Area girls' and boys' basketball


James Valley Christian 62, Estelline 32
HURON — Two players reached double figures to assist the James Valley Chrisitan Vikings in their dominating 62-32 win over the Estelline Redmen, Saturday in Class “B” boys’ basketball action.
The Vikings towered over the Redmen at the end of the first quarter by nine points, and had more than doubled Estelline’s score by half time, while the Redmen were unable to recover.
Darrian Hood led the Vikings, now 8-11 on the season, with a game-high of 13 points and six rebounds, while Calton Schweigart added 10 more and led the rebounders with eight.
Marcis Hausman was the only player for the Redmen to reach double figures with 11 points, while Thomas West led the team’s rebounders with five.
The James Valley Christian Vikings will return to the court on Friday when they host the Wessington Springs Spartans, while the Estelline Redmen with take on the De Smet Bulldogs on Monday.   

James Valley Christian 20 42 55 62
Estelline 11 15 20 32
James Valley Christian (8-11): Darrian Hood 4 5-5 13; Calton Schweigart 4 1-2 10; Ryan Wager 3 1-1 8; Derek Thompson 4 0-0 8; Michael Waldner 3 0-0 7; Josh Wieting 2 0-0 6; Braden Held 2 0-0 5; Zach Hofer 1 2-2 5. Totals: 23 9-10 62.
Estelline (0-17): Marcis Hausman 5 0-0 11; Davon Dahl 2 0-0 6; Riley Benning 2 0-0 5; Spencer Lutz 1 0-0 3; Hunter Miller 1 1-2 3; harrison Wegner 1 0-4 2; Thomas West 1 0-0 2. Totals: 13 1-6 32.
FG: JVC - 23-50 48%; E - 18-44 42%. 3-pt FG: JVC - 7-19 (Wieting 2); W - 5-18 (Dahl 2). Rebounds JVC - 33 (Schweigart 8); E - 21 (West 5). TO: JVC - 10; E - 15. Fouls: JVC - 7; E - 10. Steals: JVC - 9; E - 6. Assists: JVC - 19; E - 7.

Potter County 60, Hitchcock-Tulare 47
GETTYSBURG — The Potter County Battlers sprinted to a 23-9 lead after the first quarter and never let the cushion shrink, taking a 60-47 win over the Hitchcock-Tulare Patriots Saturday in non-conference boys’ basketball.
Cole Nafziger scored 21 points and Dawson Simon added 19 points and had seven rebounds for the Battlers, who move to 12-6 with the win.
For the Patriots, now 6-12, Ty Hofer scored 21 points, had a game-high 12 rebounds and handed out three assists. Teammate Zach Binger added 15 points and 10 boards for H-T.
The Patriots will host Wolsey-Wessington on Tuesday in Hitchcock.

Hitchcock-Tulare     9    22  27  47
Potter County     23  37  46  60
Hitchcock-Tulare (6-12): Grant Hamilton 3 0-0 6; Zach Binger 4 4-5 15; Caileb Wanner 0 1-2 1; Ty Hofer 7 7-12 21; Dason Gahm 2 0-0 4. Totals: 16 12-19 47.
Potter County (12-6): Cole Nafziger 7 5-6 21; Ben Krueger 2 2-2 7; Dawson Simon 4 10-11 19; Calen Decker 2 2-4 6; Shad Sharp 1 2-2 4; Phillip Vetter 1 1-2 3. Totals: 17 22-27 60.
FG: HT - 16-51 31%; PC - 17-58 32%. 3pt FG: HT - 3-12 (Binger 3); PC - 4-22 (Nafziger 2, Krueger and Simon). Rebounds: HT - 45 (Hofer 12, Binger 10). Assists: HT - 7 (Hofer 3); PC - 11 (Kolten Kirby 4). Turnovers: HT - 24; PC - 16. Fouls: HT - 22 (Hamilton out); PC - 17.

DWU Classic
De Smet defeated Freeman Academy/Marion 61-43 and Canistota edged Sanborn Central-Woonsocket 41-37.

