Area basketball 1-9-21

MIKE CARROLL/PLAINSMAN Karilyn Wieting of James Valley Christian dribbles on the perimeter as Wolsey-Wessington’s Macie Luce defends during their game Thursday at the Wolsey-Wessington gym.

Ethan 54, Wessington Springs 26
WESSINGTON SPRINGS — The Ethan Rustlers pushed their season mark to 6-0 Friday night, with a dominant 54-26 win over the Wessington Springs Lady Spartans, in non conference girls’ basketball.

Ethan held a 20-10 lead after one quarter and pushed it to 40-12 at the half, before easing home with the win.

Hannah Bartscher scored 20 points to lead the Rustlers, followed by Maddy Barscher with 13. Alexis Myers was credited with four rebounds in the game.

For the Lady Spartans, who fall to 1-7, Kirstie Munsen led the scoring with eight points in the game, while also claiming five rebounds. Angela Paulson also had five boards.

Wessington Springs hosts Mount Vernon/Plankinton on Tuesday.

Ethan         20 40 54 54
Wessington Springs     10 12 20 26

Ethan (6-0): Hannah Bartscher 9 2-2 20; Maddy Barscher 5 0-0 13; Bella Nesheim 2 2-2 7; Ava Lingemann 3 0-0 7; Alexis Myers 2 0-0 4; Lexi Lingemann 1 0-0 3. Totals: 22 4-4 54.

Wessington Springs (1-7): Kirstie Munsen 4 0-0 8; Avery Orth 3 0-2 3; Alyssa Grohs 2 0-0 4; Carissa Scheel 2 0-0 4; Angela Paulson 1 0-0 2. Totals: 13 0-2 26.

FG: E - 22-54 48%; WS - 13-26 50%. 3pt FG: E - 6-20 (M. Bartscher 3, Nesheim, A. Lingemann, L. Lingemann); WS - 0-5. Rebounds: E - 10 (Myers 6); WS - 20 (Munsen 5, Paulson 5). Turnovers: E - 10; WS - 29. Fouls: E - 7; WS - 7.

Boys

De Smet 55, Arlington 16
ARLINGTON — Class B’s top ranked De Smet Bulldogs boys’ basketball team kept rolling Friday night, derailing the Arlington Cardinals 55-16.

The Bulldogs got 29 points from Kalen Garry as they pushed their season mark to 7-1 with the win. Rett Osthus added 12, while Damon Wilkinson came off the bench to net 10 points and grab a game-high eight rebounds.

For Arlington, which slips to 3-2, Caden Letsche scored six points off the bench for top honors, while Chris Wallace snagged seven rebounds.

The Bulldogs return to action Tuesday, when they host Howard.

De Smet         21 36 51 55
Arlington           9 13 16 16

De Smet (7-1): Ethan McCune 1 0-0 2; Rett Osthus 5 0-1 12; Kalen Garry 11 4-5 29; Colt Wilkinson 1 0-0 2; Damon Wilkinson 5 0-2 10. Totals: 23 4-8 55.

Arlington (3-2): Chris Wallace 1 1-3 3; Mason Bunker 1 2-2 4; Ryker Erstad 1 0-0 3; Caden Letsche 2 0-0 6. Totals: 5 3-5 16.

FG: D - 23-45 51%; A - 5-37 14%. 3PT FG: D - 5-17 29% (Garry 3, Osthus 2) A - 3-11 27% (Letsche 2, Erstad 1). Rebounds: D - 35 (D. Wilkinson 8); A - 23 (Wallace 7). Turnovers: D - 7; A - 16. Fouls: D - 10; A - 13.

Thursday games

Girls

Wolsey-Wessington 53, JVC 33
WOLSEY — After holding a 21-18 edge at the half, Wolsey-Wessington pulled away in the second half for a 53-33 victory against James Valley Christian in a 281 Conference matchup on Thursday.

