Area basketball roundup: No. 4 Cougars notch win over Huskies
Area basketball roundup
EMERY -- Class B No. 4 Viborg-Hurley cruised past Bridgewater-Emery for a 69-33 boys basketball win on Tuesday.
Viborg-Hurley (2-0): No stats reported. The Cougars play Irene-Wakonda on Friday in Wakonda.
Bridgewater-Emery (2-1): Sutton Arend finished with 10 points and six rebounds for the Huskies. Bodie Burnham added 10 points. The Huskies play Menno on Thursday in Emery.
VH 18 35 58 69
BE 13 18 30 33
Hanson 84, MCM 51
SALEM -- Hanson drained seven 3-pointers in its boys basketball win over McCook Central/Montrose on Tuesday.
Hanson (2-0): Noah Price scored a game-high 21 points, while Luke Haiar added 17 points. Riley Ferry chipped in 16 points and five rebounds, while Ethan Cheeseman scored 10 points. The Beavers play Menno on Friday in Alexandria.
McCook Central/Montrose (0-2): Gavin Gordon finished with 16 points and four rebounds. Boston Katzer had 14 points, while Cody Miles recorded 11 points. The Fighting Cougars travel to Howard on Friday.
H 19 44 67 84
MCM 17 33 43 51
Corsica-Stickney 64, Avon 30
AVON -- Corsica-Stickney cruised past Avon for a boys basketball win on Tuesday.
Corsica-Stickney (1-1): Caleb Krogstad scored 18 points and recorded four steals for the Jaguars. Brendan Wentland added 12 points, while Jaylen Kemp finished with 11 points. Trever Burke pulled down nine rebounds and dished out three assists. Hayden Plamp recorded five boards and three assists. The Jaguars play Sanborn Central/Woonsocket on Thursday in Corsica.
Avon (0-1): Lincoln Thury had 10 points, four rebounds and three steals. Ashton Frank grabbed a team-high five rebounds. Kley Heumiller scored eight points. The Pirates host Centerville on Thursday.
CS 16 35 49 64
A 9 16 24 30
TDA 65, Parkston 45
ARMOUR -- Tripp-Delmont/Armour earned its second boys basketball win of the season on Tuesday, as it took down Parkston.
Tripp-Delmont/Armour (2-0): Carson Koehn recorded 23 points, five assists, four rebounds and two steals. Colby Brown added 13 points and seven rebounds. Jeff Schnabel added 11 points, while Logan Van Pelt added nine points and six rebounds. The Nighthawks play Freeman Academy/Marion on Dec. 22 in Freeman.
Parkston (0-1): Cole Prunty scored 13 points and Ethan Poore added 10 points. The Trojans host Chamberlain on Friday.
TDA 17 36 48 65
P 7 21 33 45
Chamberlain 47, Gregory 40
GREGORY -- Chamberlain notched a boys basketball win over Gregory on Tuesday.
Chamberlain (1-0): Hayden Evans scored a team-high 24 points. The Cubs travel to Parkston on Friday.
Gregory (2-0): Daniel Mitchell had a massive 30-point, 17-rebound double-double. The Gorillas host Colome on Thursday.
C 14 24 33 47
G 11 19 26 40
SCW 45, Hitchcock-Tulare 34
HITCHCOCK -- Sanborn Central/Woonsocket notched a boys basketball win over Hitchcock-Tulare on Tuesday.
Sanborn Central/Woonsocket (1-0): Tryce Slykhuis finished with 15 points and eight rebounds. Brady Larson chipped in 15 points and 10 rebounds. Noah Wormstadt grabbed 10 rebounds and Clay Olinger dished out five assists. The Blackhawks play Corsica-Stickney on Thursday in Corsica.
Hitchcock-Tulare (0-1): Alex Clark scored eight points. T.J. Salmon pulled down nine rebounds. The Patriots travel to Wessington Springs on Thursday.
SCW 8 21 33 45
HT 7 15 23 34
Howard 54, Chester Area 40
HOWARD -- Howard opened its boys basketball season with a win over Chester Area on Tuesday.
Howard (1-0): Sam Aslesen scored a team-high 22 points for the Tigers. Aslesen added eight boards and four assists. Tisyn Spader and Brayden Hinker both added 12 points. The Tigers host McCook Central/Montrose on Friday.
Chester Area (1-2): Stratton Eppard scored 17 points in the loss. Ryan Benson added nine points and Jovi Wolf finished with eight points. The Flyers host Tri-Valley on Friday.
