Gavin Pankratz scored 18 points, including 4-4 from three-point range, and had eight rebounds as Freeman Academy-Marion downed Scotland 56-41 in the opening game of the Tri-Valley Conference Classic on Saturday at Yankton’s Laddie E. Cimpl Arena.

Stephen Waltner scored 13 points and Thaniel Schroeder had 12 points for FA-M. Brennan Haggerty posted a balanced line, with eight points, six rebounds, seven assists and 10 steals. Pankratz added eight rebounds in the win.

For Scotland, Travis Skorepa led the way with 16 points and eight rebounds. Tanner Van Driel added 10 points.

FA-M hosts Canistota on Tuesday in Freeman. Scotland, which had its five-game win streak snapped, hosts Irene-Wakonda on Tuesday.

SCOTLAND (5-4)               12  22  36  41

FR. ACAD.-MARION (4-5)             11  22  36  56

Gayville-Volin 50, Burke-South Central 35

Gayville-Volin survived a third quarter surge by Burke-South Central to down the Cougars 50-35 in the Tri-Valley Conference Classic on Saturday at Yankton’s Laddie E. Cimpl Arena.

Gayville-Volin led 27-13 at the half, but the Cougars outscored the Raiders 16-10 in the third quarter to close the gap to eight, 38-29. The Raiders had a 13-6 edge in the fourth quarter to put the game out of reach.

Tristan Gustad had game-highs of 18 points and seven rebounds for Gayville-Volin. Jacob Hirsch and Coleby Rickford each had nine points in the win.

For Burke-South Central, Jaden Frank led the way with 10 points. Kray Person had five steals.

Gayville-Volin travels to Parker on Tuesday. B-SC hosts Lyman on Thursday in Burke.

BURKE-S. CENTRAL (3-6)               4  13  29  35

GAYVILLE-VOLIN (3-6)   9  27  37  50

AC-DC 52, Centerville 32

Andes Central-Dakota Christian roared to life in the third quarter, outscoring Centerville 19-4 in the period to pull away to a 52-32 victory over the Tornadoes in the Tri-Valley Conference Classic on Saturday at Yankton’s Laddie E. Cimpl Arena.

Daaron Tronvold scored 22 points, and Jacey Garcia had 17 points, eight rebounds and four steals for the victorious Thunder, who led 16-15 at the half. Cliff Johnson added nine rebounds in the win.

Vilem Kovar scored 11 points off the bench to lead Centerville. Hayden Ellis had eight points and four steals. John Balleweg added five steals for the Tornadoes.

AC-DC, 5-3 after a fifth straight victory, travels to Corsica to face Corsica-Stickney on Tuesday. Centerville travels to Freeman on Tuesday.

ANDES CENT.-DAK. CHR. (5-3)    10  16  35  52

CENTERVILLE (0-9)           7  15  19  32

Canistota 75, Alcester-Hudson 25

Connor Carlson scored 28 points on 14-17 shooting as Canistota downed Alcester-Hudson 75-25 in the Tri-Valley Conference Classic on Saturday at Yankton’s Laddie E. Cimpl Arena.

Carlson also had 10 rebounds for Canistota. Trey Ortman scored 16 points and had four steals. Tyce Ortman and Scott Jolley each had five assists in the win.

Eli Skoglund and Jaxon Doering each had six points for Alcester-Hudson.

Canistota, 7-1 and winners of five straight, travels to Freeman to face Freeman Academy-Marion on Tuesday. Alcester-Hudson plays Wessington Springs in the Dakota State Classic on Jan. 20.

CANISTOTA (7-1)              24  40  55  75

ALCESTER-HUDSON (0-10)           4  9  20  25

Pheasant Shoot-Out

Parkston 63, Flandreau Indian 56

REDFIELD — Brady Albecht scored 29 points, thanks to a 12-of-23 clip at the free throw line, to help rally Parkston past Flandreau Indian 63-56 on Saturday the Pheasant Shoot-Out in Redfield.

Flandreau Indian had a 41-37 lead after three quarters.

Trenton Weber added 12 points and Braden Bruening had eight points for Parkston (6-4), which plays in Tyndall on Thursday to face Bon Homme.

For Flandreau Indian (1-4), Caleb White scored 26 points.

