Wolsey-Wessington girls ink first win at Big Bo Classic

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WOLSEY — Wolsey-Wessington earned its first win of the season Thursday during the Big Bo Classic.

The Lady Warbirds limited Waverly-South Shore to just two points in the opening quarter en route to a 60-25 victory.

Wolsey-Wessington, which improved to 1-4, was led by Lainey Uttecht and Payton Kemnitz with 22 and 21 points, respectively. Uttecht connected on six 3 pointers.

Kendal Uttecht grabbed six rebounds for the Lady Warbirds.

Annie Stricherz had eight points to lead the Coyotes, who are now 0-7. Carlee Mushitz had six points, while Dashaya Koch had three rebounds.

Wolsey-Wessington returns to action Tuesday at Miller. Waverly-South Shore travels to play Leola/Frederick Area on Jan. 6.

Waverly-South Shore       2  15  21  25
Wolsey-Wessington     12  33  50  60

Waverly-South Shore (0-7): Jolene Krantz 1 0-0 2; Dashaya Koch 1 2-2 4; Emily Heuer 1 2-2 5; Annie Stricherz 3 1-1 8; Carlee Mushitz 3 0-0 6. Totals: 9 5-5 25.

Wolsey-Wessington (1-4): Payton Kemnitz 8 3-4 21; Maria Nelson 1 0-0 2; Kendal Uttecht 2 0-0 4; Lainey Uttecht 8 4-5 22; Shae Uttecht 1 0-0 2; Kenli Hooks 1 0-0 2; Timber Haeder 0 1-2 1; Taylor Eichstadt 1 0-0 2. Totals: 18  8-11 60.


Hitchcock-Tulare’s Emmerie Arthurs handles the ball under defensivel pressure by Taylor Krogman of White River during their Big Bo Classic game Thursday in Wolsey.

White River 47, Hitchcock-Tulare 45
WOLSEY — White River held on for a 47-45 victory against Hitchcock-Tulare on Thursday at the Big Bo Classic.

The Lady Tigers trailed 27-24 at the half, but used a 14-7 run in the third quarter to carry a 38-34 edge into the final quarter.

Skyler Krogman had 14 points to lead White River,, which is now 5-1, while Kam Krogman added 11 points.

Chaela O’Leary and Riley Lundermann added eight points each.

The Lady Tigers were 14 of 25 from the free-throw line.

Katelyn Schroeder led Hitchcock-Tulare, which is now 1-3, with 17 points. Cambree Hoekman had 11 points, including a trio of 3-pointers, while Gracyn Bixler had nine points.

White River travels to play Kadoka Area on Thursday, while the Lady Patriots are back in action Tuesday with a 281 Conference matchup against Iroquois/Lake Preston in Iroquois.


White River     14  24  38  47
Hitchcock-Tulare     15  27  34  45

White River (5-1): Kam Krogman 3 5-9 11; Chaela O’Leary 3 0-1 8; Rely Lundermann 2 3-4 8; Maleina Brave 2 1-6 5; Skyler Krogman 4 5-5 14. Totals: 14 14-25 47.

Hitchcock-Tulare (1-3): Katelyn Schroeder 7 3-4 17; Isabel Gilbert 1 2-2 4; Cracyn Bixler 3 0-0 9; Rebecca Huizenga 0 0-2 0; Cambree Hoekman 4 0-0 11; Emmerie Arthurs 2 0-1 4. Totals: 17 5-9 45.  

Kadoka Area 65, Pottery County 49
WOLSEY — Behind a 36-point effort from Bella Williams, Kadoka Area pulled away fro a 65-49 victory against Potter County during the Big Bo Classic on Thursday.

Shaylee Porch also reached double figures in the win for the Kougars, who are now 6-2, with 10 points.

Breezy Amiotte added nine points.

Zoe Meintze converted on five 3-pointers en route to 19 points for the Lady Battlers, who fell to 1-4. Emma Schlachter and Kayden Cronin added 11 and nine points, respectively.

