Area basketball roundup: B-E blitzes Burke in DWU Classic
In the opening game of the Dakota Wesleyan University Culver's Classic, Bridgewater-Emery outscored Burke 22-7 in the second quarter to pull away for a 63-36 win in girls basketball action on Friday at the Corn Palace.
Bridgewater-Emery (16-2): Kerrigan Schultz scored 16 points and grabbed eight rebounds to earn MVP honors for the game. Julia Weber scored a game-high 20 points off the bench, while Abigal Arend pitched in 11 points. The Huskies host Irene-Wakonda on Tuesday in Emery.
Burke (7-11): Taylee Indahl scored a team-high 15 points and made three steals, while Lahna Matucha grabbed 10 rebounds. The Cougars play Alcester-Hudson today in Alcester.
BE 13 35 52 63
B 10 17 28 36
MCM 71, Pine Ridge 66
Class A No. 4 McCook Central/Montrose outrebounded Pine Ridge 41-18 to overcome a six-point halftime deficit en route to a win in the DWU Culver's Classic on Friday at the Corn Palace.
McCook Central/Montrose (14-2): Morgan Erikson scored a team-high 21 points, including a perfect 10-for-10 day at the free-throw line. Jacy Pulse also added 19 points, six rebounds and four steals. Madisen Koepsell (17 points and 12 rebounds) and Abigail Van Ruler (10 points and 10 rebounds) each posted double-doubles. The Fighting Cougars play Tri-Valley on Monday in Colton.
Pine Ridge (11-6): Haylee Langdeau scored a game-high 31 points and Katerri Weston added 12. The Thorpes play Cheyenne-Eagle Butte on Monday in Eagle Butte.
PR 10 33 44 66
MCM 21 27 47 71
Corsica-Stickney 75, Hanson 43
Avery Broughton poured in 30 points to help Class B No. 4 Corsica-Stickney take down Hanson in the DWU Culver's Classic for its seventh straight win on Friday at the Corn Palace.
Corsica-Stickney (17-1): Courtney Menning had 17 points, seven rebounds and six assists, while Rachel Gerlach added 12 points. The Jaguars host Class B No. 1 Ethan on Monday in Stickney.
Hanson (8-9): Morgan Huber had a team-high 15 points and Megan Guericke pitched in 11. The Beavers travel to Wagner today.
CS 26 44 58 75
H 9 18 29 43
De Smet 59, Howard 23
Class B No. 3 De Smet held Howard to six points in the first half to cruise to a win in the DWU Culver's Classic at the Corn Palace.
De Smet (16-1): Rynn Osthus had 17 points, Autumn Wilkinson added 15 and Kristen Poppen pitched in 13 points and 12 rebounds. The Bulldogs host Deubrook Area on Tuesday.
Howard (9-10): Hilary Albrecht posted 10 points and six rebounds in defeat. The Tigers travel to Dell Rapids St. Mary on Thursday.
H 4 6 16 23
DS 21 34 46 59
Ethan 46, MVP 29
MOUNT VERNON—Class B No. 1 Ethan cruised past Mount Vernon/Plankinton to remain undefeated in prep girls basketball action on Friday.
Ethan (16-0): Karly Gustafson notched 14 points, Cameryn Logan and Maddie Miiller scored 11 points apiece. The Rustlers play Class B No. 4 Corsica-Stickney on Monday in Stickney.
Mount Vernon/Plankinton (9-6): Emilee Fox tallied eight points for MVP. The Titans play Bon Homme on Tuesday in Plankinton.
E 11 21 35 46
MVP 0 9 21 29
SCW 46, Highmore-Harrold 37
WOONSOCKET—Sanborn Central/Woonsocket grabbed its 12th girls basketball win this season after it rose to victory over Highmore-Harrold on Friday.
Sanborn Central/Woonsocket (12-6): Megan Poyer finished with 13 points and five assists in the win, while Madi Moody and Tesa Jensen tallied eight points apiece. Abby Vermeulen led the rebounding with five. The Blackhawks play James Valley Christian on Monday in Huron.
Highmore-Harrold (7-9): Oakley Jandreau scored eight points with seven rebounds, while Grace Knox notched seven points in the loss. The Pirates play Wilmot today in Warner.
HH 11 14 23 37
SCW 5 25 36 46
Bon Homme 59, Platte-Geddes 34
TYNDALL—Jenae Alberts helped lead Bon Homme past Platte-Geddes in prep girls basketball play Friday.
Bon Homme (7-10): Alberts poured in a double-double 20 points and 16 boards, along with seven steals. Kenzie Carson added 12 points and 10 rebounds for her double-double and Ciera Himes tallied six assists in the win. The Cavaliers play Hanson on Monday in Alexandria.
Platte-Geddes (3-13): Tori Weins scored 11 for the Black Panthers, while Taryn Starr tossed eight points into the loss. The Black Panthers travel to Winner on Tuesday.
