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Top seeds advance in 281 Conference girls’ tourney

Posted: Monday, Jan 14th, 2013




WOLSEY — Shelby Selland scored half of her game-high 20 points in the opening quarter, as top-seeded Sanborn Central-Woonsocket defeated Iroquois 64-23 in the opening round of the 281 Conference Girls’ Basketball Tournament on Friday at the Wolsey-Wessington gym.

The Blackhawks, who improved to 7-0, led 26-4 at the end of the opening quarter and 42-9 at the half.

Rachelle Moore and Marissa Weber each had nine points for Sanborn Central-Woonsocket, while Morgan Selland added seven points. Selland and Savannah Swenson each had five rebounds to hope the Blackhawks to a 34-21 advantage on the boards, while Weber had team-high totals with five assists and five steals.

Iroquois was led by Kelsey Blue and Allison Bich with seven points each. Amber Jacobs and Ashlynne Gross each had four points.

Jacobs grabbed a team-high eight rebounds and had three steals. She also had three assists, along with Gross.

Sanborn Central-Woonsocket advances to face No. 4 James Valley Christian in the semifinals at 8 p.m. Monday at Huron Arena. Iroquois will face Sunshine Bible Academy in the consolation semifinals at 5 p.m. Monday at Huron Arena.



Iroquois 4 9 13 23

Sanborn Central-Woonsocket 26 42 58 64

Iroquois (0-8): Amber Jacobs 2 0-0 4; Kelsey Blue 3 1-3 7; Haley DeJong 0 1-2 1; Allison Bich 2 3-8 7; Ashlynne Gross 2 0-1 4; Hannah Wehlander 0 0-2 0. Totals: 9 5-16 23.

Sanborn Central-Woonsocket (7-0): Rachelle Moore 4 1-2 9; Candace Page-Marten 2 0-2 4; Shelby Selland 10 0-0 20; Marissa Weber 4 0-0 9; Rachel Selland 0 1-2 1; Morgan Selland 3 0-0 7; Ashley Schmit 2 1-2 5; Savannah Swenson 1 1-2 3; Amberiah Smith 1 0-0 2; Tayla Weber 2 0-2 4. Totals: 29 4-12 64.

Rebounds: I 21 (Jacobs 8); SCW 34 (Morgan Selland 5, Swenson 5). 3-point goals: I 0; SCW 2 (Morgan Selland 1, M. Weber 1). Turnovers: I 25; SCW 11. Assists: I 8 (Gross 3, Jacobs 3); SCW 20 (M. Weber 5). Steals: I 5 (Jacobs 3); SCW 12 (M. Weber 5). Fouls: I 10; SCW 16.



Highmore-Harrold 50, Wolsey-Wessington 7

WOLSEY — Second-seeded Highmore-Harrold stayed perfect on the year with a lopsided 50-7 win over Wolsey-Wessington in the 281 Conference Tournament Friday. It was a low-scoring first quarter after Highmore-Harrold (9-0) jumped out to a 7-0 lead. Wolsey-Wessington scored just two points in the first half, and the Pirates took a 26-2 lead into halftime. The second half wasn’t much better for the Lady Warbirds, outscored 24-5 in the second half.

Sophomore guard McKenzee Zilverberg led all scorers with 13 points for the Pirates. She was a perfect 2-for-2 from the free-throw line and hit five shots from the field, including one 3-pointer. Courtney Keller also scored in double figures for Highmore-Harrold. She hit two 3-pointers, was 3-for-4 from the line and also hit another field goal to finish with 11 points. Brittany Berquist scored four points to lead Wolsey-Wessington.

On Monday at Huron Arena, Wolsey-Wessington will take on No. 6 seed Hitchcock-Tulare at 3:30 p.m. in the consolation semifinals and Highmore-Harrold will play No. 3 seed Wessington Springs at 6:30 p.m. in the semifinals.



Highmore-Harrold 7 26 42 50

Wolsey-Wessington 0 2 3 7

Highmore-Harrold (9-0): Elizabeth Buchholz 2 1-2 5; McKenzee Zilverberg 5 2-2 13; Sydney Cowan 2 0-1 4; Courtney Keller 3 3-4 11; Tyann Hamlin 3 1-2 7; Kari Huber 1 0-0 2; Kacie McCauley 1 0-2 2; Tierney Hamlin 0 1-2 1; Rachel Houdek 0 3-5 3; Dani McCauley 1 0-1 2.

Wolsey-Wessington (2-7): Meagan Eggleston 0 1-4 1; Brittany Berquist 2 0-0 4; Bailey Zerfoss 0 2-2 2.