Kadoka Area travels to play White River on Thursday, while Potter County will host Timber Lake in Hoven on Jan. 5.

Kadoka  Area     19  37  49  65
Potter County     13  25  38  49

Kadoka Area (6-2): Bella Williams 14 6-7 36; Breezy Amiotte 3 2-2 9; Shaylee Porch 4 2-2 10; Charlee Richardson 2 0-0 6; Kassidee Williams 1 1-2 4; Jaiden Fauske 0 1-2 1. Totals: 25 10-11 65.

Potter County (1-4): Payton Stevens 1 2-4 4; Emma Schlachter 4 0-0 11; Olivia Mikkelsen 1 2-2 4; Kayden Cronin 4 1-2 9; Zoe Meintze 6 2-3 19; Finlee Heien 0 2-2 2. Totals: 16 9-13 49.


Hitchcock-Tulare’s Devin Enander puts up a shot during a game against Kadoka Area on Thursday at the Big Bo Classic in Wolsey.

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Hitchcock-Tulare 57, Kadoka Area 49

WOLSEY — After trailing by two entering the second half, Hitchcock-Tulare limited Kadoka Area to just eight points in the third quarter en route to a 57-49 victory on Thursday at the Big Bo Classic.

Jackson Maynard finished with a game-high 25 points to lead the Patriots, who improved to 2-2. Brendan Nowell had nine points, while Blaze Binger, Erik Salmen and Patrick Maynard each had five points.

Gus Stout had 23 points to lead the Kougars, who dropped to 1-4. Garrett Hermann also reached double figures with 13 points.

Hitchcock-Tulare will travel to face Iroquois/Lake Preston in a 281 Conference matchup on Tuesday. Kadoka Area travels to face White River on Tuesday.

Kadoka Area     16  27  35  49
Hitchcock-Tulare     15  25  41  57

Kadoka Area (1-4): Gus Stout 10 3-4 23; Kole Hermann 2 0-0 4; Jared Nemicek 1 1-2 4; Garrett Hermann 4 3-6 13; Mason Stilwell 1 0-0 2; Ryan Shuck 1 1-2 4. Totals: 19 8-14 49.

Hitchcock-Tulare (2-2): Devin Enander 2 0-0 4; Blaze Binger 2 0-0 5; Erik Salmen 2 1-2 5; Patrick Maynard 1 4-5 5; Jackson Maynard 11 3-7 25; Brendan Nowell 2 4-6 9. Totals: 16 13-19 57.

Wolsey-Wessington 67, Potter County 55
WOLSEY – The Wolsey-Wessington Warbirds created a lead in the second and third quarters and hung on through the fourth quarter for a  win over the Potter County Battlers in the final game of the Big Bo Classic Thursday in Wolsey.

The Warbirds move to 4-1 with the victory while Potter County falls to 2-3.

The first quarter and a half was neck and neck, with the first quarter ending knotted 16-16, but the Warbirds pulled away as the first half came to a close to take a 38-32 lead into the break.

Moshe Richmond had a strong game with 28 points to lead the Warbirds. Tate French bucketed 23 points as the pair accounted for 51 of the team’s 67 points.

Ryder Falkenhagen poured in 27 points to lead the Battlers.

The Warbirds are back in action Tuesday at Miller.

Potter County     16 32 40 55
Wolsey-Wessington     16 38 51 67

Potter County (2-3): Carter Luikens 4 1-2 9, Ryder Falkenhagen 8 9-12 27, Landon Larson 3 0-1 7, Jhett Simon 3 0-2 7, Chance Smith 2 1-2 5. Totals: 20 11-19 55.

Wolsey-Wessington (4-1): Peyton Rainford 2 0-0 5, Caleb Richmond 0 3-6 3, Moshe Richmond 12 4-11 28, Colin Hughes 4 0-2 8, Tate French 9 2-3 23. Totals: 27 9-22 67.