Daily Republic Sports
KIMBALL—Bridgewater-Emery erased a four-point halftime deficit to narrowly edge Kimball/White Lake, 55-53, for its third straight win in girls basketball action on Tuesday. Bridgewater-Emery (9-2): Julia Weber notched 18 points and five rebounds, while Abigal Arend finished with 13 points and Kerrigan Schultz tallied 10 in the win. The Huskies travel to Howard on Thursday.
Tuesday’s scores Boys basketball Arlington 68, Oldham-Ramona/Rutland 34 Bon Homme 64, Tripp-Delmont/Armour 50 Canistota 71, Freeman Academy/Marion 47 Elkton-Lake Benton 38, Deubrook 36 Flandreau 64, Deuel 39 Freeman 67, Centerville 61
WHITE LAKE—Kimball/White Lake/Platte-Geddes picked up a pair of wins as host of a triangular on Tuesday. It defeated Wagner (52-23) and Redfield Area (33-25), while Redfield defeated Wagner 48-28. Both KWLPG and Wagner had a pair of wrestlers pick up two wins. Carter Lenz (113 pounds) and Ty Namanny (152) both had a pin and won via a 7-2 decision for KWLPG. Wagner's KJ St. Pierre (220) had a 12-3 major decision and pin, while Dawson Lensing (285) had pins in 27 and 37 seconds.
SIOUX FALLS—The Mitchell High School girls basketball team's error-filled final two minutes proved costly as Sioux Falls Lincoln came away with a 55-51 win on Tuesday.
Friday's prep girls basketball showdown between Class B No. 1 Ethan and No. 2 Corsica-Stickney has been moved to Corsica High School, with tipoff set for 6:30 p.m. Both teams entered their Tuesday game undefeated, with the Rustlers at 8-0 and the Jaguars at 9-0.
Hanson High School boys basketball coach Josh Oltmanns is the special guest for the Mitchell Quarterback Club on Wednesday ahead of the 37th annual Hanson Classic on Saturday at the Corn Palace. The Quarterback Club meeting begins at 7:30 p.m. in the Freighthouse Room of the Depot.
AVON—The Avon girls basketball program is hosting a jamboree on Saturday, Feb. 9 for girls in third and fourth grade. The two age groups are separated into two divisions and gyms. Each team is guaranteed three games and score will not be kept. The entry fee of $40 is due by Feb. 1. Contact Brad Popp for more information or to register a team at Brad.Poppe@k12.sd.us .
For the second straight week, Dakota Wesleyan University women's basketball forward Sarah Carr was named the Great Plains Athletic Conference's player of the week. Her performances helped the top-ranked Tigers take down No. 12 Dordt College (91-66) and Midland University (98-78). DWU is 19-1 overall and 12-1 in GPAC play this season.
Monday’s scores Boys basketball Aberdeen Christian 57, Waubay/Summit 36 Canton 57, Kimball/White Lake 48 Mobridge-Pollock 72, Standing Rock (ND) 44 Platte-Geddes 55, Gregory 52 Tea Area 77, Aberdeen Roncalli 47 Girls basketball
Canton rode a 20-point second quarter and Kayden Verley's 28 points to a 57-48 win over Kimball/White Lake at the Corn Palace on Monday in boys basketball action. Canton (5-4): Verley led the C-Hawks in scoring, though Lance Tieszen added 12 points and Isaac Dietzenbach chipped in six. The C-Hawks travel Beresford on Friday. Kimball/White Lake (6-3): Kordel Kiehn had a double-double for the WiLdKats with 15 points and 11 rebounds. Justin Becker added 11 points and seven boards and Javen Holan led the team with 16 points. The WiLdKats play Gregory on Thursday in Kimball.