Hanson built an early lead and hung on for a 33-23 girls basketball win over Sully Buttes on Saturday during the Hanson Classic at the Corn Palace.
Hanson (4-5): Elizabeth Arend finished with 13 points for the Beavers, who jumped ahead 10-2 after the first quarter. Mekiah Campbell added seven points and 11 rebounds. Hanson finished with 36 rebounds, compared to 32 by the Chargers. Hanson plays at Howard on Tuesday.
Sully Buttes (5-4): Sully Buttes was led by Angela Guthmiller with eight points and four rebounds. The Chargers trailed 18-8 at halftime and cut the deficit to 19-15 in the third quarter, but the Beavers pulled away in the final frame. Sully Buttes plays Timber Lake on Tuesday in Onida.
SB 2 8 15 23
H 10 18 24 33
Waubay/Summit 50, Avon 40
Zoey Wohlleber dropped in 23 points to power Waubay/Summit to a win over Avon in the opening Hanson Classic contest on Saturday.
Waubay/Summit (8-2): Wohlleber added four steals and knocked down six 3-pointers. Alexis Hopkins chipped in with nine points. The Mustangs outrebounded the Pirates 22-15, with Emily Ollerich grabbed nine boards in the win. She added seven points. Waubay/Summit hosts Aberdeen Christian today.
Avon (6-4): For Avon, Shaylane Nagel notched a double-double with 12 points and 11 boards. Lauren Sees recorded 10 points and six rebounds. The Pirates host Andes Central/Dakota Christian on Thursday.
WS 13 25 39 50
A 12 20 30 40
Irene-Wakonda 35, Tripp-Delmont/Armour 32
Irene-Wakonda overcame an 11-point first-quarter deficit and picked up a three-point win against Tripp-Delmont/Armour at the Hanson Classic on Saturday at the Corn Palace.
Irene-Wakonda (8-3): Shannon Sokolowski led the Eagles with 10 points and seven rebounds. Kaylen Knodel finished with nine points and Malloy O'Malley tossed in eight points. The Eagles host Scotland on Tuesday in Wakonda.
TDA (6-2): For TDA, Mattilynn Reiner netted 13 points and collected seven rebounds. Ashlee Gerber recorded eight points and 11 boards. The Nighthawks host Colome today in Armour.
IW 3 18 27 35
TDA 14 17 25 32
Freeman 46, Faulkton Area 42
Freeman outscored Faulkton 14-7 in the fourth quarter and earned a four-point victory over Faulkton Area at the Hanson Classic on Saturday at the Corn Palace.
Freeman (7-2): Hannah Eberts led Freeman with 19 points, six rebounds and five steals. Josie Fuhrmann added nine points and hit four free throws in the final 33 seconds to seal the win. Freeman hosts Menno on Friday.
Faulkton Area (6-3): Taylor Cramer and Grace Schlechter scored nine points apiece for Faulkton Area. The Trojans host Ipswich on Thursday.
FAU 5 25 35 42
FRE 8 19 32 46
Crofton (Neb.) 48, Flandreau 35
Kaley Einrem and Lacey Sprakel combined for 33 points to pace Crofton (Nebraska) to a girls basketball win over Flandreau during the Hanson Classic on Saturday at the Corn Palace.
Crofton: Kaley Einrem tossed in 20 points to pace Crofton. Lacey Sprakel finished with 13 points and 14 rebounds.
Flandreau (7-2): For Flandreau, Hannah Parsley recorded 19 points and 11 rebounds. Marianna Palvis chipped in with nine points and four steals. Flandreau plays Deuel on Tuesday in Clear Lake.
C 12 27 36 48
F 5 13 26 35
Dell Rapids 76, Pine Ridge 44
Four players scored in double figures to power Dell Rapids to a win over Pine Ridge during the Hanson Classic on Saturday at the Corn Palace.
Dell Rapids (4-4): Aspen Hansen finished with 22 points and five rebounds. Jayda Knupp tossed in 21 points and grabbed eight rebounds. Emma Paul finished with 13 points and eight boards. Ravyn Hoffman finished with 10 points and eight rebounds. The Quarriers host Dell Rapids on Tuesday.
Pine Ridge (8-3): Pine Ridge's Shayla Bravo recorded 22 points, while Kateri Watson had eight points. The Thorpes host St. Francis on Tuesday.
PR 12 17 34 44
DR 17 37 54 76
Lennox 61, St. Thomas More 57 (OT)
Lennox withstood a late Miarin Duffy 3-pointer and edged St. Thomas More in overtime during the Hanson Classic at the Corn Palace.
Lennox (10-1): Madysen Vlastuin paced the Orioles with 20 points, while Riley Peters netted 14 points and Rianna Fillipi scored 13 points. Lennox plays at Tri-Valley on Tuesday.
