Huskies outduel Bears 78-65

BRIDGEWATER -- Jerret Weber had 24 points, 10 rebounds and seven rebounds to help the Bridgewater-Emery boys' basketball beat Marion 78-65. Wade Miller scored a game-high 25 points for the Huskies, who were 34-of-69 from the field. Sam Arend adde...

Marion’s Nick Gortmaker, left, catches an inbound pass and looks up court as he is guarded by Bridgewater-Emery’s Jonah Bailey, right, during a boys’ high school basketball game Tues-day in Bridgewater. (Aaron Saunders/Republic)

BRIDGEWATER - Jerret Weber had 24 points, 10 rebounds and seven rebounds to help the Bridgewater-Emery boys’ basketball beat Marion 78-65.
Wade Miller scored a game-high 25 points for the Huskies, who were 34-of-69 from the field. Sam Arend added 18 points and six steals as Bridgewater-Emery shot 8-of-18 from the free throw line.
Marion was led by Jacob Wuertz, who had 20 points and 12 rebounds. Nick Gortmaker added 16 points, while Joey Pessia had 10 points. Marion was 25-of-56 from the field and 13-of-28 from the free throw line.
BE (3-6) hosts Howard Thursday in Bridgewater, while Marion (1-6) hosts Scotland Thursday in Marion.
BE 22 45 62 78
M 11 37 57 65

Colome 57, Andes Central 39
LAKE ANDES - Lane Fawcett recorded a double-double to help the Colome boys’ basketball team beat Andes Central 57-39 Tuesday.
Fawcett tallied 10 points and 14 rebounds, while Terrance Kinzer had 13 points, nine rebounds and five assists. Chris Hrabanek chipped in with 11 points and Holden Thieman scored 10 points and had seven rebounds.
Andes Central was led by Aaron Swanson, who had 10 points and seven rebounds. Jason Drapeaux chipped in with nine points, while Chris Bad Hand had eight points
Colome won the JV game 27-26. The Cowboys (9-4) host Platte-Geddes Jan. 31, while AC (3-6) hosts Avon Thursday in Lake Andes.
AC 2 16 30 39
C 13 29 36 57

O’Neill (Neb.) 50, Wagner 35
O’NEILL, Neb. - The Wagner boys’ basketball team fell to O’Neill (Neb.) 50-35 Tuesday.
Charley Burtwistle led the way for O’Neill with 12 points. Brock Schueth and Jackson Latzel each chipped in with 10 points.
Wagner was led by Derek Soukup, who scored 14 points and had eight rebounds. Dyland Brunsing chipped in with seven points.
The Red Raiders were 16-of-41 from the field and 2-of-5 from the free-throw line.
Wagner (3-5) plays Winner Thursday in Winner.
O 10 24 39 50
W 10 17 25 35

Canistota 63, Freeman Academy 54
FREEMAN - Shay Jolley had 17 points to help the Canistota boys’ basketball team beat Freeman Academy 63-54 Tuesday.
Jerad Nielsen chipped in with 11 points. Canistota was 20-of-42 from the field and 16-of-22 from the free throw line. The Hawks won the JV game 38-36.
Teagen Schroeder led the way for Freeman Academy with 26 points and nine rebounds. Jeff Graber added 16 points and four steals. The Bobcats were 21-of-40 from the field and 8-of-10 from the free-throw line.
Canistota (7-3) plays Hanson Thursday in Alexandria, while FA (3-5) hosts Baltic Thursday in Freeman.
C 6 25 43 63
FA 13 29 44 54

James Valley Christian 73,
Sanborn Central/Woonsocket 67
HURON - The Sanborn Central/ Woonsocket boys’ basketball team 25-of-48 as it dropped its first game of the season 73-67 to James Valley Christian at the 281 Conference tournament Tuesday.
Dillon Moore led the way for SCW with 19 points. Davion Brooks added 13 points, while Brady Tiede had 12 points and Tyler Krueger had 11 points.
Tucker Kingsbury and Tiede each had five rebounds for the Blackhawks, who were 4-of-15 from three-point range.
Alex Waldner and Nathan Wedel led the way for JVC. Waldner scored a game-high 24 points, while Wedel had 20 points. Andrew Ulvestad chipped in with 16 points.
SCW (7-1) plays Hitchcock-Tulare Thursday in Huron, while JVC (8-1) plays Wolsey-Wessington Thursday in Huron.
JVC 22 38 55 73
SCW 12 31 52 67


