Area prep basketball roundup: KWL boys race past Spartans
WHITE LAKE — Kordel Kiehn's double-double helped lead Kimball/White Lake over Wessington Springs 59-43 in a high school boys basketball game on Tuesday.
KWL (12-6): Kiehn poured in 21 points and 13 rebounds. Carter Fredericksen and Kory Peters tallied 12 points apiece, and Javen Holan dished out five assists. Up next: KWL plays Andes Central/Dakota Christian on Thursday at the Corn Palace.
Wessington Springs (4-14): Gunnar Brandenburg scored 15 points and John Witte pulled down eight rebounds and added five steals. Up next: The Spartans play James Valley Christian on Friday in Huron.
WS 18 26 36 43
KWL 18 36 44 59
Bridgewater-Emery 70, Irene-Wakonda 62
IRENE — Class B No. 1 Bridgewater-Emery turned a four-point halftime deficit into an eight-point victory on Tuesday.
Bridgewater-Emery (15-3): Carter Dye had 26 points and nine rebounds for the Huskies, who trailed 39-35 at halftime. Sawyer Schultz added 17 points, 10 rebounds and seven assists. Cole Gassman and Duot VanSickle both scored 10 points. VanSickle collected nine rebounds. Up next: The Huskies play at Parker on Friday.
Irene-Wakonda (13-5): Trey King poured in a game-high 32 points and drilled four 3-pointers. Tate Gale added 17 points and five 3-pointers. Up next: The Eagles play at Canistota on Thursday.
BE 17 35 56 70
IW 17 39 45 62
Andes Central/Dakota Christian 53, Parkston 48
NEW HOLLAND — Andes Central/Dakota Christian defeated Parkston in a close boys basketball game Tuesday.
ACDC (9-8): Chase Pheifer scored 19 points, while Daaron Tronvold added 16 points and eight rebounds. Cliff Johnson also pulled down eight rebounds. Up next: ACDC plays Kimball/White Lake on Thursday at the Corn Palace.
Parkston (8-10): Trenton Weber tallied 15 points for Parkston, as Brady Albrecht scored nine points, Braden Bruening totaled eight points, and Tulsa Janish added seven points. Albrecht pulled down nine boards. Up next: The Trojans take on Mount Vernon/Plankinton on Thursday in Parkston.
P 10 25 36 48
ACDC 15 27 37 53
Platte-Geddes 63, Winner 60
PLATTE — Platte-Geddes clipped Winner in boys basketball action Tuesday.
Platte-Geddes (11-8): Trevor Sprik tallied 19 points and seven rebounds, while Kelby VanDerWerff scored 17 points with eight rebounds. Hayden Stluka grabbed a double-double with 12 points and 12 rebounds. Kade Starr totaled eight points and five rebounds. Up next: Platte-Geddes plays at Wagner on Thursday.
Winner (5-13): Brandon Volmer scored 16 points and grabbed six rebounds. Shea Connot added 16 points and 11 rebounds for a double-double. Joren Bruun and Brady Fritz tallied 13 points apiece. Up next: The Warriors play at Mobridge-Pollock on Friday in Mobridge.
W 15 22 45 60
PG 6 20 37 63
Colome 65, Burke/South Central 38
COLOME — Kolton Salonen scored a game-high 23 points as Colome topped Burke/South Central on Tuesday.
Colome (16-2): Layton Thieman recorded a double-double with 15 points and 11 rebounds, while Jackson Kinzer tossed in 12 points. Up next: Colome plays at Marty on Thursday.
BSC (8-10): Ellias Teffah had 13 points and Kray Person added 12 points. Up next: The Cougars play at Kimball/White Lake on Monday in Kimball.
C 18 34 50 65
BSC 12 18 30 38
Bon Homme 57, Mount Vernon/Plankinton 49
TYNDALL — Bon Homme outscored Mount Vernon/Plankinton 23-8 in the fourth quarter to earn a boys basketball victory on Tuesday.
Bon Homme (15-3): Joey Slama paced the Cavaliers with 20 points, 12 rebounds and five assists. Mace Merkwan registered a double-double with 17 points and 12 rebounds. Up next: The Cavaliers play at Gregory on Friday.
MVP (9-8): Dane Rihanek and Kyle Glanzer scored 15 points apiece. Up next: The Titans travel to Parkston on Thursday.
