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Area high school basketball roundup: Chester Area rallies past Mount Vernon/Plankinton at DWU Classic

Chester Area outscored Mount Vernon/Plankinton 20-13 in the fourth quarter to pull off a comeback victory 66-61 in the fourth game of the Dakota Wesleyan University Culver's Classic on Saturday at the Corn Palace in Mitchell.

Chester Area outscored Mount Vernon/Plankinton 20-13 in the fourth quarter to pull off a comeback victory 66-61 in the fourth game of the Dakota Wesleyan University Culver's Classic on Saturday at the Corn Palace in Mitchell.

Three Flyers scored in double figures in the win with Levi DeVries finishing with 14 points, while Cade Larson and Devin Eppard each contributed 13 points. Eppard added five assists, six rebounds and five steals for the Flyers, which are receiving votes in the Class B poll. Chester Area went 26-of-50 from the field for 52 percent shooting in the win.

Devin Rihanek scored a game-high 18 points in a losing effort for the Titans. Tate Deinert added 15 points, while Cody Muilenburg and Hayden Schmidt chipped in 14 and 13 points, respectively. The Titans went 21-of-54 from the field for 38 percent shooting and committed 10 turnovers in the loss.

Mount Vernon/Plankinton (10-5) plays Chester Area (12-3) plays Garretson on Tuesday in Garretson.

MVP 15 26 48 61

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CA 16 32 46 66

DWU Culver's Classic

Sully Buttes 48, McCook Central/Montrose 33

Jacob Howard scored 13 points and added five rebounds as Sully Buttes downed McCook Central/Montrose in the first game of the Dakota Wesleyan University Culver's Classic on Saturday at the Corn Palace in Mitchell.

Donnie Yackley, Scott Senftner and Clay Feller each finished with eight points for Sully Buttes, which went 19-of-43 from the field for 44 percent shooting in the win.

Noah Edwards had a game-high 15 points for McCook Central/Montrose, which made 12 of 40 field goals for 30 percent shooting.

Sully Buttes (10-7) plays Sunshine Bible Academy on Tuesday in Onida. MCM (5-11) plays Tri-Valley on Tuesday in Colton.

MCM 6 18 28 33

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SB 13 29 38 48

Langford Area 58, Irene-Wakonda 50

A 27-point surge in the fourth quarter wasn't enough to close the gap for Irene-Wakonda boys basketball team, as the No. 4 Langford Area Lions grabbed a 58-50 victory at the Dakota Wesleyan University Culver's Classic on Saturday at the Corn Palace in Mitchell.

Langford Area had three players in double-figure scoring territory, including 13 points each from Chance Olson and Mason Larson. Josh Punt had 11 points and Ryan Punt had 13 rebounds.

Gabe King had 23 points for the Eagles in the loss. Tate Gale had 13 points.

The Lions shot 22-of-43 from the floor and made 11 of 18 free throws. Irene-Wakonda was 14-of-43 shooting in the contest and like Langford Area, made 11-of-18 free throws. The Lions held a 31-20 advantage in rebounds and committed one more turnover than the Eagles, 14 to 13.

Langford Area (15-2) plays Aberdeen Christian on Tuesday in Langford. Irene-Wakonda (14-4) plays Freeman on Monday in Irene.

IW 8 14 23 50

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LA 16 25 39 58

Sioux Falls Christian 55, St. Thomas More 45

The No. 2 Sioux Falls Christian boys basketball team topped No. 4 St. Thomas More 55-45 in the seventh game of the Dakota Wesleyan University Culver's Classic on Saturday at the Corn Palace in Mitchell.

Keegan Van Egdom scored 16 points to lead the Chargers, which went 21-of-40 from the field for 52 percent shooting in the win.

Preston Arity had 15 points for the Cavaliers, while Isaac Kortemeyer added 12 points. St. Thomas More made 16 of 45 field goals for 35 percent shooting.

Sioux Falls Christian (13-3) plays Beresford on Thursday in Sioux Falls. St. Thomas More (14-3) plays Hill City on Tuesday in Rapid City.

SFC 13 21 36 55

STM 11 22 30 45

Dell Rapids 74, Aberdeen Roncalli 56

Ty Hoglund scored a game-high 33 points as No. 1 Dell Rapids downed Aberdeen Roncalli 74-56 in a rematch of last year's Class A state championship in the final game of the Dakota Wesleyan University Culver's Classic on Saturday at the Corn Palace in Mitchell.

Hoglund added six assists and two steals, while Sheldon Siemonsma scored 13 points. The Quarriers went 31-of-48 from the field for 64 percent shooting in the win.

Gus Reede and Braden Sommers each had 14 points to lead Aberdeen Roncalli, while Logan Karst added 12 points. The Cavaliers went 21-of-49 from the field for 42 shooting in the loss.

Dell Rapids (15-1) plays Canton on Monday in Canton. Aberdeen Roncalli (10-6) plays Groton Area on Monday in Groton.

