Area basketball roundup: Tripp-Delmont/Armour fends off Colome in boys contest
Nighthawks improve to 10-10
COLOME -- Tripp-Delmont/Armour picked up its 10th boys basketball win on Friday by taking down Colome, 72-62.
Tripp-Delmont/Armour (10-10): Carson Koehn recorded 24 points, seven rebounds and five assists. Kandon Bialas chipped in 18 points. Dylan VanDerWerff added 10 points and six rebounds. The Nighthawks play in the Region 6B tournament, which starts on Monday.
Colome (4-16): Billy Looking Cloud finished with 18 points. Rhet Bertram added 14 points and six rebounds. Joseph Laprath scored 11 points and grabbed six boards. The Cowboys play in the Region 6B tournament, which starts on Monday.
TDA 10 34 54 72
C 13 29 41 62
DRSM 67, Bridgewater-Emery 55
EMERY -- Connor Libis’ 26 points powered Dell Rapids St. Mary past Bridgewater-Emery for a boys basketball win on Friday.
Dell Rapids St. Mary (16-4): Libis also dished out five assists in the win. Sam Palmer added 19 points and six boards. Ashaun Roach-Valandra grabbed 10 boards. The Cardinals play in the Region 4B tournament, which starts on Monday.
Bridgewater-Emery (12-8): Sutton Arend scored 16 points and four rebounds, while Rylee Schultz added 13 points. Brandon Jansen grabbed five boards. The Huskies play in the Region 5B tournament, which starts on Monday.
DRSM 21 40 54 67
BE 17 31 45 55
Burke 84, Avon 49
BURKE -- Burke jumped out to a 25-4 first-quarter lead and downed Avon in boys basketball action on Friday.
Burke (16-4): Bryce Frank finished with 19 points, a school-record 12 assists and four steals. Ben Witt chipped in with 17 points and Reed Benter posted 12 points. Johnny Rozeboom and Nick Nelson collected nine and eight rebounds, respectively. The Cougars play in the Region 6B tournament, which starts on Monday.
Avon (3-16): Lincoln Thury led the Pirates with 15 points, eight boards and three assists. Riley Rucktaeschel added 14 points and 10 boards. Trace Pelton tossed in seven points. The Pirates play in the Region 6B tournament, which starts on Monday.
A 4 22 39 49
B 25 36 58 84
Wessington Springs 60, SCW 34
FORESTBURG -- Wessington Springs cruised past Sanborn Central/Woonsocket for a boys basketball victory on Friday.
Wessington Springs (16-4): Jacob Messmer recorded 16 points nad 10 boards. Cooper Hainy chipped in 13 points. Mason Schelske grabbed seven boards. The Spartans play in the Region 3B tournament, which starts on Monday.
Sanborn Central/Woonsocket (7-12): Tryce Slykhuis scored a team-high 12 points. Toby Kneen added six points. The Blackhawks play in the Region 4B tournament, which starts on Monday.
WS 11 26 47 60
SCW 6 14 24 34