GAYVILLE — A 36-point first half proved to be too much for Gayville-Volin, as Irene-Wakonda defeated the hometown Raiders 64-42 in boys’ basketball on Friday evening.

Trey King led the Irene-Wakonda push with 21 points, nine rebounds and five assists. Levi Larsen complimented King with 20 points and six boards.

Tristan Gustad led Gayville-Volin with 19 points and nine rebounds.

Irene-Wakonda will play Sisseton today (Saturday) at the Sanford Pentagon in Sioux Falls. Gayville-Volin travels to Elkton-Lake Benton next Tuesday.

IRENE-WAKONDA (4-3) 19 17 20 8 — 64

GAYVILLE-VOLIN (5-2) 8 8 14 12 — 42

Bon Homme 59, Wagner 45

WAGNER — The Bon Homme Cavaliers stole their way to victory against the Wagner Red Raiders 59-45 with an impressive 16 steals as a team on the game in boys’ basketball action Friday night.

The Cavaliers were led by Joey Slama with a spectacular 28 points along with Josh Schmidt (14 points and seven rebounds) and Nate Scieszinski (11 points).

Leading the way for Wagner was Dustin Honomichi scoring a total of 16 points alongside Marcus Zephier (10 points).

WAGNER (0-4) 8 14 9 14 — 45

BON HOMME (3-3) 24 10 16 9 — 59

Big East Conf.

Parker 52, Flandreau 41

GARRETSON — Parker’s Camden Bialas and Trey Christensen each scored 16 points to lead Parker past Flandreau 52-41 in the semifinals of the Big East Conference boys’ basketball tournament on Friday in Garretson.

Parker advances to face Sioux Valley in the championship today (Saturday) at Chester. Flandreau will face Beresford for third.

Jackson Fiegen finished with 10 points and four assists, going 5-for-6 from the field, for Parker. Jaron Pesicka posted five assists. Bialas also posted four assists and five blocked shots. Christensen, who was 4-for-7 from three-point range, grabbed a team-high seven rebounds in the win.

For Flandreau, Connor LeBrun scored a game-high 19 points. Nate Kneebone just missed a double-double, finishing with nine points and nine rebounds.

PARKER                16  18  10  8 — 52

FLANDREAU       9  6  14  12 — 41

Sioux Valley 65, Beresford 56

BERESFORD — Sioux Valley defeated Beresford 65-56 on Friday night in the semifinals of the Big East Conference Tournament.

Ryan Schuster led the Cossacks with 18 points and six rebounds, while Max Nielson added 14 points and six assists.

Beau VanGelder (14 points) and Tyler Jropuenske (14 points) led the way for Beresford.

Sioux Valley will play Parker in the conference championship today (Saturday), while Beresford will play Flandreau for third place.

SIOUX VALLEY (6-3) 16 15 14 20 – 65

BERESFORD (5-4) 16 13 6 21 – 56

McCook Central-Montrose 57, Chester Area 42

BERESFORD — McCook Central-Montrose defeated Chester Area 57-42 on Friday evening in the consolation bracket of the Big East Conference Tournament.

Koltan Lindstrom led MCM with 20 points and 13 rebounds, while Isaac McCormick added 16 points and two rebounds.

Chester Area was led by Chris Mohr with 17 points.

McCook Central-Montrose will play Baltic in the consolation championship today (Saturday), while Chester Area will play Garretson.

MCCOOK CENT.-MONT. (3-4) 19 7 15 16 – 57

CHESTER AREA (1-9) 9 11 10 12 – 42

Classic Tourn.

Hartington-Newcastle 52, Wynot 44

HARTINGTON, Neb. — Hartington-Newcastle completed the program’s first sweep of its Classic Tournament titles with a 52-44 victory over Wynot in the boys’ final on Friday.

Lincoln McPhillips led Hartington-Newcastle with 15 points, going 7-for-8 from the field, and seven rebounds. Jake Pietz scored 13 points in the win.

Landon Wieseler scored a game-high 24 points to lead Wynot. Nate Wieseler added eight points.

Hartington-Newcastle, 5-6, travels to Emerson-Hubbard on Monday. Wynot, 7-3, hosts Niobrara-Verdigre on Tuesday.