PG 9 13 22 34
BH 11 28 50 59
Parkston 44, Freeman 43
FREEMAN-- Parkston turned a three-point halftime deficit into a one-point girls basketball victory over Freeman on Friday.
Parkston (9-6): Sydney Wickersham led Parkston with 11 points and six boards, while Emma Yost tallied 10 points and Ellie Weidenbach notched nine points. Izzy Hohn also had six boards in the win.The Trojans face Warner at the Warner Classic today.
Freeman (13-3): Jaimie Glanzer scored nine points for the Flyers, while Hannah Eberts and Emily Miller combined for 16 points with eight points apiece. Dayna Roth finished with seven rebounds and seven steals. The Flyers play Florence/Henry at the Warner Classic today.
P 11 17 34 44
F 13 20 31 43
Canistota 51, Chester Area 47
CANISTOTA—Three Hawks scored in double figures to lift Canistota over Chester Area in girls basketball action Friday.
Canistota (8-11): Jordan Engbrecht notched 16 points for Canistota, while Noelle Hofer scored 11 points in the win. MiKenzie Kirby hit 10 points and nine boards. The Hawks host Scotland on Tuesday.
Chester Area (7-8): Jenilee Hoyer tallied 10 points for Chester, while Hailey Ewoldt and Makenna Larson scored nine points apiece. Jadon Wages added eight points and 11 boards in the loss. The Flyers play Deubrook Area today in White.
CA 14 23 32 47
C 7 18 34 51
Kadoka Area 80, Colome 45
COLOME—Lavin Berndt tossed in 30 points to pace Kadoka Area to a girls basketball win over Colome on Friday.
Kadoka Area (12-5): Alyssa Civitak scored 17 points and Kaylee Eisenbraun chipped in with 14 points. The Kougars host Bennett County on Thursday.
Colome (5-12): Libbie Petersek led Colome with seven points, while Rayne Hermsen and Makayla Shippy both scored six points apiece. The Cowgirls travel to Menno today.
K 31 47 66 80
C 16 27 39 45
ACDC 44, KWL 38
WHITE LAKE—Tyra Medicine Horn and Brianna Deurmier led Andes Central/Dakota Christian to a win over Kimball/White Lake in prep girls basketball play Friday.
Andes Central/Dakota Christian (13-4): Medicine Horn scored 15 points with 12 rebounds for a double-double, while Deurmier finished with 11 points and six steals. The Thunder travel to Parkston on Monday.
Kimball/White Lake (6-10): Kennedy Leiferman filled the stat sheet with 24 points, 10 rebounds and four assists in the loss. Grace Konechne notched seven boards. The WiLdKats host Wolsey-Wessington today in White Lake.
ACDC 11 20 33 44
KWL 11 15 27 38
Scotland 76, Gregory 62
SCOTLAND—Grace Fryda erupted for 36 points to lead Scotland past Gregory and back to .500 on the season in prep girls basketball on Friday.
Scotland (8-8): Bella Vitek scored 13 points with nine rebounds for the Highlanders, while MaKayla Frederich tossed in 11 points and eight boards. The Highlanders travel to Canistota on Tuesday.
Gregory (3-13): Sydney Svatos racked up 17 points and 11 boards for a double-double in the losing effort, while Jessy Jo VanDerWerff scored 14 points and Brooklynn VanDerWerff finished with 13. The Gorillas host Jones County today.
G 16 29 42 62
S 16 34 51 76
Wagner 60, Chamberlain 37
WAGNER—Wagner rolled over Chamberlain with the help of two double-figure performances in girls basketball action Friday.
Wagner (4-12): Abby Brunsing racked up 21 points for the Red Raiders, while Deisha Medicine horn tallied 14 in the win. Medicine Horn and Faith Tyler tallied six boards apiece. The Red Raiders host Hanson today.
Chamberlain (6-9): Mady Handel tallied a team-high 18 points for the Cubs. Handel and Hannah Anderson each grabbed eight boards. The Cubs play Sioux Falls Christian on Tuesday in Sioux Falls.
C 8 18 25 37
W 16 31 49 60
MVP 69, Ethan 51
MOUNT VERNON—Mount Vernon/Plankinton pulled away from a six-point deficit for an 18-point boys basketball win over Ethan on Friday.
MVP (5-10): Nolan Sampson led the Titans with 26 points, while Rylee Deinert finished with 19 points. Brady Anderson added seven points and six rebounds. The Titans host Bon Homme on Feb. 12 in Plankinton.
Ethan (6-12): Kaden Klumb paced the Rustlers with 15 points and seven rebounds. Riley Enders recorded 10 points, while Jay Storm had nine points and seven rebounds. The Rustlers host Freeman on Feb. 12.
E 17 30 36 51
MVP 17 36 51 69
Highmore-Harrold 57, SCW 46
WOONSOCKET—Jharret Bloomenrader's 21 points propelled Highmore-Harrold past Sanborn Central/Woonsocket in Friday night boys basketball action.
