Area boys playoff basketball roundup from March 1: Parkston surges to Region 5A quarterfinal win over SCW

Class A and B boys basketball quarterfinals held Tuesday night

Parkston's Luke Bormann dribbles past Sanborn Central/Woonsocket's Noah Wormstadt during the second half of a Region 5A boys basketball quarterfinal contest on Tuesday, Mar. 1, 2022, at Parkston.
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PARKSTON — Trailing by two points after the first period, Parkston outscored Sanborn Central/Woonsocket by 17 across the final three quarters to notch a 62-47 Region 5A boys basketball victory Tuesday night.

Parkston (14-7): Max Scott had 17 points for the Trojans, who made nine 3-pointers in the game. Luke Bormann and Cole Prunty each had 12 points and Brayden Jervik had seven points and eight rebounds in the victory. Parkston will travel to Mount Vernon/Plankinton for the Region 5A semifinals on Friday.

Parkston's Max Scott shoots a jump shot over Sanborn Central/Woonsocket's Brady Larson during the second half of a Region 5A boys basketball quarterfinal contest on Tuesday, Mar. 1, 2022, at Parkston.
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SCW (5-16): Tryce Slykhuis had 18 points for the Blackhawks, while Hayden Beigh scored nine points and Toby Kneen had seven points, as SCW shot better than 52% in the first half but was kept to 27.3% shooting in the second half of the game.

MVP 85, ACDC 43

PLANKINTON — Jordan Stoltz had a big game to lead Mount Vernon/Plankinton to a Region 5A boys basketball quarterfinal win Tuesday night over Andes Central/Dakota Christian.

MVP (15-6): Stoltz was 11-for-20 shooting from the field as he posted 27 points, six rebounds and five blocks. Reed Rus had 17 points, 14 rebounds and seven assists for the Titans as part of a four-player contingent that scored in double figures. Zach Baker had 12 points and Trevor Sweet finished with 10 points for MVP, which will host a Region 5A semifinal contest on March 4 against Parkston.


ACDC (2-19): Cameron Sybesma had 14 points, while Nolan Black Cloud had nine points for the Thunder, which was eliminated from the playoffs.

Bon Homme 60, Wagner 59

WAGNER — Fifth-seeded Bon Homme earned a road win in the Region 5A quarterfinals Tuesday night in boys basketball, holding off Wagner late for a victory.

Bon Homme (7-14): Riley Rothschadl had 22 points on 8-for-13 shooting and six rebounds, while Karsten Kozark had eight point and 10 rebounds. Landon Bares added nine points for the Cavaliers, who will travel to top-seeded Hanson on March 4 for the Region 5A semifinals.

Wagner (5-16): Dustin Honomichl had 21 points for the Red Raiders, who had 18 points from Toby Zephier. Wagner shot 46% from the field in the game and made 9-of-22 3-pointers but could not dig out of a 10-point deficit at the end of the third quarter.

Ethan 65, ORR 53

ETHAN — A 21-rebound margin on the glass and a strong game from Jay Storm helped Ethan win its Region 4B boys basketball playoff opener Tuesday night. The Rustlers outrebounded Oldham-Ramona/Rutland, 52-31, to help propel a 43-19 turnaround for Ethan in the second half.

Ethan (15-6): Storm finished the game with 22 points and six assists. Riley Endres had a double-double with 18 points and 10 rebounds and Kaden Klumb had 11 points and eight rebounds for Ethan, which trailed 34-26 at halftime.

ORR (11-10): Brayden Hanson had 17 points for the Raiders, who had 16 points each from Orion Albertson and Kenneth Lindholm in the loss.

Bridgewater-Emery 61, DRSM 47

DELL RAPIDS — For a second straight night, Bridgewater-Emery earned a Region 4B playoff victory, this time knocking off No. 2-seeded Dell Rapids St. Mary


Bridgewater-Emery (11-11): For the Huskies, Sutton Arend led with 23 points and eight rebounds, while Sam Hofer scored 21 points and dealt out five assists. Camdyn Stoterau added 11 points in the win. The Huskies will play Ethan in the Region 4B semifinals on Friday in Salem.

