Area basketball 12-20-23

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Clark/Willow Lake 72, Florence/Henry 57
CLARK —The Clark/Willow Lake Cyclones jumped out to an early lead and pulled away for a 72-57 win over the Florence/Henry Falcons in non-conference boys’ basketball Tuesday night.

The Cyclones put four players in double figures, led by Aaron Zemlicka’s 19 points. Emmerson Larson added 17 points, grabbed nine rebounds and handed out four assists to fill the stat sheet for CWL. Bo Begeman chipped in 13 points and Jack Helkenn added 11 and snagged eight boards.

The Falcons were led by Carson Varuska’s 30 points, while James Schroeder added 10.

The Cyclones are back in action Dec. 30, when they tangle with Chamberlain as part of the Huron Holiday Classic.

Florence/Henry       7 23 38 57
Clark/Willow Lake     21 34 52 72

FLORENCE/HENRY (1-3): James Schroeder 4 0-0 10; Logan Vavruska 3 0-0 9; Carson Vavruska 8 6-9 30; Ty Bergh 4 0-0 8. 19 6-9 57.

CLARK/WILLOW LAKE (2-2): Emerson Larson 6 4-6 17; Bo Begeman 5 3-5 13; Aaron Zemlicka 6 7-7 19; Griffen Musser 1 2-3 4; Jack Helkenn 4 1-2 11. Sullivan Felberg 3 0-0 8. Totals: 25 17-23 70.
FG: FH - 19-56 34%; CWL - 25-67 37%. 3-pt FG: FH - 9-25 (C. Vavruska 4; L. Vavruska 3, Schroeder 2);

CWL - 5-18 (Helkeen 2, Felberg 2, Larson). REB: FH - 32 (Bergh 6, Tristyn Sumner 6); CWL - 49 (Larson 9, Helkenn 8). TO: FH - 19; CWL - 15. A: FH - 2; CWL - 11 (Larson 4). Fouls: FH - 23 (Tate Hartley out); CWL - 9.

Estelline-Hendricks 67, Iroquois/Lake Preston 62
LAKE PRESTON — The Estelline-Hendricks Red Hawks came from behind in the final period to post a 67-62 win over the Iroquois/Lake Preston Sharks Tuesday night in non-conference boys’ basketball action.

E-H trailed at every quarter stop, but outscored the Sharks 23-17 in the fourth quarter to turn a one-point deficit into a five point win.

Matty Hausman and Wyat James each scored 15 to lead a balanced Red Hawk scoring effort, which saw Caden Ching add 11 points and Kyler Carson add 10 points off the bench.

Iroquois/Lake Preston was led by Lucas Peskey’s game-high 22 points while Josh McMasters added 21.

The Sharks, now 1-3 on the season, visit De Smet on Thursday.

Estelline-Hendricks     10 27 44 67
Iroquois/Lake Preston     19 33 45 62

ESTELLINE-HENDRICKS (3-1): Matty Hausman 5 5-10 15; Wyat James 5 4-4 15; Braxton Provecek 0 1-2 1; Caden Ching 3 4-8 11; Matthew McAnicch 2 3-4 7; Kyler Carson 4 0-0 10; Braxton Jangling 1 0-0 2. Totals: 20 17-28 67.

IROQUOIS/LAKE PRESTON (1-3): Josh McMasters 7 3-6 21; Daunte Glanzer 5 0-2 9; Weston Woocock 1 0-0 2; Lucas Peskey 7 5-6 22; Rexton Blue 1 0-0 2; Ben Curd 1 0-0 3. Totals: 21 8-14 62.

Sisseton 53, Redfield 20
REDFIELD — Austin Kohl had 12 points, including a trio of 3-pointers, to lead Sisseton to a 53-20 victory against Redfield on Tuesday.

Christian Shepherd added 11 points and had six rebounds for the Redmen. Nate Tehidia added nine points.

Tristen O’Daniel led Redfield with nine points, while Elijah Morrissette and Ethan Falk added five and four points, respectively.

