Area basketball roundup: Sees powers Avon to overtime win over TDA
WAGNER—Lauren Sees poured in a game-high 37 points to power Avon to a 59-55 overtime win over Tripp-Delmont/Armour on Thursday in the Region 6B girls basketball semifinals. The Pirates will now play Freeman in a SoDak 16 state-qualifying game on Feb. 28.
Avon (17-5): Sees sent the game into overtime with a jumper three seconds left in regulation. She added four steals. Shalayne Nagel finished with nine points and 10 boards. Ali Sees dished out eight assists.
Tripp-Delmont/Armour: Mattilynn Reiner scored 26 points and nine rebounds for TDA. Ashlee Gerber finished with 14 points and 10 boards. The Nighthawks finish the season 14-7.
A 11 20 33 46 59
TDA 16 31 38 46 55
Corsica-Stickney 61, ACDC 29
WAGNER—Top-seeded Corsica-Stickney scored 40 first-half points and flew past Andes Central/Dakota Christian in the Region 6B girls basketball semifinals Thursday, advancing to SoDak 16 on Feb. 28. Corsica-Stickney will play Castlewood in the SoDak 16 on Feb. 28.
Corsica-Stickney (20-2): Courtney Menning scored 22 points, while Avery Broughton scored 15 points, and Raven Barse posted 10 points and six rebounds. The Jaguars tallied 20 steals in the win, led by five from Menning.
Andes Central/Dakota Christian: Brianna Deurmier and Isabel Pheifer both scored eight points for the Thunder. Tyra Medicine Horn added five rebounds and four steals. The Thunder finish the season 15-6.
CS 22 40 54 61
ACDC 6 17 23 29
Ethan 69, Chester Area 20
HURON—Ethan used three double-figure performances to defeat Chester Area in a Region 4B SoDak 16 girls basketball qualifier on Thursday. The Rustlers will play Dupree in the SoDak 16 on Feb. 28.
Ethan (21-0): Karly Gustafson poured in 21 points and seven boards for Ethan, while Maddie Miiller tallied 19 points and Jessica Bartscher notched 11.
Chester Area: Jennilee Hoyer finished with seven points in the loss, while Makenna Larson tallied five. The Flyers finish the season 10-11.
E 22 41 60 69
CA 3 13 13 20
SCW 49, Hanson 46
HURON—Megan Poyer and Trista White combined for 26 points to push Sanborn Central/Woonsocket past Hanson in a Region 4B SoDak 16 girls basketball qualifier. SCW will play De Smet in the SoDak 16 on Feb. 28.
Sanborn Central/Woonsocket (16-6): Poyer and White notched 13 points apiece with seven and six rebounds, respectively, while Tesa Jensen scored eight points in the win.
Hanson: Megan Guericke tallied 12 points and five rebounds, while Morgan Huber scored 11. Mekiah Campbell had nine points and seven rebounds in the loss. The Beavers finish the season 11-11.
SCW 9 22 37 49
H 12 32 41 46
Freeman 61, Menno 37
FREEMAN— Four Flyers scored in double figures to propel Freeman past Menno in the girls Region 5B SoDak 16 qualifier Thursday. The Flyers will play Avon in the SoDak 16 on Feb. 28.
Freeman (18-4): Josie Fuhrmann netted 19 points with seven steals and five rebounds, while Emily Miller notched 14 points in the win. Hannah eberts tallied 12 points and nine boards and Jaimie Glanzer scored 10 points with five rebounds.
Menno: Morgan Edelman and Kiara Nusz finished with 15 points apiece in the loss, while Nusz grabbed a double-double with 10 rebounds. Edelman added six boards for Menno. The Wolves finish the season 14-8.
M 10 15 26 37
F 16 24 42 61
Bridgewater-Emery 57, Irene-Wakonda 39
EMERY—Bridgewater-Emery held Irene-Wakonda to 11 points in the second half en route to a SoDak 16 qualifying win in Region 5B on Thursday.
Bridgewater-Emery (18-3): Abigal Arend scored a game-high 20 points for the Huskies. Kerrigan Schultz added 19 points and eight rebounds in the win, while Julia Weber scored 10. The Huskies play Ipswich in the SoDak 16 on Feb. 28.