PARKSTON (6-4)               17  27  37  63

FLANDREAU INDIAN (1-4)            10  33  41  56

Platte-Geddes 66, Aberdeen Christian 49

REDFIELD — Platte-Geddes put four players in double figures in a 66-49 victory over Aberdeen Christian on Saturday at the Pheasant Shoot-Out in Redfield.

Xavier Marshall led Platte-Geddes with 15 points, while Hayden Stluka had 14 points and nine rebounds. Trevor Sprik scored 11 points and Kelby VanDerWerff had 10 points.

Aberdeen Christian (7-2) got 21 points from Andrew Rohrbach.

Platte-Geddes hosts Gregory tonight (Monday) in Platte.

ABERDEEN CHRISTIAN (7-2)         9  16  25  49

PLATTE-GEDDES (3-3)     16  26  46  66

Border Clash

Vermillion 46, Murray County Central 42, OT

GARRETSON — A.J. Plitzuweit scored 19 points as Vermillion edged Murray County Central (Minnesota) 46-42 in overtime Saturday at the Border Clash in Garretson.

Carter Larson added 14 points for Vermillion (5-3), which hosts Elk Point-Jefferson on Tuesday.

Other Games

Beresford 54, Wagner 42

BERESFORD — Tyler Kropuenske scored 18 points and Jonah Larson nearly had a double-double as Beresford captured a 54-42 victory Saturday over Wagner at Beresford High School.

Larson, a Mount Marty College recruit, finished with nine points and 10 rebounds for the Watchdogs, who rallied from a 26-18 halftime deficit.

For Wagner, Alex Sully scored 14 points and Tysin Arpan added 13 points.

Wagner (0-8) hosts O’Neill, Nebraska on Tuesday and Beresford (3-7) visits Canton on Friday.

WAGNER (0-8)  19  26  32  42

BERESFORD (3-7)              9  18  38  54

Wynot 52, Emerson-Hubbard 31

WYNOT, Neb. — Landon Wieseler scored 15 points on 5-of-7 three-pointers to lead Wynot past Emerson-Hubbard 52-31 on Saturday in Wynot.

Justin Lange added 10  points, four rebounds and five steals for the hometown Blue Devils (8-5), while Kevin Bruening had six points and six rebounds, and Ethan Lange hauled in five rebounds.

Emerson-Hubbard (1-12) got nine points and five rebounds from Spencer Burcham, and six points and eight rebounds from Jacob Kneifl.

Wynot hosts Allen on Tuesday.

EMERSON-HUBBARD (1-12)        9  15  23  31

WYNOT (8-5)      18  27  38  52

Bon Homme 63, Chamberlain 56

TYNDALL — Bon Homme outscored Chamberlain 20-10 in the fourth quarter to rally to a 63-56 victory over the Cubs in boys’ basketball action on Saturday.

Joey Slama scored a game-high 27 points and Bryce Scieszinski had 25 points for Bon Homme, which trailed 31-25 at the half.

Riggs Priebe led Chamberlain with 26 points.

Bon Homme, 8-1, travels to Tripp to face Tripp-Delmont-Armour on Tuesday. Chamberlain travels to Plankinton to face Mount Vernon-Plankinton today (Monday).

BON HOMME (8-1)          9  25  43  63

CHAMBERLAIN  10  31  46  56

Bloomfield 47, Elkhorn Valley 34

TILDEN, Neb. — The Bloomfield Bees snapped a six-game losing streak by beating Elkhorn Valley 47-34 on Saturday in Tilden.

No other stats were reported for Bloomfield (2-13), which visits Osmond on Tuesday.

Elkhorn Valley (4-10) got 10 points and seven rebounds from Brayden Effle, and eight rebounds from Braedyn Ollendick.

Ponca 78, Westwood 40

SLOAN, Iowa — Another balanced attack kept Ponca undefeated this season, as the Indians rolled past Westwood 78-40 on Saturday in Sloan, Iowa.

Connor Day, Logan Kingsbury and Carter Kingsbury all scored 15 points in the win, while Max Masin added 13 points, seven rebounds and four steals for Ponca (14-0).

No stats were provided for Westwood.

Ponca visits Winnebago on Tuesday in a matchup of teams that are a combined 25-1 this season.

