Area basketball roundup: Winner girls down Corsica-Stickney in top-five matchup

Swedlund finishes with 28 points, 13 rebounds and five assists

Winner's Bella Swedlund, right, drives to the basket against Corsica-Stickney's Morgan Clites, left, on Thursday in Corsica.

CORSICA -- Class A No. 3 Winner used a 24-11 second-quarter surge to defeat Class B No. 1 Corsica-Stickney, 67-52, in girls basketball action on Thursday.

Winner (9-1): Bella Swedlund led the Warriors with 28 points, 13 rebounds, five assists and four steals. Kalla Bertram logged 22 points, eight steals and seven rebounds. Maggie LaCompte finished with 11 points. The Warriors play Ethan on Saturday at the Corn Palace.

Corsica-Stickney (8-1): Avery Broughton led the Jaguars with 18 points, 14 rebounds and five assists. Rachel Gerlach posted 14 points, while Raven Barse added 10 points and 13 rebounds. Morgan Clites chipped in eight points and six rebounds. The Jaguars play St. Thomas More on Saturday at the Corn Palace.

W 16 40 52 67

CS 15 26 39 52


Scotland 47, Avon 43

SCOTLAND -- Grace Fryda became Scotland’s all-time leading scorer in the Highlanders’ girls basketball win over Avon on Thursday. She surpassed Aisha Abbink, who scored 1,201 career points.

Scotland (5-3): Fryda scored 17 points to go with five rebounds and three steals for the Highlanders. Makayla Friederich recorded a 10-point, 11-rebound double-double. Audrey Sayler grabbed six rebounds in the win. The Highlanders host Freeman Academy/Marion on Saturday.

Avon (4-5): Samantha Bowden scored 14 points and Courtney Sees added 15 points. Alexa Sees chipped in seven points and four rebounds. The Pirates play Faulkton Area on Saturday at the Corn Palace.

A 7 22 36 43

S 14 27 38 47

MVP 50, Platte-Geddes 48

PLATTE -- Mount Vernon/Plankinton held off Platte-Geddes’ fourth-quarter comeback in girls basketball play.

Mount Vernon/Plankinton (6-2): Emilee Fox stuffed the stat sheet with 21 points, 10 rebounds, five assists and seven steals. Maria Butler added 10 points. The Titans travel to Redfield on Tuesday.

Platte-Geddes (3-5): Cadence Van Zee scored a team-high 19 points to go with nine boards. Karly VanDerWerff chipped in 15 points and 13 rebounds. Taryn Starr added eight points and four assists. Regan Hoffman and Hadley Hanson both recorded four steals. The Black Panthers play Tripp-Delmont/Armour on Friday in Platte.


MVP 14 29 45 50

PG 15 24 33 48

Parkston 55, Wagner 40

PARKSTON -- Parkston had a pair of players score in double figures in a girls basketball victory over Wagner on Thursday.

Parkston (5-4): Allison Ziebart scored a team-high 20 points. Emma Yost added a 15-point, 10-rebound double-double. Faith Oakley chipped in seven points and eight boards, while Tiah Holzbauer scored seven points. Brielle Bruening added seven rebounds. The Trojans play Flandreau on Saturday at the Corn Palace.

Wagner (2-5): Abby Brunsing recorded 16 points, 10 rebounds and three assists. Macy Koupal scored seven points and grabbed seven boards. The Red Raiders host Menno on Friday.

W 13 23 38 40

P 11 29 43 55

KWL 52, Gregory 42

GREGORY -- Led by Kennedy Leiferman’s double-double, Kimball/White Lake knocked off Gregory in girls basketball action on Thursday.


Kimball/White Lake (7-3): Leiferman finished with 12 points, 17 rebounds and five assists in the win. Kate Havlik scored a team-high 17 points and Hannah Havlik recorded seven boards. The WiLdKats play Bridgewater-Emery on Tuesday in White Lake.

Gregory (1-8): Morgan Opbroek scored 16 points. Jessy VanDerWerff added 12 points, 12 rebounds and five assists. The Gorillas host Chamberlain on Tuesday.

KWL 9 26 35 52

G 8 19 26 42

Burke 51, Colome 47

COLOME -- Burke notched its fifth girls basketball win of the season by topping Colome on Thursday.

Burke (5-4): Sally Hakin scored a game-high 27 points. Brecken Bolander scored six points in the win. The Cougars play Gayville-Volin on Saturday in Gayville.

Colome (1-7): Libbie Petersek finished with 14 points. Liz Yeaman and Saydee Heath added 12 and 10 points, respectively. The Cowgirls play Tripp-Delmont/Armour on Monday in Armour.

6 22 36 51

C 9 22 31 47

Area boys basketball

Platte-Geddes 60, MVP 36

PLATTE -- Class B No. 2 Platte-Geddes pulled away from Mount Vernon/Plankinton in boys basketball action on Thursday.

Platte-Geddes (5-0): Caden Foxley scored a team-high 17 points and grabbed nine rebounds. Kelby VanDerWerff added a 14-point, 17-rebound double-double in the win. Jackson Neuman chipped in 10 points and four steals. The Black Panthers play Tripp-Delmont/Armour on Friday in Platte.