Justin Ratigan and Falk each had six rebounds for the Pheasants.

Redfield, which is 0-3, is now off until hosting Langford Area on Jan. 2.

Sisseton     11 35  47  53
Redfield       7  11  13  20

Sisseton: Austin Kohl 4 1-2 12; Christian Shepherd 5 1-1 11; Nate Tehidia 1 6-11 9; Mason Herzog 2 0-0 4; Gage Hanson 2 0-0 4; Hayden Hellwig 2 0-0 4; Lavonte Carter 1 1-2 5; Carter Stichland 1 0-0 2; Bradley Hanson 1 0-0 2; Jeseria Perez 1 0-0 2. Totals: 20 9-17 53.

Redfield: Tristen O’Daniel 3 3-6 9; Elijah Morrissette 1 2-2 5; Ethan Falk 2 0-0 4; Justin Ratigan 0 1-4 1; Jackson Ruds 0 1-2 1. Totals: 6 7-14 20.

Rebounds: S 23 (Shepherd 6); R 23 (Ratigan 6, Falk 6). 3-point goals: S 4 (Kohl 3, Tehida 1); R 1 (Morrissette 1). Turnovers: S 10; R 18. Fouls: S 14; R 15. JV score: Sisseton 34, Redfield 11.

Dell Rapids St. Mary 60, De Smet 56
DELL RAPIDS — In a battle between two of the top teams in Class B, Dell Rapids St. Mary emerged with a 60-56 victory against No. 1-ranked De Smet on Monday.

“It was a tough road loss tonight,” De Smet coach Jeff Gruenhagen said. “We didn’t make enough plays in the clutch tonight.

The Cardinals, who were in the also-received-votes portion of the Class B rankings, led 18-10 at the opening quarter and held on for a 29-25 edge at the half.

De Smet rallied for a 45-43 lead heading into the final quarter.

Trevon Beckman had 23 points and eight rebounds to lead Dell Rapids St. Mary, which improved to 3-0.

Maverick LeBrun also reached double figures with 18 points.

Tom Aughenbaugh had a game-high 24 points to lead three players in double figures for the Bulldogs, who are now 3-1. Trace Van Regenmorter had 14 points, while George Jensen added 11 points.

Van Regenmorter also had a team-high eight rebounds and three assists for De Smet. Aughenbaugh and

Kadyn Fast each three assists.

De Smet         10  25  45  56
Dell Rapids St. Mary     18  29  43  60

De Smet (3-1): Trace Van Regenmorter 6 0-1 14; George ensen 5 0-0 11; Tom Aughenbaugh 8 2-2 24; Kadyn Fast 1 2-3 4; Britt Carlson 0 1-2 1; Grant Wilkinson 1 0-0 2. Totals: 21 5-8 56.

Dell Rapids St. Mary (3-0): Nic Gasper 3 1-1 7; Trimmier Hanson 3 0-0 6; Trevon Beckman 8 5-8 23; Owen Vargas 2 0-0 6; Maverick LeBrun 5 6-8 18. Totals: 21 12-17 60.

Rebounds: D 33 (Van Regenmorter 8); DRSM 26 (Beckman 8). 3-point goals: D 9-31 (Aughenbaugh 6, Van Regenmorter 2, Jensen 1); DRSM 6-20 (Beckman 2, Vargas 2, LeBrun 2). Turnovers: D 8; DRSM 10. Assists: D 11 (Van Regenmorter 3, Aughenbaugh 3, Fast 3); DRSM 7 (Hanson 3). Steals: D 3; DRSM 3. Fouls: D 17; DRSM 11.

Howard 38, Wessington Springs 33
WESSINGTON SPRINGS — The Howard Tigers broke open a close game with an 18-point third quarter and went on to defeat the Wessington Springs Spartans 38-33, in non-conference boys’ basketball action Dec. 16 at the Wessington Springs High School Gymnasium.

