Area basketball action

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James Valley Christian 70, De Smet 65
HURON — Four players reached double figures for the James Valley Christian Vikings, en route to a 70-65 victory over the De Smet Bulldogs Saturday night.
The two teams ended the first quarter with a tie, but the remainder of the game was dominated by JVC as DS did not recover.
JVC, now 7-10 on the season, were led by Ryan Wager with 25 points, followed by Braden Held with 14, Michael Waldner tallied 13 points, while Darrian Hood added 10 points and seven rebounds.
Gage Gruenhagen led the Bulldogs with a game-high of 29 points, while Trevin Holland added 16 more. DS dropped to 5-9 with the loss.
The Vikings will travel to Mitchell Christian to take on the Golden Eagles on Tuesday, while the Bulldogs host the Castlewood Warriors Monday.

James Valley     18 43 55 70
De Smet         18 30 40 65
James Valley (7-10): Ryan Wager 9 4-4 25; Braden Held 5 0-0 14; Michael Waldner 6 0-1 13; Darrian Hood 3 3-4 10; Josh Wieting 2 0-0 6; Colton Schweigert 1 0-0 2. Totals: 26 7-9 70.
De Smet (5-9): Gage Gruenhagen 8 10-10 29; Trevin Holland 5 5-6 16; Zach Wolkow 3 2-4 8; Ethan McCune 2 0-0 5; Code Birkel 2 0-0 4; Jared Hoefert 1 0-0 3. Totals: 21 17-20 65.
FG: JVC - 25-54 47%; DS - 21-50 45 %. 3-pt FG: JVC - 11-24 (Held 4); DS - 6-17 (Gruenhagen 3). Rebounds: JVC - 23 (Hood 7); DS - 33 (Gruenhagen 8). TO: JVC - 16; DS - 18. Steals: JVC - 13; DS - 5. Assists: JVC - 17; DS - 10.

Wolsey-Wessington 46, Sanborn Central-Woonsocket 45
WOLSEY — The Wolsey-Wessington Wardbirds battled for a close 46-45 victory over the Sanborn Central-Woonsocket Blackhawks Saturday afternoon.
The Blackhawks kept the lead at the closing of the first quarter, with the Warbirds only one point behind, then a tie at the end of the second led to the Warbirds leading the second half of the match.
WW improved to 10-5 on the season and were led by Diedrich Offt with 10 points, while Devante Luellman, Brevan Hooks and Carter Mehling each scored eight points.
The Blackhawks, who are now 11-4, were led by Noah Dickson with 20, while Jared Goldammer followed with eight.
The Warbird travel to Wessington Springs on Tuesday to take on the Spartans, while the Blackhawks will go to Iroquois to battle the Chiefs.

Wolsey-Wessington                8 24 40 46
Sanborn Central-Woonsocket 9 24 36 45
Wolsey-Wessington (10-5): Diedrich Offt 3 1-2 10; Devante Luellman 3 2-3 8; Brevan Hooks 3 0-0 8; Carter Mehling 2 2-3 8; Mark Hamilton 2 0-0 6; Lynden Williams 2 0-2 4; Skylar Zomer 1 0-0 2. Totals: 16 5-10 46.
Sanborn Central-Woonsocket (11-4): Noah Dickson 6 6-11 20; Jared Goldammer 4 0-0 8; Tater Moody 3 0-0 6; Trent Kingsbury 2 0-0 5; Trey Weber 1 0-0 4; Devon Weber 1 0-0 2. Totals: 18 6-11 45.

Burke-South Central 66, Wessington Springs 35
HIGHMORE — The Burke-South Central Cougars had a smashing victory of 66-35 over the Wessington Springs Spartans in Class “B” boys’ basketball action Saturday morning.
The Cougars, 6-8 on the season with the win, blazed ahead in all quarter stops as the Spartans, which dropped their season record to 4-9, were unable to make a comeback.
Jaden Frank led the Cougars with a game-high of 33 points, while Kary Person added 18 points and Daniel Johnson led the rebounders with seven.
The Spartans were led by Gunner Brandenburg with 12 points and five rebounds, while Noah Hainy followed with five points.
Wessington Springs will host the Wolsey-Wessington Warbirds Tuesday afternoon.

