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Thursday's area sports schedule

o Mitchell High School gymastics hosts triangular vs. Brookings and Madison, 5:30 p.m., at Mitchell MEGA Gymnastics Center. o Mitchell Christian girls basketball vs. Ethan, 6:30 p.m., at MCS.o Mitchell Christian boys basketball vs. Ethan, 8 p.m.,...

• Mitchell High School gymastics hosts triangular vs. Brookings and Madison, 5:30 p.m., at Mitchell MEGA Gymnastics Center.
• Mitchell Christian girls basketball vs. Ethan, 6:30 p.m., at MCS.
• Mitchell Christian boys basketball vs. Ethan, 8 p.m., at MCS.
• Area boys basketball: Andes Central/Dakota Christian at Bon Homme in Tyndall; Parkston at Lennox; Scotland at Wagner; Avon at Gregory; Freeman Academy at Irene-Wakonda in Wakonda.
• Area girls basketball: Andes Central/Dakota Christian at Bon Homme in Tyndall; Big East Tournament: Baltic at McCook Central/Montrose, Howard vs. Parker at Garretson; Burke/South Central at Boyd County (Neb.) in Spencer, Neb.; Freeman at Canistota; Freeman Academy at Irene-Wakonda in Wakonda; Kimball/White Lake at Hanson in Alexandria; Highmore-Harrold at Lyman in Presho; Wessington Springs at Sanborn Central/Woonsocket in Woonsocket.
• Area high school wrestling: Parkston at Sioux Falls Lincoln triangular, 5 p.m., in Sioux Falls; Wessington Springs/Woonsocket triangular, 6 p.m., at Wessington Springs; Kimball/White Lake/Platte-Geddes at Chamblerlain dual, 6:30 p.m., in Chamberlain.

At the Palace

Today, at the Corn Palace, the Mitchell High School girls basketball team hosts Brandon Valley in an Eastern South Dakota Conference matchup.
Time: 7 p.m.
Records: Mitchell (2-9, 2-7 ESD); Brandon Valley (6-6, 5-4 ESD)
Notes: Since a one-point win over Pierre on Jan. 14, the Kernels offense has grinded to a halt. Mitchell scored 22 points in a loss to Harrisburg on Jan. 19 and 23 points in a loss at Aberdeen Central on Tuesday. ... The Lynx are one of four teams involved in a tie for second place in the ESD. Harrisburg, Watertown, Yankton and Brandon Valley are all at 5-4 in the conference. On Tuesday at Sioux Falls Lincoln, Brandon Valley lost 71-57. Taylor Thorson is leading BV, scoring 7.5 points per game.
Next: The Mitchell High School boys basketball team will host Brandon Valley on Friday.

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