Area high school girls basketball roundup: Beavers down Huskies 52-40

ALEXANDRIA -- The Hanson Beavers downed Bridgewater-Emery 52-40 in a high school girls basketball game on Thursday Katlyn Schroeder led Hanson with 10 points and Ashley Moe had nine points and five rebounds. Brooke Slaba also recorded five rebounds.

Bridgewater-Emery's Justine Dye dribbles the ball down the court as Hanson's Heather Kayser tries to defend during a high school girls basketball game on Thursday in Alexandria. (Eric Mayer/Republic)

ALEXANDRIA -- The Hanson Beavers downed Bridgewater-Emery 52-40 in a high school girls basketball game on Thursday

Katlyn Schroeder led Hanson with 10 points and Ashley Moe had nine points and five rebounds. Brooke Slaba also recorded five rebounds. The Beavers went 14-for-43 on field goals, 21-for-32 free throws and committed 13 turnovers.

Bridgewater-Emery was led by Kadra Kayser with 14 points and Justine Dye with 11 points. Jennifer Olinger had nine rebounds. The Huskies had 11 turnovers in the loss.

Hanson (1-1) travels to Chamberlain on Tuesday. Bridgewater-Emery (0-2) play Viborg-Hurley on Tuesday in Emery.

H 13 24 38 52


BE 6 23 34 40

Tripp-Delmont/Armour 44, Kimball/White Lake 41

WHITE LAKE -- Hannah Just scored 22 points on 6-of-16 shooting and 2-for-3 from deep to help Tripp-Delmont/Armour defeat Kimball/White Lake 44-41 in a high school girls basketball game on Thursday in White Lake.

Jessica Sandau pulled down 11 rebounds, added three points and three steals for TDA, which led by as much as 12 in the fourth quarter.

Kimball/White Lake was led by Kelli Steffen, who scored 12 points and had four steals and a block for the WiLdKats.

The WiLdKats committed 17 turnovers and were outrebounded by TDA 42-36.

The Nighthawks (1-1) host Menno on Saturday in Tripp. Kimball/White Lake (1-1) play Tuesday against Platte-Geddes in Kimball.

TDA 9 21 26 44


KWL 10 17 23 41

Corsica/Stickney 58, Wolsey-Wessington 38

WOLSEY -- Corsica/Stickney shot 55 percent from the field, going 23-for-41 on field goals, en route to beating Wolsey-Wessington 58-38 in a high school girls basketball game on Thursday in Wolsey.

Hope Menning scored 23 points and hauled in eight rebounds, while Micayla Bamberg added 17 points for the Jaguars.

Courtney Menning had 10 assists and six points.

Corsica/Stickney held the Warbirds to 22 percent shooting and forced 21 turnovers.

Bailey Zerfoss had seven points to lead Wolsey-Wessington.

Corsica/Stickney (1-0) plays Avon on Tuesday in Avon. Wolsey-Wessington (0-2) play Faulkton today in Faulkton.


CS 12 31 48 58

WW 9 21 25 38

Sioux Valley 65, Howard 40

HOWARD -- Howard's Kelsey Dawson had 13 points and 10 rebounds for a double-double in a 65-40 loss to Sioux Valley on Thursday in high school girls basketball action.

Sioux Valley was led by Kaylee Granum and Carley Peterson with 15 points apiece. Carly Granum added 11 for the Cossacks, who were 21-of-52 from the field and had 29 rebounds and 10 turnovers.

The Tigers shot 19-of-48 from the field and had 38 rebounds and 23 turnovers.

Howard (0-1) hosts Chester Area on Tuesday, while Sioux Valley (2-0) won the JV game and play Clark/Willow Lake on Saturday.

SV 14 27 53 65


H 9 22 30 40

Freeman 51, Parker 40

PARKER -- Freeman defeated Parker 51-40 in a high school girls basketball game on Thursday in Parker.

Shelby Jensen led Freeman with six points, four rebounds and two assists, while Erika Sage had nine points, eight steals, four rebounds and an assist. Freeman made 15-of-51 field goals, 6-of-19 three point shots and 15-of-25 free throws, while committing 24 turnovers.

Parker was led by Lauren Hunstad who had nine points, six steals, three assists and two rebounds, while Rylie Christensen added 12 points, six rebounds, an assist and a steal. Parker was 17-of-38 from the field, 1-of-5 three points shots, 5-of-13 free throws and had 34 turnovers.

Freeman (1-1) goes head-to-head with Canistota on Dec. 19 in Canistota. Parker (0-1) plays McCook Central/Montrose on Saturday in Montrose.

F 14 32 42 51

P 5 14 26 40


James Valley Christian 36, Wessington Springs 31

WESSINGTON SPRINGS -- Sheyanne Brodkorb scored a team-high 12 points in the Wessington Springs girls basketball team's 36-31 loss to James Valley Christian on Thursday.

Shyanne Kopfmann had nine rebounds and eight points for the Spartans, who were 12-of-48 from the floor, 6-of-11 from the line and committed 18 turnovers. The Spartans outrebounded JVC 36-33.

Khiree Held recorded 17 points and Hannah Loban added nine points and 10 rebounds in the win. JVC was 13-of-45 from the field, 6-of-17 from the line and had 17 turnovers.

Wessington Springs (0-1) plays at Mitchell Christian on Saturday, while JVC (1-1) plays Highmore-Harrold on Tuesday in Highmore.

JVC 10 16 25 36

WS 6 12 21 31

Marion 51, Canistota 45


CANISTOTA -- Marion earned a 51-45 win against Canistota in high school girls basketball action on Thursday in Canistota.

Kaitlyn Engbrecht led Marion with 21 points, while Devin Nelson recorded 19 points and seven rebounds. The Bears recorded 20-of-47 field goals and 11-of-24 free throw shots.

Canistota was led by Kalli Ortman, who scored 14 points, and Alex Engbarth, who added 12 points. Christine Heiman pulled down 14 rebounds. Canistota shot 17-for-59 on field goals and 7-for-13 on free throw shots.

Marion (1-1) goes head-to-head with the Hanson Beavers on Dec. 22 in Alexandria. Canistota hosts Viborg-Hurley on Saturday in Canistota.

M 10 25 40 51

C 13 18 29 45

Colome 39, Andes Central 19

LAKE ANDES -- The Colome girls basketball team took home a 39-19 win over Andes Central on Thursday in Lake Andes.

Colby Taggart led Colome with 11 points and Callie Heath added seven points.

Tearanie Stotz scored eight points for Andes Central and Cybil Chytka chipped in with five points.

Colome (1-1) hosts Marty Indian on Tuesday in Colome. Andes Central (0-2) hosts Mitchell Christian on Dec. 19 in Lake Andes.

C 8 21 29 39

AC 4 8 13 19

West Central 42, Mount Vernon/Plankinton 30

HARTFORD -- West Central earned its first win of the year in 42-30 win over Mount Vernon/Plankinton on Thursday in high school girls basketball action in West Central.

McKenzie Stone led West Central with 14 points and the team went 6-of-9 on free throws.

The Titans were led by Megan Bultsma with 14 points and Makaela Karst with 12 points. The Titans went 3-of-11 on free throws.

West Central (1-0) hosts Sioux Falls Christian on Saturday in Hartford. Mount Vernon/Plankinton (1-1) hosts Ethan on Monday.

WC 13 18 30 42

MVP 2 8 16 30

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