CA 10 14 29 40
H 11 24 42 54
West Central 68, MVP 55
MOUNT VERNON -- West Central picked up a boys basketball win over Mount Vernon/Plankinton on Tuesday.
West Central (1-2): Zane Crawford scored 20 points and Kasan Abedi recorded 16 points. West Central plays Winner on Friday in Hartford.
Mount Vernon/Plankinton (0-2): Rylee Deinert finished with 13 points and seven rebounds. Lincoln Klooz chipped in 11 points and two steals. Nate Hohn recorded 10 points and four rebounds. Reed Rus added nine points and seven rebounds. The Titans play Freeman on Friday in Mount Vernon.
Ethan 85, ACDC 55
ETHAN -- Five players scored in double figures to pace Ethan to a boys basketball win over Andes Central/Dakota Christian
Ethan (1-1): Riley Endres paced the Rustlers with 18 points, while Josh Bartscher posted a double-double with 17 points and 10 boards. Jay Storm logged 16 points and Eric Gustafson also recorded a double-double with 14 points and 11 rebounds. Kody Klumb tossed in 11 points. The Rustlers play James Valley Christian on Thursday in Huron.
Andes Central/Dakota Christian (0-2): Xavier Hare led the way with 17 points. Rizon Clark added 11 points. The Thunder play Gayville-Volin on Thursday in Lake Andes.
ACDC 8 30 47 55
E 26 49 73 85
Burke 53, North Central (Neb.) 43
BURKE -- Burke pulled away from North Central (Neb.) for a boys basketball victory on Tuesday.
Burke (2-0): Ben Witt poured in a game-high 27 points and dished out four assists. Bryce Frank added nine points, six assists and four steals. Brogan Glover recorded seven points and nine rebounds, while Nick Nelson collected eight rebounds. Burke hosts Platte-Geddes on Thursday in Bonesteel.
North Central: Ben Bruns scored 16 points.
Area girls basketball
Corsica-Stickney 68, Avon 45
AVON -- Class B No. 1 Corsica-Stickney was led by Avery Broughton’s double-double in its win over Avon on Tuesday.
Corsica-Stickney (2-0): Broughton finished with 17 points, 11 rebounds and two steals. Raven Barse chipped in 17 points, eight boards and five assists. Morgan Delange added 12 points, while Rachel Gerlach and Morgan Clites both added five assists. The Jaguars play Sanborn Central/Woonsocket on Thursday in Corsica.
Avon (0-2): Hanna Miller scored 11 points and pulled down nine rebounds. Tiffany Pelton chipped in six points and four rebounds. Katie Gretschmann recorded three steals. The Pirates host Centerville on Thursday.
CS 13 35 56 68
A 10 27 38 45
Parkston 59, TDA 21
ARMOUR -- Parkston rode a fast start to a girls basketball win over Tripp-Delmont/Armour on Tuesday.
Parkston (1-0): Emma Yost scored a team-high 14 points. Allison Ziebart added 12 points and Faith Oakley chipped in 10 points in the win. The Trojans host Chamberlain on Friday.
Tripp-Delmont/Armour (0-2): Megan Reiner recorded 14 points and five rebounds. The Nighthawks play Bon Homme on Saturday in Tyndall.
P 18 28 41 59
TDA 5 14 17 21
KWL 32, Platte-Geddes 31
KIMBALL -- Kimball/White Lake edged Platte-Geddes for a one-point girls basketball win on Tuesday.
Kimball/White Lake (1-2): Hannah Havlik finished with six points, nine rebounds and four steals. Kate Havlik scored eight points. Kennedy Leiferman recorded 13 points and eight rebounds in the win. The WiLdKats travel to Mitchell Christian on Thursday.
Platte-Geddes (0-2): Karly Vanderwerff scored 11 points. Regan Hoffman pulled down seven boards. The Black Panthers travel to Gregory on Friday.
PG 9 20 22 31
KWL 7 16 26 32
Menno 56, Scotland 40
SCOTLAND -- Menno picked up another girls basketball win on Tuesday over Scotland.
Menno (2-0): Morgan Edelman stuffed the stat sheet with 20 points, seven steals, five rebounds and four assists. Bridget Vaith chipped in 11 points and four assists. Paityn Huber recorded nine points, eight rebounds and three steals. The Wolves play Hanson on Friday in Alexandria.
Scotland (0-1): Grace Fryda recorded 12 points, four rebounds and two blocks. Makayla Friedrich added nine points and six rebounds. The Highlanders play Bon Homme on Thursday in Tyndall.