Leah Williams tallied 15 points to lead the Lady Warbirds, who improved to 5-1, while Macie Luce had 10 points. Hailey Clark and Mya Boomsma added eight and seven points, respectively.

Karilyn Wieting was the lone player to reach double figures for the Lady Vikings, who are now 4-4, with 13 points. Alexa Goertz had six points, while Lily Hofer had five points and Brenna Held had four points.

Both teams are back in action today. Wolsey-Wessington faced Redfield in the Redfield Holiday Classic, while James Valley Christian hosts Sully Buttes.

James Valley Christian         6  18  25  33
Wolsey-Wessington           11  21  37  53

James Valley Christian (4-4): Karilyn Wieting 4 3-8 13; Emily Hasart 0 0-2 0; Brenna Held 2 0-2 4; Josalyn Wipf 1 0-0 2; Lily Hofer 2 1-2 5; Kaylie Robinson 0 1-2 1; Alexa Goertz 2 0-0 6; AbbyKate Hamilton 1 0-0 2; Tessah Cronin 0 0-2 0. Totals: 12 5-18 33.

Wolsey-Wessington (5-1): Leah Williams 5 4-7 15; Macie Luce 2 6-8 10; Mya Boomsma 2 3-4 7; Faith Nelson 0 2-2 2; Hailey Clark 3 2-6 8; Giyahana Richmond 1 2-2 4; Alyssa Hiles 0 0-2 0; Taylor Horn 1 0-0 2; Lainey Uttecht 1 0-0 3; own basket 1 0-0 2. Totals: 16 19-31 53.

Hitchcock-Tulare 54, Northwestern 31
MELLETTE — Hitchcock-Tulare opened a 31-16 lead at the half and then outscored Northwestern 21-6 in the third quarter en route to a 54-31 victory on Thursday.

Dannyn Peterson had a game-high 24 points to lead the Lady Patriots, who earned their third straight win and are now 3-2. Ashley Masat and Katelyn Schroeder each had eight points, while Kenidee Enander and Madison Hofer each had six points.

Hannah Schentzel led the Wildcats (0-4) with 11 points. Jessica Boekelheide and Emma Grandpre had six and five points, respectively.

Hitchcock-Tulare will travel to face Warner on Tuesday. Northwestern is back in action today against Stanley County at the Redfield Holiday Classic.

Hitchcock-Tulare     19  31  52  54
Northwestern       7  16  22  31

Hitchcock-Tulare (3-2): Kenidee Enander 2 1-1 6; Madison Hofer 2 1-2 6; Ashley Masat 4 0-2 8; Dannyn Peterson 10 4-4 24; Katelyn Schroeder 4 0-0 8; Bethany Wiebe 1 0-0 2. Totals: 23 6-9 54.

Northwestern (0-4): Ella Haven 1 1-2 3; Hannah Schentzel 5 1-4 11; Jessica Boekelheide 3 0-0 6; Emma Grandpre 2 0-0 5; Devynn Nelson 1 0-0 2; Ana Ratigan 2 0-0 4. Totals: 14 2-6 31.

Iroquois/Doland 55, Freeman Academy/Marion 41
MARION — Iroquois/Doland outscored Freeman Academy Marion 20-12 in the second quarter en route to a 55-41 victory on Thursday.

Four players reached double figures for the Lady Chiefs, who improved to 2-4. Jorja Huls and Kaitlyn Maas each had 11 points, while Anna Decker and Katie Dubro each had 10 points.

Decker grabbed 10 of the 34 rebounds for Iroquois/Doland. Huls had team-high totals of four assists and six steals.

Jada Koener finished with a game-high 24 points for Freeman Academy/Marion, which is now 1-5. She also had 18 rebounds and four steals. Alivea Weber had three assists.

