TRIPP — Morgan Edelman started her season with a 28-point, 10-rebound, 7-assist, 6-steal effort in Menno’s 55-44 girls’ basketball victory over Tripp-Delmont-Armour on Saturday in Tripp.

Kiara Nusz added 10 points, five rebounds and two steals for Menno, while Tess Oplinger had eight points, three rebounds and two steals.

In the loss for TDA, Matti Reiner recorded 15 points, 13 rebounds and three assists, while Ashlee Gerber added 16 points, nine rebounds and four assists. Kianna Payer chipped in with eight points.

Menno visits Scotland on Tuesday and TDA visits Parkston on Dec. 17.

MENNO (1-0) 14 15 13 13 — 55

TRIPP-DEL.-ARM. (0-1) 10 10 12 12 — 44

Crofton 53, Guardian Angels Central Catholic 42

CROFTON, Neb. — Lacey Sprakel and Alexis Arens combined for 31 points and 22 rebounds as the Crofton girls beat previously undefeated Guardian Angels Central Catholic 53-42 on Saturday in Crofton, Nebraska.

Sprakel recorded 21 points, nine rebounds, four blocks and two steals, while Arens had 10 points, 13 rebounds, two assists and two steals.

Also for Crofton (4-1), Kaley Einrem finished with six points, five rebounds and three assists, Alexis Folkers scored five points, and Danielle Steffen had four points, four rebounds and four assists. Josie Sanger chipped in with two points, seven rebounds and four assists.

In the loss for GACC (4-1), Brenna Rief scored 15 points and Angela Jansen added 10 points.

Crofton visits Creighton on Friday.

GACC (4-1) 9 5 18 10 — 42

CROFTON (4-1) 11 13 13 16 — 53

Andes Central/Dakota Christian 58, Platte-Geddes 31

CORSICA — Mackenzie Muckey scored 28 points as Andes Central/Dakota Christian opened its season with a 58-31 girls’ basketball victory over Platte-Geddes on Saturday in Corsica.

Sidney Muckey added 11 points and four assists in the win, while Breanna Deurmier had nine points, Tyra Medicine Horn hauled in eight rebounds and Isabel Pheifer had three steals.

For Platte-Geddes, Tori Weins scored nine points and Taryn Starr handed out five assists.

AC/DC visits Ethan on Tuesday and Platte-Geddes plays Kimball-White Lake in Kimball on Tuesday.

PLATTE-GEDDES (0-1) 9 5 9 8 — 31

ANDES CEN./DAK. CHR. (1-0) 11 12 19 16 — 58

Niobrara-Verdigre 49, Bloomfield 38

NIOBRARA, Neb. — Megan Cook scored 21 points and grabbed 13 rebounds as Niobrara-Verdigre beat Bloomfield 49-38 in Nebraska girls’ basketball action Saturday in Niobrara.

Makenna Guenther added eight points, 11 rebounds, three assists and six steals for N-V, while Chany Konopasek finished with eight points, eight rebounds, three assists and six steals.

In the loss for Bloomfield (2-2), Bree Eisenhauer scored 13 points, Kate Bruns had eight points, and Alexandra Eisenhauer and Michaela Johnson both added six points.

Niobrara-Verdigre (3-2) visits Ewing on Tuesday and Bloomfield (2-2) hosts Randolph on Thursday.

BLOOMFIELD (2-2) 9 16 9 4 — 38

NIOBRARA-VERD. (3-2) 8 15 13 12 — 49

Canistota 52, Gayville-Volin 20

CANISTOTA — Jordan Engbrecht scored 13 points to help Canistota run past Gayville-Volin 52-20 in Saturday’s girls’ basketball season opener in Canistota.

Harley Cormany added 12 points, and MiKenzie Kirby had 11 points, six rebounds and four assists for Canistota.

In the loss for G-V, Kayla VanOsdel scored six rebounds, Sally Quatier had four points and four rebounds, and Lily Hunsley added three points and five rebounds.

Gayville-Volin hosts Wausa, Nebraska on Tuesday in Gayville.

GAYVILLE-VOLIN (0-1) 7 6 4 3 — 20

CANISTOTA (1-0) 18 18 11 5 — 52

Laurel-Concord-Coleridge 73, Randolph 63

LAUREL, Neb. — Laurel-Concord-Coleridge put four players in double figures to claim a 73-63 home win over Randolph on Saturday in Laurel, Nebraska.

Delaney Ehlers scored 17 points in the win, while Kinsey Hall had 16 points and seven rebounds, Erica Wolfgram had 15 points and Lorna Maxon chipped in with 10 points.

In the loss for Randolph (1-2), Cindy Haselhorst scored 16 points and hauled in six rebounds, while Carlie Nordhues and Emma Bermel both scored 15 points.

