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Despite Aiden Lieber's big game, Corsica-Stickney defeats Mitchell Christian boys

The Jaguars completed a doubleheader sweep on Tuesday night.

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CORSICA, S.D. — Aiden Lieber scored 30 points, made nine steals and had eight rebounds for Mitchell Christian but Corsica-Stickney was a 62-51 winner on Tuesday night in boys basketball action.

Tye Homan had 18 points for the Jaguars, which had 13 points from Sacha Bemurat. Austin Krogstad had eight rebounds for C-S, which was 10-for-15 on 3-pointers in the game but had 28 turnovers in the game.

For MCS, Braedon Nebelsick had 10 points and 11 rebounds. The Golden Eagles were held to 17 field goals in the game, shot 32.7% and were 13-for-19 on free throws.

Corsica-Stickney (2-5) travels to White Lake on Jan. 13 to face Kimball/White Lake. Mitchell Christian (0-4) plays at Andes Central/Dakota Christian on Jan. 12.

Jaguars pull away to win girls matchup with Golden Eagles

CORSICA, S.D. — A 20-4 first-quarter margin helped Corsica-Stickney get in front of Mitchell Christian and stay there for a 54-23 win in girls basketball action on Tuesday.

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Avery Broughton had 14 points for Corsica-Stickney, with Payton DeLange scoring eight points and grabbing seven rebounds, with eight points added from Ashlyn Lefers. C-S had a 48% shooting night and assisted on 17 of its 23 made shots.

Kelsey Holdeman had seven points and five rebounds for the Golden Eagles, and Rebekah Strong also scored five points. Lindy Hofer had five points and Jasmyne Lessman had six rebounds for MCS, which was 8-for-33 shooting in the game.

Corsica-Stickney (3-4) hosts Winner on Jan. 12 in Corsica. Mitchell Christian (0-5) plays at Andes Central/Dakota Christian on Jan. 12 in New Holland.

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