Area basketball roundup, scores from Feb. 1: Platte-Geddes girls outlast Chamberlain in OT

Regional basketball action from Tuesday, Feb. 1, 2022

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Platte-Geddes' Karly VanDerWerff dribbles the ball up the court as Chamberlain's Kinsey Evans defends during a girls high school basketball game on Tuesday, Feb. 1, 2022 in Platte.
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PLATTE — Karly VanDerWerff’s baseline jumper with 32 seconds remaining in overtime provided the winning points for the Platte-Geddes girls basketball team in a 41-40 win over Chamberlain on Tuesday night. Abby Hutmacher split a pair of free throws with 8 seconds remaining in regulation for the Cubs, who got a last-second shot for the win that rimmed off.

Platte-Geddes (8-7): VanDerWerff had 14 points in the game, which was tied at 35 after regulation. Cadence Van Zee had 10 points and Baleigh Nachtigal and Regan Hoffman each had seven points. The Black Panthers visit Scotland on Feb. 3.

Chamberlain (8-8): Jayna Handel had a game-high 17 points for the Cubs. The Cubs play at Mount Vernon/Plankinton on Feb. 4.


Hanson 44, Wagner 40

ALEXANDRIA — The Hanson girls basketball team held off Class A No. 1-ranked Wagner at home to hand the Red Raiders their first loss of the season on Tuesday.

Hanson (12-3): Annalyse Weber led all scorers with 18 points, along with five rebounds and five steals in the win. Vanessa Doyle added 12 points. Hanson travels to Mount Vernon/Plankinton on Feb. 3.


Wagner (13-1): Lydia Yost had 12 points while Eve Zephier and Emma Yost had eight points each. Wagner hosts Andes Central/Dakota Christian on Feb. 3.

Parkston 48, MCM 45 (OT)

SALEM — Parkston outlasted McCook Central/Montrose in overtime on the road to win its 12th game of the season on Tuesday.

Parkston (12-2): Allison Ziebart had 14 points, five rebounds and four assists for the Trojans. Faith Oakley had 12 points and nine rebounds while Abby Hohn had 11 points, four rebounds and three assists. Parkston hosts Gregory on Feb. 4.

MCM (3-11): Ashtyn Wobig had 12 points, nine rebounds and five assists for the Fighting Cougars in the loss. Brianna Even had 11 points and Aubree Kranz chipped in with seven points and seven rebounds. MCM hosts Garretson on Feb. 3.

Ethan 40, SCW 33

ETHAN — A 26-11 second half for Ethan, powered by a 15-4 third quarter, helped the homestanding Rustlers to a girls basketball victory Tuesday night over Sanborn Central/Woonsocket. It is the fourth win in the last five games for the Rustlers,

Ethan (9-5): Ava Lingemann had 16 points, including 13 in the second half for the Rustlers. Hannah Bartscher had 14 points and Bella Nesheim added six points. Ethan is back in action on Feb. 4 hosting Kimball/White Lake.

SCW (10-5): Liz Boschee had 11 points for SCW, while Brooke Doering had nine points. Kennadie Ochsner had six points for the Blackhawks, who will play on Feb. 5 in Wolsey against Wolsey-Wessington.

Winner 52, Miller 24

WINNER — Winner sealed a Big Dakota Conference girls basketball victory Tuesday night with a 19-2 fourth quarter over Miller.


Winner (7-7): Bella Swedlund had 23 points and seven rebounds for the Warriors, who also had 12 points from Kelsey Sachtjen and seven points from Ava Craven. Winner heads to Rapid City on Feb. 4 to play No. 3 St. Thomas More.

Miller (8-4): Tyra Gates had 11 points and six rebounds for the Rustlers, who were held to 23% shooting in the game and committed 26 turnovers. Miller hosts Ipswich on Feb. 3.

Colman-Egan 49, Bridgewater-Emery 45

COLMAN — After falling behind in the first half, Colman-Egan posted a 26-19 second half to defeat Bridgewater-Emery in a back-and-forth girls basketball game Tuesday night.

Colman-Egan (11-5): Mackenzie Hemmer and Hailey Larson scored a combined 27 points on 17 shots, with Hemmer scoring 14 and adding five rebounds and Larson adding 13 points and eight rebounds. Lanie Mousel had nine points and four rebounds. The Hawks travel to Estelline to play Estelline/Hendricks on Feb. 4.

Bridgewater-Emery (11-5): Morgan Uptagrafft scored a team-high 15 points on 13 field goal attempts while Julia Weber added 11 points, four rebounds and three steals. Taylor Schallenkamp had eight points and nine rebounds and Chloe Schmidt had seven points, six rebounds, and six assists. The Huskies play Gayville-Volin at home on Feb. 4.

