Three basketball games in the area

PHOTO BY TROY MARONEY/ THE BROOKINGS REGISTER De Smet’s Trevin Holland puts up a shot during a game against Chester Area at the Entringer Classic in Brookings.

Wolsey-Wessington 69, Waverly-South Shore 43
WOLSEY — In a game, which was postponed a day due to inclement weather, Wolsey-Wessington recorded a 69-43 win against Waverly-South Shore in a Big Bo Classic matchup.
The Warbirds, who improved to 4-1, led 12-11 after the first quarter and opened a 31-15 lead at the half.
Lynden Williams had 18 points to lead three players in double figures for Wolsey-Wessington. Mark Hamilton and Brevan Hooks finished with 15 and 11 points, respectively.
Williams also had 11 rebounds to help the Warbirds to a 26-23 edge on the boards.
Austin Appelhof was the lone player to reach double figures for the Coyotes, who are now 1-5, with 12 points. He also had 10 rebounds.
Wolsey-Wessington returns to action Thursday, when it hosts James Valley Christian. Waverly-South Shore will face Tri-State of North Dakota in Rosholt on Jan. 7.

Waverly-South Shore     11  15  27  43
Wolsey-Wessington     12  31  41  69
Waverly-South Shore ((1-5): Sam Dalton 2 0-0 4; Ethan Whitted 3 0-0 8; Austin Appelhof 5 1-1 12; Owen Comes 2 0-0 5; Caleb Stricherz 2 0-0 4; Carter Comes 3 0-1 6; Tanner Fonder 2 0-1 4. Totals: 19 1-3 43.
Wolsey-Wessington (4-1): Brevan Hooks 3 3-4 11; Lynden Williams 7 4-6 18; Mark Hamilton 6 3-4 15; Skylar Zomer 3 0-0 7; Diedrich Offt 2 1-2 7; Ethan Nelson 1 0-0 2; Jake Williams 0 1-2 1; Payson Gohn 1 0-0 2; Marty Gohn 1 0-0 2; Devante Luellman 0 1-2 1; Zack Luce 1 1-2 5. Totals: 25 14-22 69.
Rebounds: WSS 23 (Appelhof 10); WW 26 (Williams 11). 3-point goals: WSS 4 (Whitted 2, Appelhof 1, O. Comes 1); WW 5 (Hooks 2, Offt 2, Zomer 1). Turnovers: WSS 21; WW 5. Assists: WSS 16; WW 6. Steals: WSS 5; WW 13. Fouls: WSS 16; WW 9.

De Smet 68, Chester Area 55
BROOKINGS — With a strong start to the second half, De Smet recorded a 68-55 victory against Chester Area during the Entringer Classic on Saturday in Brookings.
The Bulldogs, who improved to 4-1, trailed 29-27 at the half, but used a 20-8 scoring run in the third quarter to take control with a 47-37 lead heading into the final quarter.
Kalen Garry had 23 points, which included a 9-of-12 effort from the free-throw line, to lead De Smet. Trevin Holland had 19 points, while Rett Osthus added 10 points.
Holland also had 11 rebounds to help the Bulldogs to a 34-26 advantage on the boards, and three steals.  Garry, Ethan McCune and Tory Holland each had two assists.
Alex Tammen had 15 points to lead four players in double figures for Chester Area. Chris Mohr had 12 points, while Aden Baumberger and Stratton Eppard each had 10 points.
Baumberger had seven rebounds for the Flyers, while Tammen had three assists.
De Smet will host Dell Rapids St. Mary on Friday, while Chester Area will open the Big East Conference Tournament against Sioux Valley on Thursday in Beresford.

De Smet         13  27  47  68
Chester Area     12  29  37  55
De Smet (4-1): Trevin Holland 7 4-4 19; Rett Osthus 3 3-3 10; Kalen Garry 7 9-12 23; Cody Cavanaugh 2 0-0 5; Ethan McCune 2 0-1 5; Max Poppinga 1 0-0 3; Tory Holland 1 0-0 3. Totals: 23 16-20 68.
Chester Area (1-7): Bayden Schneider 0 5-7 5; Aden Baumberger 5 0-0 10; Alex Tammen 5 0-0 15; Stratton Eppard 4 2-4 10; Chris Mohr 3 5-6 12; Riley Phillips 1 1-3 3. Totals: 18 13-20 55.
Rebounds: D 34 (Trevin Holland 11); CA 26 (Baumberger 7). 3-point goals: D 6 (Trevin Holland 1, Osthus 1, Cavanaugh 1, McCune 1, Poppinga 1, Tory Holland 1); CA 6 (Tammen 5, Mohr 1). Turnovers: D 8; CA 11. Assists: D 9 (Garry 2, McCune 2, Tory Holland 2); CA 7 (Tammen 3). Steals: D 6 (Trevin Holland 3); CA 4. Fouls: D 14; CA 21.

Colome 75, Wessington Springs 42
COLOME — Colome earned its fifth win in as many outings with a 75-42 victory against Wessington Springs on Saturday.
After leading 43-25 at the half, the Cowboys outscored Wessington Springs 25-10 in the third quarter en route to the win.
Layton Thieman had 24 points to lead three players in double figures for Colome. Jackson Kinzer and Beau Bertram had 14 and 11 points, respectively, while Wyatt Cahoy, Calvin Ringing Shield and Chase Dufek had eight points each.
Bertram also had six rebounds and four steals for the Cowboys, while Kinzer had seven assists.
Jacob Messmer led Wessington Springs with 20 points and eight rebounds.
Mason Schelske, Trevor Schmidt and Noah Hainy each had two assists for the Spartans. Hainy also had three steals.
Wessington Springs, which is now 2-5, will host Ethan on Friday. Colome will travel to face Lyman on Jan. 7.

Wessington Springs 12  25  35  42
Colome 20  43  68  75
Wessington Springs (2-5): Jacob Messmer 7 6-8 20; Mason Schelska 3 1-2 7; Isaac Kolousek 3 0-0 6; Cooper Hainy 3 0-0 6; Kade Molhing 1 0-0 2; Draven Thompson 0 1-2 2. Totals: 17 8-12 42.
Colome (5-0): Layton Thieman 10 3-6 24; Jackson Kinzer 5 4-7 14; Beau Bertram 4 3-4 11; Wyatt Cahoy 3 1-1 8; Calvin Ringing Shield 4 0-0 8; Chase Dufek 3 0-0 8; Likyn Petersek 1 0-0 2. Totals: 30 11-18 75.
Rebounds: WS 20 (Messmer 8); C 22 (Bertram 6). 3-point goals: WS 0; C 4 (Dufek 2, Thieman 1, Cahoy 1). Turnovers: WS 25; C 13. Assists: WS 11 (Schelske 2, Schmidt 2, Hainy 2); C 20 (Kinzer 7). Steals: WS 10 (Hainy 3); C 13 (Bertram 4). Fouls: WS 17; C 13.


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