Girls Basketball

Lincoln Girls Win at BV, Brookings Boys at Washington

Lincoln Girls Win at BV, Brookings Boys at Washington

BRANDON and SIOUX FALLS, SD… It was a good night to be a road team in high school basketball Morgan Hansen had 24 points as the Lincoln Patriots went to Brandon Valley and beat the #3 Lynx 51-43. And at the Washington gym, the Bobcats of Brookings out-lasted the home team 62-58 in a back and forth game. Jay Wilber…

OG Sweeps Yankton, BV and SFC Girls Also Victorious Tuesday Night

OG Sweeps Yankton, BV and SFC Girls Also Victorious Tuesday Night

SIOUX FALLS & HARRISBURG, SD… Tuesday night featured several big games in high school basketball. On the boys side, 2nd-ranked Yankton took an early lead at O’Gorman as sophomore sensation Matthew Mors led both teams with 28 points. But the Knights rallied to take the lead in the 4th quarter on a Luke Ronsiek bucket and he followed that up…

Lennox Takes 2 at Vermillion

Lennox Takes 2 at Vermillion

VERMILLION, SD… The top-ranked Lennox Orioles edged #4 Vermillion in a great girls basketball game Thursday night 63-55 in Vermillion. Madysen Vlastuin led the Orioles with 19 points and Rianna Fillipi had 14. Lexi Plitzuweit led the Tanagers with 24 points. In the boys game, Lennox pulled away early and beat Vermillion 68-47 as Josh Arlt led the way with…

O’Gorman Defends Home Court Against Washington

O'Gorman Defends Home Court Against Washington

SIOUX FALLS, SD… The O’Gorman Knights defended home court Thursday night in a basketball doubleheader. Emma Ronsiek poured in 18 as the top-ranked girls beat #5 Washington 53-24. And Akoi Akoi also scored 18 as the boys beats the Warriors 60-43. Categories: High School Sports, Sports, Sports Top Story Tags: Boys Basketball, Girls Basketball, O’Gorman Knights, Washington Warriors

2nd-Ranked SFC Boys and Harrisburg Girls are Victorious

2nd-Ranked SFC Boys and Harrisburg Girls are Victorious

SIOUX FALLS & HARRISBURG, SD… It was a good night Tuesday for 2nd-ranked team in this week’s polls. The Sioux Falls Christian boys jumped out to a 15 point lead early and went on to beat Dell Rapids 72-62 as Gavin Schipper led a balanced attack with 18 points. The Chargers improved to 7-0. In girls hoops it was #2…

Olthoff Dunks, Lynx Sweep Riders in Hoops

Olthoff Dunks, Lynx Sweep Riders in Hoops

BRANDON & SIOUX FALLS, SD… It was a good night to be a Lynx fan. The Brandon Valley boys got 18 points from Jackson Hilton and an impressive ally-opp dunk from Carter Olthoff in a 64-53 win over Roosevelt on their home floor. The Brandon Valley boys are ranked 5th in the newest Class “AA” pol. The Brandon Valley girls…

Washington and Harrisburg Both Win in Girls Hoops

Washington and Harrisburg Both Win in Girls Hoops

HARRISBURG and SIOUX FALLS, SD… Peyton Rymerson hit a pair of late 3’s and scored 14 points to pace Washington in the Warriors 46-43 win at Roosevelt Thursday night. Martinez and Hayes each had 17 for the Riders. And at the Harrisburg gym, the Tigers got 17 from Abby Phipps and 11 points/14 rebounds from Jeniah Ugofsky in the Tigers…

Tea Area Wins Thriller, OG Girls Roll at Lincoln

Tea Area Wins Thriller, OG Girls Roll at Lincoln

TEA, SIOUX FALLS, SD… The Tea Area-Garretson girls basketball game turned out to be a thriller. With the game tied late, Desirae Patzwald hit a 3 for the apparent win for the Tians. But Mattea Fiegen countered with a 3 point play with 9 seconds left setting up a dramatic finish. Bailey Conrad took the in-bounds pass after the made…

Top-Ranked Lynx Remain Unbeaten

Top-Ranked Lynx Remain Unbeaten

BRANDON, SD… The top team in Class “AA” played like it Tuesday night as the Brandon Valley Lynx beat Washington 58-38 on their home floor to improve to 4-0. Donica Kocer led the way with 19 points for BV while Samiya Jami had 13 for the Warriors. Categories: High School Sports, Sports, Sports Top Story Tags: Brandon Valley Lynx, Girls…