DR 16 34 57 74

AR 10 33 47 56

Burke/South Central 50, Alcester-Hudson 47

BONESTEEL-Burke/South Central outlasted Alcester-Hudson 50-47 in prep boys basketball action on Saturday in Bonesteel.

Zach Sebern had 19 points and 10 rebounds for a double-double to lead the Cougars, while Ethan Fernau added 11 points and eight rebounds.

Alcester-Hudson was led by Gavin Doering, who had 15 points.

The Cougars won the rebounding battle 32-24 in the win.

B/SC (11-7) plays at Colome on Tuesday, while Alcester-Hudson (12-7) plays Canton on Friday in Alcester.

AH 10 13 12 12

BSC 12 8 13 17

Hanson 47, Rapid City Christian 46

ALEXANDRIA-Martez Campbell hit a game-winning with 4.3 seconds left to propell the Hanson boys basketball team over Rapid City Christian 47-46 on Saturday in Alexandria.

Campbell finished the game with nine points, while Andrew Arend led the Beavers with 17 points and Nathan Stewart chipped in 13 points. Hanson went 22-of-48 from the field in the win.

Paul McLaughlin led Rapid City Christian with 14 points, while Grady Criss pulled down 18 rebounds.

Hanson (12-6) plays Corsica-Stickney on Thursday at the Corn Palace, while RCC (13-4) plays New Underwood on Thursday in New Underwood.

RCC 12 24 35 46

H 6 18 30 47

Colome 59, Menno 43

COLOME-Reed Harter, who surpassed 1,500 career points last week, scored 25 points to lead the Colome Cowboys past the Menno Wolves in prep boys basketball action on Saturday in Colome.

Jackson Kinzer chipped in 12 points and Holden Thieman added 10 points for Colome, which went 20-of-48 from the field for 42 percent shooting in the win.

Tyus Ryherd had 10 points, while Jackson Diede, Brody Bierle and Jacob Hertz each finished with nine points for Menno. The Wolves made 16 of 52 field goals for 31 percent shooting in the loss.

Colome plays Menno (11-5) plays Burke/South Central on Tuesday in Colome. Menno (9-8) plays Viborg-Hurley on Tuesday in Menno.

M 6 23 33 43

C 17 25 44 59

Andes Central/Dakota Christian 50, Oelrich 42

MARTY-Andes Central/Dakota Christian finished in third place in the Dakota Plains Invitational after beating Oelrich 50-42 on Saturday in Marty.

Michael Maas scored 18 points and added seven rebounds to lead AC/DC. The Thunder went 18-of-37 from the field in the win.

Louttis Many Horses finished with 14 points for Oelrich in the loss.

AC/DC (6-11) plays Kimball/White Lake on Thursday at the Corn Palace in Mitchell.

ACDC 26 50

O 15 42

Bon Homme 65, Wagner 61

TYNDALL-Three Bon Homme players scored in double figures as the Cavaliers earned a 65-61 win over Wagner in prep boys basketball action on Saturday in Tyndall.

Chase Kortan led Bon Homme with 18 points, while Joey Slama added 16 points and Colin Adams chipped in 11 points. Bon Homme went 23-of-54 from the field in the win.

Jubal Grant had a double-double to lead Wagner. Grant finished with 15 points and 10 rebounds, while Chase Zephier scored a game-high 19 points in the loss.

Bon Homme (7-10) plays Mount Vernon/Plankinton on Tuesday in Mount Vernon. Wagner (6-11) plays Vermillion on Tuesday in Wagner.

W 16 34 47 61
BH 18 20 33 65

Girls basketball

Lyman 51, Wessington Springs 22

WESSINGTON SPRINGS-Lyman outscored Wessington Springs 13-2 in the first quarter and went on to earn a 51-22 win in high school girls basketball action on Saturday in Wessington Springs.

Phoenix Choal scored 13 points, while Shelby Schindler added 10 points and 10 rebounds for a double-double for Lyman. The Raiders made 18 of 55 field goals for 32 percent shooting in the win.

Hailey Bruckner led the Spartans with six points. Wessington Springs went 8-of-54 from the field for 14 percent shooting and committed 13 turnovers in the loss.

Lyman (14-5) plays Jones County on Thursday in Murdo. Wessington Springs (5-14) plays Kimball/White Lake on Tuesday in White Lake.

L 13 29 38 51

WS 2 7 10 22

Burke/South Central 41, Alcester-Hudson 32

BONESTEEL-Grace Hazen scored 14 points as the Burke/South Central girls basketball team topped Alcester-Hudson 41-32 on Saturday in Bonesteel.

Tressa Bull added 11 points and six steals for the Cougars, which went 22-of-56 from the field and 1-of-6 from the free-throw line.

B/SC (10-9) plays Gregory on Thursday in Gregory. Alcester-Hudson (5-13) plays Colman-Egan on Tuesday in Colman.

AH 2 11 18 32

BSC 14 27 41 41

Wagner 74, Bon Homme 32

TYNDALL-Ali Kuca poured in 24 points as Wagner beat Bon Homme in a high school girls basketball game on Saturday in Tyndall.

