Area basketball roundup: Sees scores 1,000th career point in Avon win

AVON -- Lauren Sees scored her 1,000th career point as Avon downed Scotland in a girls basketball game on Thursday in Avon. Avon (7-2): Sees poured in a game-high 21 points, while Cheylee Nagel recorded 15 points and eight assists. Livi Jurrens a...


AVON - Lauren Sees scored her 1,000th career point as Avon downed Scotland in a girls basketball game on Thursday in Avon.

Avon (7-2): Sees poured in a game-high 21 points, while Cheylee Nagel recorded 15 points and eight assists. Livi Jurrens and Kacie Mudder both scored nine points, while Jurrens added seven rebounds and five steals. Up next: Avon plays De Smet on Saturday in the Hanson Classic at the Corn Palace.

Scotland (2-5): Taylor Gall led the Highlanders with eight points and four rebounds. Up next: Scotland hosts Irene-Wakonda on Tuesday.

S 4 10 16 23

A 21 43 55 60


Parkston 57, Wagner 47

WAGNER - Leading by one point at halftime, Parkston pulled away in the second half for a road win in girls basketball action.

Parkston (2-7): Paige Semmler scored 17 points and pulled down nine rebounds, as Parkston had a 23-14 edge in rebounds. Maysa Davidson scored 14 points for the Trojans, who were 21-for-44 shooting. Up next: Parkston plays Bon Homme on Jan. 18 in Tyndall.

Wagner (2-7): Bella LeBeaux and Kayli Kocer each scored nine points for the Red Raiders, who shot 47 percent from the field but were 11-for-23 on free throws. Up next: Wagner plays at Beresford on Saturday.

P 10 26 41 57

W 11 25 34 47

Menno 80, Bridgewater-Emery 66

EMERY - Menno shot a scalding 62 percent in a high-scoring Cornbelt Conference girls basketball victory Thursday.


Menno (9-1): Morgan Edelman had 21 points, while Ashton Vaith scored 15 points and Paige Heckenlaible scored 13 points for the Wolves. Eisley Sayler scored 10 points for Menno. Up next: Menno hosts Ethan on Tuesday.

Bridgewater-Emery (4-4): Kerrigan Schultz scored 19 points, with Julia Weber had 16 points for the Huskies. Abigal Arend added 13 points for B-E, and Jada Wethor had 10 rebounds. B-E shot 45 percent in the loss. Up next: The Huskies host Bon Homme on Monday in Tyndall.

M 19 48 64 80

B-E 15 31 48 66

Kimball/White Lake 54, Gregory 28

KIMBALL - Kimball/White Lake held Gregory to three second-quarter points in a girls basketball win Thursday.

Kimball/White Lake (7-3): Kennedy Leiferman tallied 17 points and 12 rebounds for a double-double, while Heather Munsen scored 12. Grace Konechne and Darby Deffenbaugh added six rebounds apiece. Up next: KWL plays Bridgewater-Emery on Tuesday in Emery

Gregory (1-7): Sydney Svatos totaled nine points and seven rebounds, while Megan Warnke added nine rebounds. Up next: Gregory hosts Chamberlain on Tuesday.


G 10 13 21 28

KWL 17 29 44 54

Canistota 55, Dell Rapids St. Mary 48

CANISTOTA - Jordan Engbrecht's 20 points and 13 rebounds helped Canistota past Dell Rapids St. Mary in girls basketball Thursday night.

Canistota (3-6): MiKenzie Kirby had 12 points and seven rebounds for the Hawks, while Skylar Bultje had 11 points and three steals for Canistota, which had a 34-25 edge in rebounding. Up next: Canistota plays Arlington on Saturday in Madison.

Dell Rapids St. Mary (3-5): Ella Heinitz had a game-high 24 points and Sydney Cook added 10 points and nine rebounds for the Cardinals. Up next: The Cardinals play at Lake Preston today.