M 12 20 46 56
S 8 21 27 40
Howard 65, Chester Area 38
HOWARD -- Howard cruised past Chester Area for a season-opening girls basketball win on Tuesday.
Howard (1-0): Kenedy Koepsell scored 21 points and added four rebounds. Kate Connor chipped in 10 points and nine boards. Saddie Palmquist recorded seven points and six steals. Trinity Palmquist recorded nine points and seven assists in the win. The Tigers host McCook Central/Montrose on Friday.
Chester Area (1-2): Emery Larson scored a team-high eight points. Emmerson Eppard and Jayda Kenyon both chipped in six points. The Flyers host Tri-Valley on Friday.
CA 11 19 30 38
H 27 42 58 65
SCW 43, Hitchcock-Tulare 42
HITCHCOCK -- Sanborn Central/Woonsocket held off Hitchcock-Tulare for a girls basketball win on Tuesday.
Sanborn Central/Woonsocket (2-0): Trinity Boschee scored a team-high 12 points for the Blackhawks. Teya Moody added 10 points and three assists. Trista White and Brooke Doering each chipped in nine points and 10 rebounds. The Blackhawks play Corsica-Stickney on Thursday in Corsica.
Hitchcock-Tulare (0-2): Kenidee Enander, Kaitlyn Rathjen and Katelyn Schroeder all had nine points. The Patriots travel to Wessington Springs on Thursday.
SCW 4 19 30 43
HT 9 22 29 42
West Central 57, MVP 46
MOUNT VERNON -- Class A No. 5 West Central got off to a fast start to down Mount Vernon/Plankinton on Tuesday in girls basketball action.
West Central (2-0): Addy Kramer scored a team-high 24 points. Cassidy Siemonsma added 14 points in the win. The Trojans play Winner on Friday in Hartford.
Mount Vernon/Plankinton (1-2): Maria Baker scored 17 points. Emilee Fox chipped in 14 points, seven assists and four steals. Reagan Rus and Hallie Schmidt both scored six points. The Titans play Sanborn Central/Woonsocket on Dec. 22 in Plankinton.
WC 17 31 46 57
MVP 6 22 39 45
Sully Buttes 52, Lyman 30
PRESHO -- Sully Buttes earned a road girls basketball win on Tuesday against Lyman.
Sully Butes (2-1): No stats reported. The Chargers play Aberdeen Roncalli on Monday in Onida.
Lyman (1-2): Skyler Volmer finished with 13 points and eight rebounds. Raelee Middletent chipped in nine points and Mackaylee Scott added five rebounds. The Raiders travel to Rapid City Christian on Friday.
SB 14 33 42 52
L 4 15 22 30
Colman-Egan 46, Canistota 27
COLMAN -- Colman-Egan relied on strong defense to take down Canistota in girls basketball action on Tuesday.
Colman-Egan (1-1): Josie Mousel had 21 points, five rebounds and five steals in the win. Mackenzie Hemmer chipped in 14 points and six boards. The Hawks travel to Dell Rapids St. Mary on Thursday.
Canistota (1-1): Mykkah Krinke and Kayla Papendick both scored eight points. Natalie Becker pulled down five rebounds. The Hawks play Bridgewater-Emery on Friday in Emery.
C 6 14 18 27
CE 11 20 30 46
Viborg-Hurley 63, Bridgewater-Emery 50
EMERY -- Viborg-Hurley came back in the second half to down Bridgewater-Emery on Tuesday in girls basketball action.
Viborg-Hurley (1-1): Sydney Voss had a team-high 15 points to go with five rebounds. NeVaeh Ronke added 11 points, 11 rebounds, three steals and two blocks. Estelle Lee scored 10 points. Denae Mach recorded six points, six rebounds, five assists, three steals and three blocks. The Cougars play Irene-Wakonda on Friday in Wakonda.
Bridgewater-Emery (1-1): Kerrigan Schultz scored a team-best 15 points and pulled down nine rebounds. Julia Weber scored nine points to go with five rebounds and five steals. Morgan Uptagrafft added eight points. The Huskies play Canistota on Friday in Emery.
VH 10 21 42 63
BE 14 26 38 50
North Central (Neb.) 47, Burke 14
BURKE -- North Central (Neb.) coasted to a girls basketball win over Burke on Tuesday.
North Central (Neb.): Hunter Wiebelhaus led the way with 17 points.
Burke (1-1): Bobbi Jo Wischmann, Ramee Hanson and Bridget Bartling each put in four points apiece. Wischmann added five rebounds and three steals. The Cougars travel to Winner on Thursday.
B 2 6 8 14
NC 11 52 47 57