WYNOT (7-3)      15  10  8  11 — 44

HARTINGTON-NEWCASTLE (5-6)               15  16  7  14 — 52

Bloomfield 63, Winside 20

HARTINGTON, Neb. — Bloomfield rolled out to a 41-9 halftime lead and cruised to a 63-20 victory over Winside in the consolation game of the Classic boys’ basketball tournament on Friday in Hartington, Nebraska.

Gabe Lauck scored 12 points and Adam Johnson had 10 points for Bloomfield, which had 10 different players score. Dade Davis and Braden Eisenhauer each had nine points in the win.

Brody Meis led Winside with eight points. Layton Petersen added seven points.

Bloomfield, 7-5, hosts Elgin Public-Pope John today (Saturday). Winside hosts Walthill on Thursday, Jan. 10

WINSIDE (0-10) 7  2  10  1 — 20

BLOOMFIELD (7-5)           27  14  17  5 — 63

Other Games

Ponca 65, South Sioux City 60

SIOUX CITY, IOWA – Ponca pulled off the victory in a very tight finish to South Sioux City 65-60 in the CNOS Foundation Classic on Friday night.

Leading the way for Ponca was Carter Kingsbury, scoring 26 points and grabbing eight rebounds. Gage McGill scored 15 points. Evan Anderson posted 14 points and 11 rebounds.

No player stats were reported for South Sioux City.

Ponca will go on the road Tuesday against Wakefield-Allen. South Sioux City will go on the road today (Saturday) to play against Norfolk.

SOUTH SIOUX CITY (5-4)               8  13  17  22 – 60

PONCA (8-2)      12  16  11  26 – 65

Alcester-Hudson 41, Menno 38

MENNO — Alcester-Hudson found its way to victory over Menno in a close game 41-38 in boys’ basketball action Friday night.

Eli Skoglund led the way for Alcester-Hudson scoring 14 points

Leading the way for the Menno Wolverines was Trey Bohlmann with 20 points and 11 rebounds.

Alcester-Hudson will go on the road today (Saturday) to take on Elkton-Lake Benton. Menno will go on the road Jan. 15 to play Ethan.

MENNO (1-6) 8 12 8 10 — 38

ALCESTER-HUDSON (5-2) 10 13 6 12 — 41

Vermillion 86, Parkston 59

VERMILLION — Vermillion put five players in double-figures in an 86-59 rout of Parkston on Friday night.

Max Mayer (18 points, eight rebounds) and Jakob Dobney (14 points, four steals) led the Tanagers. Tommy Nikkel added 11 points, seven rebounds and three steals, as well.

Parkston was led by Nate Doering, with 16 points and eight rebounds, while Rylan Leischner added 13 points and three rebounds.

Vermillion will travel to Lennox on Thursday, while Parkston will play Canistota at the Sanford Pentagon in Sioux Falls today (Saturday).

VERMILLION (4-3) 14 22 24 26 — 86

PARKSTON (2-4) 10 12 17 20 — 59

Bridgewater-Em. 85, Freeman 46

FREEMAN — Behind 56 percent shooting from the field, Bridgewater-Emery was able to rout Freeman 85-46 on Friday evening.

Sawyer Schultz led Bridgewater-Emery with 20 points and eight rebounds. Carter Dye (18 points, 11 rebounds) posted a double-double in the winning effort.

Braxton Schmidt led Freeman with 16 points and seven boards.

Bridgewater-Emery will travel to Colman-Egan on Saturday (today), while Freeman will play Canton at the Sanford Pentagon in Sioux Falls.

BRIDGEWATER-EMERY (6-1) 27 20 21 17 — 85

FREEMAN (0-6) 15 12 9 10 — 46

RC Central 52, Aberdeen Central 34

RAPID CITY — Rapid City Central continues their three game win streak after defeating Aberdeen Central 52-34 in boys’ basketball action Friday night.

Leading the way for the Rapid City Cobblers was Erik Keohane tallying in a total of 12 points and five rebounds.

Trey Harms led the way for Aberdeen Central scoring a total of 12 points and five rebounds.

RC Central will play at home today (Saturday) against Pierre. Aberdeen Central will be on the road Jan. 12 to play against Yankton.

ABERDEEN CENTRAL (1-4) 5 8 12 9 — 34

RC CENTRAL (4-4) 10 15 19 8 — 52

Lincoln 68, St. Paul Central 56

SIOUX FALLS — The Sioux Falls Lincoln Patriots keep their perfect season alive defeating St. Paul Central 68-56 in boys’ basketball action Friday night.