Burke/South Central     10 25 48 66
Wessington Springs       8 17 29 35
Burke-South Central (6-8): Jaden Frank 12 3-5 33; Kary Person 8 2-4 18; Tyson Mayer 2 0-0 4; Ellias Teffah 1 1-2 3; Daniel Johnson 1 0-2 2; Darrin Witt 1 0-0 2; Tyrone Mizner 1 0-0 2; Eric Topete 1 0-0 2. Totals: 27 6-13 66.
Wessington Springs (4-9): Gunner Brandenburg 6 0-2 12; Noah Hainy 1 2-2 5; Trevor Schmidt 2 0-0 4; Isaac Kolousek 0 3-4 3; Lane Olinger 1 0-0 3; John Witte 1 0-2 2; Jacob Messmer 0 2-2 2; Tyler Kole 1 0-2 2; Houston Mees 1 0-1 2. Totals: 13 7-15 35.
FG: BSC - 27-58 46%; WS - 13-50 26%. 3-pt FG: BSC - 6-16 (Frank 6); WS - 2-11 (Hainy 1, Olinger 1). Rebounds: BSC - 36 (Johnson 7, Person 6); WS - 29 (Brandenburg 5, Witte 5). Assists: BSC - 18; WS - 5. Steals: BSC - 10; WS - 4. TO: BSC - 13; WS - 19. Fouls: BSC - 14; WS - 12.

Redfield-Doland 64, Deubrook Area 47
SIOUX FALLS — The Redfield-Doland Pheasants swept the Deubrook Area Dolphins 64-47, Saturday afternoon.
The Pheasants, who are now 9-7, kept the lead at each quarter stop of the matchup besides the second quarter when the Dolphins made a comeback, finishing the quarter with a one-point lead.
Micaiah Utecht and Max Baloun led the trio of double figure finishers for RD, followed by Dalton Howell with 16 points. Utecht also led the rebounders at 16.
The Dolphins were led by Cody Bauman with a game-high of 26 points and eight rebounds, while Clayton Koppatscheck tallied 11 points.
The Pheasants will travel to Warner to tangle with the Monarchs Tuesday evening.

Redfield-Doland 11 19 40 64
Deubrook Area 7 20 32 47
Redfield-Doland (9-7): Micaiah Utecht 5 7-7 17; Max Baloun 7 3-7 17; Dalton Howell 3 10-14 16; Zach Jordan 3 2-5 8; Drew Rozell 1 2-3 4; Kolton Haider 1 0-0 2. Totals: 20 24-36 64.
Deubrook Area (6-10): Cody Bauman 10 4-7 26; Clayton Koppatschek 4 0-4 11; Brock Sheffield 2 1-4 5; Jack Bandemer 1 2-3 4; Nathan Schoenfeld 0 1-2 1. Totals: 17 8-24 47.
FG: RD - 20-40 50%; DA - 17-46 37%. 3-pt FG: RD - 0-5; DA - 5-17 (Koppatschek 3, Bauman 2). Rebounds: RD - 41 (Utecht 16); DA - 27 (Bauman 8). Assists: RD - 16; DA - 8. TO: RD - 15; DA - 15. Steals: RD - 7; DA - 7. Fouls: RD - 23; DA - 24.

Miller 69, Platte-Geddes 54
MILLER — The Miller Rustlers swept the Platte-Geddes Black Panthers with a 69-54 win in Class “A” boys’ basketball action on Saturday night.
Miller kept the lead at the end of each quarter, while the Panthers never managed to catch up.
The Rustlers, now 12-3 on the season, were led by Karst Hunter with 24 points and 10 rebounds, while Devin Letsche followed with 18 points.
Platte-Geddes fall to 7-8 with the loss.
The Miller Rustlers are set to travel to Wessington Springs to take on the Spartans Thursday.

Miller         21 35 48 69
Platte-Geddes     16 28 45 54

Girls
De Smet 52, James Valley Christian 14
HURON — The De Smet Lady Bulldogs smashed the James Valley Christian Lady Vikings with a 52-14 victory Saturday afternoon.
The Lady Bulldogs reached 12-4 on the season, while the Lady Vikings dropped to 4-12.
Ryan Osthus led De Smet with 19 points, while Kristen Poppen followed with 15 points and 13 rebounds.
James Valley was led by Rebekah Williams with six points, while Elizabeth Mendel added four more.
De Smet will host the Flandreau Fliers on Tuesday, while James Valley are set to travel to Mitchell to take on the Golden Eagles.  