Highmore-Harrold (13-4): Treymaine Eagle Thunder-Alger pitched in 13 points. Bloomenrader added 13 rebounds for a double-double. The Pirates play Sunshine Bible Academy on Monday in Miller.
Sanborn Central/Woonsocket (9-8): The Blackhawks were led by Noah Dickson's double-double of 17 points and 12 rebounds, while Tater Moody scored 10 points with eight boards in the loss. The Blackhawks face Irene-Wakonda in the DWU Culver's Classic today at the Corn Palace.
HH 8 26 44 57
SCW 6 22 34 46
Gregory 61, Scotland 42
SCOTLAND—Gregory picked up its fifth boys basketball win of the season after Tommy Determan and Coy Determan combined for 44 points.
Gregory (5-11): Tommy Determan notched 23 points, nine boards and five steals in the win, while Coy Determan racked up 21 points and five rebounds for Gregory. The Gorillas host Jones County today.
Scotland (2-15): Mason Dennis led the Highlanders with 12 points, nine rebounds and five assists. Ty Mogck scored 11 points in the loss. The Highlanders host Platte-Geddes on Monday.
G 12 22 41 61
S 6 17 31 42
KWL 73, SBA 42
MILLER—Kimball/White Lake had four WiLdKats in double figures in a boys basketball win over Sunshine Bible Academy on Friday.
Kimball/White Lake (13-4): Carter Fredericksen and Kordel Kiehn notched 16 points apiece, while Kiehn added 11 rebounds to pick up a double-double. Javen Holan tallied 13 points and Justin Becker scored 10 in the win. Fredericksen tossed in seven assists. The WiLdKats travel to Burke on Monday.
Sunshine Bible Academy (3-12): Travis Hass led the Crusaders with 20 points and seven boards, while Jade Burma added 11 points and eight rebounds in the losing effort. The Crusaders host Highmore-Harrold on Monday in Miller.
KWL 16 40 62 73
SBA 13 23 34 42
MCM 66, Parkston 58
PARKSTON—McCook Central/Montrose picked up its sixth boys basketball win of the season after defeating Parkston on Friday.
McCook Central/Montrose (6-9): Isaac McCormick poured in 20 points for MCM, while Koltan Lindstrom hit 15 points. Trey Anderson tallied 14 points and eight boards and Rylee Klinkhammer finished with 11 points. The Fighting Cougars host Tri-Valley on Tuesday in Salem.
Parkston (7-9): Nathan Boettcher led the Trojans with 17 points, while Nate Doering finished with a double-double 11 points and 11 boards. Braden Bruening scored 10 in the loss. The Trojans host Andes Central/Dakota Christian on Monday.
MCM 18 33 44 66
P 14 29 41 58
Platte-Geddes 54, Bon Homme 37
TYNDALL—Three Black Panthers notched double-figures on Friday to lift Platte-Geddes to victory over Bon Homme in a boys basketball game.
Platte-Geddes (8-6): Kelby VanDerWerff put up 14 points and seven rebounds for PG, while Caden Foxley had 11 points and Kade Starr had 10 points, six rebounds, six assists and four steals. The Black Panthers play Freeman Academy/Marion in the DWU Culver's Classic today at the Corn Palace.
Bon Homme (10-7): Joey Slama finished with a double-double 19 points and 10 rebounds. The Cavaliers play Mount Vernon/Plankinton Tuesday in Plankinton.
PG 12 25 39 54
BH 9 20 25 37
Wagner 61, Chamberlain 53
WAGNER—Wagner sneaked past Chamberlain in a boys basketball game Friday.
Wagner (5-11): Bert Zephier dropped 26 points and seven rebounds for Wagner, while Tysin Arpan grabbed a double-double with 10 points and 11 rebounds. The Red Raiders travel to Vermillion on Tuesday.
Chamberlain (8-8): Dayton Priebe led the Cubs with 15 points, while Cameron Caldwell and Keyshaume Thigh tallied 14 points apiece. Caldwell and Louie Running Horse notched eight boards apiece in the loss. The Cubs travel to Winner on Thursday.
C 13 15 33 53
W 12 34 42 61
Lower Brule 67, Wessington Springs 34
WESSINGTON SPRINGS—Shane Sazue Jr., and Brian LaRoche Jr., combined for 38 points to paced Lower Brule to a boys basketball victory over Wessington Springs on Friday.
Lower Brule (10-7): Sazue Jr., finished with 24 points, five rebounds and five steals. LaRoche Jr., netted 14 points. The Sioux host Winnebago, Nebraska today.
Wessington Springs (4-12): Jacob Messmer finished with 17 points and 11 rebounds. The Spartans host Kimball/White Lake on Tuesday.
LB 22 43 58 67
WS 6 12 22 34