CANISTOTA -- Howard outscored Class B No. 5 Canistota 21-9 in the fourth quarter to pick up a 58-42 win on Monday in Cornbelt Conference boys basketball action
Howard (14-4): Jake Brooks had 17 points and six rebounds, while Tisyn Spader added 11 points. Colton Spader tossed in 10 points and nine rebounds and Sam Aslesen had 10 points and six rebounds. The Tigers host Dell Rapids St. Mary on Thursday.
Canistota (14-4): Cole Papendick had 13 points and Tyce Ortman had nine points and seven rebounds. The Hawks host Irene-Wakonda on Thursday.
H 11 21 37 58
C 13 23 33 42
Platte-Geddes 61, Scotland 36
PLATTE -- Kade Starr’s 18 points paced Platte-Geddes in a boys basketball win over Scotland on Monday.
Platte-Geddes (15-3): Hayes Rabenberg scored eight points and Weston VanderPol chipped in seven points. Kelby VanDerWerff recorded eight rebounds, three assists and two steals. Miles Hubers led the team with three steals. The Black Panthers play Winner today in Platte.
Scotland (5-13): Lucas Dennis had 10 points and four steals. Ty Mogck recorded eight points and eight rebounds. The Highlanders host Menno on Friday.
S 4 17 28 36
PG 15 38 56 61
Gayville-Volin 56, Avon 48
GAYVILLE -- Avon’s second half comeback fell short against Gayville-Volin on Monday.
Gayville-Volin (11-5): Matt Nelson had 22 points and nine rebounds and Andrew Gustad had 15 points and 12 rebounds. Kyle Hirsch chipped in 12 points. The Raiders play Hitchcock-Tulare today in Hitchcock.
Avon (2-16): Logan Schuurmans recorded 14 points and 12 rebounds, while Kory DeJong added 18 points and nine rebounds. The Pirates play in the Great Plains Conference tournament on Saturday in Yankton.
A 13 25 34 48
GV 16 36 42 56
Area girls basketball
Howard 63, Canistota 43
CANISTOTA -- Howard shot 47 percent from the field in a girls basketball win over Canistota on Monday.
Howard (16-3): Hilary Albrecht recorded 21 points, 11 rebounds, three assists, three steals and two blocks for the Tigers. Abby Connor added 13 points and Kate Connor chipped in eight points. Saddie Palmquist finished with six assists and four boards. The Tigers host Dell Rapids St. Mary on Thursday.
Canistota (6-12): Skylar Bultje registered 13 points and three steals. McKenzy Krinke scored 10 points and made three steals. The Hawks travel to Scotland today.
H 18 33 49 63
C 8 20 31 43
Gregory 53, Colome 39
COLOME -- Gregory put three players in double figures in a win over Colome on Monday in girls basketball action.
Gregory (10-9): Jessy Jo VanDerWerff had 14 points, five assists and three steals, while Sydney Svatos had 11 points, 16 rebounds and five assists. Brooklynn Kenzy added 14 points, 11 rebounds and three steals. The Gorillas host Burke on Thursday.
Colome (4-14): Clarissa Ringing Shield had a game-high 16 points and four steals and Makayla Shippy tossed in 15 points and, six rebounds, five steals and four assists. The Cowgirls travel to Marty on Thursday.
G 16 27 42 53
C 9 16 31 39
MCM 54, Tri-Valley 39
SALEM -- Two McCook Central/Montrose players recorded double-doubles in a win over Tri-Valley on Monday.
McCook Central/Montrose (14-4): Jacy Pulse had 20 points and 11 rebounds, while Madisen Koepsell added 15 points, 12 rebounds and three steals. Abigail Van Ruler also had 10 points, seven rebounds and six blocks. The Fighting Cougars play Chester Area on Thursday in Salem.
Tri-Valley (13-5): Tabor Teel had 10 points and 11 rebounds, while Grace Steineke had 13 points and five rebounds. Paige Jewett also had 11 points, seven rebounds and three steals. The Mustangs travel to Lennox on Thursday.
TV 8 14 22 39
MCM 13 21 39 54
SCW 67, JVC 39
FORESTBURG -- Sanborn Central/Woonsocket took down James Valley Christian for its 10th girls basketball win of the season on Monday.
Sanborn Central/Woonsocket (10-9): Trinity Boschee recorded 12 points and four assists. Kaylee White registered a 12-point, 11-rebound double-double to go with four assists. Trista White finished with 11 points and eight rebounds. The Blackhawks play Mitchell Christian on Thursday in Forestburg.
James Valley Christian (8-11): Karilyn Wieting scored 20 points. Brenna Held chipped in 14 points. Summer Gross grabbed six rebounds. The Vikings host Wessington Springs on Friday.
JVC 8 19 29 39
SCW 12 35 48 67
Hitchcock-Tulare 67, Kimball/White Lake 58
HITCHCOCK -- Hitchcock-Tulare outlasted Kimball/White Lake 24-15 in the fourth quarter to earn the win on Monday.
Hitchcock-Tulare (15-4): Dannyn Peterson had 22 points and five steals, while Elizabeth Salmen had 14 points. Ashley Masat had 13 points and 10 rebounds. The Patriots play Wolsey-Wessington on Thursday in Tulare.
Kimball/White Lake (12-6): Kennedy Leiferman stuffed the stat sheet with 23 points, 15 rebounds and five assists. Sidney McCord and Grace Konechne had 10 points apiece. The WiLdKats play Wessington Springs today in Kimball.
KWL 16 26 43 58
HT 12 31 43 67
Avon 54, Gayville-Volin 32
GAYVILLE -- Avon outscored Gayville-Volin 20-7 in the fourth quarter to pull away for a win on Monday.
Avon (13-7): Tiffany Pelton posted 22 points and 11 rebounds, while Shalayne Nagel had 12 points, eight rebounds, six assists and five steals. The Pirates play in the Region 6B tournament, which starts on Feb. 24.
Gayville-Volin (3-14): Molly Larson had 11 points and Kayla VanOsdel tossed in 10 points.The Raiders play Freeman on Thursday in Gayville.
A 13 25 34 54
GV 10 17 25 32