Corsica/Stickney 57,
Dakota Christian 43
STICKNEY - The Corsica/Stickney boys’ basketball team beat Dakota Christian 57-43 Tuesday.
Corsica/Stickney was led by Brian Joachim and Austin Tilton, who each had 11 points. Eli Van Roekel added seven rebounds and five assists for the Jaguars.
Corsica/Stickney was 23-of-52 from the field and 3-of-6 from the free throw line.
Owen Medicine led the way for Dakota Christian with 16 points, while Zach Delange had 11 points. Michael Maas added 15 rebounds for the Cadets, who were 13-of-49 from the field and 12-of-12 from the free-throw line. Corsica/Stickney won the JV game 44-27.
DC (3-5) hosts Bon Homme Satuday in New Holland, while CS (7-3) hosts Ethan Thursday in Stickney.
CS 18 26 42 57
DC 8 16 29 43

Hanson 76, Howard 24
ALEXANDRIA - The Hanson boys basketball team shot 59 percent from the field en route to beating Howard 76-24 Tuesday.
Taylor Nichols had 18 points to lead the way for Hanson. Jordan Marquardt and Sam Vander Stouwe each added 13 points.
Marquardt also had five rebounds and five assists, while Jacob Paradeis had eight rebounds.
Howard was led by David Weidler, who scored 14 points. The Tigers were 8-of-15 from the field.
Hanson also won the JV game 50-22.
Howard (0-9) plays Bridgewater-Emery Thursday in Bridgewater, while Hanson (8-2) hosts Canistota Thursday in Alexandria.
Ho 19 35 56 76
Ha 0 9 21 24

Highmore-Harrold 55, Wessington Springs 42
HURON - Hadley Hamlin scored 26 points to help the Highmore-Harrold boys’ basketball team beat Wessington Springs 55-42 at the 281 Conference tournament Tuesday.
Hayden Houdek chipped in with 10 points for Highmore-Harrold, which was 16-of-21 from the free-throw line.
Jevon Hohn led the way for Wessington Springs with 11 points. Braden Jones chipped in with 10 points and Zach Paulson had eight points for the Spartans.
Wessington made three 3-pointers and was 7-of-14 from the free-throw line.
HH (4-6) plays Sunshine Bible Academy Thursday at the 281 Conference tournament in Huron, while WS (2-6) plays Iroquois Thursday at the 281 Conference tournament in Huron.
WS 9 20 31 42
HH 11 21 35 55

Lyman 40, Stanley County 39
PRESHO - The Lyman boys’ basketball team edged Stanley County 40-39 Tuesday.
Eric Terca recorded a double-double for Lyman with 12 points and 16 rebounds. Bryce Janis added 10 points for the Raiders, who were 16-of-49 from the field, 2-of-6 from the line and had 29 team rebounds.
Stanley County was led by Colton Drageset with 16 points.
Lyman (3-6) plays Burke/South Central Thursday in Burke, while Stanley County (1-10) plays Sully Buttes Tuesday.
L 6 21 33 40
SC 13 19 34 39

Bon Homme 81,
Tripp-Delmont/Armour 39
TRIPP - The Bon Homme boys’ basketball team held Tripp-Delmont/Armour to nine points in the first half as it went on to win 81-39 Tuesday.
Jon Barrett scored a game-high 25 points and 10 rebounds for a double-double, Scott Van Winkle had 13 points, Hunter Young recorded added 12 points and Mike Mesmer tallied 10 points in the win. Bon Homme was 32-of-79 from the field, 12-of-14 from the field and brought down 33 rebounds.
TDA’s Cody Hrdlicka scored a team-best 23 points, while Gunnar Dally had eight rebounds. The Nighthawks were 15-of-37 from the field, 9-of-12 from the line and recorded 21 rebounds.
The Cavaliers (5-4) hosts Parkston Thursday in Tyndall, while TDA (4-7) hosts Mitchell Christian Thursday in Tripp.
BH 19 42 64 81
TDA 4 9 23 39
Centerville 61, Freeman 58
FREEMAN - Brennan Schmidt had a double-double in Freeman’s 61-58 loss to Centerville Tuesday in high school boys’ basketball action.
Schmidt had 10 points and 11 rebounds, while Cole Paulson scored 16 points in the loss. Freeman shot 38 percent from the field, 78 percent from the line and had 33 team rebounds.
Centerville’s Christian Gruschin had 21 points, Rory O’Malley scored 16 and Sheamus O’Malley added 12.
Freeman (4-3) hosts Menno Thursday.
C 10 25 48 61
F 13 29 43 58

Scotland 57, Irene-Wakonda 49
SCOTLAND - Scotland had four players score in double figures in a 57-49 win over Irene-Wakonda Tuesday in a high school boys’ basketball game.
Anthony Walloch had 15 points and nine rebounds, Shaye Bloch and Seth Ireland each scored 12 and Tanner Skorepa recorded 11 points and nine rebounds. Scotland shot 38 percent from the field and 59 percent from the line.
Gabe King scored 16 points in the loss. Irene-Wakonda, which won the JV game, shot 30 percent from the field and 50 percent from the line.
Scotland (4-7) plays at Marion Thursday.
S 15 30 44 57
IW 9 25 40 49

