SIOUX FALLS -- The Mitchell High School girls basketball team suffered its first double-digit loss of the season. Sioux Falls O’Gorman handed the Kernels a 63-35 defeat on Saturday.

The Knights held Mitchell to 26.2 percent shooting, including 3-for-22 (13.6 percent) in the first half. While Mitchell struggled to make shots and turned it over 19 times, O’Gorman (14-5) had a trio of double-digit scorers to help it open a 30-12 halftime lead.

Hannah Ronsiek scored a game-high 15 points for O’Gorman, while Isabelle Moore added 12 points and Kira Mentele scored 11 points off the bench. It shot 49 percent as a team, which was helped by 58.3 percent shooting in the second half.

Coming out of halftime, the Kernels played O’Gorman tough in the third quarter. The Knights only held a 17-14 advantage in the frame, but grew their lead to as many as 30 points in the fourth quarter.

Adaya Plastow scored a team-high nine points. Macy Kempf added seven points, seven rebounds and two steals.

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Bergen Reilly finished with eight rebounds and four steals, helping O’Gorman own a 34-27 advantage on the glass. Ronsiek also chipped in three steals.

Mitchell (14-4) hosts Sioux Falls Washington at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Corn Palace.



Sioux Falls O’Gorman 63, Mitchell 35

Mitchell (14-4): Adaya Plastow 2-4 5-8 9, Avia Haley 2-5 2-2 6, Camryn Krogman 1-3 2-2 4, Sawyer Stoebner 2-10 0-1 4, Macy Kempf 3-8 1-4 7, Lizzie Tyler 1-2 0-0 2, Taylor Giblin 0-1 2-2 2, Ella Flippin 0-0 0-0 0, Sarah Sebert 0-8 1-2 1, Kaitlyn Christensen 0-1 0-0 0, Gabby Sonne 0-0 0-0 0, Kadence Halvorson 0-0 0-0 0. Team totals: 11-42 13-17 35.

Sioux Falls O’Gorman (14-5): Reagan Reilly 2-6 2-3 8, Isabelle Moore 5-8 1-11 12, Bergen Reilly 2-7 2-5 6, Hannah Ronsiek 5-11 2-2 15, Hannah Friedman 0-0 0-0 0, Kennedi Kolsrud 1-2 0-0 2, Ellie Thie 0-0 0-0 0, Lucy Moore 0-0 0-0 0, Mahli Abdouch 4-9 1-2 9, Kira Mentele 5-6 1-1 11, Megan VanDenHemel 0-0 0-0 0. Team totals: 24-49 9-15 63.

MHS 4 12 26 35

SFO 14 30 47 63

3-pointers: MHS 0-12 (Sebert 0-6, Stoebner 0-3, Plastow 0-1, Haley 0-1, Krogman 0-1); SFO 6-19 (Ronsiek 3-5, R. Reilly 2-5, Moore 1-3, Abdouch 0-2, Mentele 0-1, B. Reilly 0-3). Rebounds: MHS 27 (Kempf 7); SFO 34 (B. Reilly 8). Assists: MHS 1; SFO 9. Blocked shots: MHS 0; SFO 4. Steals: MHS 4; SFO 13. Turnovers: MHS 19; SFO 15. Total fouls: MHS 17; SFO 14.