Area basketball roundup: Tyce Ortman becomes Canistota’s all-time leading scorer in win over Colman-Egan
CANISTOTA -- Tyce Ortman became Class B No. 4 Canistota’s all-time leading scorer in a 75-24 win over Colman-Egan on Friday.
Canistota (17-2): Ortman scored 17 points and dished out five assists in the record-breaking performance. Chase Merrill added 21 points and six assists for the Hawks. Tye Merrill scored 12 points. The Hawks travel to Howard on Saturday.
Colman-Egan (0-19): Camden Schmidt finished with 11 points, while Ryan Voelker added 11 rebounds. The Hawks play Hanson on Monday in Colman.
CE 11 16 22 24
C 29 52 67 75
Gregory 69, Bon Homme 49
TYNDALL -- Daniel Mitchell’s 30-point double-double guided Gregory past Bon Homme on Friday in boys basketball play.
Gregory (10-9): Mitchell recorded 36 points and 12 rebounds in the win. Rane Kenzy scored 16 points in the win. The Gorillas play Highmore-Harrold on Saturday in Highmore.
Bon Homme (2-17): Landon Bares finished with 14 points and four rebounds. Carter Uecker posted nine points, five assists and three steals. Trent Herrboldt scored nine points, while Karsten Kozak added eight points and eight rebounds. The Cavaliers play Irene-Wakonda on Monday in Wakonda.
G 19 37 52 69
BH 15 22 38 49
Platte-Geddes 57, Wagner 48
PLATTE -- Platte-Geddes picked up a boys basketball win over Wagner on Friday.
Platte-Geddes (14-5): Caden Foxley posted a 20-point, 16-rebound double-double to go with three blocks in the win. Hayes Rabenberg scored nine points. Kelby VanDerWerff finished with nine rebounds and four steals. The Black Panthers next play in the Region 6B tournament.
Wagner (9-10): Nolan Carda recorded 20 points and 13 rebounds. The Red Raiders host Beresford on Monday.
W 8 18 31 48
PG 13 31 47 57
Menno 51, Scotland 39
MENNO -- Menno pulled away from Scotland for a boys basketball victory on Friday.
Menno (5-15): Levi Bender tossed in 14 points, while Kadeyn Ulmer finished with nine points. Josh Heckenliable had eight points, while Brady Fergen finished with seven points and four steals. The Wolves next play in the Region 5B tournament.
Scotland (5-13): Dawson Bietz led the Highlanders with 12 points and Lucas Dennis finished with seven points. The Highlanders play Centerville on Saturday in Gayville.
Winner 81, Mobridge-Pollock 76
WINNER -- Class A No. 5 Winner held off Mobridge-Pollock for a boys basketball victory on Friday.
Winner (18-2): Brady Fritz paced the Warriors with 36 points, five assists and five 3-pointers. Ethan Bartels added 13 points and 10 boards. Evan Farner finished with 11 points, while Elijah Peterson had seven points and four rebounds. The Warriors next play in the Region 7A tournament.
Mobridge-Pollock (13-4): Cayden Eisemann tossed in a team-high 21 points and five 3-pointers. Bryston Goehring finished with 18 points, while Trace Cerney had 12 points and four rebounds. Gavin Reinert netted 11 points. The Tigers play Lower Brule on Monday in Mobridge.
MP 8 31 52 76
W 12 34 56 81
Wessington Springs 67, JVC 31
WESSINGTON SPRINGS -- Wessington Springs cruised past James Valley Christian for a boys basketball win on Friday.
Wessington Springs (15-4): Cooper Hainy scored a team-high 17 points. Jacob Messmer added 14 points, nine rebounds, three steals and two blocks in the win. Tyler Kole chipped in 10 points and five boards. The Spartans play Sanborn Central/Woonsocket on Feb. 26 in Forestburg.
James Valley Christian (2-17): Landon Wager scored 13 points. The Vikings next play in the Region 3B tournament.
