Area basketball roundup: Avon fends off Scotland in 6B quarterfinals
AVON—Lauren Sees erupted for a game-high 26 points to push Avon past Scotland 46-43 in Region 6B girls basketball quarterfinal action Tuesday.
Avon (16-5): Shalayne Nagel filled the stat sheet with nine points, 10 rebounds and five steals, while Tiffany Pelton added six boards in the win. Avon plays Tripp-Delmont/Armour in the Region 6B semifinals at 8 p.m. on Thursday in Wagner.
Scotland: Grace Fryda scored a team-high 17 points, while Bella Vitek notched 10 points and 11 rebounds for a double-double in the loss. Makayla Frederich tossed in eight rebounds. The Highlanders finish the season 9-12.
S 10 19 33 43
A 16 30 38 46
Chester Area 83, Howard 78 (2OT)
CHESTER—Chester Area needed two overtimes to defeat Howard in Region 4B girls basketball quarterfinals on Tuesday.
Chester Area (10-10): Makenna Larson netted 27 points in the win, while Jadon Wages scored 16 and Jenilee Hoyer finished with 20. Larson and Wages grabbed seven boards apiece, and Larson tossed in eight assists. Chester Area plays Ethan at 6:30 p.m. Thursday in the Region 4B semifinals at the Huron Arena.
Howard: Hilary Albrecht came up with a monster 33 points and 12 rebounds for Howard, while Josie Erickson poured in 21 points. Presley Claussen had five assists in the loss. The Tigers finish the season 9-12.
H 17 31 44 64 75 78
CA 15 38 53 64 75 83
Hanson 77, Dell Rapids St. Mary 57
ALEXANDRIA—Megan Guericke's 28 points powered Hanson past Dell Rapids St. Mary in Region 4B quarterfinal girls basketball action Tuesday.
Hanson (11-10): Mekiah Campbell grabbed 18 points and 12 rebounds for a double-double in the win, while Elizabeth Arend scored 11 points and Jacy Waldera notched five assists. Guericke also tallied a team-high eight rebounds for the Beavers. Hanson plays Sanborn Central/Woonsocket at 8 p.m. Thursday in the Region 4B semifinals at the Huron Arena.
Dell Rapids St. Mary: Ella Heinitz and Ella Griffin combined for 29 points, scoring 18 and 11, respectively. Tana Harrington pulled down six boards in the win. The Cardinals finish the season 11-10.
DRSM 16 25 43 57
H 17 39 60 77
SCW 45, Colman-Egan 38
FORESTBURG—Megan Poyer and Tesa Jensen led Sanborn Central/Woonsocket past Colman-Egan in Region 4B girls basketball action Tuesday.
Sanborn Central/Woonsocket (15-6): Poyer and Jensen netted 16 points apiece in the win. Poyer also added nine rebounds, while Kaylee White grabbed eight and Trinity Boschee notched six. The Blackhawks face Hanson at 8 p.m. Thursday in the Region 4B semifinals at the Huron Arena.
Colman-Egan: Braiden Westley scored 11 points for CE, while Madison Voelker tallied seven in the loss. Mackenzie Hemmer grabbed 10 boards, while Josie Mousel tallied eight and Olivia Baumberger had seven. Colman-Egan finishes the season 9-11.
CE 3 14 23 38
SCW 14 17 35 45
Freeman 55, Gayville-Volin 20
FREEMAN—Freeman rolled over Gayville-Volin in the quarterfinals of the Region 5B girls basketball tournament.
Freeman (17-4): Josie Fuhrmann led the team with 21 points, while Emily Miller tallied 11 points in the win. Freeman plays Menno on Thursday in Freeman in the Region 5B semifinals.
Gayville-Volin: Molly Larson scored nine points for GV, while Abby Larson and Kayla VanOsdel tossed in five points apiece. Gayville-Volin finishes the season 3-17.