Viborg-Hurley 62, Canistota 25

CANISTOTA — Behind a 36-12 first half, Viborg-Hurley earned a girls basketball victory on Tuesday night.

Viborg-Hurley (12-2): Denae Mach paced the Cougars with 27 points and three assists, while Coral Mason stuffed the box score with 11 points, 11 rebounds, six assists, four steals and one block. Charley Nelson scored 12 points and grabbed five rebounds, with Estelle Lee chipping in six points, five assists and two steals. Viborg-Hurley is at Freeman Academy/Marion on Feb. 4.

Canistota (2-11): Kayla Papendick had 12 points to lead the Hawks, who are at Gayville-Volin on Feb. 5.


Irene-Wakonda 61, Howard 55 (OT)

HOWARD — Irene-Wakonda used overtime to slip past Howard for its fifth-straight win after the Tigers had come back from a 13-point halftime deficit in girls basketball action on Tuesday night.

Irene-Wakonda (9-6): Katie Knodel and Nora O'Malley each put up 17 points to go with four and five rebounds, respectively. Emma Marshall scored 16 points for the Eagles, who host Menno on Feb. 5.

Howard (9-6): Abby Aslesen recorded a 23-point, 17-rebound double-double for the Tigers, as Rylee Rudebusch chipped in 11 points. Howard hosts Mitchell Christian on Feb. 3.

Avon 48, Menno 24

AVON — Avon’s girls basketball team earned its sixth win in a row against Menno on Tuesday night.

Avon (8-7): Courtney Sees scored 15 points and had four rebounds and four assists while Tiffany Pelton added 12 points and six rebounds. Katie Gretschermann and Samantha Brodeen each had eight points, with Gretschermann adding four steals. McKenna Kocmich had seven rebounds, four assists, and four steals. Avon hosts Bon Homme on Feb. 3.

Menno (3-10): Menno’s 25% shooting and 22 turnovers contributed to a hard loss. Bridget Vaith had seven points, five rebounds, and two assists. Paityn Huber scored eight points and added four steals while Ashton Massey added five rebounds. The Wolves travel to Canton on Feb. 3.

Corsica-Stickney 53, Burke 36

CORSICA — Corsica-Stickney remained hot Tuesday night, earning an eighth straight girls basketball win over Burke at home.

Corsica-Stickney (14-2): Casey Tolsma had 17 points and 10 rebounds for the Jaguars, who also had 15 points, 11 rebounds, seven blocks and six assists from Avery Broughton. Rachel Gerlach had 11 points for the Jaguars, who also had six points and eight rebounds from Payton DeLange. The Jaguars will play Feb. 8 against Kimball/White Lake at White Lake.

Burke (6-11): Bridget Bartling had 12 points for the Cougars, who also had 10 points and seven rebounds from Adisyn Indahl. Burke was held to 27% field goal shooting. The Cougars host Bon Homme in Bonesteel on Feb. 8.

Wolsey-Wessington 54, KWL 41

WOLSEY — Wolsey-Wessington has now won five of its last six games after beating Kimball/White Lake on Tuesday night in girls basketball play.

Wolsey-Wessington (10-5): The Warbirds’ scoring was distributed between six players. Macie Luce scored 13 points and Faith Nelson scored 12 points, each on five made shots. Mya Boomsma scored nine and Leah Williams added seven. Lainey Uttecht had eight points while Hailey Clarke had five.

KWL (2-10): Harley Namanny had the majority of her team’s points with 22 while Kate Havlik had 11 points, including three 3-pointers. Ryann Nielsen contributed eight points in the loss as well. The Wildkats head to Ethan on Feb. 4.

Gayville-Volin 56, TDA 50 (2OT)

GAYVILLE — Tripp-Delmont/Armour used a 16-7 fourth quarter to force overtime but Gayville-Volin outlasted the Nighthawks after two overtimes in a girls basketball contest on Tuesday night.

Gayville-Volin (6-7): Molly Larson’s 22 points paced the Raiders, with Taylor Hoxeng and Keeley Larson adding 13 and eight points, respectively. Gayville-Volin is at Bridgewater-Emery on Feb. 4.

TDA (5-8): Megan Reiner led the way with a game-high 23 points, seven rebounds, two assists, six steals and one block, as Raevin Castle and Hannah Stremick each had nine points. Castle added six rebounds and Stremick contributed three rebounds, two assists and one steal for the Nighthawks, who visit Marty on Feb. 4.


