Area basketball roundup: Sanborn Central/Woonsocket girls pull away, win 281 Conference title

Prep basketball action from Jan. 20, 2022

Sanborn Central/Woonsocket girls basketball 1 (Trista White)
Sanborn Central/Woonsocket's Trista White (15) shoots a floater over the Wolsey-Wessington defense during the 281 Conference girls basketball final on Jan. 20, 2022, at the Huron Arena.
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HURON — A dominant 14-4 first quarter paved the way for Sanborn Central/Woonsocket to notch a 44-31 victory over Wolsey-Wessington in the 281 Conference championship game.

SCW (9-3): Trinity Boschee scored 16 points for the Blackhawks while Trista White had 13 points. Lizzie Boschee added nine points and two steals and Brooke Doering added six rebounds and two steals. SCW travels to Hanson Jan. 25.

Sanborn Central/Woonsocket girls basketball 2 (Brooke Doering)
Sanborn Central/Woonsocket's Brooke Doering (20) powers up a shot through the defense of Wolsey-Wessington's Lainey Uttecht (5) during the 281 Conference girls basketball final on Jan. 20, 2022, at the Huron Arena.
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Wolsey-Wessington (7-5): Leah Williams had the majority of her team’s points with 17 and had seven rebounds and three steals. Mya Boomsma scored eight points and picked up five boards too. The Warbirds face Sunshine Bible Academy Jan. 25 at home.

JVC 38, Wessington Springs 31

HURON — A key 16-minute stretch over the middle two quarters lifted James Valley Christian to third place in the 281 Conference girls basketball tournament on Thursday at the Huron Arena. James Valley Christian outscored Wessington Springs 25-9 in the second and third quarters.

JVC (5-5): Kaylie Robinson had 11 points and six rebounds, while Karilyn Wieting and Brenna Held each had eight points as JVC shot 32% in the game. The Vikings play at Ipswich on Jan. 22.


Wessington Springs (4-8): Avery Orth had 15 points and eight rebounds for the Spartans, who got six points from Kirstie Munsen. Wessington Springs out-rebounded the Vikings, 37-24, but were 0-for-12 from 3-point territory and shot 35% for the game, attempting only two free throws. Wessington Springs hosts Marty on Jan. 22.

Bridgwater-Water Emery 45, Howard 43

EMERY — Bridgewater-Emery scored 13 points in the fourth quarter to squeak by Howard and win its 10th game of the season on Thursday.

Bridgewater-Emery (10-2): Julia Weber scored 20 points in the win for the Huskies while Morgan Uptagrafft had eight points. Taylor Schallenkamp also had eight points, along with 10 rebounds. Bridgewater-Emery travels to Corsica-Stickney on Jan. 24.

Howard (7-4): Kate Conner had 15 points and 10 rebounds while Trinity Palmquist had eight points and Abby Aslesen had 10 rebounds. The Tigers host Dell Rapids St. Mary on Jan. 24.

Corsica-Stickney 76, Ethan 50

CORSICA — Corsica Stickney continued its winning ways beating Ethan comfortably at home Thursday night.

Corsica-Stickney (11-2): Avery Broughton had a big night with 31 points, 17 rebounds and five blocks. Rachel Gerlach scored 24 points on only 13 shots and had nine rebounds and four assists, while Casey Tolsma added 10 points and seven rebounds. Morgan Clites and Sutten Eide each picked up five assists with Clites scoring eight points. The Jaguars host Bridgewater-Emery on Jan. 24.

Ethan (5-4): Hannah Bartscher scored 17 for Ethan and had three rebounds while Bella Nesheim contributed seven rebounds and nine points. Ella Pollreisz had eight points, five rebounds, and two steals while Ava Lingemann scored seven points and had two steals as well. Ethan faces Canistota at home on Jan. 24.

Avon 36, ACDC 33

LAKE ANDES — Avon held Andes Central/Dakota Christian to 9-for-52 shooting in a girls high school basketball game on Thursday evening.

Avon (3-7): Tiffany Pelton had 13 points and 11 rebounds in the win. Courtney Sees had 12 points and three assists while Samantha Brodeen had seven points and seven rebounds. Katie Gretschmann also added four steals. Avon travels to Freeman Academy/Marion on Jan. 22.


Andes Central/Dakota Christian (8-3): Allison Muckey had 10 points and 10 rebounds while Lexie Vander Pol had seven points and Mahpiyah Irving had six points. Josie Brouwer and Isabella Brouwer had five rebounds each. The Thunder host Wessington Springs on Jan. 25.


Gregory 64, KWL 29

GREGORY — Gregory came out on top over Kimball/White Lake on a night in which sophomore Daniel Mitchell reached 1,000 career points.

