Five area basketball contests


Sanborn Central-Woonsocket 57, James Valley Christian 35
WOONSOCKET — With a balanced scoring attack, Sanborn Central-Woonsocket recorded a 57-35 victory against James Valley Christian in a 281 Conference matchup on Monday.
After staking an 18-12 lead in the first quarter, the Lady Blackhawks opened up a 31-20 advantage at the half.
Tristan Ziebart had 12 points to lead Sanborn Central-Woonsocket, which improved to 11-8, while Abby Doering had 10 points. Megan Poyer, Sarah Morgan, Madi Moody, Kaylee White and Tesa Jensen all had six points each.
Poyer also had team-high totals of seven rebounds, seven assists and four steals for the Lady Blackhawks.
Karilyn Wieting recorded a game-high 15 points and three assists to lead the Lady Vikings, who are now 4-15. Rebekah Williams also reached double figures with 11 points.
Avery Shumaker led JVC with six rebounds and three steals.
Sanborn Central-Woonsocket will close the regular season Thursday by hosting Mitchell Christian in Forestburg. The Lady Vikings will host Wessington Springs in a 281 Conference matchup on Friday to close the regular season.

James Valley Christian     12  20  31  35
Sanborn Central-Woonsocket     18  31  44  57
James Valley Christian (4-15): Avery Shumaker 1 0-0 2; Summer Gross 1 0-0 2; Rebekah Williams 5 0-0 11; Emily Hasart 0 1-2 1; Karilyn Wieting 5 3-5 15; Josalyn Wipf 1 0-0 2; Brenna Held 1 0-0 2. Totals: 14 4-7 35.
Sanborn Central-Woonsocket (11-8): Megan Poyer 2 0-0 6; Sarah Morgan 3 0-0 6; Madi Moody 3 0-0 6; Tristan Ziebart 5 0-0 12; Abby Doering 4 2-4 10; Abby Vermeulen 2 0-0 4; Katie Schmit 0 0-2 0; Alissa Ball 0 1-2 1; Erica Howard 0 0-2 0; Kaylee White 2 2-2 6; Tesa Jensen 3 0-0 6. Totals: 24 5-12 57.
Rebounds JVC 31 (Shumaker 6); SCW 30 (Poyer 7). 3-point goals: JVC 3 (Wieting 2, Williams 1); SCW 4 (Poyer 2, Ziebart 2). Turnovers: JVC 26; SCW 16. Assists: JVC 9 (Wieting 3); SCW 16 (Poyer 7). Steals: JVC 9 (Shumaker 3); SCW 12 (Poyer 4). Fouls: JVC 15; SCW 14.

Flandreau 57, Clark-Willow Lake 53
WILLOW LAKE — Flandreau escaped with a 57-53 victory against Clark-Willow Lake on Saturday.
Flandreau, which improved to 13-6, led by just three points during the first three quarter breaks and held on for the victory.
Hannah Parsley finished with a game-high 27 points for Flandreau, while Kathy Parsley, Ashtyn Bertram and Makenzey Burggraff all had six points each.
Janae Kolden had six of the team’s seven 3-pointers to lead the Cyclones with 24 points. Abbrie Bratland and Saylor Burke added eight and seven points, respectively.
Clark-Willow Lake will face Florence/Henry in Clark today, before closing the regular season against Redfield-Doland in Clark on Thursday.

Flandreau         13  29  42  57
Clark-Willow Lake     10  26  39  53
Flandreau (13-6): Mara Lunday 2 0-0 4; Kathy Parsley 3 0-0 6; Hannah Parsley 10 5-7 27; Mananna Pavlis 1 0-0 2; Brooke Iott 0 1-2 1; Ashtyn Bertram 2 0-0 6; Tishara Hardy 1 2-3 5; Makenzey Burggraff 2 2-3 6. Totals: 21 13-15 57.
Clark-Willow Lake (8-10): Abbie Bratland 4 0-0 8; Taylor Hartley 0 3-4 3; Charity Kabwe 3 0-0 6; Callie Feming 1 0-0 2; Janae Kolden 8 2-2 24; Morgan Burke 1 0-0 3; Saylor Burke 3 1-2 7. Totals: 20 6-8 53.

Boys
De Smet 61, Freeman Academy/Marion 43
MITCHELL — De Smet inched closer to the .500 mark with a 61-43 victory against Freeman Academy/Marion during the DWU Culver’s Classic on Saturday at the Corn Palace in Mitchell.
After both teams scored 12 points in the opening quarter, the Bulldogs pulled ahead with a 17-11 scoring advantage in the second quarter to lead 29-23 at the half. De Smet stretched its advantage to 42-31 heading into the final quarter of play.
Trevin Holland had 18 points to lead three players in double figures for the Bulldogs, who improved to 8-9. Gage Gruenhagen had 17 points and 14 rebounds, while Zach Wolkow had 10 points.
Thaniel Schroeder was the lone player to reach double figures with 11 points for Freeman Academy/Marion, which is now 6-8.
The De Smet boys cruised past Estelline 73-21 on Monday, but results from that game were not available
The Bulldogs will face Deuel in Clear Lake on Thursday before closing the regular season at Flandreau on Saturday.

