Area basketball roundup for Feb. 8: Parkston girls pull out close win over Scotland

A recap of the area's basketball action for Tuesday, Feb. 8, 2022

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SCOTLAND — The game was tied after three quarters but Parkston eked out a one-point girls basketball win, 44-43, over Scotland on Tuesday.

Parkston (14-3): Parkston’s Abby Hohn had a game-high 18 points and also added seven rebounds. Faith Oakley had 10 points and seven rebounds and Allison Ziebart had eight points and eight rebounds. The Trojans host Freeman on Feb. 10.

Scotland (8-9): Scotland’s Martina DeBoer had 14 points and five rebounds and Delanie VanDriel had eight points and six rebounds. The Highlanders travel to Gregory on Feb. 11.

Hanson 78, Freeman 51

ALEXANDRIA — Hanson shot 54 percent from the field, 88 percent from the free-throw line and had only five turnovers to cruise to victory over Freeman in girls basketball action Tuesday night.

Hanson (13-4): The Beavers were led by Annalyse Weber’s 19 points and six assists. Kate Haiar had 15 points, Eliza Oltmanns had 11 points and Alyssa Moschell had 10 points. Hanson travels to Kimball/White Lake on Feb. 11.


Freeman (8-8): Freeman had three players in double-scoring figures, including Kate Miller’s team-high 15 points. Cami Fransen had 14 points and Ashlin Jacobsen had 13 points. The Flyers, who shot 34 percent from the field, travel to Parkston on Feb. 10.

Mount Vernon/Plankinton 63, Dell Rapids 33

MOUNT VERNON — Emilee Fox was a rebound away from a triple-double and Mount Vernon/Plankinton cruised to a girls basketball victory over Dell Rapids.

MVP (13-3): Fox had 19 points, 11 assists, nine rebounds and four steals for the Titans. Maria Baker had 18 points, six steals and four assists and Calley Faulhaber had 12 points. The Titans play Ethan at the DWU Classic on Feb. 11 in Salem.

Dell Rapids (3-16): Dell Rapids, which was led by Allie De Stigter’s eight points, travels to Dakota Valley on Feb. 11.

SCW 63, Iroquois/Doland 23

WOONSOCKET — Sanborn Central/Woonsocket shot 47 percent from the field and won the rebounding battle 34-18 in a home girls basketball win on Tuesday night.

SCW (12-5): Trista White had 16 points and seven rebounds and Liz Boschee had 11 points. The Blackhawks travel to Highmore-Harrold on Feb. 11.

Iroquois/Doland (3-14): Iroquois/Doland’s Rebecca Bich had 10 points and Kera Dubro had seven rebounds. Iroquois/Doland hosts Hitchcock-Tulare on Feb. 10.

Wagner's Shalayne Nagel
Wagner's Shalayne Nagel poses with a commemorative basketball surrounded by her teammates after scoring her 1,000th career point against Tripp-Delmont/Armour on Feb. 8, 2022.
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Wagner 56, Tripp-Delmont/Armour 22

WAGNER — Class A No. 1 Wagner had three players score in double figures — led by junior Shalayne Nagel, who scored her 1,000th career point — en route to its 17th win of the season in girls basketball action Tuesday night.

Wagner (17-1): Nagel had 14 points, Eve Zephier had 13 and Emma Yost finished with 10. The Red Raiders travel to Chamberlain on Feb. 11.

TDA (6-10): TDA’s Megan Reiner had 10 points. The Nighthawks travel to Avon on Feb. 10.

Corsica-Stickney 63, KWL 24

WHITE LAKE — Corsica-Stickney led 37-9 at halftime and cruised to its 15th win of the season in a girls basketball game on Tuesday night. The Jaguars had four players in double-scoring figures and got a double-double from Avery Broughton.

