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District 11A

After wins in the opening round on Tuesday, the Lady Midgets of McLaughlin and Lady Braves of Cheyenne-Eagle Butte will square off for the District 11A championship at Mobridge-Pollock High School Gymnasium on Thursday evening. Tip off is set for 7 p.m.

McLaughlin (11-8) beat Mobridge-Pollock 66-40 in McLaughlin on Tuesday, while Cheyenne-Eagle Butte (12-8) beat Stanley County 59-44 in Eagle Butte.

The Midgets and Braves opened the season against each other on Dec. 4 when McLaughlin won a 65-63 game in McLaughlin.

The winner will advance to take on the winner of District 12A in the Region 6A championship game in Gettysburg.

 

District 6B

It is hard enough to beat a team three times in one season. Eureka-Bowdle took it one step farther by beating Edmunds Central for the fourth time this season in a 29-27 win in the opening round of the District 6B Tournament in Eureka on Tuesday.

This one came down to the end before the Patriots pulled out the two-point win. The Patriots won the first three contests by an average of almost 15 points.

Sam Raile led Eureka-Bowdle with 12 points. Haley Nelson followed with six.

Sarina Scherr led Edmunds Central with 12 points on four three-pointers. Shelby Hinz scored 10 points and grabbed five rebounds.

The District 6B Tournament continues in Eureka on Thursday. Eureka-Bowdle advances to take on top seed Herreid-Selby Area (19-1) at 6 p.m. Ipswich (12-7) and Potter County (11-7) will class at about 7:45 p.m. The winners will play for the title on Saturday at 7 p.m. The game will be in Eureka unless the Patriots pull off an upset over the fourth-ranked Wolverines on Thursday.

Edmunds Central (2-19) 3 12 21 27

Eureka-Bowdle (8-12) 6 16 23 29

Edmunds Central: Lexi Nehlich 0 1-2 1, Elaine Schaible 0 0-1 0, Shelby Hinz 3 4-7 10, Sarina Scherr 4 0-0 12, Bernadette Heier 1 1-2 4, Totals 8 6-12 27.

Eureka-Bowdle: Haley Nelson 3 0-0 6, Sierra Stotz 1 1-2 3, Micaela Johnson 1 2-2 4, Sam Raile 4 4-6 12, Sierra Lutz 1 0-1 2, Alexis Beck 0 2-2 2, Totals 10 9-13 29.

3-point field goals: Edmunds Central 5 (Scherr 4, Heier); Eureka-Bowdle 0. Rebounds: Edmunds Central 14 (Heinz 5); Eureka-Bowdle 17. Total fouls: Edmunds Central 11; Eureka-Bowdle 17. Turnovers: Edmunds Central 20; Eureka-Bowdle 17.

 

District 15B

Dupree handed Tiospaye Topa a 60-15 loss in the opening round of the District 15B Tournament at Scherr-Howe Arena on Monday.

That win set the stage for district’s final four to be played Thursday and Friday.

Dupree (7-14) advances to take on top seed Timber Lake (13-7) in the first game starting at 7 p.m. Second seed McIntosh (13-7) and third seed Wakpala (12-7) will play the second semifinal game at around 7:30 p.m.

The District 15B championship game will tip of at 8 p.m. on Friday.

 

Thursday

Herreid-Selby Area 59 • Northwestern 32

Herreid-Selby Area finished the regular season on a five-game winning streak after posting a 59-32 win over Northwestern in Mellette on Thursday.

The 19-1, fourth-ranked Wolverines took control early and led by 19 with a 35-16 lead at the half.

Herreid-Selby Area swished eight three-pointers. McKenzie Frank led the way with three treys and 13 points. Shauni Schwartz hit two threes, while scoring a game-high 15 points, grabbing six rebounds and blocking six shots. Haylee Biel pulled down nine rebounds and blocked four shots. Abbey Fjeldheim added nine points and three steals.

Jordan Peterson led the Wildcats with a 12-point, 15-rebound double-double.

Herreid-Selby Area (19-1) 22 35 45 59

Northwestern (8-11) 7 16 26 32

Herreid-Selby Area: Abbey Fjeldheim 4 0-0 9, McKenzie Frank 5 0-0 13, Kendra Thorstenson 2 0-1 4, Taylor Madden 3 0-0 7, Shauni Schwartz 6 1-1 15, Haylee Biel 1 2-4 4, Kelsey Quaschnick 1 0-0 3, Jana Thorstenson 1 2-2 4, Totals 23 5-9 59.

Northwestern: Kennedi Sparling 3 0-2 6, Jordan Peterson 5 2-4 12, Ashley Clemens 2 0-0 4, Courtien Lechner 1 0-0 2, Julia Sparling 1 1-2 4, Kimberly Miles 1 1-2 4, Totals 13 4-10 32.

3-point field goals: Herreid-Selby Area 8 (Frank 3, Schwartz 2, Fjeldheim, Madden, Quaschnick); Northwestern 2 (J. Sparling, Miles). Rebounds: Herreid-Selby Area 39 (Biel 9, K. Thorstenson 6, Schwartz 6); Northwestern 39 (Peterson 15, Clemens 7). Assists: Herreid-Selby Area 6; Northwestern 7. Steals: Herreid-Selby Area 10 (Fjeldheim 3); Northwestern 11; Blocked shots: Herreid-Selby Area 9 (Schwartz 6, Biel 3); Northwestern 1. Total fouls: Herreid-Selby Area 11; Northwestern 17. Turnovers: Herreid-Selby Area 15; Northwestern 11.

