Area basketball roundup: Vander Pol scores 17 in Dakota Christian victory over Marion

MARION -- The Dakota Christian girls' basketball team beat the Marion Bears 43-36 Saturday in Marion. Brooklyn Vander Pol led the way for Dakota Christian with 17 points. Kennedy Muckey chipped in with 10 rebounds, while Abbi Baan Hofman had eigh...

Dakota Christian’s Ahna Vander Pol drives to the basket as she is guarded by Marion’s Elizabeth Davis during a girls’ high school basketball game Saturday in Marion. The Cadets won 43-36. (Aaron Saunders/Republic)

MARION - The Dakota Christian girls’ basketball team beat the Marion Bears 43-36 Saturday in Marion.

Brooklyn Vander Pol led the way for Dakota Christian with 17 points.

Kennedy Muckey chipped in with 10 rebounds, while Abbi Baan Hofman had eight rebounds for the Cadets.

Dakota Christian was 14-of-35 from the field and had 33 rebounds.

Marion was led by Devin Nelson, who had eight points. Erica Schoenwald and Briana Davis each added six rebounds.


Marion was 12-of-37 from the field.

DC (5-3) plays Tripp-Delmont/Armour Tuesday in Tripp, while Marion (1-6) plays Freeman Academy Tuesday in Freeman.

DC 7 19 28 43
M 10 25 33 36

Hanson 39, Avon 38 OT

AVON - Kynedi Cheeseman scored 18 points to help the Hanson girls’ basketball team beat Avon 39-38 Saturday in overtime.

Tayah Waldera chipped in with four steals and two assists. Sarah Kayser added seven rebounds for Hanson, which grabbed 24 rebounds.

Hanson was 16-of-41 from the field and 5-of-17- from the free-throw line.

Avon was led by Chesney Nagel, who had 15 points, three assists and three steals.


Heidi Cap added eight rebounds for the Pirates, who were 14-of-53 from the field.

Avon (7-1) plays Mount Vernon/Plankinton Monday in Mount Vernon, while Hanson (7-1) hosts McCook Central/Montrose Tuesday in Alexandria.

A 8 28 30 34 38
H 9 19 24 34 39

Freeman 55, Irene-Wakonda 52

WAKONDA - Freeman’s Erica Sage and Taylor Hermsen combined for 31 points as the Flyers beat Irene-Wakonda 55-52 in girls’ high school basketball action Saturday.

Sage had 17 points, while Hermsen added 14. Cailey Roth and Mady Pravecek each scored seven points in the win.

Haley Glanzer and Roth each grabbed seven rebounds for Freeman, which shot 21-of-53 from the field.

Irene-Wakonda was led by Amy Norman, who recorded 14 points. Makayla Mohr chipped in with 10 points. Irene-Wakonda was 21-of-59 from the field.


Freeman (6-2) plays Bon Homme Monday in Tyndall, while IW (3-4) hosts Parker Monday in Wakonda.

F 10 22 35 55
IW 11 26 42 52

Bridgewater-Emery 40, Colman-Egan 28

COLMAN - Justine Dye scored 18 points and grabbed six rebounds to help Bridgewater-Emery beat Colman-Egan 40-28 Saturday.

Tiana Kayser chipped in with 12 points and two assists.

The Huskies were 17-of-44 from the field and grabbed 25 rebounds.

Colman-Egan was led by Tori Nelsen, who scored 22 points and six rebounds. She was the only Colman-Egan player to score in double figures.

The Hawks were 11-of-31 from the field and 2-of-6 from the free-throw line.

CE (0-9) hosts Lake Preston Thursday in Colman, while BE (4-5) plays Ethan Monday at the Corn Palace in Mitchell.

BE 9 17 32 40
CE 14 20 25 28

Sanborn Central/Woonsocket 50, Mount Vernon/Plankinton 43

WOONSOCKET - The Sanborn Central/Woonsocket girls’ basketball team remained undefeated, beating Mount Vernon/Plankinton 50-43 Saturday in Woonsocket.

Shelby Selland led the way for SCW with 18 points and six rebounds. Rachel Selland added 13 points and six rebounds, while Myah Selland scored nine points.

The Blackhawks were 21-of-40 from the field and 7-of-15 from the free-throw line.

MVP was led by Megan Bultsma, who scored 10 points and grabbed 10 rebounds. The Titans were 14-of-46 from the field and 11-of-18 from the free-throw line.

MVP won the JV game 34-33.

SCW (5-0) plays Kimball/White Lake Tuesday in Kimball, while MVP (5-3) hosts Avon Monday in Mount Vernon.

SCW 12 23 39 50
MVP 15 23 33 43

Todd County 77, Colome 25

MISSION - The Colome girls’ basketball team fell 77-25 to Todd County Saturday.

