Area basketball roundup: Lyman girls take third at conference tourney

KADOKA -- Bailey Almond recorded a double-double to help the Lyman girls' basketball team beat White River 45-43 for third place at the Southern Plains Conference tournament Saturday.

KADOKA - Bailey Almond recorded a double-double to help the Lyman girls’ basketball team beat White River 45-43 for third place at the Southern Plains Conference tournament Saturday.

Almond tallied 14 points and 13 rebounds. Ashley Mortenson chipped in with seven rebounds and eight points, while Chesney Garnos had seven points. Garnos was also named to the all-tournament team.

Denae LeMay and Jaye Bear Heels led the way for White River. LeMay had 12 points, while Bear Heels scored 11 points.

Lyman (9-4) hosts Highmore-Harrold Thursday in Presho, while WR (5-8) hosts Bennett County Tuesday in White River.

L 12 23 27 45 WR 12 23 33 43


Wagner 51, Avon 47

WAGNER - Ali Kuca scored 19 points to help the Wagner girls’ basketball team beat Avon 51-47 Saturday.

Kuca also tallied five rebounds and five steals. Gina Soukup chipped in with 15 points, while Emily Brunsing had 11 points.

The Red Raiders were 19-of-43 from the field and 8-of-16 from the free-throw line.

Avon was led by Chesney Nagel, who scored 17 points. Ariana Oorlog added 15 points for the Pirates, who were 18-of-32 from the field and 9-of-16 from the free-throw line.

Wagner (6-6) hosts Mount Vernon/Plankinton Tuesday in Wagner, while Avon (8-4) plays Burke/South Central Tuesday in Bonesteel.
W 17 28 42 51 A 8 19 34 47

Bon Homme 54, Dakota Christian 51

NEW HOLLAND - The Bon Homme girls’ basketball team came away with a 54-51 victory over Dakota Christian Saturday.


Sierra Mesman led the way for Bon Homme with 18 points. Emily Pechous chipped in with 10 points and eight rebounds. Kelsey Sutera added six assists for the

Cavaliers, who were 21-of-51 from the field and 10-of-15 from the free throw line.

Brooklyn Vander Pol led the way for Dakota Christian. She had 23 points and nine rebounds. Kennedy Muckey chipped in with 12 points and seven rebounds.

The Cadets were 19-of-38 from the field and 11-of-13 from the free-throw line.

BH (4-8) plays Beresford Tuesday in Beresford, while DC (8-5) plays Corsica/Stickney Friday in New Holland.

DC 16 29 40 51 BH 15 26 42 54

Stanley County 53, Colome 40

KADOKA - Bailey Tiggs scored 15 points to help the Stanley County girls’ basketball team beat Colome 53-40 Saturday at the Southern Plains tournament.


Kiyana Martin added 13 points and eight rebounds for Stanley County.

Colome was led by Colby Taggart, who had 10 points. Taylor Hrbanek chipped in with eight points. Hrbanek also had 14 rebounds.

Colome (3-10) hosts Platte-Geddes Friday in Colome, while SC (3-9) plays Cheyenne-Eagle Butte Feb. 1 in Forth Pierre.

Alcester-Hudson 48, Canistota 42 CANISTOTA - The Canistota girls’ basketball team fell to Alcester-Hudson 48-42 Saturday.

Courtney McKee led the way for Alcester-Hudson with 20 points.

Canistota was led by Chloe Nielsen, who recorded a double-double. Nielsen tallied 14 points and 10 rebounds. Jenny Hofer added a team-high 19 points.

The Hawks were 14-of-48 from the field and were outrebounded 38-25. Canistota won the JV game 36-24.

AH (7-4) plays Bridgewater-Emery Thursday in Alcester, while Canistota (8-5) plays Mitchell Christian today at Mitchell Christian School.

C 9 23 36 42 AH 15 27 37 48

Boys’ basketball

Menno 68, Howard 33 HOWARD - Four players scored in double figures to help the Menno boys’ basketball team beat Howard 68-33 Saturday.

Chet Peterson and Dustin Lehr led the way with 16 points, while Derrick Lehr had 12 points and Dylan Lehr scored 11 points.

Caleb Preszler added five rebounds for the Wolves, who were 28-of-52 from the field.

David Noid had eight points to lead Howard. David Weidler chipped in with six rebounds for the Tigers, who were 12-of-40 from the field.

Menno (4-6) plays Gayville-Volin Tuesday in Gayville, while Howard (0-11) hosts Parker Tuesday.
M 17 30 54 68 H 8 16 24 33

Florence/Henry 56, Wessington Springs 40

MADISON - The Wessington Springs boys’ basketball team fell to Florence/Henry 56-40 Saturday.

Jevon Hohn had 15 points and seven rebounds to lead the way for Wessington Springs. Zachary Paulson chipped in with eight points and eight rebounds. The Spartans were 14-of-42 from the field and 8-of-14 from the free-throw line.

Florence/Henry was led by Kirby Tshakert, Zach Grygiel and Craig Reiter. Tshakert had a team-high 15 points, while Grygiel and Reiter each scored 14 points.

Florence/Henry was 19-of-42 from the field and outrebounded Wessington Springs 32-31.

WS (3-7) hosts Andes Central Monday in Wessington Springs, while FH (4-6) hosts Great Plains Lutheran Monday in Henry.
FH 18 33 45 56 WS 10 23 34 40

De Smet 56, Freeman 45

Madison - The Freeman boys’ basketball team fell to De Smet 56-45 Saturday. Cole Paulson scored 24 points and grabbed nine rebounds for Freeman. He was the only Flyer’s player to score in double figures. Freeman was 16-of-29 from the field and 10-of-16 from the free-throw line. De Smet (7-2) was led by Kyler Asleson and

Broderick Poppinga, who each scored 13 points. Austin Janssen chipped in with eight points and 11 rebounds. De Smet was 19-of-42 from the field.

Freeman (5-4) hosts McCook Central/Montrose Tuesday in Freeman, while De Smet hosts Sioux Valley Tuesday in De Smet.

DS 14 30 41 56 F 15 24 30 45

Bon Homme 69, Dakota Christian 40

NEW HOLLAND - Four players scored in double figures to help the Bon Homme boys’ basketball team beat Dakota Christian 69-40 Saturday.

Mike Mesman led the way with 15 points and eight rebounds for Bon Homme. Hunter Young chipped in with 14 points, while Scott Weisler and Scott Van Winkle each tallied 11 points.

The Cavaliers were 32-of-71 from the field and recorded 31 rebounds.

Dakota Christian was led by Owen Medicine, who scored 12 points. Michael Maas added eight rebounds for the Cadets, who were 17-of-49 from the field.

BH (7-9) plays Beresford Tuesday in Beresford, while DC (3-7) hosts Gregory Monday in New Holland.
DC 6 28 32 40 BH 22 41 55 69

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