STM (7-3): Haleigh Timmer tossed in 18 points and Ciara Benson scored 13 points. Lizzy Elder added 11. The Cavaliers host Lead-Deadwood on Tuesday.
L 13 21 39 49 61
STM 7 16 30 49 57
Area girls basketball
Menno 72, Lake Preston 55
MADISON-Morgan Edelman erupted for a school-record 38 points to power Menno to a girls basketball win over Lake Preston at the Dakota State University Classic on Saturday.
Menno (7-3): Edelman broke the previous record set by Jeanette Ulmer (37) in 1992. Edelman finished 12 of 19 from the field and 14 of 16 at the free-throw line. She added 11 rebounds and six assists. Tess Oplinger chipped in with 15 points and seven rebounds. The Wolves play at Ethan on Jan. 15.
Lake Preston (2-8): Lexie Larson led the Divers with 17 points and seven rebounds, while Ashlyn DeKnikker added 13 points and 12 boards. Madison Perkins scored 11 points. The Divers play Colman-Egan on Jan. 14 in Ramona.
ACDC 51, Arlington 40
MADISON-Mackenzie Muckey netted 25 points in Andes Central/Dakota Christian's win over Arlington at the Dakota State University Classic on Saturday.
ACDC (7-2): Muckey went 11 of 15 from the field and added five rebounds. Isabel Pheifer tossed in seven points and grabbed 10 rebounds. Tyra Medicine Horn scored seven points. AC/DC hosts Corsica-Stickney on Jan. 15.
Arlington (4-5): Jeryn Christensen led the Cardinals with 13 points. Arlington plays Dell Rapids St. Mary on Jan. 14 in White.
Little Wound 50, Kimball/White Lake 46
MADISON-Three players scored in double figures to lead Little Wound to a girls basketball win over Kimball/White Lake at the Dakota State University Classic on Saturday.
Little Wound (6-4): Mia Vasquez dropped 19 points, while Paula Yellow Boy finished with 13 points. Eva Bull Bear scored 11 points and grabbed eight boards. The Mustangs play at Cheyenne-Eagle Butte on Saturday in Eagle Butte.
Kimball/White Lake (6-4): Kennedy Leiferman finished with 22 pints and nine rebounds. Grace Konechne had 10 points. The WiLdKats host Bridgewater-Emery on Tuesday in Kimball.
Tri-Valley 63, Platte-Geddes 49
MADISON-Paige Jewett and Tabor Teel combined for 37 points to pace Tri-Valley to a girls basketball victory over Platte-Geddes at the Dakota State University Classic on Saturday.
TV (2-6): Jewett finished with 23 points and Teel scored 13 points. Tri-Valley hosts Lennox on Tuesday.
PG (1-7): Maddi Miller had 17 points and Tori Weins finished with 10 points. The Black Panthers play at Burke on Tuesday.
Hartington-Newcastle (Minn.) 48, Canistota 43
MADISON-Hartington-Newcastle (Minn.) held off Canistota in girls basketball action at the Dakota State University Classic on Saturday.
Hartington-Newcastle: Willa Scoville scored 21 points and grabbed 11 rebounds. Abbe Morten added 17 points.
Canistota (5-5): Jordan Engbrecht recorded a double-double with 11 points and 10 rebounds. Harley Cormany and Skylar Bultje scored nine points apiece. Noelle Hofer had eight points and seven rebounds. Canistota plays Freeman Academy/Marion today in Canistota.
Scotland 55, Freeman Academy/Marion 46
SCOTLAND-Three players scored in double figures to pace Scotland to a girls basketball win over Freeman Academy/Marion on Saturday.
Scotland (3-4): Grace Fryda finished with 19 points, seven rebounds and four steals. Makayla Friederich added 13 points and 10 rebounds. Bella Vitek finished with 12 points and eight boards. Scotland plays Irene-Wakonda on Tuesday.
FAM (2-7): Andrea Wollman finished with 15 points, six rebounds and six steals. Destini Miller added 10 points and seven rebounds. FAM plays at Canistota today.
FAM 10 20 36 46
S 12 24 42 55
Chamberlain 37, Bon Homme 32
CHAMBERLAIN-Chamberlain knocked off Bon Homme in girls basketball action on Saturday.
Chamberlain (3-5): Mady Handel finished with 12 points and Hannah Anderson scored 10 points. The Cubs play at Gregory on Tuesday.
Bon Homme (1-6): Jenae Alberts scored nine points and Ciera Himes finished with eight points. Kenzie Carson collected 12 rebounds, while Himes added 11 rebounds. Alberts finished with 10 rebounds and six steals. The Cavaliers play Bridgewater-Emery on Monday in Emery.
