Elkton-Lake Benton stunned No. 3 Howard, 54-36, in the Region 4B boys basketball tournament on Friday at the Corn Palace.

Elkton-Lake Benton (17-4): Matthew Nibbe tossed in 20 points for the Elks, who jumped ahead 33-15 at halftime. Marcus Harming tossed in 11 points, while Miles Harming added eight points. The Elks play Dell Rapids St. Mary in the SoDak 16 on March 9.

Howard: Sam Aslesen led the Tigers with 13 points and Ryder Erickson netted eight points. Howard finishes the season 17-4.

ELB 16 33 46 54

H 12 15 35 36

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DRSM 54, Hanson 45

Dell Rapids St. Mary held off Hanson for a Region 4B boys basketball victory on Friday at the Corn Palace.

Dell Rapids St. Mary (18-4): Connor Libis finished with 15 points and five rebounds, while Ty Brown tossed in 13 points and grabbed five boards. Sam Palmer netted 11 points and dished out six assists. Max Herber grabbed eight rebounds. The Cardinals play ELB in the SoDak 16 on March 9.

Hanson: Riley Ferry and Noah Price scored 12 points apiece. Ethan Cheeseman finished with 11 points. Hanson finishes the season 16-6.

H 13 24 33 45

DR 16 28 43 54



Wessington Springs 42, Deubrook Area 39

HURON -- Wessington Springs squeaked past Deubrook Area and into the SoDak 16 with a Region 3B tournament win on Friday.

Wessington Springs (18-4): Mason Schelske finished with an 18-point, 10-rebound double-double. Tyler Kole added 10 points and seven rebounds. The Spartans play in the SoDak 16 on March 9. The Spartans play Canistota in the SoDak 16 on March 9.

Deubrook Area: Andrew Trooien scored 13 points. Mason Shaw chipped in 10 points. The Dolphins finish the season 15-7.

WS 2 17 30 42

DA 9 22 29 39

Platte-Geddes 62, Gregory 33

Platte-Geddes rolled past Gregory for a Region 6B boys basketball victory on Friday at the Corn Palace.

Platte-Geddes (16-5): Kelby VanDerWerff led the Black Panthers with 23 points and three 3-pointers. Caden Foxley posted 13 points, while Will Miller tossed in seven points. The Black Panthers play Aberdeen Christian in the SoDak 16 on March 9.

Gregory: Daniel Mitchell finished with 17 points. Gregory finishes the season 11-11.

PG 23 34 54 62

G 5 19 25 33



Corsica-Stickney 67, Burke 56

Corsica-Stickney pulled away from Burke for a Region 6B boys basketball victory on Friday.

Corsica-Stickney (16-5): Brendan Wentland, Hayden Plamp and Trever Burke each scored 16 points apiece. Jaylen Kemp added nine points. Corsica-Stickney plays Viborg-Hurley in the SoDak 16 on Tuesday.

Burke: Bryce Frank finished with 23 points and Ben Witt tossed in 15 points. Burke finishes the season 17-5.

C 18 36 53 67

B 15 25 39 56

Canistota 49, Bridgewater-Emery 43

FREEMAN -- Canistota held off Bridgewater-Emery’s fourth-quarter surge on Friday to advance to the SoDak 16.

Canistota (21-2): Tyce Ortman scored 20 points. Chase Merrill chipped in 14 points. The Hawks play Wessington Springs in the SoDak 16 on March 9.

Bridgewater-Emery: Tyler Kjetland finished with 17 points and 11 rebounds. Rylee Schultz added 12 points and six boards. The Huskies finish the season 13-9.

C 15 21 42 49

BE 11 21 30 43

Viborg-Hurley 66, FAM 59 (OT)

FREEMAN -- Viborg-Hurley outlasted Freeman Academy/Marion in overtime during the Region 5B tournament to punch its ticket to the SoDak 16.

Viborg-Hurley (16-5): Gradee Sherman recorded 16 points and 12 rebounds, while Eli Boomgarden chipped in 12 points and 13 boards. Hayden Gilbert scored 14 points. The Cougars play Corsica-Stickney in the SoDak 16 on March 9.

Freeman Academy/Marion: Connor Epp stuffed the stat sheet with 24 points, five rebounds, eight assists and five steals. Quincy Blue chipped in 22 points and five boards. The Bearcats finish the season 15-7.

V 13 25 42 55 66

FAM 11 24 38 55 59

Winner 61, Hot Springs 30

WINNER -- Led by Brady Fritz’s offensive explosion, Winner topped Hot Springs in the Region 7A/8A tournament on Friday.

Winner (19-2): Fritz scored 38 points, shooting 14-for-23 from the field and drilled 7 of 11 from deep. He also added four steals in the win. Blake Volmer chipped in 11 points, 14 rebounds and six assists. The Warriors play Mobridge-Pollock in the SoDak 16 on March 9.

Hot Springs: Jules Ecoffey scored eight points. Braden Grill added seven points and nine boards. Hot Springs finishes the season 8-14.

HS 6 14 23 30

W 15 34 53 61

Madison 64, Parkston 37

MADISON -- Madison cruised past Parkston in the Region 5A tournament on Friday to advance to the SoDak 16.

Madison (13-8): Nate Ricke scored 22 points and grabbed six rebounds off the bench. Aiden Jensen and Carter Bergheim added 12 and 10 points, respectively. Aspen Dahl pulled down 13 boards in the win. The Bulldogs play St. Thomas More in the SoDak 16 on March 9.

Parkston: Max Scott recorded 24 points and eight rebounds. The Trojans finish the season 9-13.

P 15 21 30 37

M 22 33 46 64

Wagner 77, Parker 70

WAGNER -- Wagner staved off Parker in the Region 5A tournament on Friday, pushing the Red Raiders into the SoDak 16.

Wagner (11-10): Alex Cournoyer scored 22 points to go with seven rebounds and four assists. Nolan Carda added a 21-point, 11-rebound double-double. Toby Zephier chipped in 10 points. The Red Raiders play Sioux Valley in the SoDak 16 on March 9.

Parker: Carter Robinson scored 18 points and Davin Fuller added 15 points. Cole Jurgens and Colby Olson added 13 and 12 points, respectively. The Pheasants finish the season 12-10.

P 16 40 50 70

W 22 40 56 77

Chamberlain 81, Miller 36

CHAMBERLAIN -- Chamberlain knocked off Miller in Region 6A action on Friday to advance to the SoDak 16.

Chamberlain (16-4): Drayton Priebe paced the Cubs with 23 points. Cameron Caldwell added 14 points and Sellyck McManus chipped in 13 points. The Cubs play Flandreau in the SoDak 16 on March 9.

Miller: Kaden Danberg scored nine points. The Rustlers finish the season 2-19.

M 7 14 21 36

C 20 45 62 81