Area basketball roundup: No. 1 B-E routs SCW in battle of unbeatens
FORESTBURG—Class B No. 1 Bridgewater-Emery senior Sawyer Schultz came up one assist shy of a triple-double in a 74-36 win over Sanborn Central/Woonsocket in boys basketball action on Friday night.
Bridgewater-Emery (4-0): Schultz recorded 20 points, 14 rebounds, nine assists and four steals as the Huskies won the battle of undefeated teams. Chase Arend had 19 points, seven steals and six rebounds. Jonah Hofer also added 17 points in the win. The Huskies play Breckenridge (Minn.) on Dec. 28 at the Corn Palace as part of the Hoop City Classic.
Sanborn Central/Woonsocket (3-1): Noah Dickson recorded his fourth straight double-double to begin the season, posting 16 points and 11 rebounds for SCW, which went scoreless in the fourth quarter. The Blackhawks play Rapid City Christian on Dec. 29 as part of the Huron Classic.
BE 18 39 60 74
SCW 8 24 36 36
Colome 46, Freeman Academy/Marion 45
FREEMAN—Colome edged Freeman Academy/Marion in boys basketball action Friday.
Colome (4-0): Jackson Kinzer tallied 18 points in the win, while Layton Thieman grabbed a double-double with 12 points and 11 rebounds. Beau Bertram scored nine points.The Cowboys host Wessington Springs on Dec. 29.
Freeman Academy/Marion (2-2): Thaniel Schroeder led the Bearcats with 17 points and five rebounds, while Gavin Pankratz tallied 11 points and eight rebounds.The Bearcats play Centerville on Jan. 3 in Marion.
C 12 21 36 46
FAM 6 16 32 45
Winner 71, Parkston 42
WINNER—Winner toppled Parkston for its fourth boys basketball win of the season Friday.
Winner (4-1): Brady Fritz poured in 24 points and six rebounds for Winner, while Phillip Jorgensen tallied 16 points and five rebounds. Joren Bruun notched 12 points, and Brandon Volmer had seven boards in the win. The Warriors host Timber Laker on Dec. 29.
Parkston (2-3): Braden Bruening led the Trojans with 18 points, while Nate Doering and Rylan Leischner tallied eight points apiece in the loss. Doering chipped in five rebounds. The Trojans host the Parkston Classic on Dec. 28.
W 25 48 67 71
P 8 23 35 42
Canistota 58, EPJ 49
ELK POINT—Canistota picked up its fourth win of the season, beating Elk-Point Jefferson by nine in boys basketball action on Friday.
Canistota (4-1): Chase Merrill led the Hawks with 15 points, while Tyce Ortman picked up 14 and Trey Ortman added 11. The Hawks play Sully Buttes on Dec. 28 in the Parkston Classic.
Elk Point-Jefferson (0-4): Adam Grashoff scored 20 points for EPJ, while Ethan Hammitt tossed in 10. Tyler Goehring added 10 rebounds in the loss. The Huskies play Crow Creek on Dec. 28 in Chamberlain.
C 17 36 55 58
EPJ 15 25 39 49
Area girls basketball
Colome 48, Freeman Academy/Marion 34
FREEMAN—Colome picked up its first girls basketball win of the season, a 14-point road victory over Freeman Academy/Marion.
Colome (1-3): Makayla Shippy and Saydee Heath grabbed 13 points apiece, and Rayne Hermsen chipped in eight. Kaydee Heath led the rebounding with 10, while Hermsen tossed in eight rebounds and Saydee Heath finished with seven. Colome grabbed 33 rebounds as a team. The Cowgirls host Wessington Springs on Dec. 29.
Freeman Academy/Marion (1-3): Odalite Pankratz and Andrea Wollman scored 13 and 11 points, respectively. Wollman and Katelyn Johansen each tallied three boards, and Pankratz chipped in six assists in the loss. The Bearcats play Centerville on Jan. 3 in Marion.
C 13 25 42 48
FAM 4 12 22 34
Sioux Falls Christian 65, Wagner 34
WAGNER—Sioux Falls Christian held Wagner scoreless in the third quarter to help it pick up a girls basketball win Friday.
Sioux Falls Christian (2-3): Lexi Unruh notched 13 points for the Chargers, while Lauren Tims finished with 12 points and Kylee VanEgdom grabbed six boards.The Chargers play Hutchinson (Minn.) on Dec. 29 as part of the Hoop City Classic.
Wagner (0-4): Kayli Kocer led Wagner with eight points and seven rebounds. Faith Tyler tossed in six assists in the loss. The Red Raiders host Bon Homme on Jan. 4.
SFC 19 37 48 65
W 8 28 28 34
Bridgewater-Emery 55, SCW 44
FORESTBURG—Bridgewater-Emery cruised past Sanborn Central/Woonsocket for a road victory in girls basketball Friday.
Bridgewater-Emery (4-1): Abigal Arend tallied 18 points in the win, while Julia Weber grabbed 15 points and six rebounds. Kerrigan Schultz added eight rebounds. The Huskies play Freeman on Jan. 3 in Emery.
Sanborn Central/Woonsocket (2-2): Megan Poyer and Tesa Jensen put up 11 points apiece in the win, while Kaylee White added nine. Poyer, Jensen and Madi Moody each had six rebounds in the loss. The Blackhawks play Faulkton Area on Dec. 28 as part of the Huron Classic.
BE 14 29 38 55
SCW 12 29 37 44
Winner 68, Parkston 48
WINNER—Class A No. 3 Winner went on a 19-7 run in the third quarter to secure the win over Parkston on Friday in girls basketball action.
Winner (5-0): Bella Swedlund led the Warriors with 18 points and four rebounds, while Kalla Bertram tallied 15 points and Gabriel Kocer added 13 points and five rebounds. Winner had 14 steals as a team in the win. The Warriors play Ethan on Dec. 28 in Chamberlain.
Parkston (3-2): Sydney Wickersham tallied 11 points and eight rebounds to lead Parkston, while Emma Yost added nine points and five boards. The Trojans host the Parkston Classic on Dec. 29.
W 19 42 61 68
P 15 26 33 48
Highmore-Harrold 59, Wessington Springs 32
HIGHMORE—Ten Pirates scored in Highmore-Harrold's girls basketball win over Wessington Springs Friday.
Highmore-Harrold (3-2): Madison Bollweg and Letha Jessen scored nine points each in the win, while Taylor Chavez tallied eight. Oakley Jandreau and Kassie Hale grabbed seven points apiece. Halle Tvedt and Courtney Moser each scored six. The Pirates travel to Fort Pierre to play Stanley County on Dec. 29.
Wessington Springs (1-5): Grace Gran notched 15 points and four rebounds for Wessington Springs. Chasity Vissia and Piper Jones also had four rebounds apiece. The Spartans travel to Colome on Dec. 29.
HH 8 33 45 59
WS 14 23 28 31