Irene-Wakonda: Shannon Sokolowski had 16 points and seven rebounds for the Eagles. Nora O'Malley added 12 points and six boards. The Eagles finish the season 16-6.
IW 14 28 30 39
BE 11 18 37 57
Parker 43, Parkston 37
PARKSTON—Parker scored 27 points in the second half in its girls basketball win over Parkston on Thursday.
Parker (8-12): Raelin Jurgens recorded a 24-point, 12-rebound double-double for the Pheasants. Karley Peters also scored six points in the win. The Pheasants play in the Region 5A tournament on Monday.
Parkston (10-10): Emma Yost had a double-double of 14 points and 11 rebounds, while Tiah Holzbauer scored eight points. Allison Ziebart scored six. The Trojans play in the Region 5A tournament on Monday.
P 7 16 27 43
PN 5 11 22 37
MVP 69, Platte-Geddes 36
PLATTE—Katlyn Briggs and Emilee Fox led Mount Vernon/Plankinton past Platte-Geddes in its girls basketball regular season finale Thursday.
MVP (14-6): Briggs dropped 23 points and nine rebounds in the win, while Fox grabbed 10 points, seven steals and five assists. The Titans play in the Region 5A tournament on Monday.
Platte-Geddes (3-17): Dominique Girton led PG with 12 points, while Maddie Miller scored 10. Sawyer Naasz totaled eight rebounds in the loss. The Black Panthers play in the Region 5A tournament on Monday.
MVP 21 35 59 69
PG 12 20 25 36
Winner 77, Stanley County 27
FORT PIERRE—Winner routed Stanley County in its girls basketball regular season finale Thursday.
Winner (19-0): Bella Swedlund and Gabriel Kocer dropped 15 points apiece, while Kalla Bertram and Morgan Hammerbeck each grabbed 13 points. Swedlund added five rebounds in the win. The Warriors play in the Region 7A tournament on Monday.
Stanley County (2-17): Cedar Scott finished with 12 points and five rebounds in the loss, while Lexi Bair tallied nine points. The Buffaloes play Mobridge-Pollock today in Mobridge.
W 14 47 71 77
SC 6 13 20 27
Area boys basketball
ACDC 68, FAM 62
CORSICA—Daaron Tronvold's double-double helped Andes Central/Dakota Christian defeat Freeman Academy/Marion in prep boys basketball action Thursday.
Andes Central/Dakota Christian (9-11): Tronvold notched 23 points and 11 boards in the win, while Cliff Johnson tallied 22 points and eight rebounds. Emilio Cournoyer and Parker VanderPol finished with nine points apiece for ACDC. The Thunder play in the Region 6B tournament on Monday.
Freeman Academy/Marion (6-14): Thaniel Schroeder led the Bearcats with 22 points, while Quincy Blue scored 14 in the loss. Gavin Pankratz put up 11 points and nine rebounds. The Bearcats play in the Region 6B tournament on Monday.
FAM 9 17 37 62
ACDC 24 39 53 68
Platte-Geddes 56, MVP 54
PLATTE—Platte-Geddes edged Mount Vernon/Plankinton in prep boys basketball play Thursday.
Platte-Geddes (12-8): Kelby VanDerWerff netted 19 points with nine rebounds, while Caden Foxley tallied 13 points and nine rebounds. Cade Starr notched 11 points and five rebounds. The Black Panthers begin the Region 5A tournament on Tuesday.
MVP (6-14): Rylee Deinert dropped 21 points in the loss, while Nolan Sampson scored 12 points. Brady Anderson contributed 10 points for MVP. The Titans begin the Region 5A tournament on Tuesday.
MVP 11 26 35 54
PG 17 27 43 56
Winner 77, Stanley County 42
FORT PIERRE—Winner held Stanley County scoreless in the fourth quarter of its regular season boys basketball finale Thursday.
Winner (14-5): Brandon Volmer netted 21 points with seven rebounds for the Warriors, while Shea Connot scored 19 points and Brady Fritz finished with 18 points and five assists. Joren Bruun tossed in 11 points. The Warriors play in the Region 7A tournament on Tuesday.
Stanley County (8-11): Brady Hoftiezer tallied 16 points and seven rebounds in the loss, while Joey Fischer scored 15 points with six rebounds. The Buffaloes travel to Kadoka Area today.
W 15 33 56 77
SC 15 30 42 42