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From left, Platte-Geddes' Caden Foxley and Chamberlain's Collin Two Strike battle for a loose ball during a boys high school basketball game on Tuesday, Feb. 1, 2022 in Platte.
Marcus Traxler / Mitchell Republic

Platte-Geddes 46, Chamberlain 44

PLATTE — Platte-Geddes fought hard for a last-minute victory over Chamberlain to win its ninth game of the season at home.

Platte-Geddes (9-3): Jackson Newman and Dawson Hoffman each scored 13 points, with Neuman adding six rebounds, six assists, and four steals. Caden Foxley grabbed 13 boards and scored nine points while Hayes Rabenberg scored nine and had four steals. The Black Panthers play Kimbal/White Lake at home on Feb. 3.

Chamberlain (7-4): Dakota Munger’s 21 points and five rebounds was not enough to overcome the opponent. Sellyck McManus scored 12 points and had five rebounds as well. No further stats are available for the Cubs, who host Stanley County on Feb. 3.

Hanson 52, Wagner 50

ALEXANDRIA — The Hanson boys squeaked by Wagner at home on Tuesday night to earn its ninth win of the season.

Hanson (9-4): Noah Price led Hanson with 17 points and nine rebounds. Ethan Cheeseman notched 15 points, along with four steals while Jackson Jarding chipped in with seven rebounds. Hanson travels to Mount Vernon/Plankinton on Feb. 3

Wagner (1-10): Dustin Honomichl led all scorers with 21 points. Toby Zephier added 13 points in the loss. The Red Raiders travel to Andes Central/Dakota Christian on Feb. 3.

Parkston 60, MCM 54

SALEM — On Tuesday night, Parkston picked up its eighth win of the season with a strong 23-12 fourth quarter to finish off McCook Central/Montrose.

Parkston (8-7): Cole Prunty scored a game-high 23 points, including five five three-pointers, and had five rebounds. Will Jodozi had a double-double scoring 12 points and grabbing 10 rebounds while Max Scott added 10 points. Luke Bormann and Brayden Jervik each had four rebounds respectively, with Bormann adding eight points. The Trojans play Gregory at home on Feb. 4.

MCM (7-7): Cody Miles and Boston Katzer split 36 points evenly, while Miles had six rebounds, three assists and five steals, and Katzer had five rebounds and two steals. Micah Van Ruler contributed five rebounds and six points and Carter Jandl had seven rebounds. MCM travels to Garretson on Feb. 4.

Winner 72, Miller 38

WINNER — After losing its first game of the season Monday night, Winner answered by nearly doubling up Miller in a boys basketball game on Tuesday night.

Winner (12-1): Blake Volmer nearly recorded a triple-double with 27 points, nine rebounds, and nine assists. Slade Cournoyer scored 14 points and added five rebounds and four steals while Ethan Bartels had 13 points and six rebounds. Cournoyer and Bartels each had three steals as well. Jackson Vesely contributed eight points. The Warriors host Cheyenne-Eagle Butte on Feb. 5.

Miller (1-12): Alex Schumacher led his team with 16 points, four rebounds, and four steals. Trevor Werdel and Cole McKinstry each picked up six rebounds, with Werdel scoring 13 points too. Dylan Hass had seven points and a team-high seven rebounds. Miller hosts Ipswich on Feb. 3.

Canistota 68, Viborg-Hurley 49

CANISTOTA — Canistota outscored Viborg-Hurley 18-9 in the fourth quarter to propel to a boys basketball win at home on Tuesday night.

Canistota (8-4): Tage Ortman led all scores with 21 points, and had six assists in the win. Isaiah Robertson nailed six of his eight 3-points to score 20 points. Tye Merrill had 11 points and Trace Ortman had seven points. The Hawks travel to Gayville-Volin on Feb. 5.

Viborg-Hurley (8-4): Blake Schroedermeier had 13 points and nine rebounds while Hayden Gilbert had 13 points and five rebounds for the Cougars. Gage Goettertz added 12 points and five rebounds. Viborg-Hurley travels to Freeman Academy/Marion on Feb. 4.

MVP 63, Gregory 60

GREGORY — Mount Vernon/Plankinton won a back-and-forth boys basketball contest on Tuesday night on the road.

MVP (9-4): Reed Rus had a game-high 17 points and Jordan Stoltz finished with 11 points for the Titans, who were 25-for-38 on free throws in the game, overcoming a 31% shooting night from the field. Ryan Chapman added 10 points for the Titans, who play Hanson at home on Feb. 3.

Gregory (9-6): Gregory had 11 points each from Daniel Mitchell and Cole Serr. Carson Klundt had 10 points and Cruz Klundt had 10 points and eight rebounds. The Gorillas shot 39% from the field and 10-for-14 on free throws. Gregory plays at Parkston on Friday.

