Area basketball roundup: WiLdKat boys fend off Corsica-Stickney
WHITE LAKE—Kimball/White Lake held off Corsica-Stickney, 65-57, in boys basketball action Friday.
Kimball/White Lake (6-2): Kordel Kiehn racked up 18 points and 14 rebounds for a double-double, while Justin Becker totaled 17 points and eight rebounds. Javen Holan tallied 12 points and Carter Fredericksen tossed in five assists. The WiLdKats play Canton on Monday at the Corn Palace.
Corsica-Stickney (6-1): Cooper DeLange led the Jaguars with 17 points, while Trever Burke grabbed 13 points and seven rebounds. Blake Moke finished with 11 points and eight rebounds. The Jaguars play Andes Central/Dakota Christian on Tuesday in New Holland.
KWL 17 31 48 65
CS 15 29 37 57
Canistota 68, Ethan 46
CANISTOTA—Canistota cruised past Ethan in Friday night prep boys basketball action.
Canistota (6-2): Chase Merrill tallied 23 points for the Hawks, while Trey Ortman grabbed a double-double with 15 points and 11 rebounds. Tyce Ortman notched 13 points with six assists and four steals. The Hawks host Freeman Academy/Marion on Tuesday.
Ethan (2-6): Brady Hawkins poured in 23 points and seven boards, while Eric Gustafson finished with 10 points and nine rebounds. The Rustlers host Menno on Tuesday.
C 17 32 59 68
E 10 21 35 46
Gregory 54, Burke 44
GREGORY—Gregory grabbed its second boys basketball win of the season over Burke on Friday.
Gregory (2-6): Tommy Determan poured in 25 points with 10 rebounds for a double-double, while Coy Determan chipped in 16 points. The Gorillas play Redfield/Doland today in Redfield.
Burke (3-5): Jaden Frank notched 23 points for Burke. The Cougars play Gayville-Volin today in Gayville.
G 6 26 39 54
B 14 18 25 44
Colome 50, Jones County 43
MURDO—Jackson Kinzer led Colome past Jones County in Jones County Invitational boys basketball action Friday.
Colome (8-0): Kinzer dropped 26 points in the win, while Layton Thieman notched nine points. Wyatt Cahoy grabbed nine rebounds for Colome. The Cowboys play in the Jones County Invitational today in Murdo.
Jones County (7-2): Morgan Feddersen tallied 13 points and nine rebounds, while Kade Brost scored 11 points in the loss. The Coyotes play in the Jones County Invitational today in Murdo.
C 27 27 35 50
JC 20 20 31 43
Platte-Geddes 67, TDA 42
PLATTE—Kade Starr and Caden Foxley combined for 30 points to power Platte-Geddes to a boys basketball victory over Tripp-Delmont/Armour on Friday.
Platte-Geddes (3-2): Starr and Foxley notched 15 points apiece, while Starr added eight rebounds. Weston VanderPol finished with nine points, and Kelby VanDerWerff tossed in eight points and seven boards. The Black Panthers play Dakota Valley today in North Sioux City.
Tripp-Delmont/Armour (3-4): Micah Lau tossed in 15 points and Kasan Abedi scored 13 points for the Nighthawks. TDA plays Bon Homme on Tuesday in Tyndall.
TDA 8 17 29 42
PG 11 25 47 67
Baltic 68, Howard 62
HOWARD-- Baltic sneaked past Howard in boys basketball action on Friday.
Baltic (5-6): Sam Sittig tallied 20 points for the Bulldogs, while Brodee Teveldal tossed in a double-double of 17 points and 11 rebounds. Zach Hefty totaled 13 points. The Bulldogs face Freeman Academy/Marion on Thursday in Baltic.
Howard (2-8): Jacob Brooks poured in 41 points and eight rebounds, while Jace Sifore added 12 boards to the Tigers' effort. Howard hosts Hanson on Tuesday.
B 17 24 50 68
H 15 24 40 62
Sioux Valley 79, MCM 55
VOLGA—Ryan Schuster's big effort helped lift Sioux Valley over McCook Central/Montrose in boys basketball action on Friday in Volga.
Sioux Valley (8-3): Schuster dropped 25 points and eight rebounds for the Cossacks, while Max Nielson tossed in 17 points and Noah Puetz added 11 points and six rebounds in the win. The Cossacks play Chester Area on Tuesday.
McCook Central/Montrose (3-7): Collin Kolbeck led the Fighting Cougars in scoring with 12 points, while Koltan Lindstrom pitched in 11 points and five rebounds. Logan Katzer notched a double-double with 10 points and 12 boards. The Fighting Cougars travel to Flandreau on Jan. 18.
SV 27 47 64 79
MCM 16 29 38 55
Area girls basketball
Howard 59, Baltic 34
HOWARD—Four Tigers hit double figures to propel Howard past Baltic in Friday night girls basketball action.
Howard (6-4): Hilary Albrecht led the Tigers with a double-double of 17 points and 11 rebounds. Kate Connor put up 12 points, while Emma Rudebusch scored 11 points and Josie Erickson pitched in 10. The Tigers host Hanson on Tuesday.
Baltic (1-6): Sami Polzin contributed six points for Baltic, while Kelsey Keating and Kami VanWyhe tallied five points apiece. The Bulldogs play McCook Central/Montrose on Tuesday in Montrose.
H 14 29 47 59
B 3 12 26 34
SCW 57, Iroquois 13
WOLSEY—Sanborn Central/Woonsocket rolled over Iroquois in girls basketball as part of the 281 Conference tournament on Friday.
Sanborn Central/Woonsocket (6-3): Megan Poyer notched 20 points and eight rebounds for SCW, while Tesa Jensen tallied nine points and Madi Moody grabbed four steals. Poyer added five steals in the win. The Blackhawks face Wolsey-Wessington in the 281 Conference tournament on Monday in Huron.
Iroquois (0-9): Katie Dubro tallied six points and six rebounds, while Kaitlyn Mars added four points to the Chiefs' effort. The Chiefs play James Valley Christian in the 281 Conference tournament on Monday in Huron.
SCW 17 32 47 57
I 1 7 13 13
TDA 48, Platte-Geddes 27
PLATTE—Mattilynn Reiner's big night helped Tripp-Delmont/Armour get past Platte-Geddes in girls basketball action on Friday.
Tripp-Delmont/Armour (7-1): Reiner racked up 17 points, six rebounds, six assists and five steals for TDA. The Nighthawks play Irene-Wakonda today in the Hanson Classic at the Corn Palace.
Platte-Geddes (1-6): Tori Weins tallied nine points for the Black Panthers, while Dominique Girton pulled down eight boards. The Black Panthers play Tri-Valley in the Dakota State Classic today in Madison.
TDA 15 29 41 48
PG 5 7 17 27
Highmore-Harrold 56, Wessington Springs 54
WOLSEY-- Highmore-Harrold won its fifth game of the season after edging Wessington Springs in 281 Conference tournament play in girls basketball action Friday.
Highmore-Harrold (5-4): Oakley Jandreau racked up 22 points and 15 rebounds for a double-double, while Taylor Chavez tallied 13 points and Grace Knox finished with 12. Halle Tvedt pitched in nine boards. The Pirates play Hitchcock-Tulare in the 281 Conference tournament Monday in Huron.
Wessington Springs (1-10): Grace Gran notched a double-double with 24 points and 10 boards, while Chloe Munsen totaled 10 points and Makayla Dornbusch grabbed eight rebounds. The Spartans play SBA in the 281 Conference tournament on Monday in Huron.
HH 20 26 42 56
WS 10 20 31 54