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Area high school basketball roundup: Scotland shoots past Freeman Academy

YANKTON--The Scotland girls basketball team snapped a seven-game losing streak at the Tri-Valley Conference Classic Saturday at Cimpl Arena in Yankton, topping Freeman Academy 41-33.

Platte-Geddes' Jada Nelson hauls in a rebound against Viborg-Hurley's Abby Hora (14), Kirsten Paetow (10) and Tori Hansen (13) during the Tri-Valley Conference Classic Saturday at Cimpl Arena in Yankton. (Marcus Traxler/Republic)
Platte-Geddes' Jada Nelson hauls in a rebound against Viborg-Hurley's Abby Hora (14), Kirsten Paetow (10) and Tori Hansen (13) during the Tri-Valley Conference Classic Saturday at Cimpl Arena in Yankton. (Marcus Traxler/Republic)

YANKTON-The Scotland girls basketball team snapped a seven-game losing streak at the Tri-Valley Conference Classic Saturday at Cimpl Arena in Yankton, topping Freeman Academy 41-33.

Taylor Gall had an efficient shooting night on the way to a double-double for the Highlanders. Gall was 6-of-7 shooting and scored 12 points to pair with 12 rebounds for Scotland. Shannon Fanning had 12 points and six rebounds and Alexis DeBoer had nine points and six rebounds.

The Bobcats had 10 points each from Tiana Schroeder and Hannah Yoder. Bethany Wollman had eight points and seven rebounds for FA.

Scotland was 15-of-40 shooting and made 4 of 6 free throws. Freeman Academy shot 11-of-40 on field goals and were 9-of-15 on free throws. Scotland had a 34-27 advantage in rebounds but lost the turnover battle 16-12.

Scotland (3-11) will play at Freeman on Tuesday, while Freeman Academy (5-8) hosts Marty Indian on Tuesday.

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S 13 19 30 41

FA 7 20 29 33

Alcester-Hudson 51, Bridgewater-Emery 44

YANKTON-Trailing by as much as 18 points in the fourth quarter, the Bridgewater-Emery Huskies mounted a late rally but couldn't get past Alcester-Hudson Saturday, losing 51-44 in the Tri-Valley Conference Classic at Cimpl Arena in Yankton.

A double-double from Kassidy Waith led the way for the Cubs, posting 15 points and 13 rebounds. Amelia Stene and Brianna Waith also had double-figures scoring with 13 and 12 points, respectively.

For the Huskies, Kadra Kayser had 10 points and five steals and Abbi Arend had 10 points off the bench.

Bridgewater-Emery was 17-of-49 on field goal attempts and made 9-of-11 free throw tries. Alcester-Hudson shot 51 percent from the field in the game and was 11-of-15 at the free throw line.

The Cubs controlled the game on the glass, outrebounding the Huskies 36-16, and forced 20 B-E turnovers in the game. Alcester-Hudson had nine turnovers for the contest.

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Alcester-Hudson (4-8) plays Centerville in Alcester on Tuesday. Bridgewater-Emery (4-10) hosts Dell Rapids St. Mary on Monday in Bridgewater.

B-E 12 20 28 44

A-H 15 28 44 51

Centerville 61, Bon Homme 51

YANKTON-Shannon O'Malley's 30 points led the way for Centerville's girls basketball team to pick up a win at the Tri-Valley Conference Classic Saturday at Cimpl Arena, defeating Bon Homme 61-51.

O'Malley added eight steals and seven rebounds. Emily Snyder had 10 points for the Tornadoes, Malloy O'Malley had nine rebounds and six points and Rebecca Hybertson had nine points, five assists and eight steals.

For the Cavaliers, Jeni Schmidt and Sierra Mesman had double-double performances. Schmidt had 18 points and 11 rebounds, while Mesman had 13 points, 12 rebounds and four steals.

Centerville was 22-of-71 on field goals in the game and was 10-of-15 on free throws. Bon Homme was 23-of-56 shooting and was 4-of-6 on free throw tries.

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The Cavaliers had 48 rebounds to Centerville's 34 but gave away 26 turnovers in the game. Centerville had just seven turnovers.