Potter County 62, Hitchcock-Tulare 49
GETTYSBURG — The Potter County Lady Battlers led the Hitchcock-Tulare Lady Patriots at all the quarter stops, emerging with a 62-49 non-conference girls basketball win Saturday afternoon.
Jenna Robbennolt scored 20 points and had four assists, while Kori Hansen added 13 points for the Lady Battlers, who improve to 9-9 with the win. Karen Smith led all rebounders with seven boards.
Elizabeth Salmen scored 14 points for Hitchcock-Tulare, which falls to 11-8 with the loss. Salmen and Ashley Masat each claimed four rebounds.
The Lady Patriots will close their regular season on Tuesday, when they host Wolsey-Wessington in Hitchcock.

Hitchcock-Tulare     13  21  33  49
Potter County     16  30  44  62
Hitchcock-Tulare (11-8): Dawson Otto 0 3-6 3; Elizabeth Salmen 3 7-8 14; Ally Binger 2 4-4 9; Baylee Enander 3 2-6 8; Tyler Schone 2 1-2 5; Kenidee Enander 0 0-1 0; Ashley Masat 1 2-2 4; Dannyn Peterson 2 2-3 6. Totals: 13 21-32 49.
Potter County (9-9): Samantha Stethem 3 1-5 7; Kori Hansen 4 2-2 13; Jenna Robbennolt 4 12-18 20; Paige Worth 3 0-0 7; Karen Smith 3 1-2 7; Delanie Larson 1 0-0 2; Kayla Sautner 2 2-2 6. Totals: 20 18-29 62.
FG: HT - 13-50 26%; PC - 20-50 40%. 3-pt FG: HT - 2-4 (Salmen and Binger); PC - 4-13 (Hansen 3, Worth). Rebounds: HT - 23 (Salmen and Masat, 4 each); PC - 47 (Smith 7). Assists: HT - 7 (Binger 3); PC - 13 (Robbennolt 4). Turnovers: HT - 16; PC - 16. Fouls: HT - 23 (Salmen out); PC - 19.

Estelline 55, James Valley Christian 36
HURON — The Estelline Lady Redmen escaped with a 55-36 victory over the James Valley Christian Lady Vikings, in Class “B” girls’ basketball action on Saturday night.
Estelline had a five-point lead by the end of the first quarter, while James Valley did not manage to recover at each stop. The Lady Redmen improved to 5-13 on the season, while the Lady Vikings dropped to 4-14 with the loss.
Brinn Begalka led Estelline with a game-high of 21 points and five rebounds, followed by Kylie Beare with nine more.
Karilyn Witing and Rebekah Williams tallied up nine points each to lead James Valley, while Summer Gross led the rebounders with ten.
The Lady Vikings will travel to Forestburg to take on the Sanborn Central-Woonsocket Blackhawks on Monday night, while the Lady Redmen are set to battle with the De Smet Bulldogs on Tuesday.

Estelline         17 32 40 55
James Valley Christian    12 19 27 36
Estelline (5-13): Brinn Begalka 6 7-7 21; Kylie Beare 3 3-7 9; Marissa Golas 3 0-2 7; Tasha Vohlken 3 0-0 6; Tiffany Vohlken 3 0-0 6; Jordan Saathoff 3 0-1 6. Totals: 21 10-17 55.
JVC (4-14): Karilyn Wieting 4 0-1 9; Rebekah Williams 4 0-4 9; Avery Shumaker 3 2-3 8; Josalyn Wipf 2 0-0 4; Emily Hasart 1 0-0 2; Summer Gross 1 0-0 2; Brenna Held 1 0-0 2. Totals: 16 2-8 36.
FG: E - 21-47 45%; JVC - 16-53 30%. 3-pt FG: E - 3-8 (Begalka 2, Golas 1); JVC - 2-6 (Wieting 1, Williams 1). Rebounds: E - 21 (Begalka 5); JVC - 24 (Gross 10). Steals: E - 12; JVC - 14. TO: E - 16; JVC - 20. Fouls: E - 11; JVC - 11.

MIKE CARROLL/PLAINSMAN
James Valley Christian’s Zachary Kleinsasser grabs a rebound during a game against Estelline on Saturday at the JVC gym.
James Valley Christian’s Josalyn Wipf holds the ball on the perimeter as she is guarded by Estelline’s Tasha Voliken during their game Saturday at the JVC gym. 


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