MVP 6 22 41 49
BH 12 18 34 57
Hanson 47, Avon 38
ALEXANDRIA — Hanson outscored Avon 26-18 in the second half to pick up a home win in prep boys basketball action on Tuesday.
Hanson (10-8): Nathan Stewart and Payden Haiar each scored 11 points to lead the Beavers. Up next: Hanson plays Corsica-Stickney on Thursday at the Corn Palace.
Avon (10-8): Jimmy Schuurmans scored a game-high 17 points. Up next: Avon plays Freeman on Friday in Avon.
A 5 20 24 38
H 10 21 34 47
Corsica-Stickney 65, Tripp-Delmont/Armour 49
ARMOUR — Class B No. 5 Corsica-Stickney picked up a road victory over Tripp-Delmont/Armour in prep boys basketball action on Tuesday.
Corsica-Stickney (16-2): Bryce Plamp finished with 17 points and Landon DeBoer added 15 points. Cordel Menning scored 12 points and Jacob Joachim added 14 points and 10 rebounds for a double-double. Up next: The Jaguars play Hanson on Thursday at the Corn Palace.
TDA (6-12): Micah Lau scored 13 points and Daniel Fuoss added 12 points. Up next: TDA takes on Ethan on Friday at the Corn Palace.
CS 18 30 49 65
TDA 11 24 38 49
Viborg-Hurley 64, Menno 49
MENNO — Viborg-Hurley topped Menno in boys basketball action Tuesday.
Viborg-Hurley (15-4): Quinn Doorn poured in 18 points and nine rebounds, while Trace Sikkink and Brodee Sherman tallied 11 points apiece, and Jack Lee scored 10 points. Up next: Viborg-Hurley plays Bridgewater-Emery on Saturday in Emery.
Menno (7-9): Trey Bohlmann tallied 17 points and 10 rebounds for a double-double, while Spencer Schultz added 15 points. Up next: Menno plays Freeman Academy/Marion on Thursday in Menno.
VH 7 28 43 64
M 11 23 42 49
Vermillion 62, Wagner 41
WAGNER — Vermillion outrebounded Wagner 29-19 to pick up a road win in boys basketball action Tuesday.
Vermillion (11-8): Max Mayer and Sam Ward scored 12 points apiece, while AJ Plitzuweit added 11. Up next: Vermillion plays at Canton on Feb. 23.
Wagner (1-18): Tysin Arpan tallied eight points for Wagner. Emilio Cournoyer and Mato Perry pulled down six and five rebounds, respectively. Up next: Wagner plays Platte-Geddes on Thursday in Wagner.
V 14 33 41 62
W 8 15 28 41
Tri-Valley 64, McCook Central/Montrose 47
COLTON — Three Mustangs scored in double figures to power Tri-Valley to a boys basketball win over McCook Central/Montrose Tuesday.
Tri-Valley (7-11): Noah Jewett scored 15 points for Tri-Valley, while Jacob Kasowski scored 14, and Chase DeWitt added 11 points. Jewett tallied 10 rebounds and eight assists, while Austin Mader had seven rebounds, and Dylan Huwe dished out eight assists. Up next: The Mustangs play Baltic on Monday in Tri-Valley.
MCM (8-9): Koltan Lindstrom tallied 15 points, while Bryce Smart scored 13 points and pulled down four rebounds. Up next: The Fighting Cougars play West Central on Friday in Hartford.
MCM 10 22 34 47
TV 9 21 44 64
Bon Homme 46, Mount Vernon/Plankinton 40
TYNDALL — Bon Homme earned a girls basketball victory over Mount Vernon/Plankinton in a close game Tuesday.
Bon Homme (6-13): Bailey Kortan tallied 17 points and seven steals for the Cavaliers, while Jenae Alberts grabbed a double-double with 13 points and 10 rebounds. Ciera Himes added 10 points, while Kenzie Carson pulled down seven rebounds. Up next: Bon Homme plays Centerville on Friday in Tyndall.
MVP (7-12): Hailey Walz and Katlyn Briggs pitched in 15 points apiece for MVP. Up next: The Titans host Parkston on Thursday in Plankinton.
MVP 12 19 25 40
BH 12 14 30 46
Kimball/White Lake 51, Wessington Springs 39
WHITE LAKE — Kennedy Leiferman's performance led Kimball/White Lake to a girls basketball victory over Wessington Springs on Tuesday.