Kuca dished out seven assists and Kristan Soukup added 18 points for the Red Raiders. Wagner went 32-of-53 from the field for 60 percent shooting in the win.

Sierra Mesman led Bon Homme with 22 points. The Cavaliers went 8-of-38 from the field for 21 percent shooting and lost the JV game 46-9.

Wagner (14-4) plays Vermillion on Tuesday in Wagner, while Bon Homme (3-15) plays Mount Vernon/Plankinton on Tuesday in Mount Vernon.

W 34 55 68 74

BH 9 17 25 32

Andes Central/Dakota Christian 56, Marty 36

MARTY-The Andes Central/Dakota Christian girls basketball team defeated Marty 56-36 to win the Dakota Plains Invitational on Saturday in Marty.

Ahna VanderPol scored 23 points to lead the Thunder, while Kennedy Muckey added 18 points and four assists. AC/DC went 19-of-42 from the field for 45 percent and 16-of-23 from the free-throw line for 70 percent in the win.

Apple Zephier led Marty with 15 points in the loss.

AC/DC (12-6) plays Parkston on Tuesday in New Holland.

ACDC 27 56

M 18 36

Menno 56, Colome 36

COLOME-Paige Heckenlaible scored 13 points as Menno downed Colome in prep girls basketball action on Saturday in Colome.

Morgan Edelman added 11 points, while Tara Spencer finished with seven points and 10 rebounds. The Wolves went 22-of-58 from the field for 38 percent shooting in the win.

Callie Heath led Colome with 14 points as the Cowgirls went 14-of-58 from the field for 24 percent and 7-of-12 from the line for 58 percent.

Menno (9-9) plays Viborg-Hurley on Tuesday in Menno. Colome (4-14) plays Gregory today in Colome.

M 24 35 44 56

C 14 24 32 36

Saturday's statewide prep scores

BOYS' BASKETBALL

Andes Central/Dakota Christian 50, Oelrichs 42

Beresford 79, Gayville-Volin 38

Bon Homme 65, Wagner 61

Burke/South Central 50, Alcester-Hudson 47

Clark/Willow Lake 59, Flandreau 40

Colome 59, Menno 43

Gregory 68, Jones County 40

Groton Area 48, Mobridge-Pollock 41

Hanson 47, Rapid City Christian 46

Harrisburg 71, Sturgis Brown 45

James Valley Christian 82, Estelline 50

Lower Brule 75, Kadoka Area 31

Madison 59, Canton 51

New Underwood 46, Bison 43

Pierre 53, Yankton 37

Pine Ridge 61, Custer 36

Potter County 45, Hitchcock-Tulare 30

Rapid City Stevens 51, Sioux Falls Lincoln 50

Santee, Neb. 75, Tiospaye Topa 34

Sioux Falls O'Gorman 77, Sioux City, North, Iowa 67

Sioux Falls Roosevelt 68, Brookings 57

Sioux Falls Washington 68, Rapid City Central 47

Stanley County 82, Wall 71

Tea Area 77, Lennox 73

Todd County 73, Miller 61

Watertown 61, Mitchell 47

Waverly-South Shore 66, Northwestern 50

DWU Culver's Classic

Canistota 61, White River 51

Corsica/Stickney 45, Bridgewater-Emery 43

Dell Rapids 74, Aberdeen Roncalli 56

Langford 58, Irene-Wakonda 50

Mt. Vernon/Plankinton 66, Chester 61

Sanborn Central/Woonsocket 73, Parkston 55

Sioux Falls Christian 55, St. Thomas More 45

Sully Buttes 48, McCook Central/Montrose 33

Warner Classic

Warner 66, Summit 36

GIRLS' BASKETBALL

Burke/South Central 41, Alcester-Hudson 32

Castlewood 58, Arlington 30

Cheyenne-Eagle Butte 84, St. Francis Indian 47

Faith 43, Mott-Regent, N.D. 30

Flandreau 51, Clark/Willow Lake 45

Gayville-Volin 39, Beresford 32

Groton Area 54, Mobridge-Pollock 47

Harrisburg 55, Sturgis Brown 21

Hitchcock-Tulare 64, Potter County 53

James Valley Christian 57, Estelline 36

Lennox 59, Tea Area 50

Madison 64, Canton 44

Menno 55, Colome 36

New Underwood 70, Bison 30

Pine Ridge 70, Custer 56

Santee, Neb. 57, Crazy Horse 49

Sioux Falls Lincoln 72, Rapid City Stevens 62

Sioux Falls Roosevelt 40, Brookings 28

Sioux Falls Washington 47, Rapid City Central 40

St. Thomas More 58, Hill City 14

Todd County 65, Miller 48

Wagner 74, Bon Homme 32

Wall 63, Stanley County 26

Watertown 49, Mitchell 30

Wolsey-Wessington 60, Aberdeen Christian 15

Yankton 75, Pierre 66

Warner Classic

Ipswich 60, Timber Lake 42

Warner 39, Jones County 36

Waubay/Summit 66, Lemmon 44

Wilmot 44, Highmore-Harrold 27

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