WOONSOCKET -- Corsica-Stickney stayed undefeated on the season with a 55-48 boys basketball victory over Sanborn Central/Woonsocket on Thursday.
Corsica-Stickney (3-0): Jaylen Kemp scored a team-high 17 points. Hayden Plamp finished with seven rebounds and Cooper DeLange had three steals. Brendan Wentland scored eight points in the win. The Jaguars play McCook Central/Montrose in the Parkston Classic on Dec. 30.
Sanborn Central/Woonsocket (2-1): Noah Dickson powered the Blackhawks with 31 points and 13 boards. Cayden Slykhuis added seven points and nine rebounds. The Blackhawks play Miller in the Huron Classic on Dec. 30.
Gregory 62, Colome 21
COLOME -- Gregory pulled away from Colome for a boys basketball victory on Thursday.
Gregory (2-1): Tommy Determan finished with 19 points and nine rebounds. Daniel Mitchell added 14 points and five boards. Coy Determan and Grant Thomas scored nine points apiece. Thomas added five rebounds. The Gorillas play North Central (Neb.) on Saturday in Springview, Nebraska.
Colome (0-1): Jacob Beckers finished with eight points and five rebounds. Rhet Bertram scored seven points and collected seven boards. The Cowboys host Cody-Kilgore (Neb.) on Saturday.
G 18 42 49 62
C 8 12 17 21
Ethan 68, James Valley Christian 40
ETHAN -- Ethan pulled away from James Valley Christian for a boys basketball victory on Thursday.
Ethan (2-1): Brady Hawkins paced the Rustlers with 18 points and 10 boards. Josh Bartscher tossed in 17 points and grabbed eight rebounds. Kaden Klumb and Riley Endres scored 12 and 11 points, respectively. Ethan finished 11 of 24 from the free-throw line. The Rustlers play Freeman Academy/Marion on Saturday in Freeman.
James Valley Christian (0-2): Landon Wallman led the Vikings with 14 points. The Vikings play McIntosh at the Huron Classic on Dec. 30.
JVC 9 28 31 40
E 21 44 65 68
Bridgewater-Emery 67, Menno 32
MENNO -- Bridgewater-Emery downed Menno for a boys basketball victory on Thursday.
Bridgewater-Emery (1-2): Chase Arend led the Huskies with 26 points and eight steals. Tyler Kjetland added 13 points and six rebounds. The Huskies play Canistota on Saturday in Emery.
Menno (0-2): Levi Bender scored a team-high 10 points for the Wolves. Kadeyn Ulmer finished with seven and Brady Fergen scored six. Trey Spencer pulled down five boards. The Wolves host Hanson today.
BE 21 38 54 67
M 8 21 25 32
Platte-Geddes 53, Burke 51
PLATTE -- Platte-Geddes edged Burke in a boys basketball contest on Thursday.
Platte-Geddes (2-0): Kelby VanDerWerff led the way with 14 points, while Brody Boltjes added 12 points and five assists. Will Miller finished with 10 points. Eli DeNeui collected 10 rebounds and Caden Foxley grabbed eight boards. The Black Panthers play in the Parkston Classic on Dec. 28.
Burke (2-1): Jaden Frank led the Cougars with 29 points and Bryce Frank scored 10 points. The Cougars play Stuart (Neb.) on Saturday in Bonesteel.
Canistota 92, Freeman 29
CANISTOTA -- Canistota put four players in double figures to race past Freeman on Thursday.
Canistota (2-0): Chase Merrill scored 18 points to go along with five assists and five steals. Tyce Ortman had 16 points, eight steals and six assists, while Trey Ortman added 14 points, 10 rebounds and six assists. Colbe Scott pitched in 18 points. The Hawks play Bridgewater-Emery on Saturday in Emery.
Freeman (0-3): Micah Swensen had 13 points and seven rebounds in the loss. The Flyers host Mount Vernon/Plankinton today.
F 5 11 17 29
C 33 58 73 92
Wessington Springs 62, Hitchcock-Tulare 28
HITCHCOCK -- Wessington Springs picked up its first win of the season on Thursday, topping Hitchcock-Tulare.