GV 2 9 11 20
F 14 33 47 55
Bridgewater-Emery 66, Alcester Hudson 51
EMERY—Bridgewater-Emery raced out to a 22-7 advantage on Alcester-Hudson in the first quarter to advance to the Region 5B semifinals.
Bridgewater-Emery (17-3): Kerrigan Schultz led the way with 14 points, seven assists and five steals, while Julia Weber added 12 points and five steals. Abigal Arend pitched in 11 points, four rebounds and two steals. The Huskies play Irene-Wakonda on Thursday in the Region 5B semifinals in Emery.
Alcester-Hudson: Kendra Jensen had 13 points, while Elizabeth Hallaway had 12 and Abby Walth pitched in 10. Alcester-Hudson finishes the season 4-16.
AH 7 17 26 51
BE 22 37 52 66
Menno 51, Viborg-Hurley 41
MENNO—Three Wolves hit double figures to send Menno past Viborg-Hurley and into the Region 5B semifinals Tuesday.
Menno (14-7): Morgan Edelman notched 18 points and nine rebounds, while Kiara Nusz finished with 12 points and Eisley Sayler notched 11. The Wolves play Freeman in the Region 5B semifinals on Thursday in Freeman.
Viborg-Hurley: Tori Hansen totaled a team-high 26 points and nine rebounds, while Sydney Voss tallies 10 points. Nevaeh Ronke pulled down five rebounds in the loss. Viborg-Hurley finishes the season 12-9.
VH 9 12 32 41
M 10 17 37 51
Irene-Wakonda 51, Canistota 42
IRENE—Irene-Wakonda defeated Canistota to advance to Region 5B semifinal play on Tuesday.
Irene-Wakonda (16-5): Nora O'Malley exploded for 26 points and nine rebounds in the win, while Malloy O'Malley notched 12 points and 10 boards for a double-double. Shannon Sokolowski also tallied 10 rebounds for Irene-Wakonda. Irene-Wakonda plays Bridgewater-Emery in the Region 5B semifinals on Thursday in Emery.
Canistota: Jordan Engbrecht scored 19 points in the loss, while Harley Cormany pitched in 13 and Kenzie Kirby tossed in eight. Canistota finishes the season 9-12.
C 13 20 34 42
IW 15 25 37 51
Corsica-Stickney 54, Gregory 19
CORSICA—Corsica-Stickney routed Gregory in a Region 6B girls basketball quarterfinal game.
Corsica-Stickney (19-2): Courtney Menning netted a team-high 14 points, while Rachel Gerlach notched 11 and Bridget Burke scored eight in the win. Avery Broughton grabbed 11 boards, while Raven Barse tallied seven. Menning threw in five assists. The Jaguars face Andes Central/Dakota Christian in the Region 6B semifinals at 6:30 p.m. Thursday in Wagner.
Gregory: Gracie Kenzy scored four points for the Gorillas, while Sydney Svatos finished with seven rebounds and Megan Warnke had five. Gregory finishes the season 6-14.
G 4 4 12 19
CS 13 30 47 54
ACDC 41, KWL 33
NEW HOLLAND—Andes Central/Dakota Christian got past Kimball/White Lake in Region 6B girls basketball play on Tuesday.
ACDC (15-5): Sidney Muckey led the winning effort with 12 points and eight boards, while Brianna Deurmier scored nine points. Isabel Pheifer grabbed eight and Mackenzie Muckey notched seven points with six rebounds. ACDC faces Corsica-Stickney in the Region 6B semifinals at 6:30 p.m. Thursday in Wagner.
KWL: Kennedy Leiferman tallied a game-high 17 points and eight rebounds, while Grace Konechne pitched in five boards. The WiLdKats finish the season 9-12.
KWL 14 19 21 33
ACDC 5 17 27 41
TDA 64, Burke 44
ARMOUR—Tripp-Delmont/Armour rolled over Burke in Region 6B girls quarterfinal action Tuesday.
