Area basketball roundup for Jan. 21: Hanson earns fifth-straight victory with win over Canistota

Prep basketball action from Jan. 21, 2022


CANISTOTA — Powered by a 16-2 first quarter, Hanson earned its fifth straight victory in girls basketball action on Friday night with a 70-28 Cornbelt Conference win.

Hanson (9-3): Annalyse Weber had 21 points on 9-for-13 shooting, plus nine rebounds and four steals for the Beavers, who shot 62% from the field in the win and made 8-of-15 3-pointers. Hanson also had 21 points from Alyssa Moschell and 10 from Erin Dewald, while Vanessa Doyle scored nine points. The Beavers will host Sanborn Central/Woonsocket on Jan. 25.

Canistota (2-7): Kayla Papendick had 10 points for the Hawks, while Natalie Becker had eight points and six rebounds. Canistota travels to White on Jan. 22 to face Deubrook Area.

Lennox 46, Platte-Geddes 37

LENNOX — Lennox pulled off a win at home Friday night in non-conference girls basketball action.

Lennox (7-7): Andie Peters had a game-high 15 points for the Orioles, who picked up 10 points from Dani Highum. Lennox visits Elk Point-Jefferson on Feb. 1.


Platte-Geddes (5-5): Karly VanDerWerff scored 13 points, while Regan Hoffman added 10 points for the Black Panthers. Platte-Geddes plays at Tripp-Delmont/Armour on Jan. 24 in Tripp.

Flandreau 67, McCook Central/Montrose 35

MONTROSE — Class A No. 3 Flandreau continued its winning ways on Friday night with a convincing girls basketball victory over McCook Central/Montrose.

Flandreau (8-1): Claire Sheppard had a game-high 17 points and six rebounds for Flandreau. Bella Pavlis and Faith Wiese each had 15 points and Maria Parsley had 10 points and seven rebounds for Flandreau, which forced 29 turnovers in the game. The Fliers host Parker on Jan. 22.

MCM (2-9): Michaela McCormick had nine points for the Fighting Cougars, while Ashton Wobig had six points on a game where MCM shot 30% from the field. The Fighting Cougars play in the Big East Conference tournament starting on Jan. 27.

Mount Vernon/Plankinton 67, Kimball/White Lake 37

WHITE LAKE — Mount Vernon/Plankinton pulled away in the second half to pick up a road girls basketball victory on Friday night. Kimball/White Lake led 30-29 at halftime but the Titans outscored the Wildkats 37-8 from there.

Mount Vernon/Plankinton (8-1): Emilee Fox had a game-high 19 points along with nine rebounds and five assists. Maria Baker scored 15 points and Cally Faulhaber had nine points for the Titans. Winners of seven straight games, MVP visits Class A No. 1-ranked Wagner on Jan. 25.

Kimball/White Lake (2-8): Harley Namanny had 13 points and eight rebounds and Ryann Nielsen had 13 points. KWL hosts Bon Homme on Jan. 25 in White Lake.

Burke 70, Bennett County 40

BURKE — Four players scored in double figures for the Burke girls basketball team to pick up a victory on Friday.


Burke (4-8): Adisyn Indahl had 19 points and five rebounds, while Bridget Bartling had 14 points and six rebounds. Elly Witt had 12 points and Kailee Frank had 11 points, five rebounds and six assists. The Cougars host Avon on Jan. 25.

Bennett County (4-5): Stefonna Salomon had 26 points for the Warriors, who play at White River on Jan. 25.


Flandreau 71, McCook Central/Montrose 53

MONTROSE — Flandreau earned its 10th win of the season Friday night in a Big East Conference boys basketball win at McCook Central/Montrose

Flandreau (10-1): Tash Lunday continued his scorching season scoring with 35 points on 11-for-20 shooting, including an 11-for-16 effort at the free-throw line. Chase LeBrun had 16 points and nine rebounds for the Fliers, with Liam Streitz and Luke Sheppard each scoring eight points. Flandreau shot 51% for the game from the field. The Fliers host Parker on Jan. 22.

MCM (6-5): Boston Katzer had a team-high 14 points for MCM, with Owen Alley and Carter Jandl each scoring 10 points. The Fighting Cougars return to Montrose on Jan. 25 for a game against Baltic.

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