Mount Vernon/Plankinton (2-6): Reed Rus netted 14 points and grabbed eight boards. Rylee Deinert tossed in nine points, while Jordan Stotz had six points and six rebounds. Nathan Hohn added seven rebounds and four points. The Titans travel to Redfield on Tuesday.

MVP 15 20 29 36

PG 8 24 38 60

Scotland 53, Avon 49

SCOTLAND -- Scotland made a comeback in the fourth quarter to take down Avon for a boys basketball win on Thursday.

Scotland (3-5): Lucas Dennis had a 17-point, 10-rebound double-double, along with two blocks. Stephen Johnson added 14 points and 10 rebounds, while Keenan Souhrada scored 10 points. Dawson Bietz chipped in three steals. The Highlanders host Freeman Academy/Marion on Saturday.

Avon (1-7): Landon Thury scored a team-high 14 points and pulled down five rebounds. Eli Watchorn added nine points and three rebounds. Lincoln Thury finished with eight points and eight rebounds. The Pirates play Kimball/White Lake on Saturday in White Lake.

A 12 20 35 49

S 5 20 33 53

Parkston 70, Wagner 60

PARKSTON -- Parkston’s three double-digit scorers guided it past Wagner in boys basketball play on Thursday.

Parkston (4-5): Cole Prunty scored a team-high 24 points and grabbed seven rebounds for the Trojans. Max Scott added 19 points and eight rebounds, while Will Jodozi chipped in 12 points. Kaleb Weber finished with eight boards and three steals in the win. Brayden Jervik added four steals. The Trojans travel to Winner on Tuesday.

Wagner (4-2): Nolan Carda and Toby Zephier each scored 13 points. Simon Freier added 11 points for the Red Raiders, while Dustin Honomichl finished with 10 points. The Red Raiders host Menno on Friday.

W 17 26 37 60

P 15 33 49 70

Lyman 65, Colome 30

MURDO -- Lyman topped Colome in the opening round of the Jones County Invitational on Thursday.

Lyman (5-1): Stockton McClanahan finished with 14 points, while Toby Estes finished with nine points and 12 boards. The Raiders play Stanley County in the Jones County Invitational on Friday.

Colome (2-5): Billy Looking Cloud led the Cowboys with eight points and eight rebounds. Michael Supik finished with seven points. The Cowboys play Bennett County in the Jones County Invitational on Friday.

C 4 12 21 30

L 20 36 51 65

Stanley County 58, Bennett County 38

MURDO -- Nathan Cook and Lathan Prince combined for 34 points to power Stanley County past Bennett County at the Jones County Invitational on Thursday.

Stanley County (4-3): Cook led the way with 19 points, while Prince posted 15 points. The Buffaloes play Lyman in the Jones County Invitational on Friday.

Bennett County (1-7): Derrick Two Bulls scored 13 points and Earl Richards netted eight points. The Warriors play Colome in the Jones County Invitational on Friday.

BC 9 15 32 38

SC 14 24 45 58

White River 84, Philip 46

MURDO -- White River rolled past Philip in the opening round of the Jones County Invitational on Thursday.

White River (5-3): Joe Sayler led the Tigers with 23 points and six assists. Dylan Marshall and Daice Marshall scored 14 points apiece. Dylan Marshall dished out seven assists, while Daice Marshal collected nine boards. Colbe Scott tossed in 11 points. White River plays Kadoka Area in the Jones County Invitational on Friday.

Philip (1-7): Samuel Hand led the Scotties with 12 points and Chayson Schofield scored 1o points. Philip plays Jones County on Friday in the Jones County Invitational.

P 15 23 37 46

WR 23 42 66 84

Kadoka Area 46, Jones County 40

MURDO -- Kadoka Area edged Jones County in the opening round of the Jones County Invitational on Thursday.

Kadoka Area (4-2): Dawson Reckling finished with 16 points and T.J. Hamar scored 14 points. Kadoka Area plays White River in second round of the Jones County Invitational on Friday.

Jones County (3-5): Wyatt Olson scored 14 points, while Jett Nix scored nine points. The Coyotes play Philip on Friday in the second round of the Jones County Invitational.

JC 16 16 28 40

K 9 18 29 46

SCW 49, Iroquis/Doland 40

WOONSOCKET -- Sanborn Central/Woonsocket notched its third boys basketball win over Iroquois/Doland on Thursday.

Sanborn Central/Woonsocket (3-5): Tryce Slykhuis exploded for 27 points and eight rebounds. Jeff Boschee pulled down eight boards. The Blackhawks play James Valley Christian on Saturday in Woonsocket.

Iroquois/Doland (0-7): Colton Nelson scored 17 points and Justin Bice recorded 13 points and 11 rebounds. The Chiefs play Highmore-Harrold on Saturday in Highmore.

Chamberlain 62, Potter County 46

CHAMBERLAIN -- Four players scored in double figures to power Chamberlain to a boys basketball victory over Potter County on Thursday.

Chamberlain (5-1): Drayton Priebe led the Cubs with 17 points, while Hayden Evans finished with 15 points. Sellyck McManus posted a 12-point, 12-rebound double-double. Trinity Sazue netted 11 points. The Cubs host Bon Homme on Saturday.

Potter County (6-2): Dylan Drew finished with 15 points and Grant Luikens netted 12 points. Cooper Logan added nine points. The Battlers play Aberdeen Christian on Friday in Hoven.

PC 11 23 31 46

C 20 34 53 62

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