Area basketball roundup for Feb. 3: Gregory boys edge Parkston at home

Prep basketball action from around the state from Friday, Feb. 3.

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GREGORY, S.D. — Despite a fourth-quarter comeback effort from Parkston, Gregory held off the Trojans and picked up a 46-43 home win Friday.

The game was knotted at 22 at halftime, but the Gorillas outscored Parkston 17-5 in the third quarter to build a 12-point lead heading into the final frame.

Parkston limited Gregory to seven points in the fourth, but it wasn’t enough, as the Gorillas came away with the win.

Cruz Klundt led the Gorillas 16 points and four assists, while Noah Bearshield added 12 points. Jack Bolander picked up nine points and four assists, and Daniel Mitchell pulled down 10 of Gregory’s 35 rebounds in the win.

For Parkston, Kaleb Weber and Will Jadozi each put up 12 points, as the Trojans shot 24.6% (17 of 69) compared to Gregory’s 37.5% (18 for 48).


Gregory (8-5) takes on Scotland on the road on Friday, Feb. 10, for its next game, while Parkston (6-7) hosts Tea Area on Monday, Feb. 6.

Friday’s leaders

Boys basketball

  • Owen Alley picked up 20 points on 10-for-17 shooting, as well as eight rebounds, for McCook Central/Montrose in a 51-46 win over. Ty Morrison added 16 points for the Fighting Cougars.
  • Huron’s Reilyn Zavesky scored 26 points and pulled down six rebounds as the Tigers downed Spearfish 63-58.
  • A 30-point showing for Sutton Arend helped push Bridgewater-Emery over Gayville-Volin, 59-27.
  • Nick Hanson put up 30 points and 19 rebounds in a 59-42 win for Viborg-Hurley over Freeman Academy/Marion. Matthew Hagen had 20 points in the loss.
  • Ethan’s Riley Endres posted 10 points and 11 rebounds while KWL’s Blake Leiferman put up 11 points and 12 rebounds, as Endres and Ethan outdueled Kimball/White Lake, 50-38.
  • Colome’s Joseph Laprath picked up 26 points and six steals as the Cowboys defeated Andes Central/Dakota Christian, 66-33.
  • Milbank’s Garrett Mertens scored 20 of his team’s 42 points, as the Bulldogs slipped by Aberdeen Roncalli, 42-34.

Girls basketball

  • Bon Homme’s Taycee Ranek had a 12-point, 12-rebound double-double in the Cavaliers’ 43-36 win over Avon, and Erin Heusinkveld posted 10 points, eight rebounds and three steals. In the loss, McKenna Kocmich put up 17 points.
  • Thirteen points, 10 rebounds, four assists and four steals from Madison Orr helped lift Irene-Wakonda over Menno, 45-25.
  • Adriana Ratigan recorded 18 points and 20 rebounds for Northwestern in the Wildcats’ 44-34 win over Waubay/Summit. Ashley Haven tacked on an 11-point, 11-rebound double-double in the win, too.
  • A 29-point outing from Ava Lingeman and 17 points from Marissa Storm propelled Ethan to a 61-28 win over Kimball/White Lake.
  • As Corsica-Stickney beat Sanborn Central/Woonsocket, 54-23, Avery Broughton put up 15 points, eight rebounds and six assists. 
  • Reese Ross netted 21 points on 8-for-12 shooting for St. Thomas More in a 48-26 win over Winner.
  • Andes Central/Dakota Christian’s Allison Muckey racked up 17 points and seven rebounds as the Thunder knocked off Colome, 64-19. Josie Brouwer tacked on 16 points and five boards in the win.
  • In Tripp-Delmont/Armour’s 55-42 win over Marty, Megan Reiner collected 30 points, five rebounds, three assists, three steals and a block. Mia Reiner pulled down 15 rebounds in the win and added three steals, two assists and a block, while Kinley Spaans had 12 points, five rebounds, two assists, four steals and a block.

Statewide scores

Boys basketball

Brandon Valley 78, Rapid City Central 58

Bon Homme 53, Avon 44

Bridgewater-Emery 59, Gayville-Volin 27

Clark/Willow Lake 73, Sisseton 33

Colome 66, Andes Central/Dakota Christian 33

Corsica-Stickney 54, Sanborn Central/Woonsocket 39

Crazy Horse 86, Oelrichs 24


Deubrook Area 79, Arlington 44

Ethan 50, Kimball/White Lake 38

Great Plains Lutheran 63, Wilmot 56

Gregory 46, Parkston 43

Hamlin 68, Florence/Henry 32

Harrisburg 66, Aberdeen Central 33

Huron 63, Spearfish 58

Ipswich 64, North Central 47


Irene-Wakonda 56, Menno 26

McCook Central/Montrose 51, Garretson 46

Milbank 42, Aberdeen Roncalli 34

Mitchell 57, Sturgis 31

Mount Vernon/Plankinton 65, Chamberlain 50

Newell 40, Edgemont 34

Rapid City Christian 73, Chadron (Neb.) 41

Redfield 65, Webster Area 43


Sioux Falls Jefferson 70, Sioux Falls Christian 66

Sioux Falls O’Gorman 57, Rapid City Stevens 44

Sully Buttes 81, Potter County 71

Viborg-Hurley 59, Freeman Academy/Marion 42

Wall 53, Kadoka Area 42

Watertown 57, Sioux Falls Washington 54

Waubay/Summit 78, Northwestern 55

Girls basketball

Andes Central/Dakota Christian 64, Colome 19


Arlington 58, Deubrook Area 35

Bon Homme 43, Avon 36

Brandon Valley 45, Rapid City Central 38

Colman-Egan 59, Estelline/Hendricks 36

Corsica-Stickney 54, Sanborn Central/Woonsocket 23

Elkton-Lake Benton 52, De Smet 49

Ethan 61, Kimball/White Lake 28

Flandreau 49, Sioux Valley 44


Florence/Henry 30, Tri-State (N.D.) 12

Gayville-Volin 47, Bridgewater-Emery 35

Harrisburg 40, Aberdeen Central 38

Huron 58, Spearfish 54

Irene-Wakonda 45, Menno 25

James Valley Christian 41, Faulkton Area 33

McLaughlin 54, Little Wound 46

Mitchell 55, Sturgis 30

Mount Vernon/Plankinton 55, Chamberlain 17

Newell 50, Edgemont 45

Northwestern 44, Waubay/Summit 34

Parkston 56, Gregory 43

Pierre 59, Yankton 18

Rapid City Christian 62, Chadron (Neb.) 36

Sioux Falls Lincoln 51, Brookings 48

Sioux Falls O’Gorman 68, Rapid City Stevens 42

Sioux Falls Washington 49, Watertown 36

St. Thomas More 48, Winner 26

Sully Buttes 63, Potter County 52

Tripp-Delmont/Armour 55, Marty 42

Wall 65, Kadoka Area 43

West Central 64, Madison 31

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