FAM 93, Marty 65

FREEMAN — Freeman Academy/Marion cruised to its seventh-straight boys basketball victory, taking down Marty on Tuesday night.

FAM (10-1): Quincy Blue tallied 26 points and three rebounds, with Connor Epp not far behind at 20 points, seven rebounds and five assists. Thalen Schroeder scored 16 points with seven rebounds, four assists and four steals, as Matthew Hagen chipped in 12 points and eight rebounds. FAM hosts Oldham-Ramona/Rutland on Feb. 3.

Marty (7-5): Tate Elk Soldier put up a game-high 29 points, including nine made 3-point field goals, while Lawrence Rouse had 19 points for the Braves. Marty plays Burke in Bonesteel on Feb. 3.

Ethan 57, SCW 45

ETHAN — A 20-4 fourth quarter provided the difference for the Ethan boys basketball team to pick up a comeback victory on Tuesday night. Sanborn Central/Woonsocket led 26-23 at halftime and 41-37 after three periods before Ethan made its run.

SCW (2-12): Tryce Slykhuis had 16 points for the Blackhawks, who had 10 from Brady Larson and eight points from Toby Kneen. SCW is back on the court on Feb. 5 at Wolsey-Wessington.

Ethan (9-4): Jay Storm had 18 points to lead all scorers on Tuesday. Riley Endres had 13 points, while Taite Klumb had 12 points and Kaden Klumb added eight points. Ethan hosts Scotland on Feb. 3.

Menno 42, Avon 37

AVON — Only nine total points were scored in the fourth quarter, but Menno earned a tough road win on Tuesday night in boys basketball.

Menno (5-7): The Wolves, who built a 17-6 first quarter lead, were paced by Kadeyn Ulmer’s 12 points. Hayden McNinch had 11 points and seven rebounds for Menno, which led 37-33 going to the fourth quarter. The Wolves are back on the court on Feb. 5 at Irene-Wakonda.

Avon (2-12): The Pirates were led by Landon Thury’s 15 points, while Lincoln Thury scored 10. Kley Heumiller had seven points and eight rebounds. Avon hosts Bon Homme on Feb. 4.

Wessington Springs 77, Iroquois/Doland 55

IROQUOIS — Mason Schelske scored his 1,000th career point in a big victory for the Wessington Springs Spartans in 281 Conference boys basketball action on Tuesday night.

Wessington Springs (9-5): Schelske had 28 points, nine rebounds and five assists, helping the Spartans to a 54% shooting night and 37-17 edge in rebounds. Teammate Brock Kruger had 12 points, Bryce Kopfmann had 11 points and Blake Larson tallied nine points and seven rebounds for Springs, which finished with 22 assists on 30 made shots. Wessington Springs heads west to play Lower Brule on Feb. 3.

Iroquois/Doland (1-14): Haydon Shurson had 27 points to lead the Chiefs, who were 8-for-22 on 3-point attempts. Logan Peskey added 16 points for I/D, which plays at James Valley Christian on Feb. 3 in Huron.

KWL 52, Colome 45

KIMBALL — A 10-point halftime lead was able to hold up for the Kimball/White Lake boys basketball team in a home win on Tuesday night. KWL led 27-17 at intermission, powered by a 16-8 second quarter.

KWL (5-7): Ryder Michalek had 15 points and six rebounds for the Wildkats, while Dawson Miller had 10 points and Jaxon Pursell had eight points. Blake Leiferman had seven points and 12 rebounds in the win for KWL, which visits Platte-Geddes on Feb. 3 in Platte.

Colome (3-10): Eli Vobr scored 16 points and tallied five rebounds to lead all scorers in the contest. Brayden Seegers had 12 points and Joseph Laprath had eight points for Colome. The Cowboys play Andes Central/Dakota Christian on Feb. 4.