Corsica-Stickney (15-2): Broughton had 20 points and 11 rebounds, Rachel Gerlach had 15 points and eight rebounds, Payton DeLange had 11 points and Casey Tolsma had 10 points. The Jaguars, who were 26-of-44 from the field, play Aberdeen Christian at the DWU Classic on Feb. 11, in Salem.

Kimball/White Lake (2-14): Ryann Nielsen had a team-high 13 points. The Wildkats host Hanson on Feb. 11.

ACDC 66, Marty 28

LAKE ANDES — Andes Central/Dakota Christian cruised to a home win over Marty in girls basketball action Tuesday night.

ACDC (11-5): Allison Muckey led the Thunder in scoring with 14 points, trailed closely by Josie Brouwer and Mahpiyah Irving with 10 points each. Lexie VanderPol added 11 rebounds. The Thunder travel to Freeman Academy/Marion on Feb. 10.


Marty (7-7): Hawk Bair led the Braves with 20 points. Marty travels to St. Francis Indian on Feb. 11.

Bon Homme 53, Burke 37

BONESTEEL — Bon Homme won its seventh game of the season Tuesday night, outscoring its opponent by nine in the fourth quarter.

Bon Homme (7-10): Jurni Vavruska scored a game-high 20 points and four steals. Jaden Kortan recorded a double-double with 12 points and 10 rebounds while Erin Heusinkveld picked up 10 boards herself. The Cavaliers play at Platte-Geddes on Feb. 11.

Burke (6-12): Kailee Frank scored 11 of her team's points and had four rebounds and four assists. Adisyn Indahl had 10 points and five rebounds and Bridget Bartling had four rebounds and three steals in the loss. The Cougars play at the Great Plains Conference Classic against Scotland on Feb. 12 in Alcester.


Hanson 77, Freeman 18

ALEXANDRIA — Hanson led 27-8 after the first quarter and never looked back, winning a boys basketball game against Freeman on Tuesday night.

Hanson (11-5): Noah Price’s 22 points were a game-high, while Kade Waldera had 12 points and Luke Haiar had eight. Ethan Cheeseman had six rebounds, four assists and three steals. Hanson plays Platte-Geddes at the DWU Classic on Feb. 12, in Salem.

Freeman (1-15): Freeman, which hosts Corsica-Stickney on Feb. 10, got six points each from Jacob Swenson and Evan Scharberg.

Wagner's Dustin Honomichl
Wagner's Dustin Honomichl poses with a commemorative basketball after scoring his 1,000th career point against Tripp-Delmont/Armour on Feb. 8, 2022.
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Wagner 69, Tripp-Delmont/Armour 57

WAGNER — Wagner picked up its fourth-straight win, taking down Tripp-Delmont/Armour at home in boys basketball action Tuesday night.

Wagner (5-10): Dustin Honomichl dropped in a team-high 14 points and went over 1,000 points for his career, while Toby Zephier and Chris Nelson added 12 and 11 points, respectively. Nelson also had six rebounds and two assists for the Red Raiders, who are away at Chamberlain on Feb. 11.

TDA (7-7): Carson Koehn posted 17 points, four rebounds and four steals, as Mason Reiner had 12 points and four rebounds. Kandon Balas chipped in eight points and four steals, and Riley Spaans contributed six points and six rebounds. The Nighthawks are away at Avon on Feb. 10.

Platte-Geddes 57, Todd County 52

PLATTE — A big night from senior center Caden Foxley helped lift Platte-Geddes over Todd County in a boys basketball game Tuesday night.

Platte-Geddes (12-3): Caden Foxley’s 19-point, 14-point double-double led the way, while Hayes Rabenberg added 13 points. Dawson Hoffman scored nine points, with Tanner Dyk posting seven points and three rounds. Joey Foxley grabbed seven rebounds for the Black Panthers, who host Bon Homme on Feb. 11.

Todd County (6-9): Charles Long and Sayge Yellow Eagle put up 18 and 17 points, respectively, for the Falcons, who host Miller on Feb. 12.