JVC 6 22 27 31
WS 18 28 46 67
West Central 74, Chamberlain 49
HARTFORD -- West Central pulled away from Chamberlain in the second half for a boys basketball win on Friday.
West Central (12-6): Derrick Eich scored a team-high 15 points. Hunter Hagerty added 13 points and five rebounds. Zane Crawford added 11 points. The Trojans play Elk Point-Jefferson on Monday in Hartford.
Chamberlain (15-4): Drayton Priebe scored 17 points for the Cubs. Cameron Caldwell added 10 points. The Cubs next play in the Region 6A tournament.
C 21 31 34 49
WC 18 30 55 74
Parker 53, Bridgewater-Emery 51
EMERY -- Parker edged past Bridgewater-Emery for a boys basketball win on Friday.
Parker (11-8): Carter Robertson scored 18 points. Cole Jurgens added 13 points and seven rebounds, while Jaivyn Deboer chipped in 10 points. Davin Fuller pulled down seven boards. The Pheasants host Flandreau on Saturday.
Bridgewater-Emery (12-7): Rylee Schultz scored 13 points and grabbed 11 boards. Sutton Arend added 11 points and eight rebounds. The Huskies play Dell Rapids St. Mary on Feb. 26 in Emery.
Area girls basketball
Wagner 58, Platte-Geddes 23
PLATTE -- Three players scored in double figures to power Wagner to a girls basketball win over Platte-Geddes on Friday.
Wagner (8-12): Macy Koupal finished with 18 points and seven rebounds. Abby Brunsing added 15 points, while Shalayne Nagel recorded 11 points and eight rebounds. Eve Zephier added eight steals and five assists. The Red Raiders next play in the Region 5A tournament.
Platte-Geddes (7-13): Karly VanDerWerff finished with six points and six rebounds. Cadence VanZee and Avery DeVries scored five points apiece. VanZee logged three steals. The Black Panthers next play in the Region 6B tournament.
PG 5 16 19 23
W 22 34 52 58
Winner 71, Mobridge-Pollock 37
WINNER -- Class A No. 3 Winner hit 11 3-pointers en route to a girls basketball win over Mobridge-Pollock on Friday.
Winner (18-2): Bella Swedlund finished with 29 points, nine rebounds, six 3-pointers and five steals. Kalla Bertram followed with 22 points, seven rebounds and seven steals. Maggie LaCompte added three 3-pointers The Warriors next play in the Region 7A tournament.
Mobridge-Pollock (13-7): Mariah Goehring led the Tigers with 11 points, while Landyn Henderson posted eight points and four rebounds. Reagan Weisbeck had seven points and Emma Keller finished with seven rebounds. The Tigers next play in the Region 6A tournament.
MP 10 18 23 37
W 27 49 62 71
Howard 62, Warner 35
HOWARD -- Howard used a pair of 20-point quarters to take down Warner in girls basketball action on Friday.
Howard (13-7): Kate Connor paced the Tigers with 12 points and 12 rebounds. Kenedy Koepsell scored a team-best 13 points to go with eight rebounds and three steals. Trinity Palmquist added 11 points, while Abby Connor chipped in 10 points and six rebounds. The Tigers next play in the Region 4B tournament.
Warner (9-11): Ava Nilsson scored 12 points. Savannah Green added six points. The Monarchs next play in the Region 1B tournament.
W 7 18 27 35
H 6 26 49 62
JVC 45, Wessington Springs 41
WESSINGTON SPRINGS -- James Valley Christian knocked off Wessington Springs in girls basketball action on Friday.
James Valley Christian (12-7): Karilyn Wieting scored a team-high 13 points. Brenna Held added 11 points and five rebounds. The Vikings next play in the Region 3B tournament.
Wessington Springs (3-17): Avery Orth recorded a 12-point, 11-rebound double-double to go with four blocks. Alyssa Grohs scored nine points and Kirstie Munsen added eight points and seven boards. The Spartans next play in the Region 3B tournament.
JVC 21 21 32 45
WS 9 13 22 41