SM 15 26 37 48

C 20 33 41 55

Burke/South Central 66, Colome 28

BURKE - The Burke/South Central girls basketball team powered themselves to victory over Colome on Thursday in Burke.

Burke/South Central (6-2): Tressa Bull led B/SC with 22 points and seven rebounds, while Lacey Person scored nine and Taylee Indahl tallied eight. Lahna Matucha had six rebounds, five assists and eight steals. Up next: The Cougars play Platte-Geddes on Tuesday in Platte.

Colome (2-6): Rayne Hermsen and Saydee Heath scored six points apiece. Makayla Shippy collected three rebounds. Up next: Colome starts Southern Plains Conference Tournament play on Jan. 18 in Presho.

C 7 11 19 28

BSC 24 46 58 66

Hanson 54, Parker 41

PARKER - The Hanson girls basketball team had three players in double figures in the win over Parker on Thursday.

Hanson (7-2): Jada Campbell led the Beavers with 14 points, while Heather Kayser scored 13 and Megan Guericke had 11 points. Campbell added six rebounds, while Kayser, Brooke Weber, and Allison Bahmuller each had four rebounds. Up next: Hanson plays Sully Buttes on Saturday in the Hanson Classic at the Corn Palace.

Parker (2-4): Hannah Viet led the scoring with 13 points, while Grace Leberman put up 11 points and Raelin Jurgens scored 10. Jurgens also had a game-high 11 rebounds. Up next: Parker plays Gayville-Volin on Tuesday in Parker.

H 14 23 38 54

P 6 19 32 41

Winner 82, Bon Homme 39

WINNER - Winner powered past Bon Homme in girls basketball action Thursday in Winner.

Winner (8-2): Morgan Hammerbeck led the Warriors with 23 points, while Gabriel Kocer tallied 17 points. Hammerbeck, Kelsey Sachtjen and Abby Marts each had six rebounds. Up next: Winner plays at the Border Clash on Saturday in Garretson.

Bon Homme (1-6): Bailey Kortan led Bon Homme with 15 points, and Jenae Alberts put up 13 points and grabbed a team-high six rebounds. Kortan, Rachel Sestak and Johanna Jelsma each had five rebounds. Up next: The Cavaliers host Chamberlain on Saturday in Tyndall.

BH 12 25 28 39

W 23 43 62 82

Boys basketball

Parkston 39, Wagner 37

WAGNER - Parkston edged Wagner in boys basketball action Thursday in Wagner.

Parkston (5-4): Trenton Weber led the Trojans with 12, while Nate Doering added 10 points and 12 rebounds. Weber and Braden Bruening had five rebounds apiece. Up next: Parkston plays Flandreau Indian in the Redfield/Doland Classic on Saturday in Redfield.

Wagner (0-7): Tysin Arpan and Alex Sully each tallied 13 points. Arpan added 13 rebounds, while Emilio Cournoyer and Mato Perry had five rebounds apiece. Up next: Wagner plays at Beresford on Saturday.

P 10 16 27 39

W 6 10 24 37

Freeman 79, Ethan 67

FREEMAN - Trailing by 10 points heading into the last eight minutes, Freeman rallied past Ethan in boys basketball action Thursday.

Freeman (3-5): Braxton Schmidt had 21 points and 11 rebounds, while Charles Harberts scored 16 points and Dausyn Pravecek had 15 points for the Flyers. Freeman shot 55 percent from the field and drained 17-of-19 free throws. Up next: Freeman plays Lyman on Monday at the Corn Palace.

Ethan (4-4): Brady Hawkins had a game-high 24 points, seven rebounds and six assists for the Rustlers, while Abiah Plastow had 23 points, 10 rebounds and six assists. Derek Storm added five assists, but Ethan shot 26 percent in the loss. Up next: Ethan plays at Canistota today.

E 14 29 56 67

F 15 29 46 79

Scotland 59, Avon 50

AVON - Four players scored in double figures to power Scotland to victory over Avon Thursday.