TDA (14-6): Kianna Payer poured in 22 points, while Mattilynn Reiner scored 12 points with eight rebounds. Ashlee Gerber notched 10 points and six boards in the win. Tripp-Delmont/Armour plays Avon in the Region 6B semifinals at 8 p.m. on Thursday in Wagner.
Burke: Lacey Person finished with 12 points for Burke, while Sally Hakin hit nine points, and Ramee Hanson and Taylee Indahl notched six points apiece in the loss. Burke finishes the season 9-12.
B 3 19 25 44
TDA 17 29 44 64
Chamberlain 56, Stanley County 19
CHAMBERLAIN—Chamberlain opened up a 34-9 lead on Stanley County at halftime and cruised to the win on Tuesday.
Chamberlain (9-10): Mady Handel scored a game-high 25 points and grabbed eight rebounds, while Hannah Anderson chipped in eight points and seven boards. The Cubs host McLaughlin on Friday.
Stanley County (2-16): Karly Leafgreen had seven points in the loss. The Buffaloes play Mobridge-Pollock on Friday in Mobridge.
SC 4 9 16 19
C 18 34 43 56
Winner 53, Miller 36
MILLER—Class A No. 2 Winner remained perfect on the season with a girls basketball victory over Miller on Tuesday.
Winner (18-0): Bella Swedlund led the Warriors with 18 points and eight rebounds. Morgan Hammerbeck tossed in 12 points. Winner plays Stanley County on Thursday in Fort Pierre.
Miller (12-6): Statistics were not reported. The Rustlers play at McLaughlin on Thursday.
Wagner 70, Platte-Geddes 62
PLATTE—Kayli Kocer dropped 30 points in Wagner's regular season finale win over Platte-Geddes on Tuesday.
Wagner (6-14): Faith Tyler netted 13 points with seven rebounds and six assists in the win. Abby Brunsing notched 12 points and seven assists, while Deisha Medicine Horn grabbed seven points and six rebounds. Kocer tossed in five rebounds and Wagner finished with 32 rebounds as a team. The Red Raiders start Region 5A play on Monday.
Platte-Geddes (3-16): Maddie Miller notched 20 points and five assists in the win, while Tori Weins tallied 15 points and Dominique Girton dropped 14 points and eight rebounds. The Black Panthers start Region 5A play on Monday.
W 15 29 50 70
PG 4 24 40 62
Area Boys Basketball
MCM 56, MVP 43
SALEM-- McCook Central/Montrose defeated Mount Vernon/Plankinton in boys basketball play thanks to three doble-figure performances for MCM.
McCook Central/Montrose (9-11): Trey Anderson notched 18 points and nine rebounds, while Isaac McCormick and Koltan Lindstrom netted 13 points apiece. Lindstrom added eight rebounds, while Rylee Klinkhammer grabbed seven boards in the win. The Fighting Cougars travel to Baltic to end the regular season Friday.
Mount Vernon/Plankinton (6-13): Kolby Kayser scored 18 points in the loss, while Nolan Sampson and Brady Anderson finished with eight points apiece. Colton Tobin and Rylee Deinert grabbed five boards apiece. The Titans play Platte-Geddes on Thursday in Platte.
MVP 15 27 36 43
MCM 11 25 40 56
Platte-Geddes 62, Wagner 57 (OT)
PLATTE—Platte-Geddes overcame a third-quarter deficit to defeat Wagner in overtime.
Platte-Geddes (11-8): Kelby VanDerWerff scored a game-high 26 points and freshman Caden Foxley chipped in 17. The Black Panthers play Mount Vernon/Plankinton on Thursday in Platte.
Wagner (6-14): Tysin Arpan scored 18 points and Dustin Honomichl added 11 in defeat. The Red Raiders begin Region 5B play on Monday.
W 14 27 41 52 57
PG 11 23 39 52 62