ADVERTISEMENT

ADVERTISEMENT

Cavaliers hang on to beat Titans in battle of Class A's best

ABERDEEN -- No. 1 ranked St. Thomas More scored just five points in the second half of its game Tuesday with No. 2 ranked Mount Vernon/Plankinton but it was enough to hold off the Titans 33-27 at the Cavalier Christmas Classic at the Aberdeen Civ...

ABERDEEN - No. 1 ranked St. Thomas More scored just five points in the second half of its game Tuesday with No. 2 ranked Mount Vernon/Plankinton but it was enough to hold off the Titans 33-27 at the Cavalier Christmas Classic at the Aberdeen Civic Arena.

The game was an early season clash between the two top teams in Class A, according to the South Dakota Sportswriters' Association poll and both teams were semifinalists at the Class A state tournament in 2015.

MV/P (5-1) was down 26-12 at halftime before clawing its way back into the game. Megan Bultsma had 10 points to lead the Titans and Ashley Glanzer added eight points in the loss.

Ciara Duffy had 13 points for the Cavaliers to lead all scorers and Dru Gylten had eight points for STM (5-1).

The Titans host Platte-Geddes on Tuesday in Plankinton.

ADVERTISEMENT

ST. THOMAS MORE (5-1) 33: Dru Gylten 4 0-0 8, Kennedy Kirsch 2 0-0 4, Shannon Duffy 3 0-1 6, Bella Montero 1 0-0 2, Ciara Duffy 5 1-2 13. Totals 15 1-3 33.

MT. VERNON/PLANKINTON (5-1) 27: Makaela Karst 0 2-2 2, Ivy Haines 0 2-2 2, Megan Bultsma 5 0-2 10, Ashley Glanzer 3 0-0 8, Payleen O'Day 1 0-0 2, Steph Faulhaber 1 1-1 3. Totals 10 5-7 27.

STM 15 26 28 33

MV/P 6 12 18 27

3-point field goals - C. Duffy 2, Glanzer 2. Total fouls - St. Thomas More 16; Mt. Vernon-Plankinton 10. Fouled out - S. Duffy.

Related Topics: MOUNT VERNON
What To Read Next
Prep basketball action from around the state for Saturday, Jan. 28.
SDSU men blow 22-point lead in loss at Western Illinois
As a team, the Kernels knocked down six of their 16 (37.5%) 3-point tries and shot 17-for-43 (39.5%) from the field.
Prep basketball action from around the state for Friday, Jan. 27.