 

Lemmon 51 • McIntosh 41

Lemmon ran its record to 18-0 with a 51-41 win over McIntosh in McIntosh on Thursday.

The Cowgirls jumped ahead 13-6 in the first quarter. The pushed their lead to 14 by the end of the third quarter.

Morgan Ham led a balanced Lemmon offense with 15 points. Bailey Beer scored 13 and Jenna Van Beek scored 10.

Summer Bailey connected on nine of 10 free throws and led McIntosh with 15 points and six assists. Tia Baumberger scored eight points and grabbed eight rebounds. Jessica Nehl added nine points. The Tigers end the regular season at 13-7.

Lemmon (18-0) 13 30 38 51

McIntosh (13-7) 6 22 24 41

Lemmon: Katie Sackmann 2 0-0 5, Bailie Beer 4 2-2 13, Haley Froelich 1 2-2 4, Morgan Ham 5 4-6 15, Jenna Van Beek 4 1-1 10, Julia Blue Arm 1 2-5 4, Totals 17 11-16 51.

McIntosh: Summer Bailey 3 9-10 15, Jessica Nehl 3 2-2 9, Tia Baumberger 2 4-5 8, Shayna Mosbrucker 2 0-0 4, Heidi Vanlishout 1 0-0 3, Jessica Werner 1 0-0 2, Totals 12 15-17 41.

3-point field goals: Lemmon 6 (Beer 3, Sackmann, Ham, Van Beek); McIntosh 2 (Nehl, Vanlishout). Rebounds: McIntosh 34 (Baumberger 8, Mosbrucker 8). Assists: McIntosh 10 (Bailey 6).

 

Wakpala 73 • Solen-Cannonball 35

Wakpala got all over Solen-Cannonball, N.D., for a 73-35 win in Wakpala on Thursday.

After taking a 34-23 lead in the first half, the Lady Sioux salted the win away with a 17-2 run in the third quarter.

Sasha and Alexis Kills Small had a pair of double-doubles. Sasha scored 16 points, grabbed 10 rebounds and dished eight assists. Alexis scored 10 points and grabbed 12 boards. Caitlyn Plenty Chief scored 16 points and Carly Gabe scored 12.

Jenny Four Swords led Solen-Cannonball with 16 points.

Solen-Cannonball 7 23 25 35

Wakpala (12-6) 19 34 51 73

Solen-Cannonball: Caitlynn Lester 1 0-0 3, Kayce Conica 2 0-0 4, Tyra Iron Road 1 0-0 2, Nine White Eagle 2 1-2 5, Kayanna Thunder Hawk 2 1-1 5, Jenny Four Swords 6 1-2 16, Totals 14 3-5 35.

Wakpala: Carly Gabe 4 4-6 12, Sasha Kills Small 7 1-2 16, Alexis Kills Small 5 0-2 10, Caitlyn Plenty Chief 5 5-7 16, Chantel Mellette 2 0-0 4, Sami Cadotte 4 0-0 9, Darlene Cadotte 3 0-0 6, Totals 30 10-17 73.

3-point field goals: Solen-Cannonball 4 (Four Swords 3, Lester); Wakpala 3 (S. Kills Small, Plenty Chief, S. Cadotte). Rebounds: Wakpala 56 (A. Kills Small 12, S. Kills Small 10). Assists: Wakpala 20 (S. Kills Small 8). Total fouls: Solen-Cannonball 12 (Thunder Hawk out); Wakpala 9. Turnovers: Wakpala 12.

 

Eureka-Bowdle 47 • Leola-Frederick 29

Eureka-Bowdle finished the regular season on a winning note, taking a 47-29 game from Leola-Frederick in Eureka on Thursday.

The Lady Patriots pulled away over the first three quarter with quarter-stop leads of four, 11 and 21 points.

Samantha Raile led Eureka-Bowdle with 14 points and six rebounds. Haley Nelson scored 13 and Alexis Beck scored 12.

Elizabeth Grabowska led Leola-Frederick with nine points and nine rebounds.

Leola-Frederick (3-17) 8 14 20 29

Eureka-Bowdle (7-12) 12 25 41 47

Leola-Frederick: Haili Wimer 0 3-4 3, Amanda Daniels 1 0-0 2, Megan Walworth 1 0-0 2, Mackenzie Heilman 3 0-0 6, Emily Grabowska 3 0-0 7, Elizabeth Grabowska 3 3-4 9, Totals 11 6-8 29.

Eureka-Bowdle: Courtney Weber 0 2-2 2, Haley Nelson 4 4-6 13, Sierra Stotz 1 0-0 2, Micaela Johnson 1 0-0 2, Samantha Raile 7 0-1 14, Sierra Lutz 1 0-0 2, Taylor Stotz 0 0-1 0, Alexis Beck 6 0-0 12, Totals 20 6-10 47.

3-point field goals: Leola-Frederick 1 (Emily Grabowska); Eureka-Bowdle 1 (Nelson). Rebounds: Leola-Frederick 34 (Elizabeth Grabowska 9); Eureka-Bowdle 22 (Raile 6). Total fouls: Leola-Frederick 15; Eureka-Bowdle 13. Turnovers: Leola-Frederick 23; Eureka-Bowdle 14. JV Game: Leola-Frederick 30-27.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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