De Smet 18 33 46 52
James Valley 4 4 8 14
De Smet (12-4): Rynn Osthus 7 5-6 19; Kristen Poppen 6 3-6 15; Autumn Wilkinson 3 0-0 8; Reyna Beck 2 0-0 4; Raegan Burke 1 0-0 2; Callie Martens 1 0-0 2; Gianna Janssen 1 0-2 2. Totals: 21 8-14 52.
James Valley (4-12): Rebekah Williams 3 0-0 6; Elizabeth Mendel 2 0-0 4; Karilyn Wieting 1 0-0 2; Avery Shumaker 1 0-2 2. Totals: 7 0-4 14.
FG: DS - 21-60 32%; JVC - 7-36 20%. 3-pt FG: DS - 2-9 (Wilkinson 2); JVC - 0-2. Rebounds: DS - 40 (Poppen 13); JVC - 20 (Emily Hasart 4). Steals: DS - 16; JVC - 8. TO: DS - 11; 10. Fouls: DS - 4; 10.  

Sanborn Central-Woonsocket 44, Wolsey-Wessington 37
WOLSEY — The Sanborn Central-Woonsocket Blackhawks took a 44-37 win over the Wolsey-Wessington Lady Warbirds, in Class “B” girls’ basketball action Saturday night.
The Blackhawks improve to 8-8 on the season, while the Lady Warbirds fall to 4-10.
Megan Power led the Blackhawks with 13 points and nine rebounds, while Abby Doering followed with 10 points.
The Lady Warbirds were led by Taylor Sprecher with 13 points, Raquel Nelson followed with 10 points while Courtney Sprecher led the rebounders with nine.
SCW are set to host the Iroquois Chiefs on Tuesday, while the Lady Warbirds will travel to Lake Preston Monday to take on the Divers.

Sanborn Central-Woonsocket (8-8): Megan Poyer 5 2-2 13; Abby Doering 3 4-4 10; Madi Moody 1 5-7 7; Tristan Ziebart 2 1-1 6; Sarah Morgan 2 0-1 4; Kaylee White 0 2-2 2; Tesa Jensen 1 0-0 2. Totals: 14 14-18 44.
Wolsey-Wessington (4-10): Taylor Sprecher 6 1-3 13; Raquel Nelson 4 2-3 10; Cortney Sprecher 4 0-1 9; Kahlen Krause 1 1-2 3; Brynn Haider 1 0-0 2. Totals: 164-9 37.
FG: SCW - 14-47 30%; WW - 16-58 28%. FT: SCW - 14-18; WW - 4-9. TO: SCW - 13; WW - 16. Fouls: SCW - 11; WW - 20. Rebounds: SCW - 28 (Megan Power 9); WW - 37 (Courtney Sprecher 9). Assists; SCW - 8; WW - 6. Steals: SCW - 11; WW - 11.

Jones County 44, Wessington Springs 39
HIGHMORE — The Jones County Coyotes took a 44-39 win over Wessington Springs  in a girls’ Class “B” basketball game Saturday morning.
The teams evened out their season records as the Coyotes improve to 4-11 with the win, while the Spartans dropped to 4-11.
JC took the lead finishing the first quarter, while WS made a comeback taking the lead at the second and third period stops, but fell at the end as the Coyotes had the victory.
The Coyotes were led by Jadyn Jensen with 21 points, while Savannah Krogman added eight points and nine rebounds.
Grace Gran led the Spartans with 15 points, while Cade Schelske followed with five.
Wessington Springs will host the Wolsey-Wessington Lady Warbirds on Tuesday.

