Area high school basketball: MCM girls edge Chester Area

MONTROSE -- Rachael Laetsch tallied 20 points as the McCook Central/Montrose girls' basketball team defeated Chester Area 53-50 Monday. Brianna Painter added 16 points and seven assists, while Morgan Koepsell brought down a game-high seven reboun...

MONTROSE - Rachael Laetsch tallied 20 points as the McCook Central/Montrose girls’ basketball team defeated Chester Area 53-50 Monday.

Brianna Painter added 16 points and seven assists, while Morgan Koepsell brought down a game-high seven rebounds in the win. MCM was 19-of-54 from the field, 6-of-11 from the line and had 28 rebounds.

Chester Area’s Elana Borah scored a game-high 24 points.

MCM (5-2) plays at Baltic today, while Chester Area (5-5) plays at Sioux Valley today.
MCM 15 22 35 53
CA 11 21 42 50

Parkston 46, Tripp-Delmont/Armour 42 (OT)
TRIPP - The Parkston girls’ basketball team edged Tripp-Delmont/Armour 46-42 in overtime Monday to earn its second win of the season.


Sadie Schoenfelder had 12 points, Justene Alley added 10 points and Halli Heisinger brought down eight rebounds for Parkston, which was outrebounded 29-27.

The Trojans were 22-of-36 from the line, while the Nighthawks were 9-of-16 from the line.

Hannah Just scored 17 points in the loss, while Matti Reiner added nine points and Erica Koster had eight rebounds.

Parkston (2-8) plays Bon Homme Thursday in Tyndall, while TDA (3-8) plays Gayville-Volin Saturday in Gayville.
P 5 12 24 38 46
TDA 7 17 27 38 42

Ethan 66, Menno 35
MENNO - Ethan had four players score in double figures in a 66-35 win over Menno Monday in high school girls’ basketball action.

Ethan’s Rachel Hawkins had a game-high 14 points, followed by Kacey Bartscher with 13 and Darbi Gustafson and Janae Gustafson each with 11. Darbi also had 11 rebounds for a double-double. Ethan shot 40 percent from the field, 74 percent from the line and had 34 rebounds.

Menno was led by Abby Herrboldt with 12 points, Maddie Huber with nine points and Christina Herrboldt with nine rebounds. Menno shot 26 percent from the field, 74 percent from the line and had 18 rebounds.

Ethan (8-3) hosts Corsica/Stickney Friday, while Menno (1-7) plays at Centerville today.
E 9 26 43 66
M 7 16 21 35


Mount Vernon/Plankinton 42, Kimball/White Lake 25
WHITE LAKE - Megan Bultsma’s 17 points lifted Mount Vernon/Plankinton over Kimball/White Lake 42-25 Monday in high school girls’ basketball action.

Payleen O’Day added eight points and seven rebounds for the Titans, who were 17-of-41 from the field and 8-of-15 from the line.

Jazmyn Hinker had 10 points, while Ivy Haines brought down a team-best nine rebounds for KWL, which was 9-of-48 from the field and 5-of-12 from the line.

The WiLdKats (8-4) host Chamberlain Monday in Kimball, while the Titans (8-3) play at Wagner Jan. 28.
MVP 4 12 26 42
KWL 5 8 21 25

Hanson 74, Howard 44
HOWARD - Kynedi Cheeseman scored a game-high 28 points in Hanson’s 74-44 win over Howard Monday in a high school girls’ basketball game.

Katlyn Schroeder had 14 points and Sydney Dodd added 13 points and eight rebounds in the win. Hanson was 31-of-62 from the field and 15-of-21 from the line.

Kelsey Dawson scored a team-high 14 points and 10 rebounds for a double-double for Howard, which was 15-of-51 from the field and 5-of-14 from the line.

Hanson (11-1) won the JV game 50-21 and plays at Canistota Friday, while Howard (1-7) hosts Canistota today.
Ho 8 24 34 44
Ha 20 33 53 74


Viborg-Hurley 61, Freeman 53
VIBORG - The Freeman girls’ basketball team suffered a 61-53 loss to Viborg-Hurley Monday.

Abby Hora had a game-high 25 points and Val Sunderland added 16 points and nine rebounds in the win. VH was 17-of-29 from the field and 9-of-16 from the line.

Freeman’s Erika Sage had 13 points, Nicole Saarie recorded 12 points and Cailey Roth brought down eight rebounds. The Flyers were 18-of-40 from the field and 9-of-22 from the line.

Viborg-Hurley (9-1) plays Baltic Friday, while Freeman (9-3) plays at Menno Friday.
VH 11 35 39 61
F 26 34 46 53

Highmore-Harrold 53, Wessington Springs 40
HURON -Highmore-Harrold defeated Wessington Springs 53-40 in the 281 Conference tournament Monday.

Sheyanne Brodkorb recorded a team-best 18 points for the Spartans, who were 10-of-29 from the line.

McKenzie Zilverberg scored a game-high 19 points and Rachel Houdek added 11 points in the win.

Wessington Springs (2-8) plays James Valley Christian in the 281 Conference tournament Thursday.
WS 4 18 30 40
HH 13 27 41 53

Sanborn Central/Woonsocket 65, James Valley Christian 44
HURON -The Sanborn Central/Woonsocket girls’ basketball team advanced to the championship of the 281 Conference tournament after beating James Valley Christian 65-44 Monday.

Rachel Selland scored 17 points, while Myah Selland and Shelby Selland each had 12 in the win. The Blackhawks were 7-of-14 from the line.

JVC’s Khiree Held had 19 points, while Hannah Lobar added 10 in the loss. JVC was 6-of-15 from the line.

SCW (8-1) plays Highmore-Harrold at 6 p.m. Thursday in Huron.
SCW 17 32 51 65
JVC 0 14 32 44

Boys’ basketball
Ethan 65, Menno 38
MENNO - The Ethan boys’ basketball team earned its eighth win of the season Monday, beating Menno 65-38.

Camden Myers scored 23 points and had 11 rebounds for a double-double in the win. Blake Bartscher had 13 points, Anthony Donavon added 11 and Tyler Myers brought down 10 rebounds. Ethan shot 56 percent from the field and 57 percent from the line.

Menno’s Dylan Lehr recorded 10 points, Chet Peterson had nine and Caleb Preszler tallied 10 rebounds. Menno shot 31 percent from the field and 33 percent from the line.

The Rustlers (8-1) play Corsica/Stickney Thursday in Stickney, while Menno (3-5) plays at Freeman Thursday.
E 20 41 50 65
M 15 26 36 38

Parkston 82, Andes Central 47
LAKE ANDES - Zach Scott’s 33-point night helped the Parkston boys’ basketball team defeat Andes Central 82-47 Monday.

Jalen Hurley recorded 20 points, four rebounds, four assists and two steals, while Dylan Thuringer had 12 rebounds and seven points for Parkston. The Trojans shot 52 percent from the field and had 33 rebounds and eight turnovers.

Andes Central’s Aaron Swanson had 16 points, while Joe Evans and Chris Bad Hand had 12 and 10 points, respectively. The Eagles show 44 percent from the field and had 18 rebounds and 18 turnovers.

Parkston (7-2) plays Bon Homme Thursday in Tyndall, while Andes Central (3-5) plays Colome today.
P 29 45 74 82
AC 10 22 33 47

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