Iroquois/Doland               16  36  48  55
Freeman Academy/Marion     12  24  31  41

Iroquois/Doland (2-4): Caycee Schneider 1 0-1 2; Hayley Geyer 1 1-2 3; Harley Nelson 2 2-2 6; Jorja Huls 4 3-7 11; Taylynn Iron Hawk 1 0-0 2; Anna Decker 3 4-4 10; Kaitlyn Maas 4 3-4 11; Katie Dubro 4 2-5 10. Totals: 20 15-25 55.

Freeman Academy/Marion (1-5): Alexa Gortmaker 1 2-2 4; Alivea Weber 2 0-1 5; Jade Koerner 9 6-13 24; Hadley Luke 1 0-0 2; Kristen Wieman 0 1-3 1; Leah Goodwin 0 2-4 2; Maria Cortes 0 1-2 1; Estelle Waltner 1 0-0 2. Totals: 14 12-15 41.

Rebounds: ID 34 (Decker 10); FAM 49 (Koerner 18). 3-point goals: ID 0; FAM 1 (Weber 1). Turonvers: ID 26; FAM 38. Assists: ID 13 (Huls 4); FAM 7 (Weber 3). Steals: ID 19 (Huls 6); FAM 8 (Koerner 4). Fouls: ID 21; FAM 22.

Arlington 43, De Smet 37
ARLINGTON — After trailing 23-17 at the half, Arlington outscored De Smet 16-2 in the third quarter and held on to win 43-37 on Thursday.

The Cardinals, who improved to 4-2, converted on nine 3-pointers in the game, compared to just one for De Smet.

Hadley Carlson had 15 points to lead Arlington, while Addalyn Steffensen, Jolyssa Steffensen and Brenley Goebel each had six points.

Grace Parry had six rebounds and four assists for the Cardinals, while Carlson had six steals.

Camryn Schmidt and Kennadi Buchholz had 11 and 10 points, respectively, for the Lady Bulldogs, who are now 5-4. Emma Albrecht had eight points.

Buchholz had 14 rebounds to help De Smet to a 36-28 advantage on the boards. Ella Poppinga had three assists, while Albrecht had three steals.

Arlington will host Deuel on Tuesday, while De Smet travels to play James Valley Christian in Huron on Monday.

De Smet     8  23  25  37
Arlington      4  17  33  43

De Smet (5-4): Camryn Schmidt 3 5-7 11; Kennadi Buchholz 4 2-6 10; Emma Albrecht 2 3-5 8; Mackenzie Zell 1 1-1 3; Ella Poppinga 2 1-1 5. Totals: 12 12-20 37.

Arlington (4-2): Tanaya Weiss 0 2-2 2; Harley Johnson 1 1-2 3; Hadley Carlson 6 1-2 15; Grace Parry 1 0-1 3; Erin Haufschild 1 0-0 2; Addalyn Steffensen 2 0-0 6; Jolyssa Steffensen 2 0-0 6; Brenley Goebel 2 0-0 6. Totals: 15 4-7 43.

Rebounds: D 36 (Buchholz 14); A 28 (Parry 6). 3-point goals: D 1 (Albrecht 1); A 9 (Carlson 2, A. Steffensen 2, J. Steffensen 2, Goebel 2, Parry 1). Turnovers: D 33; A 28. Assists: D 7 (Poppinga 3); A 8 (Parry 4). Steals: D 10 (Albrecht 3); A 15 (Carlson 6). Fouls: D 13; A 17.

Wessington Springs 57, SBA 23
MILLER — Wessington Springs used a 57-23 victory against Sunshine Bible Academy in a 281 Conference matchup on Thursday to earn its first win of the season.

The Lady Spartans led 24-16 at the half and outscored SBA 19-3 in the third quarter to pull away for the win.

Harlee Heim had 17 points to lead three players in double figures for Wessington Springs, which is now 1-6. Kristie Munsen and Avery Orth added 15 and 14 points, respectively.

Heim also had 12 rebounds to help the Lady Spartans to a 57-41 advantage on the boards. Madison Privett had four assists and Cariassa Scheel had five steals.

Taylor Nelson led Sunshine Bible Academy (0-5) with seven points and two assists. Jakki Burma added six points and had 11 rebounds.