Girls’ basketball
Platte-Geddes 57,
Burke/South Central 33
PLATTE - Josie DeGroot scored a game-high 21 points in the Platte-Geddes girls’ basketball team’s 57-33 victory over Burke/South Central Tuesday.
Brianna Erickson had 16 points, Alexis Peterson added nine points and 10 rebounds and Brandi Cwach had six assists for Platte-Geddes, which was 15-of-23 from the field and 3-of-14 from the line and had 25 rebounds.
Micaela Frank had 11 points and Allison Sebern scored eight in the loss. Sierra Votaw brought down a team-high 10 rebounds for the Cougars, who were 12-of-49 from the field and 9-of-19 from the free-throw line and had 31 rebounds.
Platte-Geddes (4-7) plays at Scotland Friday, while the Cougars (6-4) won the JV game 46-20 and plays at Lyman Thursday.
PG 15 27 43 57
BSC 10 13 24 33

Chamberlain 63, Gregory 32
GREGORY - Chamberlain’s Kennedy Wagner had 25 points and eight rebounds in a 63-32 victory over Gregory Tuesday.
Rachel Reuer added 12 points, Dawson Munger had eight rebounds and Abbey Handel had five assists for the Cubs.
Briana Leber scored 14 points and nine rebounds, Megan Preslicka and Madison Eklund each had six in the loss. Courtney Opbroek brought down seven rebounds for the Gorillas, who shot 14 percent from the field.
Chamberlain (8-3) won the JV game 41-15 and plays Miller Thursday, while Gregory (1-9) plays Burke/South Central Thursday in Presho.
G 6 17 24 32
C 9 31 44 63


Canistota 68, Howard 47
HOWARD - Jenny Hofer had a double-double to help the Canistota girls’ basketball team beat Howard 68-47 Tuesday.
Hofer tallied 14 points and 11 rebounds for the Hawks, who were 29-of-64 from the field. Chloe Nielsen added a team-high 19 points, while Kelli Ortman scored 10 points.
Kelsey Dawson led the way for Howard with 13 points and 10 rebounds. Bailey Rudabusch chipped with 12 points as the Tigers went 21-of-59 from the field. Howard won the JV game 39-21.
Canistota (7-3) hosts Hanson Friday in Canistota, while Howard (1-8) plays Bridgewater-Emery Thursday in Bridgewater.
H 6 15 30 47
C 13 34 49 68

Irene-Wakonda 69, Scotland 58
SCOTLAND - Andrea Sokolowski scored 20 points and had 11 rebounds to help the Irene-Wakonda girls’ basketball team beat Scotland 69-58 Tuesday.
Catlin Hinseth chipped with 18 points and five assists. Taylor Lee had 16 points for Irene-Wakonda, which was 23-of-59 from the field.
Carley Skorepa led the way for Scotland with 24 points, 13 rebounds and five assists. Hannah Mogck added 15 points for the Highlanders, who were 18-of-36 from the field.
Scotland grabbed 33 rebounds and finished 14-of-24 from the free-throw line. The Highlanders won the JV game 36-21.
Scotland (3-7) hosts Platte-Geddes Friday in Scotland, while IW (7-4) hosts Marion Tuesday in Irene.
IW 12 31 47 69
S 16 27 46 58

Wagner 72, O’Neill (Neb.) 24
WAGNER - Ali Kuca recorded a double-double to help the Wagner girls’ basketball team beat O’Neill (Neb.) 72-24.
Kuca tallied 14 points and had a team-high 15 rebounds. Gina Soukup a game-high 17 points and seven assists.
Wagner was 27-of-59 from the field and 15-of-26 from the free-throw line.
O’Neil made 7 of its 41 shots and were led by Randi Pinkerman and Shelby Heiser.
Pinkerman and Heiser each had five points.
Wagner (5-6) hosts Avon Saturday in Wagner.
W 7 27 53 72
O 7 18 21 24

Centerville 59, Menno 37
CENTERVILLE - Christina Herrboldt scored 10 points and 10 rebounds for a double-double in Menno’s 59-37 loss to Centerville Tuesday in high school girls’ basketball action.
Kylee Kessler added eight points for Menno, which was 15-of-38 from the field, 2-of-15 from behind the arc and 1-of-4 from the line.
Centerville’s Shannon O’Malley scored a game-high 16 points.
Menno (1-8) hosts Freeman Friday.
M 8 17 26 37
C 24 34 47 59

Baltic 42, McCook Central/Montrose 26
BALTIC - The Baltic girls’ basketball team defeated McCook Central/Montose 42-26 Tuesday.
No stats were reported despite attempts to reach coaches.
The Fighting Cougars (5-3) host Flandreau Friday in Salem.

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