PONCA (14-0)    22  45  64  78

WESTWOOD       17  25  31  40

O’Neill 68, Creighton 50

CREIGHTON, Neb. — Undefeated O’Neill used a 23-9 edge in the third quarter to beat Creighton 68-50 on Saturday in Creighton.

Justin Appleby scored 29 points for O’Neill (11-0), while Alex Thramer had 12 points and 11 rebounds.

For Creighton (8-6), Chase Largen and Noah Lilly both scored 14 points, and Wyatt Diedrichsen grabbed six rebounds. The Bulldogs visit Hartington Cedar Catholic on Tuesday.

O’NEILL (11-0)   11  24  47  68

CREIGHTON (8-6)             15  26  35  50

Norfolk Catholic 62, Crofton 50

CROFTON, Neb. — Ethan Pipers scored 27 points and grabbed eight rebounds as Norfolk Catholic beat Crofton 62-50 on Saturday at Crofton High School.

Andrew Fleecs added 15 points for Norfolk Catholic (XX).

For Crofton (0-11), Andy Knapp and Tyler Janssen both scored 12 points, while Steven Maibaum added nine points and seven rebounds, and Noah Lancaster also scored nine points.

Crofton hosts Wayne on Tuesday.

NORFOLK CATHOLIC (4-10)          15  32  42  62

CROFTON (0-11)               16  28  37  50

S.F. Washington 51, Watertown 45

SIOUX FALLS — Zach Heins had a double-double of 15 points and 11 rebounds to lead Sioux Falls Washington past Watertown 51-45 on Saturday at Washington High School.

Logan Uttecht chipped in with nine points, six rebounds and five assists for Washington (5-5).

Watertown (4-5) got 14 points from Solomon Bach and nine points from Parker Johnston.

WATERTOWN (4-5)         12  18  31  45

S.F. WASHINGTON (5-5)               12  15  28  51

R.C. Stevens 91, Campbell County 61

RAPID CITY — Rapid City Stevens extended its winning streak to nine with a 91-61 win Saturday over Campbell County (Wyoming) in Rapid City.

There was a total of 59 points scored in the fourth quarter.

Dawson Paulsen recorded 20 points and seven rebounds for Stevens (9-1), while Gib Elder had 15 points and four steals, and Cooper Bowman posted 12 points and seven assists.

Campbell County got 17 points and five assists from Trey Hladky.

Stevens plays Douglas on Tuesday in Box Elder.

CAMPBELL COUNTY        16  23  34  61

R.C. STEVENS (9-1)          17  39  59  91


Platte-Geddes 69, Tripp-Delmont-Armour 48

ARMOUR — Platte-Geddes forced 21 turnovers on Friday night in a 69-48 victory over Tripp-Delmont-Armour in Armour.

Xavier Marshall led Platte-Geddes with 17 points. Trevor Sprik added 15 points and five rebounds, while Kelby VanDerWerff posted a double-double with 14 points and 14 rebounds.

Tripp-Delmont-Armour was led by Micah Lau, who finished with 20 points, eight rebounds, and four assists. Trevor Lau tallied 13 points and eight rebounds, and Cade Gemar scored eight points.

TDA hosts Bon Homme on Tuesday.

PLATTE-GEDDES (3-3)     14  36  50  69

TRIPP-DELMONT-ARMOUR (1-7)                              19  29  35  48

Randolph 70, Wausa 41

RANDOLPH, Neb. — Merrix Dean scored a game-high 32 points and eight steals to lead Randolph past Wausa 70-41 in boys’ basketball action on Friday.

Mason Nordhues posted 15 points, seven rebounds and five assists, and Keaton Backhaus had 11 points for Randolph. Judson Hixon added seven rebounds in the win.

Ghatlin Hegge led Wausa with 13 points.

Randolph travels to Winside on Tuesday. Wausa hosts Stuart on Tuesday.

WAUSA (4-9)     12  21  32  41

RANDOLPH (8-4)              22  41  62  70

Laurel-Concord-Coleridge 79, Creighton 56

CREIGHTON, Neb. — Noah Schutte scored 28 points and 15 rebounds to lead Laurel-Concord-Coleridge past Creighton 79-56 last Friday night in Creighton.

Izac Reifenrath added 18 points and eight rebounds for LCC, and Ty Erwin scored 12 points.

No stats were reported for Creighton.

LAUREL-CON.-COLE.       23  42  57  79

CREIGHTON        12  22  35  56


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