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Area high school girls basketball roundup: Nighthawks down WiLdKats 45-36

ARMOUR -- Tripp-Delmont/Armour downed Kimball/White Lake 45-36 in a high school girls basketball game on Thursday in Armour. The Nighthawks were led by Erica Koster, who finished with a game-high 22 points and five steals. Mattilynn Reiner led th...

Tripp-Delmont/Armour's Mattilyn Reiner, middle, takes a jump shot as Kimball/White Lake players, from left, Brooklyn Donald, Nikki Reuland and Cassie Natvig defend during the first half of a girls basketball game in Armour on Thursday. (Marcus Traxler/Republic)
Tripp-Delmont/Armour's Mattilyn Reiner, middle, takes a jump shot as Kimball/White Lake players, from left, Brooklyn Donald, Nikki Reuland and Cassie Natvig defend during the first half of a girls basketball game in Armour on Thursday. (Marcus Traxler/Republic)

ARMOUR - Tripp-Delmont/Armour downed Kimball/White Lake 45-36 in a high school girls basketball game on Thursday in Armour.

The Nighthawks were led by Erica Koster, who finished with a game-high 22 points and five steals. Mattilynn Reiner led the team with 13 rebounds. TDA made 18 of 46 field goals and forced 32 WiLdKat turnovers.

Carley Beckmann led Kimball/White Lake with 14 points, while Cassie Natvig had nine rebounds. The WiLdKats made 12 of 30 field goals in the loss.

TDA (2-0) plays Menno on Saturday in Menno, while KWL (0-2) plays Platte-Geddes on Tuesday in Platte.

TDA 7 28 37 45

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KWL 6 17 26 36

Hanson 66, Bridgewater-Emery 24

BRIDGEWATER - Kynedi Cheeseman's double-double helped the No. 3 Hanson Beavers earn a 66-24 win over Bridgewater-Emery in a high school girls basketball game on Thursday in Bridgewater.

Cheeseman finished the game with 20 points, 10 rebounds and seven assists, while Ashley Moe added 15 points and seven steals in the win. The Beavers made 28 of 63 field goals and won the rebound battle 35-17.

Kadra Kayser led the Huskies with 13 points, while Bailee Schultz added seven rebounds. Bridgewater-Emery went 10-of-37 from the field for 27 percent shooting.

Hanson (2-0) plays Parkston on Monday in Parkson. Bridgewater-Emery (0-2) plays Beresford on Saturday in Emery.

H 19 36 49 66

BE 4 11 18 24

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Canistota 45, Marion 35

CANISTOTA - Three Hawks scored in double-digits as Canistota defeated Marion 45-35 in a high school girls basketball game on Thursday in Canistota.

Canistota's Kalli Ortman led the team with 14 points, while Mikenzie Kirby added 12 points and Jordan Engbrecht chipped in 10 points in the win. The Hawks made 20 of 53 field goals for 37 percent shooting.

Renae Kayser scored 13 points to lead Marion, which went 13-of-42 from the field for 30 percent shooting.

Canistota (1-0) plays Iroquois on Dec. 18, while Marion (0-2) plays Viborg-Hurley on Saturday in Viborg.

M 7 23 30 35

C 13 23 34 45

Sioux Valley 77, Howard 34

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VOLGA - The Howard Tigers came up short against Sioux Valley 77-34 in high school girls basketball action on Thursday in Volga.

Sioux Valley's Kaylee Granum and Carley Peterson led the team with 22 and 20 points, respectively.

Howard's Bailey Rudebusch, Macy Erickson and Hillary Albrecht each scored eight points to lead the Tigers. Howard was 12-of-38 from the field for 31 percent, while Sioux Valley was 37-of-47 for 66 percent shooting.

Howard (0-1) plays Chester Area on Tuesday in Chester. Sioux Valley (2-0) plays Clark/Willow Lake on Saturday in Volga.