Stevie Lone Dog led the way for Todd County with 17 points.

Callie Heath had a team-high six points for Colome. Elizabeth Duffy chipped in with five points for the Cowgirls, who are now 3-7.

Colome hosts Jones County Tuesday in Colome, while TC (8-2) hosts White River Tuesday in Mission.

Corsica/Stickney 62, Wagner 56

CORSICA - Hope Menning had 23 points and eight rebounds to help the Corsica/Stickney girls’ basketball team beat Wagner 62-56 Saturday.

Micayla Bamberg added 16 points and 10 rebounds for Corsica/Stickney, while Dijana Muilenburg chipped in with 10 points.

The Jaguars was 21-of-44 from the field and 16-of-22 from the free-throw.

Wagner was 19-of-47 from field. The Red Raiders were Gina Soukup, who had 22 points and five points. Ali Kuca chipped with seven rebounds.

Wagner won the JV game 49-17.

CS (5-4) plays Platte-Geddes Monday in Platte, while Wagner (1-6) plays Gregory Tuesday in Gregory.

CS 16 34 51 62
W 11 26 37 56

Winner 95, Gregory 23

GREGORY - The Winner girls’ basketball team topped Gregory 95-23 Saturday in Gregory.

Kelsey Bertram finished with a double-double, scoring a game-high 19 points, while adding 10 rebounds and six assists for the Warriors. Sara Husher added 16 points, four assists and six steals, while Katie Mathis chipped in nine points and four steals.

Gregory was led by Breina Leber and Allison Sundquist with six points apiece, while Courtney Opbroek added five rebounds for the Gorlllas.

The Warriors (9-0) won the JV game and play Valentine, Neb., Tuesday in Winner, while Gregory (1-6) plays Wagner Tuesday in Gregory.

W 26 47 75 95
G 6 11 16 23

Chamberlain 51, Cheyenne-Eagle Butte 42

EAGLE BUTTE - Chamberlain’s Kennedy Wagner finished with a double-double in a 51-42 win over Cheyenne-Eagle Butte Saturday in Eagle Butte.

Wagner scored 22 points and pulled down 16 rebounds, while Dawson Munger added 10 points for the Cubs. Brittany Goodlow contributed a team-high nine rebounds in the win.

The Cubs shot 14-of-47 from the fiels and 22-of-36 from the free-throw line.

The Braves, who on the JV game in overtime, were led by Kimmie LeCompte with 10 points.

The Cubs (6-2) play Lyman Tuesday in Chamberlain, while the Braves (7-5) play Mobridge-Pollock Saturday in Eagle Butte.

C 10 26 41 51
CEB 15 29 31 42

Mitchell Christian 62, Freeman Academy 16

FREEMAN - The Mitchell Christian School girls’ basketball team topped Freeman Academy 62-16 Saturday in Freeman.

The Golden Eagles were led by Cassidy Graham with 18 points, while Alexa Van Laecken added 13 points, eight assists, five rebounds and five steals.

Emily Reynen finished with eight points and eight rebounds, while Ashley Schmit and Abbie Reynen each grabbed seven rebounds in the win.

Bethany Wollman and Clara Koemer each scored four points for the Bobcats. Wollman added three steals, while Koemer grabbed a team-high seven rebounds.

MCS (8-1) plays Dakota Christian Thursday in Mitchell, while the Bobcats (0-6) play Marion Tuesday in Freeman.

MCS 27 37 50 62
FA 5 9 11 16

Boys’ Basketball

Tripp-Delmont/Armour 51, Kimball/White Lake 48

ARMOUR - The Tripp-Delmont/Armour boys’ basketball team shot 20-of-36 from the field as they beat Kimball/White Lake 51-48 Saturday.

Cody Hrdlicka led the way for TDA with 19 points. Shane Koster chipped in with nine points and eight assists. Gunnar Dally added seven rebounds and four steals.

Kimball/White Lake was led by Riley Talbott, who had 10 points and nine rebounds. Eathen Gaulke chipped in with a team-high 11 points.

Corbin Heath also had 10 points for the WiLdKats, who were 16-of-47 from the field.

KWL won the JV game 40-33.

TDA (4-4) plays Dakota Christian Tuesday in Tripp, while KWL (0-8) hosts Sanborn Central/Woonsocket Tuesday in Kimball.

TDA 8 14 31 51
KWL 6 17 30 48

Gregory 55, Winner 36

GREGORY - The Gregory boys’ basketball team topped Winner 55-36 Saturday in Gregory.

Gregory was led by Gavin Thomas, who scored 18 points. Sean Kafka added 13 points, while Andrew Taggart grabbed a team-high 11 rebounds.

The Gorillas were 21-of-49 from the field and 11-of-21 from the free-throw line.