Vlastuin Leads Lennox Past Canton

Vlastuin Leads Lennox Past Canton

LENNOX, SD… Junior Madysen Vlastuin is one of the best players in the state on the 2nd-ranked team in Class “A”. Monday night on their home floor the Orioles hosted Canton and beat the C-Hawks 59-27 as Vlastuin scored 18 points to lead the way. The O’s improved to 4-1 with their only loss to Washington. Categories: High School Sports,…

Castlewood Savors State Championship

Warrior Girls Win Third Title 47-41 over Hanson

ABERDEEN ,S.D.  —  State champions were crowned in girls’ basketball last night. At the B in Aberdeen Alayna Benike’s layup late in the 4th broke a tie and put Castlewood ahead for good, as the Warriors claimed their third state title with a hard fought 47-41 win over Hanson.  Alayna and her sister Regan carried the Warriors during this tournament,…

Ethan and Hanson Make State “B” Semi’s

Ethan and Hanson Make State "B" Semi's

ABERDEEN, SD… The Girls “B” is being played in Aberdeen and two teams in close proximity will play in the semi-finals Friday night after 1st round wins Thursday night. The Hanson Beavers jumped out to a 20-3 lead over Avon and never looks back despite 20 points from Lauren Sees. Hanson had a balanced attack led by Megan Guerike’s 14…

Madison, West Central Advance at State “A”

Madison, West Central Advance at State "A"

WATERTOWN, SD… The Madison Bulldogs defied odds when they beat 4th-seeded Lennox to make the State “A” tournament  in Watertown. Thursday they took the floor against the top seeded Belle Fourche Broncs with plenty of confidence and it showed as they advanced to the semi-finals with a 56-42 victory. Nicole Brown led the Bulldogs with 16 points and 20 rebounds….

Sweet 16 Recap for Class A and B

Sweet 16 Recap for Class A and B

It was Sweet 16 night for Class “A” and “B” schools in South Dakota in girls basketball. In Class “A” Thursday night, the Madison Bulldogs rallied past 4th-seeded Lennox in the final stanza as Jessi Giles scored 9 of her 15 points in the 51-47 win. In the 2nd game at Tea, Haleigh Melstad had 20 points as Vermillion edged…

Sioux Center Wins, West Sioux Falls at State

Sioux Center Wins, West Sioux Falls at State

DES MOINES, IA…Sioux Center got 20 points from Lexi Toering and 16 from Victoria Rensink as the Warriors moved into the 3-A semifinals Thursday night with an impressive 76-60 victory over Red Oak. West Sioux’s girls basketball season ended Tuesday at the State 2-A tournament. Treynor took command early and the Falcons fell 54-30. They finished the season 21-4. Categories:…

Lincoln beats Harrisburg, OG Sweeps Washington

Lincoln beats Harrisburg, OG Sweeps Washington

SIOUX FALLS, SD… In high school hoops Friday night the Lincoln Patriots defended their home court and beat 3rd-ranked Harrisburg 67-61. And in a doubleheader at the O’Gorman gym the Knights did the same, beating Washington twice. Emma Ronsiek scored 17 as the girls won a thriller 42-41. And Riley Katen came off the bench with OG down by 9…

West Central and Dell Rapids Girls Advance

West Central and Dell Rapids Girls Advance

TEA, SD… Several teams advanced to the Sweet 16 Thursday in girls hoops. At Region 3-A in Tea both West Central and Dell Rapids advanced. WC looked dominant in a 55-30 win over Tri-Valley and Dell Rapids won a close game with SF Christian 52-40. Categories: High School Sports, Sports, Sports Top Story Tags: Dell Rapids Quarriers, Girls Basketball, Region…

Marshall Boys, O’Gorman Girls both Victorious

Marshall Boys, O'Gorman Girls both Victorious

Trey Lance had a big night for the Marshall boys as they won for the 13th straight time 58-52 over Roosevelt. The 4th-ranked team in Minnesota AAA is now 22-3 for the season. In Harrisburg, the O’Gorman Knights won the battle of 13-5 teams with a 44-35 win over the 5th-ranked Tigers. Kent Kolsrud’s OG team is ranked 4th this…

Lincoln and Lennox Get Wins in Girls Hoops Tuesday

Lincoln and Lennox Get Wins in Girls Hoops Tuesday

The Lincoln Patriots girls showed why they have moved up to the #2 spot in the Class “AA” rankings Tuesday night. They defeated Washington 69-54 on the Warriors home floor. Morgan Hansen led the way with 23 points and 14 rebounds as the pats improved to 14-3. And in a great Class “A” matchup in Hartford, Lennox went to OT…