Wessington Springs             13  24  43  57
Sunshine Bible Academy       6  16  19  23

Wessington Springs (1-6): Angela Paulson 0 1-4 1; Kristie Munsen 7 1-3 15; Harleee Heim 8 1-3 17; Avery Orth 5 4-9 14; Cariassa Scheel 1 1-2 4; Marissa Dornbusch 1 0-0 2; Raylee Fagerhaug 1 0-0 2; Hannah Heezen 1 0-0 2. Totals: 24 8-21 57.

Sunshine Bible Academy (0-5): Jakki Burma 2 1-4 6; Abby Haun 1 0-2 3; Shelby Bridges 1 0-0 3; Taylor Nelson 3 1-1 7; Betra Amare 0 0-1 0; Kennedy Keck 2 0-0 4. Totals: 9 2-8 23.

Rebounds: WS 57 (Heim 12); SBA 41 (Burma 11). 3-point goals: WS 1 (Scheel 1); SBA 3 (Burma 1, Haun 1, Bridges 1). Turnovers: WS 12; SBA 25. Assists: WS 15 (Privett 4); SBA 3 (Nelson 2). Steals: WS 23 (Scheel 5); SBA 9. Fouls: WS 11; SBA 16 (Nelson, out).

Boys

Wolsey-Wessington 57, James Valley Christian 19
WOLSEY — The Wolsey-Wessington Warbirds pushed their season mark to 5-1 Thursday night, with a 57-19 win over the James Valley Christian Vikings in 281 Conference boys’ basketball action.

The Warbirds were led by Corbin Haarmeyer’s 14 points, while Payson Gohn added nine points and claimed 10 rebounds in the contest. Jake Williams and Ethan Nelson each handed out three assists for Wolsey-Wessington.

No statistics for James Valley Christian were available.

The Warbirds will be on the road next Tuesday, to battle Iroquois/Doland in Iroquois, while the Vikings host Sully Buttes this afternoon at 1 p.m..

Milbank 54, Clark/Willow Lake 45
MILBANK — The Milbank Bulldogs powered away in the second half Thursday night, for a 54-45 win over the Clark/Willow Lake Cyclones in boys’ basketball action.

C/WL led 21-17 at the half but were outscored by 13 in the final two stanzas by the Bulldogs for the win. Milbank improves to 3-3 with the win.

Bennett Schwenn scored 21 points to lead Milbank, while Carter Hartman added 16 and Mason Riley chipped in 11. Justus Osborn came off the Bulldog bench to claim six rebounds to lead the team.

The Cyclones were led off their bench by Noah Boykin, who scored 15 points and grabbed a game-high eight boards. Tyler O’Neill added 12 points for Clark/Willow Lake.

The Cylones return to action on Friday, with a trip to Webster.

Clark/Willow Lake       8 21 24 45
Milbank         10 17 34 54

Clark/Willow Lake (2-3): Kalab Marx 3 1-2 8; Tyler O’Neill 3 5-5 12; Trey Huber 2 0-0 6; Renner Uecker 0 1-2 1; Mitchell Larson 0 0-2 0; Cole Brenden 1 0-0 3; Noah Boykin 5 5-9 15. Totals: 14 12-20 45.

Milbank (3-3): Mason Riley 3 5-7 11; Will Cummins 1 0-4 2; Bennett Schwenn 8 2-5 21; Carter Hartman 4 5-7 16; Justus Osborn 1 0-0 2; Garrett Mertens 0 2-2 2. Totals: 17 17-25.

FG: CWL - 14-39 36%; M - 17-38 45%. 3PT FG: CWL - 5-19 (Huber 2, MArx, O’Neill and Brenden); M - 3-16 (Hartman 3). Rebounds: CWL - 26 (Boykin 8); M - 27 (Osborn 6). Turnovers: CWL - 10; M - 8. Fouls: 20 (Marx out); M - 20.



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