Wolsey-Wessington 50, Wessington Springs 49

WESSINGTON SPRINGS — Wolsey-Wessington won a tightly contested boys basketball game in the 281 Conference on Tuesday night. Wessington Springs led 40-35 prior to the final quarter of play.

Wolsey-Wessington (12-3): Payson Gohn had 12 points and eight rebounds, with 13 points from Carson Zomer and 11 points and 14 rebounds for Tate French. Blaze Herdman had nine points and eight assists. The Warbirds are at De Smet on Feb. 10.

Wessington Springs (9-8): Mason Schelske had a game-high 21 points for the Spartans, with Blake Larson tallying seven points, eight rebounds and seven assists. Brock Kruger had seven points, as well. Wessington Springs plays at Kimball/White Lake on Feb. 15.

Madison 56, McCook Central/Montrose 44

SALEM — Despite having 17 turnovers, efficient shooting led to Madison triumphing over MCM and grabbing its sixth win of the season.

Madison (6-8): Aiden Jensen led the game in points and rebounds with 21 points and 12 boards while Payton Wolf picked up 10 rebounds and six points. Mickale Dohrer added 10 points while Ben Brooks had eight points and five rebounds. Madison plays at West Central on Feb. 11.

MCM (7-9): Boston Katzer had a team-high 12 points as well as four rebounds and three steals. Cody Miles had 10 points and six steals. Gavin Gordon and Owen Alley each contributed seven points with Alley adding four rebounds. Micah Van Ruler had six points and five rebounds. MCM plays Wolsey-Wessington at the DWU Classic on Feb. 12, in Salem.

Canistota 62, Menno 29

MENNO — Three players in double-figure scoring led Canistota to a road boys basketball win Tuesday night.

Canistota (10-5): Brandon Kietland had 18 points, with Isiah Robertson adding 15 points and Tage Ortman posting 12 points. The Hawks host Sioux Falls Lutheran on Feb. 11.

Menno (6-9): The Wolves were led by nine points from Tyler Massey and eight points and eight rebounds for Hayden McNinch. Menno plays at Centerville on Feb. 10.

Dell Rapids 80, Mount Vernon/Plankinton 68

MOUNT VERNON — Dell Rapids hit 10 of 22 3-pointers and had only 11 turnovers in a road boys basketball victory on Tuesday.

Dell Rapids (12-4): Brayden Pankonen scored 31 points, with Jack Henry adding 25 points and Camden Justice tallying 10 points. Dell Rapids plays at Dakota Valley on Feb. 11.

MVP (11-5): Reed Rus had a team-high 31 points and Mason Hetland had 20 points for MVP, which plays next at Ethan on Feb. 10.

Winner 78, St. Francis Indian 35

ST. FRANCIS — A 29-point first quarter set the table for a road win for Winner’s boys basketball team Tuesday night. Winner outscored the St. Francis 34-8 in the second half.

Winner (15-1): Blake Volmer ahd 20 points, eight rebounds and six assists. Ethan Bartels ahd 16 points, Shawn Hammerbeck had 10 points and Slade Cournoyer and Jackson Vesley each had seven points, with six assists from Cournoyer. Winner shot 65% from the field, converting 30 of 46 shot attempts and forcing 23 turnovers. The Warriors host McLaughlin on Feb. 11.

St. Francis Indian (2-12): Drake Young had 16 points for the hosts, who play Jones County at the Sacred Hoops Classic on Feb. 12 in Chamberlain.

North Central (Neb.) 49, Colome 41

COLOME — In an inter-state battle Tuesday, North Central clipped Colome in a boys basketball contest.

North Central (10-9): Ryan Painter had 16 points for the Knights, with 15 points from Dolan Pospichal. 

Colome (3-13): Eli Vobr had 15 points for the Cowboys, with nine points from Joseph Laprath. Colome was 10-for-23 on free throws in the loss and hosts Burke on Feb. 15.

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