H 10 14 27 34

SV 23 40 64 77

Freeman 58, Parker 50

FREEMAN - Erika Sage had 27 points and six rebounds as the Freeman Flyers moved to 2-0 on the young season, beating Parker 58-50 in girls basketball action Thursday night.

Taylor Hermsen had 12 points and Hannah Eberts was the leading rebounder in the game with nine rebounds.

Freeman shot 37 percent from the field (20-of-54) and made 10-of-14 free throws.

Lauren Hunstad had 15 points and five rebounds to lead Parker. Grace Leberman had 11 points and Makenzie Dean had 10 points. Parker was 20-of-53 on the night shooting and was 9-of-14 shooting free throws. The Flyers outrebounded Parker 28-27.

Freeman will next play Marion on Dec. 18 at home. Parker plays McCook Central/Montrose on Saturday.

P 12 21 32 50

F 12 36 44 58

Mount Vernon/Plankinton 40, West Central 29

PLANKINTON - Megan Bultsma recorded 23 points, 14 rebounds and 12 blocks for a triple-double as No. 3 Mount Vernon/Plankinton beat West Central 40-29 in a Class A high school girls basketball game on Thursday in Plankinton.

The Titans were 10-of-25 from the field for 40 percent shooting and made 19 of 27 free throws in the win.

Bailey Meadors scored 12 points to lead West Central, which made 12 of 32 field goals for 38 percent shooting in the loss.

Mount Vernon/Plankinton (2-0) hosts Corsica-Stickney on Thursday in Mount Vernon. West Central (0-1) plays Sioux Falls Christian on Saturday in Sioux Falls.

WC 4 19 27 29

MVP 9 22 30 40

Wolsey-Wessington 48, Corsica-Stickney 41

STICKNEY - Wolsey-Wessington handed Corsica-Stickney its first loss of year 48-41 in high school girls basketball action on Thursday in Stickney.

The Warbirds shot 30 percent from the field and were led by Brittany Bergquist's 15 points.

Corsica-Stickney shot 18 percent from the floor in the loss. Alexis Tilton had 17 points, nine rebounds and seven steals, while Courtney Menning chipped in nine points, nine rebounds and five steals.

The Jaguars outrebounded the Warbirds 33-32.

Corsica-Stickney (1-1) plays Avon on Tuesday in Corsica. Wolsey-Wessington (1-1) plays De Smet on Monday in Wolsey.

WW 21 27 33 46

CS 4 18 33 41

Andes Central/Dakota Christian 38, Colome 28

COLOME - The Andes Central/Dakota Christian Thunder picked up their second win of the season 38-28 of Colome in a high school girls basketball game on Thursday in Colome.

Kennedy Muckey scored a game-high 18 points and added nine rebounds, while Ahna Vander Pol chipped in 11 points and six steals for AC/DC. Abbi Baan Hoffman added five points and 10 rebounds for the Thunder, which made 13 of 40 fields and 11 of 25 free throws.

For Colome, Mariah Kinzer and Taylor Hrabanek each scored eight points.

AC/DC (2-0) plays Platte-Geddes on Saturday in Platte. Colome (0-2) plays Marty on Tuesday in Marty.

AC/DC 8 15 27 38

Colome 9 12 15 28

James Valley Christian 46, Wessington Springs 28

HURON - James Valley Christian handed Wessington Springs its first loss of the season 46-28 in high school girls basketball action on Thursday in Huron.

The Spartans were 9-of-45 from the field in the loss with Jaycee Hohn scoring a team-high 11 points. Maddie Gran and Hailey Bruckner each chipped in seven points.

Khiree Held scored a game-high 23 points to lead JVC, which made 17 of 55 field goals in the win.

Wessington Springs (0-1) hosts Mitchell Christian on Saturday, while JVC (2-0) plays Aberdeen Christian on Saturday in Huron.

WS 9 15 24 28

JVC 14 24 33 46

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