The Spartans held a slim 12-11 lead at the half, but saw the Tigers double their point output in the third quarter, 18-9, and then held on for the win.

Kolt Koepsell and Jayden Hoyer each scored 11 points for the Tigers while Parker Graff scored 17 points for the Spartans, who fell to 1-1 with the loss, while Howard improved to 1-1.

Howard         2 11 29 38
Wessington Springs     4 12 21 33

HOWARD (1-1): Colby Claussen 1 2-2 5; Logan Nenkle 1 0-0 3; Kolt Koepsell 5 1-4 11; Jayden Hoyer 4 0-0 11; Luke Koepsell 1 4-4 6; Carson Hinker 0 2-2 2. Totals:

WESSINGTON SPRINGS (1-1): Blake Larson 3 0-0 6; Parker Graff 8 0-0 17; Ryder Michalek 0 1-2 1; Brock Krueger 1 1-2 1; Colby Flowers 1 0-0 2. Karter Mebius 1 0-0 3. Totals: 14 2-4 33.

Girls

Faulkton Area 47, Wolsey-Wessington 37
WOLSEY — The Faulkton Area Trojans used a 16-point second quarter to break open a close game en route to a 47-37 win over the Wolsey-Wessington Lady Warbirds Tuesday night in non-conference girls’ basketball action.

Faulkton Area’s Carley Cotton led all scorers with 25 points, while Addison Melius added 14. Kelli Stoecker led the Trojans with seven rebounds in the contest.

Lainey Uttecht led the Lady ‘Birds with 13 points and seven rebounds, while Kendal Uttecht added 11 points.

Wolsey-Wessington, which falls to 0-3 with the loss, travels to Sully Buttes on Thursday.

Faulkton Area     16 32 38 47
Wolsey-Wessington     12 22 29 37

FAULKTON AREA (4-0): Kelli Stoecker 3 1-2 8; Addison Melius 6 2-2 14; Carley Cotton 9 6-9 25; Presleigh Martinmaas 0 0-2 0. Totals: 18 9-15 47.

WOLSEY-WESSINGTON (0-3): Payton Kemnitz 2 2-2 8; Maria Nelson 0 1-1 1; Shae Uttecht 1 0-0 2; Kendal Uttecht 5 0-0 11; Lainey Uttecht 4 3-6 13; Unknown Player 1 0-0 2. Totals: 13 6-9 37.

FG: FA - 18-49 37%; WW - 13-51 26%. 3-pt FG: FA - 2-12 (Stoecker and Cotton); WW - 5-11 (Kemnitz 2, L. Uttecht 2, K. Uttecht). REB: FA - 27 (Stoecker 7); WW - 30 (L. Uttechct 7). TO: FA - 23; WW - 27. Fouls: FA - 15; WW - 16 (Kemnitz, K. Uttecht out).

Sisseton 76, Redfield 25
REDFIELD — The second-ranked Sisseton Redmen raced to a 30-point halftime lead and coasted home with a 76-25 win over the Redfield Pheasants Tuesday night in non-conference girls’ basketball.

Krista Langager exploded for 38 points and claimed 14 rebounds to lead Sisseton, 6-0, while Emmalee Nielson added 10 points.

Kate Rozell led Redfield, now 2-3, with 14 points, while Chloe Zens snagged six rebounds.

Redfield is off until after the holidays.

Sisseton     23 48 65 76
Redfield     10 18 23 25

SISSETON (6-0): Krista Langager 16 6-7 38; Hannah Leveson 4 0-0 9; Ruby Rice 0 3-6 3; Emmalee Nielsen 4 0-0 10; Chloe Langager 4 0-0 8; Kennedy Hanson 1 0-0 2; Alexia Quinn 2 0-0 6. Totals: 31 9-13 76.

REDFIELD (2-3): Kate Rozell 3 6-6 14; Jadit Puok 0 1-2 1; Hayden Gall 1 0-0 2; Charli Jungwirth 0 3-8 3; Chloe Zens 0 5-10 5. Totals: 4 15-26 25.