Centerville improves to 6-5 and plays Alcester-Hudson in Alcester on Tuesday. Bon Homme (1-12) is at Gregory on Monday.

BH 12 28 38 51

C 11 30 52 61

Viborg-Hurley 57, Platte-Geddes 47

YANKTON-In a battle of the top girls basketball teams in their respective districts, Viborg-Hurley prevailed, defeating Platte-Geddes 57-47 at the Tri-Valley Conference Classic at Cimpl Arena.

Viborg-Hurley was led by 16 points from Duana Lee, who drained four 3-pointers. Augustana-bound Abby Hora had 15 points, five assists and four steals. Tori Hansen added 10 points and five rebounds.

Platte-Geddes, which had won six straight games coming into Saturday's game, was led by a game-high 18 points from Hallie Hallock. Jada Nelson had 15 points for the Black Panthers and Alexis Peterson had eight points and five rebounds.

The Cougars, who are receiving votes in the Class B poll, shot 23-of-48 from the field and were 5-of-10 on free throw tries. Platte-Geddes was 18-of-44 on field goals and made 7-of-11 free throws. Viborg-Hurley had a 26-22 rebounding advantage and committed fewer turnovers, 11 to P-G's 13.

On an eight-game winning streak, Viborg-Hurley (11-2) is at Freeman Academy on Friday. Platte-Geddes (9-5) hosts Chamberlain on Tuesday in Platte.

P-G 11 23 35 47

V-H 13 30 44 57

Wagner 75, Irene-Wakonda 53

YANKTON-Shooting 53 percent from the field, the Wagner Red Raiders picked up a convincing win over Irene-Wakonda 75-53 during the Tri-Valley Conference Classic at Cimpl Arena.

A pair of standout performances by Wagner's Emily Brunsing and Ali Kuca led the way. Brunsing had 20 points and 16 rebounds in the win, with Kuca posting a triple-double with 25 points, 10 rebounds and 10 assists. Kristin Soukup had 11 points and five assists for the Red Raiders.

Catilin Hinseth led by the Eagles with 22 points and four rebounds. Andrea Sokolowski had nine points and six rebounds.

Wagner was 30-of-56 shooting in the game and was 8-of-12 on free throws. Irene-Wakonda shot 19-of-65 from the field and was 11-of-15 on free throws. Wagner had a 36-27 advantage in rebounds but had 18 turnovers to I-W's 15.

The Red Raiders (10-3) have now won 10 of their last 11 games and play at Andes Central/Dakota Christian on Thursday in Lake Andes. Irene-Wakonda (9-5) plays at Marion on Monday.

W 23 44 65 75

I-W 9 21 33 53

Freeman 61, St. Francis 52

FREEMAN-The Freeman Flyers defeated St. Francis 61-52 in high school girls basketball action on Saturday in Freeman.

Hannah Eberts scored 16 points and pulled down eight rebounds, while Erika Sage chipped in 13 points for Freeman. The Flyers went 20-of-64 from the field for 31 percent shooting and made 16 of 17 free throws in the win.

Neola Spotted Tail and Maltilda Anderson led St. Francis with 14 points each.

Freeman (11-2) plays Scotland on Tuesday in Freeman. St. Francis (5-9) plays at Pine Ridge on Tuesday.

SF 10 25 33 52

F 18 25 46 61

Howard 56, Chester Area 45

CHESTER-The Howard girls basketball team earned third place at the Big East Conference tournament by downing Chester Area 56-45 on Saturday in Chester.

Bailey Rudebusch scored a game-high 17 points to lead the Tigers, while Cayla Koepsell and Hilary Albrecht each chipped in nine points. The Tigers went 14-of-40 from the field for 35 percent shooting in the win.

Jenna Reiff led Chester with 15 points and 11 rebounds for a double-double. The Flyers went 12-of-47 from the field for 25 percent shooting.

Howard (8-7) plays Canistota on Friday in Howard. Chester Area (6-10) plays Parker on Tuesday in Chester.
H 19 29 42 56

C 15 25 36 45

Mount Vernon/Plankinton 52, Gregory 30

PLANKINTON-The No. 2 Mount Vernon/Plankinton girls basketball team picked up a 52-30 win over the Gregory Gorillas on Saturday in Plankinton.