Dell Rapids St. Mary (15-6): No stats were reported for the Cardinals, who were in the top-15 in overall seed points in Class B prior to Tuesday’s game.

Platte-Geddes 57, KWL 36

PLATTE — A big performance from Platte-Geddes’ Caden Foxley set the table for the Platte-Geddes boys basketball team to earn a Region 6B playoff victory Tuesday night.

Platte-Geddes (16-5): Foxley finished the game with 21 points and 15 rebounds for the Black Panthers, while Hayes Rabenberg had nine points for P-G. Jackson Olsen had six points and Joey Foxley had nine rebounds, as the Black Panthers outrebounded KWL, 42-29, in the game. Platte-Geddes will tangle with rival Corsica-Stickney in the Region 6B semifinals on Friday at the Corn Palace.

Kimball/White Lake (8-14): Dawson Miller had eight points and seven rebounds for the Wildkats, who were 12-for-49 shooting from the field. Jaxon Christensen had seven points and Jaxon Pursell had six as KWL’s playoff run came to an end.

Gregory 59, Wessington Springs 36

GREGORY — Gregory pulled away from visiting Wessington Springs in the second half to earn a Region 6B quarterfinal victory in boys basketball action on Tuesday night.

Gregory (14-7): For the Gorillas, Jordan Songer had 23 points and six rebounds, while Cruz Klundt had 15 points and seven rebounds. Daniel Mitchell finished with 14 points and 11 rebounds. The Gorillas were 18-for-25 at the free-throw line, outpacing the Spartans’ seven free-throw attempts in the game. Gregory will tangle with rival Burke in the Region 6B semifinals on March 4 at the Corn Palace.

Wessington Springs (11-10): Mason Schelske scored 21 points and had six rebounds, while Brock Krueger added seven points and six rebounds, as the Spartans’ season came to an end.


Winner 62, McLaughlin 31

WINNER — Region 6A top seed Winner doubled McLaughlin in a boys basketball playoff quarterfinal game Tuesday.

Winner (20-1): Winner was led with 16 points for Ethan Bartels, while Blake Volmer had 14 points and seven rebounds and Slade Cournoyer had nine points, 11 rebounds and five assists. Shawn Hammerbeck added nine points as well, as the Warriors outrebounded the Mustangs 39-22. Winner will host Mobridge-Pollock in the Region 6A semifinals on March 4.

McLaughlin (5-14): Lane Lawrence had 13 points, while Elias Sims had 12 points and 10 rebounds for the Mustangs.

FAM 70, Alcester-Hudson 34

MARION — Freeman Academy/Marion rolled to a Region 5B boys basketball quarterfinal win over Alcester-Hudson on Tuesday night.

Freeman Academy/Marion (19-2): Quincy Blue posted 21 points, four rebounds and four assists, while Thalen Schroeder added 19 points, three rebounds and four steals. The Bearcats advance to play Irene-Wakonda on Friday in Freeman.

Alcester-Hudson (4-18): Dominic Van Egdom scored eight points and William Hallaway contributed seven for the Cubs, who have been eliminated from the postseason.

Chester Area 58, Canistota 46

CANISTOTA — Strong rebounding and defense led Chester Area to a road win over Canistota in a Region 4B quarterfinal boys basketball game on Tuesday night.

Chester Area (11-10): Stratton Eppard had 19 points on 8-for-13 shooting, while Ashton Olivier had 12 points and Jovi Wolf had 11 points for the Flyers. Brock Wages had nine points and 10 rebounds in the victory. The Flyers, who shot 51.6% in the first half and 29.4% in the second half of play, will take on top-seeded Howard in the first of two Region 4B semifinal games at 6 p.m. Friday in Salem.

Canistota (13-8): Tage Ortman finished with 18 points, while Isiah Robertson had 16 points and six assists for the Hawks, including hitting four 3-pointers. Brandon Kjetland added six points and 11 rebounds for Canistota, which did not have another player score more than two points and was kept to 27.8% shooting for the game.