Wessington Springs (1-1): Jacob Messmer scored a game-high 27 points for the Spartans. Tyler Kole finished with 15 points and Mason Schelske added 10 points. The Spartans host Mitchell Christian on Saturday.
Hitchcock-Tulare (0-3): T.J. Salmen, Zach Gilbert and Cody Wright all scored five points. The Patriots travel to Langford Area on Saturday.
WS 16 27 50 62
HT 2 17 23 28
Area girls basketball
Winner 51, Burke 27
BONESTEEL -- Class A No. 1 Winner held a two-point lead on Burke through the first quarter, but the Warriors outscored the Cougars 18-0 in the second frame to pick up the road win on Thursday.
Winner (2-0): Bella Swedlund scored a game-high 19 points and Kalla Bertram added 13 points. The Warriors play Sully Buttes on Saturday in Onida.
Burke (0-2): Lacey Person scored 17 points and Taylee Indahl grabbed six rebounds in defeat. The Cougars play Stuart (Neb.) on Saturday in Bonesteel.
W 13 31 45 51
B 11 11 15 27
Ethan 59, James Valley Christian 23
ETHAN -- Class B No. 5 Ethan knocked off James Valley Christian in a prep girls basketball game on Thursday.
Ethan (3-0): Maddie Miiller led the Rustlers with 15 points and Hannah Bartscher netted 13 points. Cameryn Logan finished with 12 points and six rebounds. The Rustlers play Freeman Academy/Marion on Saturday in Freeman.
James Valley Christian (1-2): Brenna Held finished with 12 points and Summer Gross recorded seven rebounds. The Vikings play Miller on Dec. 28 in the Huron Classic.
JVC 2 8 19 23
E 17 34 48 59
Hitchcock-Tulare 50, Wessington Springs 25
HITCHCOCK -- Hitchcock-Tulare defeated Wessington Springs in a prep girls basketball contest on Thursday.
Hitchcock-Tulare (2-1): Dannyn Peterson finished with 18 points and four rebounds. Elizabeth Salmen added nine points. The Patriots travel to Langford Area on Saturday.
Wessington Springs (1-2): Avery Orth led the Spartans with 10 points. Grace Gran finished with six points. The Spartans host Mitchell Christian on Saturday.
WS 4 15 21 25
HT 8 20 38 50
Corsica-Stickney 66, SCW 30
WOONSOCKET -- Three players scored in double figures to power Class B No. 1 Corsica-Stickney to a girls basketball win over Sanborn Central/Woonsocket on Thursday.
Corsica-Stickney (3-0): Avery Broughton powered the Jaguars with 23 points and 14 rebounds. Raven Barse finished with 18 points and seven rebounds. Rachel Gerlach tossed in 14 points. The Jaguars play Mount Vernon/Plankinton on Dec. 30 in the Parkston Classic.
Sanborn Central/Woonsocket (2-1): Teya Moody finished with eight points, while Trista White and Mariah Jost scored seven points apiece. The Blackhawks play in the Huron Classic on Dec. 28.
CS 14 34 56 66
SCW 9 20 24 30
Avon 51, Centerville 42
CENTERVILLE -- Avon topped Centerville in girls basketball action on Thursday.
Avon (2-1): Shalayne Nagel led the Pirates with 12 points and eight rebounds. Ali Sees finished with 12 points, while Tiffany Pelton had 11 points, eight rebounds and four steals. The Pirates host Alcester-Hudson on Jan. 3.
Centerville (0-2): Haley Meyer led the way with 15 points and 10 rebounds. The Tornadoes play Iroquois/Doland on Saturday in Iroquois.
A 11 23 38 51
C 9 20 34 42
Scotland 58, Bon Homme 31
SCOTLAND -- Scotland defeated Bon Homme in a girls basketball contest on Thursday.
Scotland (2-0): Grace Fryda led the Highlanders with 26 points and Makayla Fredrich scored 12. The Highlanders host Andes Central/Dakota Christian on Saturday.
Bon Homme (0-3): Ciera Himes and Hannah Cuka scored eight and six points, respectively. Jenae Alberts added five rebounds and three steals. The Cavaliers travel to Winner on Jan. 3.
BH 6 14 22 31
S 15 38 44 58