Leading the way for the Lincoln Patriots was Jared Jaros scoring 25 points alongside Zach Hanson, (12 points) Nate Brecht (11 points and 10 rebounds), and Tyler Hiatt (10 points).

St Paul Central was led by Daveonete tallying in a total of 18 points and seven rebounds along with Dion Ford putting up a total of 17 points.

Sioux Falls Lincoln will be on the road today (Saturday) to take on Yankton.

ST. PAUL CENTRAL 15 10 12 19 — 56

S.F. LINCOLN (6-0) 18 14 17 19 — 68

Thursday

Wynot 59, Winside 14

WINSIDE, Neb. — Wynot swept away Winside 59-14 in boys’ basketball action Thursday night at the Classic Tournament.

Leading the way for Wynot was Anthony Haberman, scoring 14 points, alongside Aydon Tramp, scoring 12 points.

Winside was led by Brody Meis, scoring 12 points.

Wynot will play Hartington-Newcastle in the final today (Friday) in Hartington, Nebraska. Winside will face Bloomfield in the consolation game, also in Hartington.

WINSIDE (0-9) 6 1 2 5 – 14

WYNOT (7-2) 18 8 23 10 – 59

Fr. Acad.-Marion 59, Centerville 46

MARION — Thaniel Schroeder scored a game-high 21 points and had five steals to lead Freeman Academy-Marion past Centerville 59-46 in boys’ basketball action on Thursday.

FA-M outscored the Tornadoes 21-7 in the fourth quarter to secure the victory.

Dylan Johansen scored 15 points and Thalen Schroeder added 12 points in the win.

Reese Pfister led Centerville with 13 points. Jack Walters added eight points.

Freeman Academy-Marion travels to Mitchell Christian today (Saturday).

CENTERVILLE (1-5) 12 11 16 7 — 46

FR. ACAD.-MARION (3-2) 11 14 13 21 — 46

Wausa 59, Niobrara-Verdigre 51

WAUSA, Neb. — Tyson Kaiser made seven three-pointers and scored 34 points as Wausa defeated Niobrara-Verdigre 59-51 on Thursday night at the Wausa Post Holiday Tournament in Wausa, Nebraska.

Ethan Baue added 10 points and six steals for Wausa (6-2), while Drew Munter recorded seven points and seven rebounds.

Rane Vesely posted 17 points and seven rebounds for Niobrara-Verdigre. Camden Eisenhauer scored 13 points. Mathis Gierga added eight rebounds.

Wausa will play Osmond in today’s 7:45 p.m. championship game. Niobrara-Verdigre will play Ewing in the 4:15 p.m. consolation game.

NIOBRARA-VERD. (3-8) 4 17 13 17 — 51

WAUSA (6-2) 16 8 20 15 — 59

Ethan 68, Avon 38

MITCHELL — The Ethan Rustlers outscored Avon 21-4 in the first quarter on the way to a 68-38 victory over the Pirates in boys’ basketball action on Thursday at the Corn Palace in Mitchell.

Brady Hawkins led Ethan with 20 points and seven rebounds. Eric Gustafson scored 16 points and Kaden Klumb added 12 points in the win.

Logan Schuurmans and Lincoln Thury each had nine points for Avon. Carter Fillaus netted eight points. Riley Ructaeschel added seven rebounds.

Ethan travels to Emery to face Bridgewater-Emery on Tuesday. Avon hosts Freeman on Tuesday.

AVON (0-6) 4 11 9 14 — 38

ETHAN (1-4) 21 18 16 13 — 68

Battle Creek 62, Crofton 41

BATTLE CREEK, Neb. — Seven different players scored six or more points as Battle Creek downed Crofton 62-41 in Mid-State Conference boys’ basketball action on Thursday.

Luke Stueve led Battle Creek with 11 points and 11 rebounds. Dylan Mettler added nine points.

For Crofton, Brad Tomasek led the way with nine points. Payton Bartels scored eight points and Connor Dahl had six rebounds in the effort.

Battle Creek, 5-4, travels to West Point-Beemer on Tuesday. Crofton hosts West Holt on Tuesday.

CROFTON (2-7) 5 10 15 11 — 41

BATTLE CREEK(5-4) 16 18 11 17 — 62

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