Gregory (5-5): Four Gregory players that scored 10 points or more including Mitchell with 16, Jordan Songer with 15, Carson Klundt with 14, and Rane Kenzy with 10. Cole Serr picked up nine rebounds for his team as well. The Gorillas host Gayville-Volin on Jan. 22.

Kimball/White Lake (4-5): Jaxon Christensen led the Wildkats with nine points. There were no other stats reported for KWL, which hosts Bon Homme in White Lake on Jan. 25.

Highmore-Harrold 47, SCW 32

HURON — A 17-5 first quarter helped the Highmore-Harrold boys basketball team pick up fifth place at the 281 Conference boys basketball tournament on Thursday at the Huron Arena.

Highmore-Harrold (5-5): Trey Knox scored a game-high 15 points for the Pirates, with seven points and eight rebounds from Mason Knox in the win. H-H hosts James Valley Christian on Jan. 25.

Sanborn Central/Woonsocket (2-9): Tryce Slykhuis had 11 points, while Jeff Boschee had eight points and six rebounds and Brady Larson had six points and six rebounds. SCW was 5-for-14 at the free-throw line. The Blackhawks travel to Hanson on Jan. 25.

Howard 49, Bridgewater-Emery 42

EMERY — Howard forced Bridgewater-Emery to commit 12 turnovers as the Tigers won their fourth game on the road this season.


Howard (7-2): Kolt Koepsell led the Tigers with 15 points and 10 rebounds, and Jace Sifore chipped in with 13 points. Howard hosts Ethan on Jan. 28.

Bridgewater-Emery (6-5): Sam Hofer had a game-high 16 points and six assists while Aguer VanSickle had 10 points and Sutton Arend had six rebounds. Bridgewater-Emery kicks off the Hanson Classic on Jan. 22 against Lyman at the Corn Palace.

Parkston 61, Bon Homme 40

TYNDALL — Parkston racks up 30 points in the second half to seal its seventh win of the season on Thursday at Bon Homme High School.

Parkston (7-4): Will Jadozi had a double-double of 17 points and 11 rebounds. Cole Prunty had 15 points and Max Scott had 12 points, eight rebounds, four assists and four steals. Parkston hosts Platte-Geddes on Jan. 25.

Bon Homme (2-6 before): Karsten Kozak had 10 rebounds and Carter Uecker had five rebounds and four assists. Riley Rothschadl added three steals for the Cavaliers. Bon Homme hosts Alcester-Hudson on Jan. 22 in Tyndall.

Ethan 55, Corsica-Stickney 45

CORSICA — Ethan ended Corsica-Stickney’s four-game winning streak in a back-and-forth battle Thursday night.

Ethan (6-2): Kody Klumb scored 20 points with Riley Endres adding 17 points and five assists. Jay Storm contributed 13 points and nine rebounds. The Rustlers visit the Hanson Classic on Jan. 22 to play Waubay/Summit.

Corsica-Stickney (8-3): Cole Feenstra scored 16 points while Taven Burke scored 11. Robert Nichols added 11 boards for the Jaguars. Corsica-Stickney is off until Jan. 28 when they travel to Menno.

Hanson 61, Canistota 60

ALEXANDRIA — Ethan Cheeseman’s go ahead 3-pointer with 1.1 seconds left on the clock lifted Hanson past Canistota on Thursday evening.

Hanson (7-3): Cheeseman finished with 24 points and seven rebounds while Noah Price had 19 points. Luke Haiar chipped in with 12 assists and two steals. The Beavers will take on Potter County on Jan. 22 in the Hanson Classic.

Canistota (4-2 before): Isiah Robertson led the Hawks with 19 points. Tye Merrill had 14 points and Tage Ortman had 12 points. The Hawks play Castlewood on Jan. 22 in Elkton in the Dakota Valley Conference Classic.

Winner 56, Tri-Valley 50

WINNER — Winner continues to remain undefeated after marginally beating Tri-Valley by six points on Thursday.

Winner (10-0): Blake Volmer scored 14 points and had seven rebounds, four assists and four steals. Slade Cournoyer had 12 points and four assists. Shawn Hammerback added nine points and three rebounds while Kolbie Osborn scored five points. Aiden Barfuss stole the ball four times as well. The Warriors play at Todd County on Jan. 25.

Tri-Valley (2-7): Connor Christensen scored 12 points and had eight rebounds while Braden Oyen scored 13 points. Noah Haynes added 11 points and three rebounds and Owen Besmer picked up 7 rebounds and five points. Tri-Valley hosts Dakota Valley on Jan. 21 in Colton.

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