Aberdeen Christian 65, North Central 32
Avon 48, Menno 24
Bison 62, Oelrichs 19
Centerville 50, Alcester-Hudson 38
Chester Area 63, Parker 52
Clark/Willow Lake 51, Tiospa Zina 40
Colman-Egan 49, Bridgewater-Emery 45
Corsica-Stickney 53, Burke 36
Crow Creek 63, McLaughlin 62
Custer 54, Douglas 44
Deubrook Area 57, Madison 37
Deuel 50, Elkton-Lake Benton 48
Ethan 40, Sanborn Central/Woonsocket 33
Faith 42, Herreid/Selby Area 38
Faulkton Area 51, Warner 43
Great Plains Lutheran 57, Lake Preston 39
Hamlin 61, Arlington 34
Hanson 44, Wagner 40
Harding County 41, Lemmon 39
Highmore-Harrold 65, Sunshine Bible Academy 24
Hot Springs 44, Bennett County 41
Huron 50, Sioux Falls Roosevelt 44
Ipswich 48, Leola/Frederick Area 41
Irene-Wakonda 61, Howard 55 (OT)
Gayville-Volin 56, Tripp-Delmont/Armour 50 (2OT)
James Valley Christian 50, Hitchcock-Tulare 36
Lakota Tech 102, St. Francis Indian 18
Lennox 38, Elk Point-Jefferson 28
Marty 55, Freeman Academy/Marion 51
Mitchell 46, Sioux Falls Jefferson 40
Mobridge-Pollock 63, Cheyenne-Eagle Butte 38
Mount Vernon/Plankinton 64, Gregory 46
Oldham-Ramona/Rutland 52, Mitchell Christian 35
Parkston 48, McCook Central/Montrose 45 (OT)
Pierre 63, Harrisburg 54
Platte-Geddes 41, Chamberlain 40 (OT)
Rapid City Christian 53, Lyman 41
Red Cloud 69, Belle Fourche 59
Redfield 46, Potter County 42
Scotland 49, Freeman 36
Sioux Falls Christian 51, Canton 21
Sioux Falls Lincoln 53, Watertown 44
Sioux Falls Washington 61, Brookings 40
Sioux Valley 102, Flandreau Indian 17
Sisseton 61, Britton-Hecla 39
Spearfish 58, Lead-Deadwood 20
Sully Buttes 50, Jones County 34
Tea Area 53, Western Christian (Iowa) 48
Timber Lake 52, Dupree 47
Vermillion 54, Beresford 25
Viborg-Hurley 62, Canistota 25
Webster Area 64, Wilmot 41
West Central 79, Tri-Valley 47
Winner 52, Miller 24
Wolsey-Wessington 54, Kimball/White Lake 41

Aberdeen Christian 73, North Central 33
Canistota 68, Viborg-Hurley 49
Centerville 44, Alcester-Hudson 39
Clark/Willow Lake 54, Tiospa Zina 51
Crow Creek 63, McLaughlin 36
Deuel 56, Elkton-Lake Benton 44
Douglas 61, Custer 57
Estelline/Hendricks 64, Waverly-South Shore 40
Ethan 57, Sanborn Central/Woonsocket 45
Faulkton Area 60, Warner 50
Flandreau 64, Dell Rapids 51
Freeman Academy/Marion 93, Marty 65
Garretson 52, Baltic 43
Great Plains Lutheran 50, Lake Preston 38
Groton Area 65, Langford Area 27
Hamlin 79, Arlington 42
Hanson 52, Wagner 50
Harrisburg 60, Brandon Valley 58
Highmore-Harrold 60, Sunshine Bible Academy 22
Hitchcock-Tulare 68, James Valley Christian 61
Howard 64, Irene-Wakonda 35
Kadoka Area 64, Bennett County 39
Kimball/White Lake 52, Colome 45
Lennox 67, Elk Point-Jefferson 65
Menno 42, Avon 37
Mobridge-Pollock 73, Cheyenne-Eagle Butte 59
Mount Vernon/Plankinton 63, Gregory 60
Oelrichs 76, Bison 16
Oldham-Ramona/Rutland 69, Mitchell Christian 44
Parker 68, Chester Area 52
Parkston 60, McCook Central/Montrose 54
Philip 57, New Underwood 40
Platte-Geddes 46, Chamberlain 44
Potter County 68, Aberdeen Roncalli 40
Rapid City Christian 53, Lyman 44
Red Cloud 70, Belle Fourche 30
Sioux Falls Christian 52, Canton 48
Sioux Falls Jefferson 54, Mitchell 45
Sioux Falls Lincoln 58, Watertown 45
Sioux Falls Roosevelt 72, Huron 39
Sioux Falls Washington 62, Brookings 33
Sisseton 54, Britton-Hecla 47
Spearfish 62, Lead-Deadwood 36
St. Thomas More 58, Sturgis 28
Stanley County 42, Todd County 34
Sully Buttes 57, Jones County 54
Timber Lake 78, Dupree 41
Tripp-Delmont/Armour 56, Gayville-Volin 41
Vermillion 67, Beresford 31
Webster Area 64, Wilmot 30
Wessington Springs 77, Iroquois/Doland 55
West Central 67, Tri-Valley 33
Western Christian (Iowa) 77, Tea Area 42
White River 103, St. Francis Indian 42
Winner 72, Miller 38

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