lunday recorded a 21-point, 14-rebound double-double. Chase LeBrun added 14 points and five boards. Taryn Ukestine scored 12 points. The Fliers travel to Parker on Saturday.

McCook Central/Montrose (4-7): Gavin Gordon scored 10 points. Cody Miles chipped in eight points. The Fighting Cougars play Freeman on Tuesday in Montrose.

Hitchcock-Tulare 52, SCW 47

WOONSOCKET -- Hitchcock-Tulare picked up its second boys basketball win on Friday by taking down Sanborn Central/Woonsocket in the 281 Conference tournament.

Hitchcock-Tulare (2-7): Zach Gilbert scored 15 points. Kyle Hamilton added 11 points in the win. Cody Wright pulled down six rebounds. The Patriots travel to Redfield on Tuesday.

Sanborn Central/Woonsocket (4-7): Hayden Beigh scored 17 points. Tryce Slykhuis finished with 10 points and four assists, while Brady Larson grabbed 10 boards. The Blackhawks play Freeman on Saturday in Madison.

Wessington Springs 47, Wolsey-Wessington 43

WOLSEY -- Wessington Springs knocked off Wolsey-Wessington for a win in the 281 Conference tournament on Friday.

Wessington Springs (7-3): Jacob Messmer recorded 12 points and seven rebounds for the Spartans. Mason Schelske added 11 points and 10 boards. Tyler Kole scored nine points in the win. The Spartans host Andes Central/Dakota Christian on Tuesday.

Wolsey-Wessington (8-2): Corbin Haarmeyer scored nine points. Tristan Abbott added eight points and eight boards. The Warbirds play Potter County on Thursday in Wolsey.

WS 16 21 35 47

WW 12 21 32 43

Gayville-Volin 66, Colome 53

COLOME -- Gayville-Volin pulled away from Colome in the fourth quarter during a boys basketball win on Friday.

Gayville-Volin (5-5): Darien Rabe scored 12 points in the win. The Raiders play Garretson on Saturday in Madison.

Colome (2-9): Rhet Bertram recorded 19 points and nine rebounds for the Cowboys. Joseph Laprath chipped in 17 points and five steals. Michael Supik added eight points. Alec Thieman dished out four assists. The Cowboys play Platte-Geddes on Jan. 29 in Platte.

GV 12 29 46 66

C 7 24 41 53

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