Jones County     11 17 30 44
Wessington Springs       9 26 33 39
Jones County (4-11): Jadyn Jensen 7 6-10 21; Savannah Krogman 3 2-2 8; Mallory Valburg 2 1-2 5; Emily Jacobs 1 2-5 4; Taylor Feddersen 1 2-2 4; Lilli Moore 1 0-0 2. Totals: 15 13-21 44.
Wessington Springs (4-11): Grace Gran 6 3-5 15; Cadee Schelske 2 0-0 5; Makayla Dornbusch 2 0-0 4; Chastity Vissia 1 1-6 3; Sierra Swenson 1 1-2 3; Piper Jones 1 1-1 3; Keah Munsen 1 0-0 2; Angie Paulson 1 0-0 2; Maddie Privett 1 0-0 2. Totals: 16 6-14 39.
FG: JC - 15-51 29%; WS - 16-61 26%. 3-pt FG: JC - 1-3 (Jensen 1); WS - 1-9 (Schelske 1). Rebounds: JC - 33 (Krogman 9); WS - 36 (Vissia 8). Assists: JC - 11; WS - 10. Steals: JC - 7; WS - 18. TO: JC - 22; WS - 17. Fouls: JC - 17; WS - 17.  

Madison 63, Redfield-Doland 45
MADISON — The Madison Lady Bulldogs swept the Redfield-Doland Pheasants with a 63-45 victory, in Class “AA” girls’ basketball action Saturday.
The Lady Bulldogs, now 7-9 on the season, were led by Jessi Giles with 20 points, Olivia Red followed with 12, while Anna Theoplilius added 10 more.
Addison Rozell led the Pheasants with 18 points and ten rebounds, followed by Ever Millar with six. RD dropped to 9-7 with the loss.
The Pheasants travel to Warner on Tuesday to take on the Monarchs.

Madison         15 26 49 63
Redfield-Doland       5 19 30 45
FG: RD - 16-48 33%. 3-pt FG: RD - 3-11 27%. Rebounds: RD - 29 ; M - 42. Steals: M - 8. TO: M - 7. Assists: M - 7.

Friday’s games
BOYS
Deuel 56, Clark-Willow Lake 52
CLEAR LAKE — The Deuel Cardinals pulled off an upset Friday night, defeating the top-ranked Clark-Willow Lake Cyclones in Class “B” boys’ basketball action.
The Cardinals, now 9-7 on the season, took an early lead, leading C-WL at all quarter stops, and sending the Cyclones to only their third loss of the season, as their record fell to 11-3 with the loss.
Kellan Benck led the Cardinals with 22 points, while Scott Lovre tallied nine points and led the rebounders with nine.
Three players reached double figures for the Cyclones. Jacob Prouty led the trio with 16, Micah Burke followed with 15, while Bradyn Rusher added 14 more points. Ntai Stevens had a game-high 13 rebounds.
The Cyclones will travel to Tiospa Zina on Tuesday.

Deuel     11 28 41 56
C-WL         8 24 34 52
Deuel (9-7): Kellan Benck 7 1-2 22; Scott Lovre 4 1-1 9; Zach Stoltenburg 2 3-8 7; Tyson Palmquist 2 1-2 7; Isaac Ronne 1 1-2 7; Tyler Reichling 1 0-0 2; Payton Bauman 1 0-0 2. Totals: 18 11-20 56.
Clark-Willow Lake (11-3): Jacob Prouty 6 3-4 16; Micah Burke 6 3-4 15; Bradyn Rusher 5 3-4 14; Ntai Stevens 3 0-0 6; Stone Burke 0 1-2 1. Totals: 20 10-14 52.
FG: D - 18-44 41%; CWL - 20-58 33%. 3-pt FG: D - 9-21 (Bench 7, Palmquist 2); CWL - 2-21 (Prouty 1, Rusher 1). Rebounds: D - 34 (Lovre 9, Ronne 8); CWL - 40 (Stevens 13, M. Burke 8). Assists: D - 12 (Stoltenburg 4). Steals: D - 3; CWL - 3. TO: D - 3; CWL - 2. Fouls: D - 16; CWL - 20.

Hitchcock-Tulare 64, Sunshine Bible Academy 54
MILLER — The Hitchcock-Tulare Patriots swept the Sunshine Bible Academy Crusaders with a 64-54 victory in  281 Conference boys’ basketball action Friday night.
The Patriots ended the first quarter with an 18-point lead, and the Crusaders were never able to recover. Hitchcock-Tulare improved to 5-10 on the season, while SBA dropped to an 0-13 season record.
Hitchcock-Tulare’s trio of double figure finishers was led by Zach Binger with 24 points, Caleb Warner followed with 18 point and 11 rebounds, while Grant Hamilton added 16 more.
Travis Hass led the Crusaders with 22 points, while Jade Burma tallied 14 points and led with 16 rebounds.
The Patriots will host the Highmore-Harrold Pirates on Tuesday, while the Crusaders are set to host the Mitchell Christian Golden Eagles on Monday.