Scotland (5-3): Tanner VanDriel led the scoring with 16 points, while Travis Skorepa scored 14, Bryan Vaughn tallied 13 and Mason Dennis put up 11 points and eight rebounds. Up next: The Highlanders play Freeman Academy/Marion on Saturday in Yankton.

Avon (2-5): Jimmy Schuurmans, Logan Schuurmans, and Jacob Cihak put up 12 points apiece. Jimmy Schuurmans had 11 boards, and Brady Cameron added 10. Up next: Avon hosts Mitchell Christian on Tuesday.

S 16 25 41 59

A 7 22 38 50

Chamberlain 58, Todd County 52

CHAMBERLAIN - Chamberlain nipped Todd County in a boys basketball contest on Thursday in Chamberlain.

Chamberlain (5-3): Louie Running Horse led the Cubs with 21 points, while Riggs Priebe had 19 points. Up next: The Cubs play Bon Homme on Saturday in Tyndall.

Todd County (4-5): David Espinoza scored 14 points and Aiden Bizardie added 12 points. Up next: The Falcons at St. Francis Indian on Saturday.

TC 16 27 35 52

C 16 25 41 58

Tri-Valley 59, Mount Vernon/Plankinton 53

COLTON - With four players in double figures, Tri-Valley held off Mount Vernon/Plankinton for a home boys basketball win Thursday.

Tri-Valley (3-6): Jacob Kasowski had a game-high 17 points, with Dylan Huwe logging 15 points and 10 rebounds. Noah Jewett had 14 points and nine assists and Chase DeWitt scored 11 points for the Mustangs. Up next: Tri-Valley plays at Beresford today.

MVP (4-5): Dane Rihanek, Kyle Glanzer and Austin Reimnitz all scored 12 points each for the Titans. Brady Anderson added eight points and 11 rebounds and Nolan Sampson had six rebounds. Up next: The Titans host Chamberlain on Tuesday in Plankinton.

MVP 13 28 42 53

TV 20 34 48 59

Parker 54, Hanson 40

PARKER - The Parker boys basketball team totaled 41 rebounds in the win over Hanson Thursday.

Parker (7-2): Trey Christensen led the scoring with 16 points, and Camden Bialas put up 13 points and 13 rebounds for the double-double. He added five blocked shots. Up next: Parker plays Irene-Wakonda on Saturday in Yankton.

Hanson (5-4): Blake Klinkhammer led the Beavers with 10 points. Donnie Weber and Nathan Stewart had four rebounds apiece. Up next: Hanson hosts Howard on Tuesday in Alexandria.

H 9 21 27 40

P 18 30 45 54

Bon Homme 69, Winner 52

WINNER - Bryce Scieszinski and Joey Slama led the way as Bon Homme earned a Southeast South Dakota Conference boys basketball win Thursday.

Bon Homme (7-1): Scieszinski had 24 points and Slama scored 21 for the Cavaliers, who were 14-for-21 shooting free throws and scored 45 second-half points. Up next: Bon Homme hosts Chamberlain on Saturday in Tyndall.

Winner (3-7): Four Warriors were in double figures scoring, with Shea Connot scoring 14. Brandon Volmer and Brady Fritz each had 13 points and Joren Bruun had 10 points for Winner, which was 5-for-7 on free throws. Up next: Winner plays Windom Area (Minn.) on Saturday in Garretson.

BH 17 24 47 69

W 10 24 33 52

Jones County Invitational

MURDO - White River, Lyman, Stanley County and Jones County picked up opening round wins at the 50th annual Jones County Invitational on Thursday in Murdo.

White River defeated Bennett County (82-39), Lyman knocked off Kadoka Area (77-64), Stanley County beat Colome (51-46) and Jones County defeated Philip (62-33).

White River will play Lyman at 6:30 p.m. today in the championship semifinals, while Stanley County plays Jones County in the other semifinals at 8 p.m.

Bennett County plays Kadoka Area in the consolation semifinals at 1 p.m., while Colome plays Philip at 2:30 p.m. in the other consolation semifinal game.

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