KWL (11-8): Leiferman tallied 24 points and nine rebounds, while Grace Konechne scored 13 points with eight rebounds. Carly Beckmann added nine points and 10 rebounds. Up next: KWL plays Corsica-Stickney on Thursday at the Corn Palace.
Wessington Springs (4-15): Grace Gran scored 12 points and had five rebounds for the Spartans, as Chasity Vissia added eight points and five rebounds. Up next: Wessington Springs plays James Valley Christian on Friday in Huron.
WS 12 17 23 39
KWL 11 33 45 51
Ethan 41, Freeman 35
FREEMAN — Ethan grinded out a road victory over Freeman in prep girls action on Tuesday.
Ethan (17-2): Karly Gustafson and Cameryn Logan each scored 10 points. Jessica Bartscher added eight points. Up next: The Rustlers play Tripp-Delmont/Armour on Friday at the Corn Palace.
Freeman (13-6): Karli Maske finished with 10 points, while Hannah Eberts and Josie Fuhrmann each added eight points. Up next: Freeman plays Gayville-Volin on Thursday in Gayville.
E 11 21 34 41
F 11 19 26 35
Canistota 55, Scotland 36
SCOTLAND — Three Hawks scored in double figures to power Canistota to a girls basketball victory over Scotland on Tuesday.
Canistota (7-13): Jordan Engbrecht tallied 20 points, three rebounds and four steals, while Harley Cormany added 14 points and six rebounds. Skylar Bultje scored 11 points with seven rebounds. Up next: The Hawks will play in the Region 5B tournament.
Scotland (8-11): Grace Fryda scored 11 points for the Highlanders. Issabela Vitek added 10 points and nine rebounds. Up next: Scotland plays Tripp-Delmont/Armour on Thursday in Scotland.
C 8 20 36 55
S 7 20 27 36
Andes Central/Dakota Christian 52, Parkston 39
NEW HOLLAND — Three girls scored in double figures to power Andes Central/Dakota Christian to victory over Parkston in basketball action Tuesday.
ACDC (11-8): Mackenzie Muckey tallied 19 points and four steals. Beulah Black Cloud scored 15 points, and Brianna Deurmier added 11 points. Sidney Muckey pulled down nine rebounds. Up next: The Thunder play Sunshine Bible Academy on Friday in Miller.
Parkston (6-13): Paige Semmler and Emma Yost tallied 10 points apiece, while Yost added seven rebounds. Up next: Parkston plays Mount Vernon/Plankinton on Thursday in Plankinton.
P 8 18 22 39
ACDC 13 23 28 52
Tripp-Delmont/Armour 56, Corsica-Stickney 55
ARMOUR — Tripp-Delmont/Armour edged Corsica-Stickney in a girls basketball game Tuesday.
TDA (16-2): Brooklyn Brouwer scored 19 points for the Nighthawks, while Kianna Payer added 13 points, and Mattilynn Reiner totaled 15 rebounds. Up next: TDA plays at Scotland on Thursday.
Corsica-Stickney (16-3): Courtney Menning grabbed a double-double with 17 points and 14 rebounds, while Avery Broughton added 11 points. Up next: The Jaguars play Kimball/White Lake on Thursday at the Corn Palace.
CS 9 20 39 55
TDA 11 32 40 56
Vermillion 71, Wagner 42
WAGNER — Vermillion raced past Wagner in girls basketball action Tuesday.
Vermillion (15-5): Haleigh Melstad poured in 16 points for Vermillion, while Kasey Herbster tallied 14 points and eight rebounds. Lexi Plitzuweit scored 11 points. Up next: The Tanagers will play in the Region 4A tournament.
Wagner (5-14): Deisha Medicine Horn scored nine for the Red Raiders, while Abby Freier and Kayli Kocer put up eight points apiece. Freier added nine rebounds and eight assists. Up next: Wagner plays Platte-Geddes on Thursday in Wagner.
V 16 37 64 72
W 8 17 30 42
Menno 59, Viborg-Hurley 51
MENNO — Menno forced Viborg-Hurley into 25 turnovers and earned a high school girls basketball victory on Tuesday.
Menno (12-7): Morgan Edelman scored 15 points, while Breanna Mehlhaf added 12 points. Up next: Menno hosts Freeman Academy/Marion on Thursday in Menno.
Viborg-Hurley (5-15): Sydney Voss scored 15 points and had 10 rebounds for a double-double. Up next: The Cougars will play in the Region 5B tournament.
VH 7 19 34 51
M 11 21 44 59