H-T     20 31 50 64
SBA       2 21 32 54
Hitchcock-Tulare (5-10): Zach Binger 3 4-6 24; Caleb Warner 6 6-8 18; Grant Hamilton 3 10-12 16; Ty Hofer 2 0-4 4; Anthony Anderson 1 0-0 2. Totals: 20 20-30 64.
Sunshine Bible (0-13): Travis Hass 9 3-4 22; Jade Burma 4 6-6 14; EJ Big Eagle 3 2-2 9; Ross Engle 1 3-10 5; Chris Hass 0 2-2 2; Sam Pedersen 1 0-2 2. Totals: 18 16-26 54.
FG: HT - 20-43 47%; SBA - 18-48 36%. 3-pt FG: HT - 4-14 (Binger 4); SBA - 2-8 (T. Hass 1, Big Eagle 1). Rebounds: HT - 33 (Warner 11); SBA - 33 (Burma 16). Assists: HT - 16 (Hamilton 7); SBA - 11 (Engle 3). TO: HT - 14; SBA - 17. Steals: HT - 12; SBA - 11. Fouls: HT - 23; SBA - 20.

GIRLS
Sunshine Bible Academy 53, Hitchcock-Tulare 52
MILLER — It was a close call for the Sunshine Bible Academy Crusaders on Friday night, as they escaped with a 53-52 win over the Hitchcock-Tulare Lady Patriots in girls’ basketball 281 Conference action.
The Lady Patriots led after the first and second quarters, but the Crusaders came back to take the lead at the end of the third period and hold on for the win.
Lindsey Wilken led the Crusaders with 26 points and 14 rebounds, while Susan Wilken followed with 15 points.
The Lady Patriots were led by four players in double figures, as Tyler Schone tallied 13 points, while Elizabeth Salmen added 11. Dawsyn Otto and Dannyn Peterson each added 10 points.
Sunshine Bible Academy, now 7-7 on the year, are set to host the Mitchell Christian Golden Eagles on Monday, while Hitchcock-Tulare, which fell to 10-7 with the loss, will travel to Iroquois to take on the Lady Chiefs Thursday.

SBA       8 14 33 53
H-T     11 17 31 52
Sunshine Bible (7-7): Lindsey Wilken 10 3-6 26; Susan Wilken 5 5-6 15; Bethany Knechne 1 4-6 6; Shariah Brockel 1 1-2 3; Cassidy Clark 1 0-0 3. Totals: 18 13-20 53.
Hitchcock-Tulare (10-7): Tyler Schone 6 1-2 13; Elizabeth Salmen 5 1-2 11; Dawson Otto 3 4-8 10; Dannyn Peterson 3 4-6 10; Ally Binger 1 0-1 3; Baylee Enander 1 1-3 3; Ashley Masat 0 2-2 2. Totals: 19 13-24 52.
FG: SBA - 18-52 35%; HT - 19-47 40%. 3-pt FG: SBA - 4-14 (L. Wilken 3, Clark 1); HT - 1-5 (Binger 1). Rebounds: SBA - 37 (L. Wilken 14, Konechne 7); HT - 37 (Binger 7, Dawson 6, Enander 6). Assists: SBA - 11 (S. Wilken 7); HT - 13 (Binger 4). TO: SBA - 21; HT - 27. Steals: SBA - 22; HT - 18. Fouls: SBA - 20; HT - 20.

PHOTOS BY MIKE CARROLL/PLAINSMAN
De Smet’s Cade Birkel drives to the basket against James Valley Christian’s Ryan Wager during their game Saturday at the JVC gym. De Smet’s Rynn Osthus dribbles against defensive pressure by James Valley Christian’s Rebekah Williams during their game Saturday at the JVC gym. De Smet’s Gage Gruenhagen drives against James Valley Christian’s Joshua Wieting during their game Saturday at the JVC gym. 

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