BH 4 9 16 32
C 9 15 22 37
Area boys basketball
Chamberlain 46, Bon Homme 44
CHAMBERLAIN-Chamberlain edged Bon Homme in boys basketball action on Saturday.
Chamberlain (3-5): Brant Gullickson and Cameron Caldwell each scored 12 points and collected eight rebounds in the win. Drayton Priebe added eight points and five assists. Chamberlain hosts Lennox on Tuesday.
Bon Homme (4-4): Joey Slama and Nate Scieszinski scored nine points apiece. The Cavaliers play Tripp-Delmont/Armour on Tuesday in Tyndall.
BH 8 13 25 44
C 8 19 32 46
SCW 51, Iroquois 24
WOLSEY-Sanborn Central/Woonsocket defeated Iroquois in the opening round of the boys basketball 281 Conference Tournament on Saturday.
SCW (6-3): Noah Dickson led the Blackhawks with 18 points, while Tater Moody had nine points. SCW plays Wolsey-Wessington on Tuesday in Huron.
Iroquois (1-5): Keistan Dubro had six points. Iroquois plays Sunshine Bible Academy on Tuesday in Huron.
SCW 13 27 43 51
I 2 8 14 24
James Valley Christian 62, Wessington Springs 37
WOLSEY-James Valley Christian coasted to a win over Wessington Springs in the opening round of the boys basketball 281 Conference Tournament on Saturday.
JVC (4-4): Josh Wieting finished with 22 points, while Braden Held scored 14 points. Colton Schweigert and Darrian Hood had 10 points. JVC plays Highmore-Harrold on Tuesday in Huron.
Wessington Springs (2-7): Jacob Messmer and Cooper Hainy had 12 points apiece for the Spartans. Wessington Springs plays Hitchcock-Tulare on Tuesday in Huron.
JVC 11 30 52 62
WS 7 13 27 37
White River 97, Colome 41
MURDO-Class B No. 3 White River rolled to another Jones County Invitational title over Colome on Saturday.
White River (10-0): Tyson Iyotte led the balanced Tigers with 35 points and five steals. Jadice Morrison and Joe Sayler scored 16 points apiece. Luke Wells added 13 points and seven boards. The Tigers host on Tuesday.
Colome (8-1): Jackson Kinzer led the Cowboys with 23 points, while Beau Bertram finished with nine points. The Cowboys play Hanson in the Hanson Classic on Saturday at the Corn Palace.
WR 31 43 78 97
C 11 20 31 41
Redfield/Doland 63, Gregory 54
PARKSTON-Redfield-Doland pulled away from Gregory at the Redfield Pheasant Shootout for a boys basketball win on Saturday.
Redfield/Doland (5-3): Max Baloun scored 24 points and Micaiah Utecht finished with 17 points. Kolton Haider scored 11 points. The Pheasants play Mount Vernon/Plankinton on Tuesday in Redfield.
Gregory (2-7): Tommy Determan scored 19 points and Coy Determan added 17 points. The Gorillas host Platte-Geddes today.
G 10 25 40 54
RD 16 31 42 63
Parkston 62, Flandreau Indian 49
PARKSTON-Parkston downed Flandreau Indian in boys basketball action at the Redfield Pheasant Shootout on Saturday.
Parkston (4-6): Nathan Boettcher recorded 19 points, while Nate Doering had 13 points. Rylan Leischner finished with 10 points. The Trojans host Bon Homme on Thursday.
Flandreau Indian (2-5): Sterling Barse finished with 16 points. Flandreau Indian plays at Lower Brule on Friday.
P 13 33 43 62
FI 11 16 34 49
Freeman Academy/Marion 57, Scotland 19
SCOTLAND-Freeman Academy/Marion cruised to a boys basketball win over Scotland on Saturday.
FAM (6-3): Gavin Pankratz led the Bearcats with 14 points, 10 rebounds, seven blocks and four steals. Quincy Blue added 11 points and six boards. Thalen Schroeder added 11 points. FAM plays at Canistota on Tuesday.
Scotland (2-7): No stats reported. The Highlanders play at Irene-Wakonda on Tuesday.
FAM 13 19 38 57
S 8 13 13 19
Dakota Valley 74, Platte-Geddes 31
NORTH SIOUX CITY, Iowa-Dakota Valley downed Platte-Geddes in a boys basketball contest on Saturday.
Dakota Valley (6-2): Paul Bruns finished with 25 points and 10 rebounds. Paul Bruns had 21 points, 10 boards and nine steals. Dakota Valley plays Tri-Valley on Friday.
Platte-Geddes (3-3): Kade Starr added 11 points, seven rebounds and five assists. The Black Panthers play at Gregory on Monday.
DV 26 40 59 74
PG 10 18 26 31