Six area basketball games

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Clark-Willow Lake 62, Milbank 60
MILBANK — The Class “B” No. 1 ranked Clark-Willow Lake Cyclones took their top ranking out for a test drive Tuesday night, emerging with a tough 62-60 win over the Milbank Bulldogs in boys’ basketball action.
The Cyclones built a 19-point lead early in the second half, before the Bulldogs began firing back.
Milbank shot 12-24 from behind the three-point line, including a 9-13 effort in the second half. The Bulldogs were just 2 of 2 from the charity stripe, while Clark-Willow Lake was 14 of 18.
Jacob Prouty led C-WL with 27 points and shared rebounding honors with Micah Burke, as each claimed five boards. Bradyn Rusher scored 19 points to join Prouty in double figures.
Jonny Ash scored 17 and Jake Fox added 13 for Milbank, which falls to 3-5. Fox and Preston Morton each had six rebounds.
Clark-Willow Lake, now 7-0, will play George-Little Rock of Iowa on Saturday at the Pentagon in Sioux Falls in the Heritage Classic.

Clark-Willow Lake     20  39  50  62
Milbank         13  21  43  60
Clark-Willow Lake (7-0): Grayson Florey 2 1-2 5; Ntai Stevens 0 2-3 2; Bradyn Rusher 7 3-3 19; Jacob Prouty 8 7-8 27; Micah Burke 4 1-2 9. Totals: 21 14-18 62.
Milbank (3-5): Derrick Aho 2 0-0 5; Jonny Ash 6 0-0 17; Jake Fox 5 0-0 13; Jordan Riley 1 0-0 2; James Weber 1 0-0 2; Braden Brandriet 3 0-0 8; Preston Morton 4 0-0 8; Mitch Quade 1 2-2 5. Totals 23 2-2 60.
FG: CWL - 21-42 50%; M - 23-43 53%. 3-pt FG: CWL - 6-14 (Prouty 4, Rusher 2); M - 12 (Ash 5, Fox 3, Brandriet 2, Aho 1, Quade 1). Rebounds: CWL - 18 (Prouty 5, Burke 5); M - 24 (Fox 6, Morton 6). TO: CWL - 11; M - 18. Fouls: CWL - 9 (Florey out); M - 18.

Miller 63, Redfield-Doland 46
MILLER — The Miller Rustlers improved to 7-1 with a 63-46 victory against the Redfield-Doland Pheasants on Tuesday.
Karst Hunter had 21 points to lead the Rustlers, while Steven Fernholz also reached double figures with 18 points and Caleb DeBoer had nine points.
Hunter also grabbed nine rebounds for Miller.
Max Baloun led the Pheasants, who are now 4-3, with 12 points.
Miller returns to action Thursday at Sully Buttes, while Redfield-Doland will host Deuel on Friday.

Girls
Highmore-Harrold 50, Wolsey-Wessington 41
WOLSEY — The Highmore-Harrold Pirates edged the Wolsey-Wessington Lady Warbirds Monday night, in 281 Conference girls’ basketball action. The Pirates move to 6-3 with the win, while Wolsey-Wessington falls to 1-6 with the loss.
Halle Kroeplin scored 16 points and handed out four assists for the Pirates, while teammates Rebecca Buchholz and Zoe Tvedt each notched 12 points. Buchholz shared rebounding honors with Brianna Beckler, as each Pirate snagged six.
Chantel Haider led Wolsey-Wessington with 10 points, while both Taylor Sprecher and Raquel Nelson notched nine counters. Sprecher also had a game-high 10 rebounds.
Wolsey-Wessington opens competition at the 281 Conference Tournament Friday  in Wolsey against Wessington Springs, while the Pirates open tournament play on Friday  against James Valley Christian.

Highmore-Harrold     13  24  33  50
Wolsey-Wessington       8  26  31  41
Highmore-Harrold (6-3): Halle Kroeplin 5 3-5 16; Rebecca Buchholz 4 1-2 12; Natalie Leisinger 0 1-2 1; Halle Tvedt 1 0-0 2; Taylor chavez 1 0-0 2; Oakley Jandreau 1 1-2 4; Zoe Tvedt 6 0-0 12; Madison Bollweg 0 1-2 1. Totals: 18 7-13 50.
Wolsey-Wessington (1-6): Taylor Sprecher 3 3-4 9; Chantel Haider 5 0-2 10; Cortney Sprecher 1 0-0 2; Raquel Nelson 4 1-2 9; Kailen Krause 2 1-1 5; Ally Boomsma 3 0-0 6. Totals: 18 5-9 41.
FG: HH - 18-58 31%; WW - 18-62 29%; 3-pt FG: HH - 7 (Kroeplin 3, Buchholz 3, Jandreau); WW - 0. Rebounds: HH - 29 (Buchholz 6, Brianna Beckler 6); WW - 32 (T. Sprecher 10). TO: HH - 14; WW - 17. Assists: HH - 14 (Kroeplin 4); WW - 8 (Lizzi Brandt 3). Fouls: HH - 9; WW - 17 (Krause out).

Lower Brule 64, Sunshine Bible Academy 57
MILLER — The Sunshine Bible Academy Crusaders jumped out to an early lead, but saw the Lower Brule Lady Sioux steam back and take a 64-57 non-conference girls’ basketball win Tuesday night.
Lower Brule also earned a win in the boys’ game, with a 74-42 decision against the Crusaders.
More results from both games will run in Thursday’s paper.
Molly Jandreau scored 20 points, Maleighya Estes added 12 and Bariah LaRouche chipped in 11 for the Lady Sioux, who move to 6-2 with the win. Katelyn Bortolussi came off the bench to claim a team-high 11 rebounds.
Lindsey Wilken scored 26 points and added 13 rebounds - both game-high totals - to lead the Crusaders, now 3-4, while Susan Wilken added 19 points and Cassidy Clark passed out five assists in the game. The Crusaders play Hitchcock-Tulare on Thursday in the first round of the 281 Conference Tournament in Wolsey.

Score by quarters
Lower Brule 9 21 41 64
Sunshine Bible Academy 17 30 41 57

Lower Brule (6-2): Molly Jandreau 6 2-2 20; Bariah LaRouche 5 1-3 11; Arianna Traversie 3 2-7 9; Maleighya Estes 5 2-4 12; Madison Wells 0 1-2 1; Caleigh Little 2 0-0 4; Laurissa LaRouche 0 2-2 2; Katelyn Bortolussi 2 1-3 5. Totals 23 11-23 64.

Sunshine Bible Academy (3-4): Lindsey Wilken 9 6-10 26; Sharia Brockel 3 0-0 6; Cassidy Clark 1 0-4 2; Susan Wilken 8 1-2 19; Savanna Roghair 1 1-5 4. Totals 22 8-21 57.

FG: LB - 12-66 35%; SBA - 22-53 42%. 3-pt FG: LB - 7 (Jandreau 6, Traversie 1); SBA - 5 (L. Wilken 2, S. Wilken 2, Roghair 1). Reb: LB - 45 (Bortolussi 10); SBA - 43 (L. Wilken 13, Brockel 10). TO: LB - 15; SBA - 18. Fouls: LB - 18 (Estes out); SBA - 17.

Photo:

Iroquois’ Gavin Machtemes puts up a shot against Wolsey-Wessington’s Carter Mehling during their game Tuesday at the Wolsey-Wessington gym. Wolsey-Wessington earn a 62-27 victory.

Photo by Mike Carroll/Plainsman


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