Megan Bultsma led the Titans with 18 points and four rebounds, while Makaela Karst and Destiney Haak each chipped in eight points. MVP went 22-of-48 from the field for 45 percent shooting.

Lauren Svatos led Gregory with 12 points. The Gorillas went 10-of-40 from the field and committed 18 turnovers in the loss.

No quarter scores were reported.

MVP (12-1) plays Mitchell Christian on Tuesday in Mitchell. Gregory (1-13) plays Bon Homme today in Gregory.

Winner 58, Miller 40

WINNER-Allison Cox scored a game-high 24 points to lead Winner past Miller in a high school girls basketball game on Saturday in Winner.

Cox added nine rebounds and six assists, while Sydney Fritz chipped in nine points. The Warriors went 25-of-69 from the field for 36 percent shooting.

Shae Knox led Miller with 12 points in the loss.

Winner (11-4) plays Crow Creek on Thursday in Stephan. Miller (0-11) plays Aberdeen Roncalli on Tuesday in Aberdeen.

M 7 21 30 40

W 14 25 41 58

Hanson 61, Chamberlain 36

ALEXANDRIA-Kynedi Cheeseman's double-double carried the No. 2 Hanson girls basketball team over Chamberlain 61-36 on Saturday in Alexandria.

Cheeseman finished with 17 points and 11 rebounds, while Brooke Slaba chipped in 10 points. The Beavers were 17-of-35 from the field in the win.

Paige Reuer led the Cubs with 11 points, while Alayne Daly added 10 points. Chamberlain went 16-of-53 from the field in the loss.

Hanson (13-3) plays Madison on Saturday in Alexandria. Chamberlain (8-6) plays Platte-Geddes on Tuesday in Platte.

C 6 12 31 36

H 17 36 49 61

Lyman 37, Wall 35

PRESHO-The Lyman girls basketball team pulled out a 37-35 win over Wall on Saturday in Presho.

No stats were reported.

Lyman (9-4) plays Colome today in Presho. Wall (10-2) plays Hot Springs today in Hot Springs.

McCook Central/Montrose 60, Sioux Valley 57

CHESTER-The No. 5 McCook Central/Montrose girls basketball team won the Big East Conference tournament championship by topping No. 3 Sioux Valley 60-57 on Saturday in Chester.

No stats were reported.

MCM (12-2) plays Parkston on Tuesday in Salem. Sioux Valley (14-1) plays Flandreau on Friday in Flandreau.

Boys basketball

Bridgewater-Emery 55, Hanson 53

ALEXANDRIA-Bridgewater-Emery outlasted Hanson 55-53 in high school boys basketball action on Saturday in Alexandria.

Sawyer Schultz recorded 15 points, eight rebounds and five assists, while Jamin Arend chipped in 13 points for the Huskies, which made 23 field goals in the win.

Aaron Wenande led Hanson with 25 points, while Andrew Arend added 11 points. The Beavers went 19-of-44 from the field in the win.

Hanson (7-6) plays at Centerville on Thursday. Bridgewater-Emery (10-4) plays Gayville-Volin on Friday in Emery.

BE 17 18 36 55

H 8 19 35 53

St. Francis 60, Freeman 50

FREEMAN-Freeman fell to St. Francis 60-50 in a high school boys basketball game on Saturday in Freeman.

Shane Witt led St. Francis with 15 points.

Freeman went 21-of-54 from the field for 39 percent shooting, while Braxton Schmidt led the team with 14 points.

Freeman (2-9) plays Scotland today in Scotland. St. Francis (5-10) plays at Pine Ridge on Tuesday.

SF 13 24 43 60

F 16 30 38 50

Ethan 63, Oldham-Ramona/Rutland 38

RUTLAND-Ethan defeated Oldham-Ramona/Rutland 63-38 in high school boys basketball action on Saturday in Rutland.

No stats were reported.

Ethan (8-6) plays Sanborn Central/Woonsocket today in Ethan. Oldham-Ramona/Rutland (6-7) plays Lake Preston on Thursday in Rutland.

