EMERY -- Ethan outlasted Bridgewater-Emery, 59-56, in boys basketball action on Tuesday.
Ethan (5-3): Jay Storm paced the Rustlers with 19 points, while Eric Gustafson followed with 17 points. Riley Endres logged 12 points and eight rebounds. The Rustlers play at Canistota on Friday.
Bridgewater-Emery (7-3): Sutton Arend led the Huskies with 13 points and eight rebounds. Rylee Schultz and Tyler Kjetland scored 12 points apiece. Camden Dye scored 10 points. The Huskies play at Howard on Jan. 21.
E 13 28 41 59
BE 13 29 41 56
De Smet 54, Howard 51
DE SMET -- Class B No. 1 De Smet erased an early nine-point deficit and edged Class B No. 3 Howard in boys basketball play on Tuesday.
De Smet (8-1): Kalen Garry led the Bulldogs with 20 points, while Tory Holland added 12 points and six rebounds. Rett Osthus followed with 11 points and four assists. Cody Cavanaugh grabbed a team-high eight rebounds, while Ethan McCune collected seven rebounds. The Bulldogs play at Lake Preston on Friday.
Howard (7-1): Sam Aslesen scored a game-high 23 points and grabbed seven boards. Jace Sifore finished with eight points and 11 rebounds. Brayden Hinker netted seven points. The Tigers host Hanson on Jan. 19.
H 14 26 35 51
D 9 27 39 54
SCW 58, KWL 49
WOONSOCKET -- Sanborn Central/Woonsocket knocked off Kimball/White Lake in boys basketball action on Tuesday.
SCW (2-5): Tryce Slykhuis leads the way with 32 points. Toby Kneen added 10 points and 13 rebounds. Brady Larson finished with seven points and nine rebounds. The Blackhawks host Iroquois/Doland on Thursday in Woonsocket.
KWL (2-5): Bennett Namanny finished with 14 points and five assists. Jaxon Christensen recorded 12 points and Jaxon Pursell posted eight rebounds. The WiLdKats host Corsica-Stickney on Friday in Kimball.
Wagner 64, Gregory 58
WAGNER -- Three players scored in double figures to power Wagner to a boys basketball win over Gregory on Tuesday.
Wagner (4-1): Toby Zephier finished with 21 points and four steals. Dustin Honomichl and Nolan Carda scored 10 points apiece. Carda added 13 rebounds and four assists. Marcus Zephier logged nine points, six steals, four assists and four rebounds. Wagner plays at Parkston on Thursday.
Gregory (4-4): Daniel Mitchell led the Gorillas with 25 points and 17 rebounds. Cruz Klundt finished with 20 points, nine rebounds and four assists. Rane Kenzy followed with seven rebounds and five points. The Gorillas host Burke on Friday.
G 11 23 34 58
W 18 29 43 64
Wessington Springs 59, MVP 48
WESSINGTON SPRINGS -- Wessington Springs shot 57 percent from the field in a 59-48 win over Mount Vernon/Plankinton on Tuesday.
Wessington Springs (4-3): Mason Schelske scored a game-high 20 points and pulled down five rebounds. Tyler Kole and Dylan Schimke scored 14 and 12 points, respectively. The Spartans play Hitchcock-Tulare on Saturday in Wessington Springs.
MVP (2-5): Rylee Deinert scored 14 points. Reed Rus added 10 points, four boards and four assists. The Titans play Platte-Geddes on Thursday in Platte.
MVP 11 24 43 48
WS 17 33 49 59
Centerville 49, Scotland 34
CENTERVILLE -- Centerville knocked off Scotland for a boys basketball victory on Tuesday.
Centerville (4-6): Logan Bobzin scored a team-best 18 points, while Will Kroger chipped in eight points and 13 boards. Cole Edberg added eight points, nine rebounds, four assists and five steals. The Tornadoes play Irene-Wakonda on Thursday in Wakonda.
Scotland (2-5): Lucas Dennis had six points, six rebounds, two steals and four blocks. Keenan Souhrada scored eight points and grabbed six boards. The Highlanders host Avon on Thursday.
S 10 18 22 34
C 12 26 33 49
Beresford 60, MCM 57
SALEM -- Beresford narrowly took down McCook Central/Montrose on Tuesday in boys basketball action.
Beresford (2-7): Spencer Nelson scored 18 points. Tate VanOtterloo added 14 points. The Watchdogs travel to Tri-Valley on Friday.
MCM (4-6): Gavin Gordon scored a game-high 26 points. The Fighting Cougars play Sioux Valley on Friday in Volga.
B 10 26 41 60
MCM 10 26 41 60
Area girls basketball
Hanson 49, MCM 45
SALEM -- Class B No. 5 Hanson had a pair of double-digit scorers in a girls basketball win over McCook Central/Montrose on Tuesday.
Hanson (7-1): Vanessa Doyle led the way with 13 points, while Mekiah Campbell posted 12 points and five rebounds. Shelby Hernandez and Andrea Thelen both netted eight points. The Beavers host Parker on Thursday.
MCM (6-2): Ashtyn Wobig and Madisen Koepsell scored 14 points apiece. Koepsell added eight rebounds and seven steals. MCM hosts Sioux Valley on Thursday in Montrose.
