High school basketball roundup for Jan. 13: Mount Vernon/Plankinton girls earn home win over Platte-Geddes

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Mount Vernon/Plankinton's Maria Baker puts up a shot against Platte-Geddes during a girls high school basketball game on Thursday, Jan. 13, 2022 in Plankinton.
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PLANKINTON — A late 16-2 run in the fourth quarter helped Mount Vernon/Plankinton pull away from Platte-Geddes 46-33 in a girls basketball contest Thursday night.

Mount Vernon/Plankinton (6-1): Emilee Fox finished near a triple-double for the Titans, scoring 13 points, dishing nine assists and swiping nine steals. Reagan Rus had 12 points and Maria Baker had 10 points for the Titans, who led 30-25 after three quarters and embarked on the late run once Platte-Geddes pulled within two. MVP hosts Redfield on Jan. 18.

Platte-Geddes (4-4): Cadence Van Zee had a game-high 14 points and Karly VanDerWerff had 10 points for the Black Panthers, who are at Tripp-Delmont/Armour on Jan. 14.

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Mount Vernon/Plankinton's Emilee Fox, left, dribbles around the screen of teammate Reagan Rus against Platte-Geddes during a girls high school basketball game on Thursday, Jan. 13, 2022 in Plankinton.
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Corsica-Stickney 53, Winner 40

WINNER — A triple-double from Corsica-Stickney’s Avery Broughton helped the Class B No. 2-ranked Jaguars pick up a road win at Winner in girls basketball on Thursday night.


Corsica-Stickney (8-2): Broughton had 16 points, 14 rebounds, 11 assists and four steals for C-S. She was one of three players in double figures scoring, including an 8-for-10 shooting night from Rachel Gerlach, who had 18 points and five assists. and Casey Tolsma had 10 points and five rebounds. Morgan Clites had seven points for the Jaguars, who face Flandreau in the Hanson Classic nightcap on Jan. 15.

Winner (5-4): Bella Swedlund had 19 points and eight rebounds, while Kelsey Sachtjen had 12 points and six rebounds. The Warriors had a 24% shooting night and were 4-for-21 on 3-pointers but were 10-for-13 on free throws. Winner faces. Andes Central/Dakota Christian in the Hanson Classic on Jan. 15.

Wagner 69, Parkston 41

WAGNER — Class A No. 4 Wagner kept its undefeated record intact Thursday night with a home victory over Parkston in girls basketball action.

Wagner (7-0): Shalayne Nagel had 15 points on 7-for-11 shooting for Wagner along with seven rebounds and five assists, leading four players with 10 or more points. Ashlyn Koupal and Macy Koupal each had 14 points and Emma Yost had 11 points and nine rebounds for the Red Raiders, who shot 47% in the game. Wagner takes on West Central in the penultimate Hanson Classic game on Jan. 15.

Parkston (8-2): The Trojans picked up 12 points from Abby Hohn and 10 points from Allison Ziebart. Faith Oakley scored nine points, while Mya Thuringer had seven points for the Trojans, who were held to 25% shooting but converted 15-of-19 free throws. Parkston faces St. Thomas More in the Hanson Classic on Jan. 15.

Avon 48, Scotland 37

AVON — A steady scoring night from Avon helped the Pirates knock off Scotland on Thursday in girls basketball.

Avon (2-6): Courtney Sees had a game-high 19 points, six rebounds and four assists. McKenna Kochmich had 13 points and Katie Gretschmann had six points, five rebounds and four assists. Avon hosts Viborg-Hurley on Jan. 18.

Scotland (5-5): Martina DeBoer had 10 points and eight rebounds for Scotland. Delanie VanDriel had nine points and five rebounds. Scotland was 6-for-21 in the game shooting free throws. The Highlanders are at Freeman Academy/Marion on Jan. 15.


Burke 62, Colome 22

BURKE — Burke scored 40 points in the first half to earn a home girls basketball victory over Colome.

Burke (2-7): Adisyn Indahl had 17 points, five rebounds and five steals. Paige Bull had 16 points and nine rebounds. Elly Witt added eight points and five steals. The Cougars host Gayville-Volin on Jan. 15.

Colome (1-7): Maura Luedke had 14 points for the Cowgirls, who host Philip on Jan. 14.

KWL 54, Gregory 50

WHITE LAKE — Kimball/White Lake edged Gregory in a girls basketball meeting to notch its second win of the season on Thursday night.

Kimball/White Lake (2-6): Kate Havlik led the Wildkats with 20 points and five assists, as Ryann Nielsen posted a 13-point, 12-rebound double-double with five assists. Harley Namanny had 13 points and Dani Deffenbaugh grabbed seven rebounds. KWL is at Bridgewater-Emery on Jan. 18.

Gregory (1-6): Jessy Jo VanDerWerff led all scorers with 26 points. Bridget Eliason chipped in 10 points and Brooklynn Kenzy had five rebounds for the Gorillas, who are away at Chamberlain on Jan. 18.

Chamberlain 65, McLaughlin 20

MCLAUGHLIN — A 29-2 first quarter and a 51-point first half helped Chamberlain earn its fourth girls basketball win of the season Thursday night.

Chamberlain (4-5): Mya Knippling had 16 points, with Jayd Chmela scoring 12 points and Jayslee Petersen had 11 points and eight rebounds. The Cubs are at Bon Homme on Jan. 15.


McLaughlin (3-5): No stats were reported for the Mustangs, who are at Stanley County on Jan. 17.

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Mount Vernon/Plankinton's Blaine Bohr, left, dribbles against the defense of Platte-Geddes' Jackson Olsen during a boys high school basketball game on Thursday, Jan. 13, 2022 in Plankinton.
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Boys basketball

Platte-Geddes 57, MVP 50

PLANKINTON — Platte-Geddes held off Mount Vernon/Plankinton in a boys basketball contest Thursday. Platte-Geddes led by five points at halftime and kept the Titans at bay late in the game.

Platte-Geddes (4-1): Caden Foxley had 10 points and Hayes Rabenberg had nine points. The Black Panthers are at Tripp-Delmont/Armour on Jan. 14.

Mount Vernon/Plankinton (5-3): Reed Rus had 18 points, six rebounds, seven steals and five assists in the effort for the Titans. Jordan Stoltz had 13 points, seven rebounds and five blocks. hosts Redfield on Jan. 18.

Parkston 51, Wagner 41

WAGNER — Parkston earned a road win on Thursday night in boys basketball action against rival Wagner.

Parkston (6-4): Cole Prunty had 21 points on 9-for-11 shooting for the Trojans, with Will Jodozi adding eight points and Max Scott tallying seven points and seven rebounds. Luke Bormann had eight rebounds in the win. Parkston plays at Bon Homme on Jan. 20.

Wagner (1-6): Toby Zephier had 13 points and five rebounds for the Red Raiders. Dustin Honomichl had eight points and Chris Nelson had seven points. Wagner hosts O'Neill (Neb.) on Jan. 18.

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