Viborg-Hurley 58, Menno 25

HURLEY — Three players scored in double-figures Tuesday as Viborg-Hurley moved on in the Region 5B boys basketball playoffs.

Viborg-Hurley (13-8): Hayden Gilbert scored 18 points for the Cougars, who had 11 points, six rebounds and five assists from Blake Schroedermeier. Byron Osterloo added 12 points. Viborg-Hurley will play for a SoDak 16 bid on Friday, March 4 against Centerville in Menno.

Menno (6-15): Austin Pillsbury had 11 points as the Wolves’ campaign came to an end.


Region 1A — Quarterfinals
Clark/Willow Lake 62, Webster Area 47
Groton Area 54, Sisseton 38
Milbank 57, Florence/Henry 45
Tiopsa Zina 49, Redfield 43

Region 2A — Quarterfinals
Deubrook Area 64, Deuel 48
Flandreau 86, Flandreau Indian 43
Hamlin 75, Elkton-Lake Benton 43
Sioux Valley 60, Great Plains Lutheran 40

Region 3A — Quarterfinals
Dell Rapids 75, Tri-Valley 67
Madison 55, Garretson 52
Sioux Falls Christian 68, McCook Central/Montrose 38
West Central 70, Baltic 45

Region 4A — Quarterfinals
Dakota Valley 75, Parker 52
Lennox 77, Canton 46
Tea Area 79, Beresford 46
Vermillion 63, Elk Point-Jefferson 48

Region 5A — Quarterfinals
Bon Homme 60, Wagner 59
Mount Vernon/Plankinton 85, Andes Central/Dakota Christian 43
Parkston 62, Sanborn Central/Woonsocket 47

Region 6A — Quarterfinals
Chamberlain 75, Dupree 27
Mobridge-Pollock 73, Cheyenne-Eagle Butte 71
Stanley County 63, Crow Creek 50
Winner 62, McLaughlin 31

Region 7A — Quarterfinals
Little Wound 65, Pine Ridge 49
Red Cloud 80, St. Francis Indian 47
Todd County 60, Bennett County 52

Region 8A — Quarterfinals
Custer 44, Hot Springs 34
Hill City 58, Belle Fourche 56
Rapid City Christian 72, Lead-Deadwood 38

Region 1B — Quarterfinals
Aberdeen Christian 54, Britton-Hecla 30
Langford Area 53, Northwestern 42
Warner 51, Aberdeen Roncalli 34
Waubay/Summit 64, Leola/Frederick Area 47

Region 2B — Quarterfinals
Faulkton Area 64, Herreid/Selby Area 44
Lower Brule 90, Miller 44
Ipswich 64, Highmore-Harrold 50
Potter County 72, Sully Buttes 26

Region 3B — Quarterfinals
Castlewood 59, Arlington 37
De Smet 78, Waverly-South Shore 27
Estelline/Hendricks 67, James Valley Christian 55
Wolsey-Wessington 70, Hitchcock-Tulare 50

Region 4B — Quarterfinals
Bridgewater-Emery 61, Dell Rapids St. Mary 47
Chester Area 58, Canistota 46
Ethan 65, Oldham-Ramona/Rutland 53
Howard 70, Mitchell Christian 32

Region 5B — Quarterfinals
Centerville 59, Gayville-Volin 48
Freeman Academy/Marion 70, Alcester-Hudson 34
Irene-Wakonda 57, Scotland 51
Viborg-Hurley 58, Menno 25

Region 6B — Quarterfinals
Burke 44, Tripp-Delmont/Armour 38
Corsica-Stickney 48, Marty 44
Gregory 59, Wessington Springs 36
Platte-Geddes 57, Kimball/White Lake 36

Region 7B — Quarterfinals
Lyman 69, Crazy Horse 42
Philip 47, Kadoka Area 46
Wall 70, Oelrichs 39
White River 86, Jones County 61

Region 8B — Quarterfinals
Faith 78, McIntosh 34
Harding County 80, Takini 23
Lemmon 78, Wakpala 52
Timber Lake 67, Tiospaye Tina 30

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