Lyman 70, Wall 54

PRESHO-Lyman topped Wall 70-54 in a high school boys basketball game on Saturday in Presho.

No stats were reported.

Lyman (4-9) plays Gregory on Tuesday in Gregory. Wall (4-9) plays White River on Thursday in White River.

Saturday's statewide prep scores

BOYS' BASKETBALL

Alliance, Neb. 67, Hot Springs 44

Bison 51, Edmunds Central 47

Brandon Valley 64, Pierre 53

Canton 67, Iroquois 21

Castlewood 66, Deubrook 58

Cheyenne-Eagle Butte 76, Stanley County 65

Clark/Willow Lake 65, Britton-Hecla 50

Edgemont 44, Hemingford, Neb. 43

Ethan 63, Oldham-Ramona/Rutland 38

Eureka/Bowdle 49, Ipswich 37

Harding County 48, New Underwood 34

Harrisburg 48, Huron 47

Hitchcock-Tulare 63, Faulkton 46

James Valley Christian 79, Lake Preston 55

Little Wound 83, Bennett County 53

Lyman 70, Wall 54

Scottsbluff, Neb. 49, Rapid City Stevens 43

Sioux Falls Washington 48, Aberdeen Roncalli 33

South Border, N.D. 65, Leola/Frederick 39

St. Francis Indian 60, Freeman 50

Warner 49, Sully Buttes 25

Watertown 56, Brookings 50

Dakota Oyate Challenge

Seventh Place

Crazy Horse 62, Takini 34

Fifth Place

Tiospa Zina Tribal 66, Crow Creek 55

Third Place

Omaha Nation, Neb. 80, Marty Indian 68

Eastern Coteau Conference Tournament

Florence/Henry 60, Wilmot 39

Great Plains Lutheran 59, Waubay/Summit 41

Waverly-South Shore 43, Rosholt 22

GIRLS' BASKETBALL

Beach, N.D. 70, Bison 54

Brandon Valley 69, Pierre 57

Brookings 44, Watertown 42

Clark/Willow Lake 46, Britton-Hecla 36

Freeman 61, St. Francis Indian 52

Groton Area 48, Potter County 35

Hanson 61, Chamberlain 36

Harrisburg 48, Huron 36

Hemingford, Neb. 61, Edgemont 14

Hemingford, Neb. 61, Edgemont 14

Hitchcock-Tulare 39, Faulkton 23

Ipswich 65, Eureka/Bowdle 22

Lemmon 65, Dupree 35

Little Wound 72, Standing Rock, N.D. 51

Lyman 37, Wall 35

Milbank Area 44, Castlewood 34

Mt. Vernon/Plankinton 52, Gregory 30

New Underwood 59, Harding County 19

Philip 52, Newell 14

Pine Ridge 87, White River 61

Rapid City Stevens 75, Scottsbluff, Neb. 42

South Border, N.D. 47, Leola/Frederick 43

St. Thomas More 46, Sioux Falls O'Gorman 26

Sully Buttes 50, Warner 48

Big East Conference Tournament

Seventh Place

Parker 56, Baltic 43

Fifth Place

Flandreau 45, Garretson 36

Third Place

Howard 56, Chester 45

Championshp

McCook Central/Montrose 60, Sioux Valley 57

Dakota Oyate Challenge

Seventh Place

Flandreau Indian 67, Crazy Horse 33

Fifth Place

Lower Brule 80, Takini 37

Third Place

Tiospa Zina Tribal 41, Marty Indian 34

Championshp

Omaha Nation, Neb. 71, Crow Creek 40

Dakota XII Conference Classic

Beresford 49, Sioux Falls Christian 37

Dakota Valley 55, West Central 46

Dell Rapids 39, Tri-Valley 23

Elk Point-Jefferson 56, Vermillion 42

Lennox 49, Tea Area 46

Madison 63, Canton 47

Tri-Valley Classic

Alcester-Hudson 51, Bridgewater-Emery 44

Centerville 61, Bon Homme 51

Gayville-Volin 59, Marion 33

Scotland 41, Freeman Academy 33

Viborg-Hurley 57, Platte-Geddes 47

Wagner 75, Irene-Wakonda 53

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