De Smet                   12  29  42  61
Freeman Academy/Marion      12  23  31  43
De Smet (8-9): Cade Birkel 1 0-0 3; Gage Gruenhagen 6 4-5 17; Zach Wolkow 4 2-2 10; Trevin Holland 6 3-4 18; Taylor Eichacker 1 0-0 2; Ethan McCune 4 0-0 8; Jared Hoefert 1 0-0 3. Totals: 23 9-11 61.
Freeman Academy/Marion (6-8): Dylan Johansen 3 0-3 7; Thaniel Schroeder 4 2-3 11; Gavin Pankratz 2 2-3 6; Quincy Blue 2 0-1 4; Stephen Waltner 3 0-0 8; Thalen Schroeder 3 1-1 7. Totals: 17 5-11 43.
Rebounds: D 31 (Gruenhagen 14); FAM 19 (Pankratz 5). 3-pointers: D 6 (Holland 3, Birkel 1, Gruenhagen 1, Hoefert 1); FAM 4 (Waltner 2, Johansen 1, Thaniel Schroeder 1). Turnovers: D 11; FAM 10. Assists: D 9 (Wolkow 3); FAM 7. Steals: D 4; FAM 5 (Pankratz 2). Fouls: D 10; FAM 12.

Canistota 41, Sanborn Central-Woonsocket 37
MITCHELL — In a battle between two of the top Class B boys’ basketball teams in the state, Canistota emerged with a 41-37 victory against Sanborn Central-Woonsocket in the DWU Culver’s Classic on Saturday a the Corn Palace.
The Hawks, who improved to 14-2, led 13-7 at the end of the first quarter and were able to hold on for the victory.
Trey Ortman led Canistota with 13 points and two assists. Connor Carlson added 10 points and had a team-high nine rebounds.
Trey Weber and Tater Moody each had 12 points for the Blackhawks, who are now 13-5. Trent Kingsbury and Jared Goldammer added six and five points, respectively.
Kingsbury had nine rebounds for Sanborn Central-Woonsocket, while Weber had three assists and two steals.
The Blackhawks will host Mitchell Christain in Forestburg on Thursday.

Sanborn Central-Woonsocket 7  16  27  37
Canistota                  13  20  32  41
Sanborn Central-Woonsocket (13-5): Spens Schlicht 1 0-0 2; Trey Weber 4 0-0 12; Trent Kingsbury 2 1-2 6; Jared Goldammer 2 1-2 5; Tater Moody 4 3-4 12. Totals: 13 5-8 37.
Canistota (14-2): Trey Ortman 5 2-4 13; Tyce Ortman 2 0-0 4; Scott Jolley 2 0-0 4; Connor Carlson 5 0-0 10; Jared Tienszen 2 0-0 4; Jordan Lee 2 2-3 6. Totals: 18 4-7 41.
Rebounds: SCW 24 (Moody 10); C 28 (Carlson 9). 3-point shots: SCW 6 (Weber 4, Kingsbury 1, Moody 1); C 1 (Trey Ortman 1). Turnovers: SCW 12; C 13. Assists: SCW 10 (Kingsbury 4); C 8 (Jolley 5). Steals: SCW 3 (Weber 2); C 5 (Tyce Ortman 2). Fouls: SCW 12; C 8.

Flandreau 68, Clark-Willow Lake 52
WILLOW LAKE — A strong opening quarter propelled Flandreau to a 68-52 victory against Clark-Willow Lake on Saturday.
Dylan LeBrun had 35 points, including four 3-pointers, to lead Flandreau, which improved to 12-5. Connor LeBrun also reached double figures with 20 points.
The Cyclones, who are now 14-4, were led by Jacob Prouty with 22 points. Bradyn Rusher had 12 points, while Ntai Stevens added seven points.
Clark-Willow Lake returns to action Friday against Redfield-Doland in Doland.

Flandreau 17  31  46  68
Clark-Willow Lake 9  23  36  52
Flandreau (12-5): Dylan LeBrun 12 8-8 35; Connor LeBrun 5 7-8 20; Andfew Julson 2 0-0 4; Nate Kneebone 0 1-2 1; Edu Povea 1 1-2 3; Grady Gullickson 1 2-2 5. Totals: 21 19-22 68.
Clark-Willow Lake (14-4): Jacob Prouty 9 0-0 22; Grayson Florey 2 0-0 5; Bradyn Rusher 3 4-7 12; Micah Burke 1 1-2 3; Ntai Stevens 3 0-0 7; Sho Sunagawa 1 0-0 3. Totals: 19 5-9 52.




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