H 15 28 37 49
MCM 11 21 31 45
Ethan 61, Bridgewater-Emery 58
EMERY -- Class B No. 4 Ethan edged past Bridgewater-Emery for a girls basketball win on Tuesday.
Ethan (7-0): Maddy Martscher scored 20 points in the win. Hannah Bartscher added 15 points, five rebounds and eight assists for the Rustlers. Lexi Lingemann chipped in 12 points and eight rebounds, while Ava Lingemann scored 14 points. Ethan plays Winner on Saturday at the Hanson Classic.
Bridgewater-Emery (4-4): Taylor Schallenkamp finished with 18 points, 10 rebounds and five steals. Julia Weber added 17 points and eight boards. Chloe Schmitt grabbed six rebounds and Casey Meyer dished out four assists. The Huskies play at Menno on Thursday.
E 12 29 41 61
BE 9 20 43 58
Avon 55, FAM 33
AVON -- Avon’s fast start guided it to a girls basketball win over Freeman Academy/Marion on Tuesday.
Avon (4-4): Courtney Sees scored a team-high 20 points to go with four rebounds and four steals. Ali Sees added 14 points. Tiffany Pelton recorded a 12-point, 10-rebound double-double, along with four assists. The Pirates play at Scotland on Thursday.
FAM (1-6): Jada Koerner had 14 points and seven rebounds. Alivea Weber added 12 points. FAM plays at Scotland on Saturday.
FAM 6 17 25 33
A 17 27 41 55
MVP 60 Wessington Springs 22
WESSINGTON SPRINGS -- Mount Vernon/Plankinton’s tough defense led it to a win over Wessington Springs in girls basketball action on Tuesday.
Mount Vernon/Plankinton (5-2): Emilee Fox scored 23 points, 10 rebounds and seven steals. Maria Baker chipped in 10 points and nine boards. The Titans play Platte-Geddes on Thursday in Platte.
Wessington Springs (1-8): Kirstie Munsen scored six points. Avery Orth and Harlee Heim ach added five points and seven rebounds. The Spartans play Wolsey-Wessington on Thursday in Wolsey.
Wagner 64, Gregory 50
WAGNER -- Led by Macy Koupal’s 27 points, Wagner took down Gregory for a girls basketball victory on Tuesday.
Wagner (2-4): Koupal also recorded four rebounds, four assists and two steals. Shalayne Nagel finished with six points, nine rebounds, eight assists and three steals. Abby Brunsing chipped in 16 points and nine rebounds in the win. Wagner plays at Parkston on Thursday.
Gregory (1-7): Jessy Jo VanDerWerff scored 17 points and grabbed 11 rebounds for the Gorillas. Brooklyn Kenzy added a 16-point, 10-rebound double-double. Morgan Opbroek scored 15 points. The Gorillas host Kimball/White Lake on Thursday.
G 10 26 34 50
W 18 28 50 64
ACDC 51, TDA 36
LAKE ANDES -- Andes Central/Dakota Christian pulled away from Tripp-Delmont/Armour for a girls basketball victory on Tuesday.
ACDC (6-1): Allison Muckey recorded 15 points and 10 rebounds. Mackenzie Muckey chipped in 12 points, nine boards, two assists and seven steals. Josie Brouwer added 15 points and two assists. ACDC hosts Mitchell Christian on Thursday.
TDA (3-4): Megan Reiner scored a team-high 13 points to go with eight steals. Ashlee Gerber added 10 points and nine rebounds. Bailey Spaans dished out four assists. TDA plays at Platte-Geddes on Friday.
TDA 8 18 27 36
ACDC 11 26 36 51
KWL 48, SCW 36
WOONSOCKET -- Kennedy Leiferman recorded a double-double to power Kimball/White Lake to a girls basketball win over Sanborn Central/Woonsocket on Tuesday.
KWL (6-3): Leiferman finished with 21 points and 13 rebounds. Katie Havlik followed with 10 points. KWL plays at Gregory on Thursday.
SCW (3-6): Trinity Boschee led SCW with 14 points, while Trista White scored nine points. Brooke Doering collected seven rebounds. SCW plays in the 281 Conference tournament on Friday in Wolsey.
KWL 11 21 25 48
SCW 3 8 17 36
Scotland 51, Centerville 39
CENTERVILLE -- Scotland took down Centerville in a girls basketball game on Tuesday.
Scotland (4-3): Grace Fryda stuffed the stat sheet with 20 points, four assists and three steals. Delanie VanDriel added 17 points and seven boards. Makayla Friedrich also pulled down seven boards. The Highlanders host Avon on Thursday.
Centerville (6-4): Haley Meyer recorded a 20-point, 10-rebound double-double to go with three steals. Lillie Eide finished with nine points, four rebounds and three steals. Keira Austin scored six points. The Tornadoes play Irene-Wakonda on Thursday in Irene.
S 20 30 43 51
C 10 15 23 39
Chamberlain 41, Wall 35
CHAMBERLAIN -- Chamberlain picked up a home girls basketball win over Wall on Tuesday.
Chamberlain (3-6): Mya Knippling finished with 24 points and 15 boards. Caycee Guinn scored eight points in the win. The Cubs host Bon Homme on Saturday.
Wall (4-4): Ava Dinger scored 13 points, while Paige Kjerstad added 11 points. The Eagles play at Custer on Saturday.
W 12 20 26 35
C 12 16 26 41