Sam Naasz and Brendan Harter each scored 11 points for Winner.

The Warriors were 12-of-45 from the field and 9-of-16 from the free-throw line.

Gregory (4-2) plays Andes Central Monday in Lake Andes, while Winner (4-4) hosts Valentine, Neb., Tuesday in Winner.

G 14 33 43 55
W 5 16 24 36

Garretson 45, McCook Central/Montrose 42

SALEM - Austin Matthiesen recorded a double-double to help the Garretson boys’ basketball team beat McCook Central/Montrose 45-42 Saturday at the Big East Conference tournament.

Matthiesen recorded 19 points and 15 rebounds. Cole Fiegen chipped in with 13 points.

MCM was led by Tim Gassman, who scored 12 points. Kylar Hansen added 10 points and five rebounds.

Will Gottlob had a team-high eight rebounds for the Fighting Cougars, who were 16-of-48 from the field.

Garretson (5-4) plays West Central Thursday Hartford, while MCM (5-3) hosts Sioux Valley Friday in Salem.

MCM 15 21 29 42
G 5 18 28 45

Colman-Egan 63, Bridgewater-Emery 55

COLMAN - Howard Ellis recorded a double-double to help Colman-Egan beat Bridgewater-Emery 63-55.

Ellis had 17 points and 13 rebounds. Trenton Hemmer chipped in with 13 points, while Bodee Groos had 14 points and seven rebounds.

Bridgewater-Emery was 22-of-55 from the field and 9-of-18 from the free-throw line.

Jerret Weber had a team-high 16 points, while Wade Miller added 15 points and five rebounds.

BE (2-4) plays Ethan Monday at the Corn Palace in Mitchell, while CE (3-4) hosts Castlewood Thursday in Colman.

BE 12 26 43 55
CE 15 33 50 63

Baltic 59, Howard 27

SALEM - Three players scored in double figures for the Baltic boys’ basketball team in a 59-27 win over Howard Saturday at the Big East Conference tournament.

Nate Stadem led the way with 17 points and four assists for Baltic. Joe Muston added 11 points and four assists, while David Boer scored 10 points.

David Weidler led the Tigers with 10 points and five rebounds. Logan Hattervig chipped in with six points and four rebounds.

Howard was 11-of-42 from the field and 5-of-16 from the free-throw line.

Baltic (2-6) hosts Chester Area Thursday in Baltic, while Howard (0-7) hosts De Smet Tuesday in Howard.

B 20 35 44 59
H 7 13 17 27

Wagner 63, Corsica/Stickney 56

CORSICA - Wagner pulled away in the fourth quarter for a 63-56 win over Corsica/Stickney in boys’ high school basketball action Saturday in Corsica.

The Red Raiders were led by Dylan Brunsing with a game-high 21 points, while Noah St. Pierre added 13 points. Derek Soukup grabbed nine rebounds in the win.

The Jaguars had four players finish in double figures, led by Austin Tilton with 16 points. Darren Fallis finished with 14 points, while Eli Van Roekel had 12 and Nick Blom added 10. Walker Baan Hofman added nine rebounds in the loss.

Wagner (3-2) won the JV game and plays Gregory Tuesday in Gregory, while the Jaguars (4-3) play Mitchell Christian Tuesday in Stickney.

W 15 32 43 63
CS 17 23 43 56

Sanborn Central/Woonsocket 57, Mount Vernon/Plankinton 43

WOONSOCKET - The Sanborn Central/Woonsocket boys’ basketball team remained undefeated with a 57-43 win over Mount Vernon/Plankinton Saturday in Woonsocket.

Tucker Kingsbury finished with a team-high 13 points for the Blackhawks, while Brady Tiede had a double-double with 10 points and 13 rebounds. Davion Brooks added 11 points and seven rebounds in the win.

MVP was led by Deric Denning with a game-high 18 points, while Nick Lawson chipped in 11 points and seven rebounds.

SCW (5-0) won the JV game 46-32 and plays Kimball/White Lake Tuesday in Kimball. MVP (6-2) plays on the road against Tri-Valley Thursday.

MVP 14 21 30 43
SCW 10 29 42 57

Mitchell Christian 46, Freeman Academy 38

FREEMAN - Ethan Cooper had 19 points to lead the Mitchell Christian boys’ basketball team beat Freeman Academy 46-38 Saturday.

Cooper also had four steals. MCS forward Wes Vander Pol added 12 points on 5 of 10 shooting. Chandler Nelson chipped in with 11 points and eight rebounds.

The Golden Eagles were 14-of-39 from the field.

No stats were reported for FA.

Mitchell Christian (3-3) plays Corsica/Stickney Tuesday in Stickney, while Freeman Academy (2-4) won the JV game 23-14 and plays Marion Tuesday in Marion.






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