On Tuesday, LCC visits Ponca and Randolph visits Wakefield-Allen.

RANDOLPH (1-2) 18 11 10 24 — 63

LAUREL-CON.-COL. (2-3) 14 19 26 14 — 73

Ponca 66, Irene-Wakonda 43

PONCA, Neb. — Grace Salmen scored a game-high 23 points to lead Ponca past Irene-Wakonda 66-43 in girls’ basketball action on Saturday.

Kaci Day and Taylor Lamprecht each scored 10 points in the win.

Malloy O’Malley led Irene-Wakonda with 17 points. Ashley Emmick added 10 points.

Ponca, 3-0, hosts Laurel-Concord-Coleridge on Tuesday. Irene-Wakonda, 0-1, hosts Wagner on Tuesday in Irene.

West Sioux 70, Alcester-Hudson 28

ALCESTER — West Sioux (Iowa) improved to 5-0 with a 70-28 victory over Alcester-Hudson in girls’ basketball action on Saturday.

Payton Schwiesow scored 17 points and Meghan Danielson had 16 points to lead West Sioux. Emma Mace added eight points in the win.

Kendra Jensen led Alcester-Hudson with eight points.

West Sioux takes on Remsen (Iowa) St. Mary’s on Tuesday. Alcester-Hudson faces Gayville-Volin on Friday, Dec. 14.

WEST SIOUX (5-0) 28 21 16 5 — 70

ALCESTER-HUDSON (1-1) 10 10 1 7 — 28

Mitchell 78, Huron 66

MITCHELL — Tess Limberg and Payton Morgan combined for 46 points as Mitchell opened its season with a 78-66 victory over Huron on Saturday at the Corn Palace.

Limberg led the way with 26 points and Morgan added 20 points for the Kernels, who saw a 57-36 lead after three quarters give way to a crazy fourth quarter.

Jordyn Cranny and Taylor Factor both added 11 points in the win.

For Huron (0-2), Havyn Heinz made 13-of-15 free throws to finish with 23 points, while Tenley Buddenhagen added 21 points and Bella Sheeve scored 10 points.

HURON (0-2) 15 11 10 30 — 66

MITCHELL (1-0) 17 20 20 21 — 78

Garretson 61, Chester Area 46

GARRETSON — Kyley Greenhoff scored 20 points and Lizzie Olson had a double-double to help Garretson beat Chester Area 61-46 on Saturday in Garretson.

Olson recorded 16 points and 10 steals, while Mattea Fiegen added seven points and seven rebounds.

Chester Area got 15 points from Makenna Larson and nine points from Jennilee Hoyer.


Parkston 84, Tea Area 80, OT

PARKSTON — Three different Parkston Trojans scored 15 points as they helped their team open the season with an 84-80 overtime victory over Tea Area last Friday night in Parkston.

Emma Yost recorded 15 points and 10 rebounds, while Sydney Wickersham and Ellie Weidenbach both added 15 points.

Also for Parkston, Amber Albrecht scored 12 points and Maggie Baumgart added 11 points.

For Tea Area, Olivia Ritter scored 20 points and Bailey Conrad added 19 points.

Parkston travels to Hanson today (Monday).

Creighton 50, Neligh-Oakdale 42

NELIGH, Neb. — Maycee Zimmerer had 18 points, eight steals and four assists to lead Creighton past Neligh-Oakdale 50-42 in girls’ basketball action on Friday.

Jessica Stevens finished with 10 points and four steals. Ashtyn Fritz had nine points and three steals, and Brenna Fanta had nine points in the win.

No statistics were reported for Neligh-Oakdale, which hosts O’Neill St. Mary on Tuesday.

Creighton, 2-1, hosts Osmond on Tuesday.

CREIGHTON (2-1) 10 10 12 18 — 50

NELIGH-OAKDALE (0-4) 12 8 7 15 — 42

O’Neill 60, Cedar Catholic 49

O’NEILL, Neb. — O’Neill jumped out to a 20-8 lead after one quarter and held on for a 60-49 victory over Hartington Cedar Catholic in girls’ basketball action on Friday.

Claire Morrow and Meg Schluns each had 13 points for O’Neill. Schluns also had five assists, with Morrow recording four steals. Lauren Young added 11 points, nine rebounds and four steals.

Brynn Wortmann led Cedar Catholic with 10 points. Abby Hochstein netted eight points. Jada Cattau finished with four steals.

O’Neill, 2-0, travels to Pierce on Tuesday. Cedar Catholic hosts Norfolk Catholic today (Monday).

CEDAR CATHOLIC (1-2) 8 13 14 14 — 49

O’NEILL (2-0) 20 19 9 12 — 60


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