Wessington Springs 66, Hitchcock-Tulare 56

WOLSEY — Third-seeded Wessington Springs scored half of its points from the free-throw line during a 66-56 victory against No. 6 Hitchcock-Tulare in the opening round of the 281 Conference Tournament on Friday at the Wolsey-Wessington gym.

The Lady Spartans converted on 33 of 52 shots from the charity stripe, with Cassidy Musick and Sheyanne Brodkorb having 11 and nine free throws, respectively.

After holding just a 22-21 lead at the half, Wessington Springs used its free-throw shooting to pull away and earn a spot in the semifinals.

Brodkorb finished with 24 points to lead the Lady Spartans. Musick and Devin Tebay also reached double figures, with 15 and 12 points, respectively, while Morgan Tebay had nine points.

Taylor Knippling had 19 points to lead Hitchcock-Tulare, which had four of its five starters foul out of the game during the fourth quarter. Cassie Binger and Molly Koester added 12 and 10 points, respectively.

Wessington Springs advances to play second-seeded Highmore-Harrold in the semifinals at 6:30 p.m. Monday at Huron Arena. Hitchcock-Tulare will face Wolsey-Wessington in the consolation semifinals at 3:30 p.m. Monday at Huron Arena.

A complete boxscore was not available.



Hitchcock-Tulare 7 21 36 56

Wessington Springs 9 22 40 66

Hitchcock-Tulare: Molly Koester 4 2-4 10; Taylor Knippling 8 2-3 19; Heather Barrie 2 0-0 5; Cassie Binger 3 4-7 12; LaMour Binger 0 3-4 3; Paige Binger 2 1-2 5; Kaytlyn Boomsma 1 0-0 2. Totals: 20 12-20 56.

Wessington Springs: Sheyanne Brodkorb 7 9-14 24; Morgan Tebay 3 3-7 9; Cassidy Musick 2 11-16 15; Shyanne Kopfmann 0 2-4 2; Devin Tebay 3 6-9 12; Maddie Gran 1 2-2 4. Totals: 16 33-52 66.



James Valley Christian 48, Sunshine Bible Academy 24

WOLSEY — Fourth-seeded James Valley Christian hit 10 shots from behind the 3-point arc, and three Lady Vikings finished in double figures in a 48-24 win over No. 5 seed Sunshine Bible Academy Friday in the opening round of the 281 Conference Tournament.

James Valley sophomore Anna Ulvestad hit four 3-pointers and finished with 16 points to lead all scorers. Jaclyn Loban, who hit three 3-pointers, finished with 11 points and pulled down a game-high 11 rebounds. Tara Nihart scored 10 points for the Lady Vikings, who improved to 6-3 on the season with the win.

The fourth-seeded Lady Vikings got out front early, outscoring SBA 15-7 in the first quarter. The Crusaders got a little closer in the second quarter outscoring JVC 10-8, but the Lady Vikings took a 23-17 lead into halftime and never looked back. They held the Crusaders to just seven points in the second half, blanking them in the fourth quarter.

Junior guard Tricia Wilken and freshman Sarah Pederson led Sunshine Bible with eight points apiece on the night. Wilken also had 10 rebounds.

JVC moves on to face the tournament’s top seed, Sanborn Central-Woonsocket, Monday night at Huron Arena. That game starts at 8 p.m. Sunshine Bible will take on No. 8 seed Iroquois Monday at 5 p.m. at the Arena.



James Valley Christian 15 23 40 48

Sunshine Bible Academy 7 17 24 24

James Valley Christian (6-3): Jaclyn Loban 4 0-2 11; Tara Nihart 3 2-2 10; Hannah Loban 3 0-0 6; Anna Ulvestad 6 0-0 16; Kristen Williams 1 0-0 3; Tierra Decker 1 0-0 2.

Sunshine Bible Academy (5-4): Sierra Young 1 0-1 2; Tricia Wilken 4 0-0 8; Rebekah Konechne 2 1-1 6; Sarah Pedersen 4 0-0 8.

Rebounds: JVC, 34 (Loban 11); SBA, 35 (Wilken 10, Cassie Beckwith 8, Jana Hunt 8). Assists: JVC, 13 (Decker 3, Loban 3); SBA, 7 (Wilken 3). Steals: JVC, 20 (Loban 6); SBA, 7 (Wilken 3). Turnovers: JVC, 22; SBA, 36. Fouls: JVC, 13; SBA, 10. 3pt Goals: JVC, 10 (Ulvestad 4, Nihart 3); SBA, 1.

For the complete article see the 01-13-2013 issue.

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