Cossacks fly past Hawks


VOLGA – Miakken Vincent hit seven 3-pointers for 21 points and Sioux Valley beat Colman-Egan 70-28 in a nonconference girls’ basketball game Saturday night.

The Cossacks raced out to a 29-6 lead after a quarter. They were up 52-18 at halftime and 65-22 through three.

Vincent – who had six treys by halftime, four of which came in the opening quarter – added five rebounds, three assists and two steals.

Cassie Rawden totaled 17 points on 7-of-9 shooting to go with seven assists, four rebounds and three steals.

Lynsey Stevens contributed 13 points, seven dimes, six boards and three steals. Carly Granum added 10 points, three rebounds, three assists and a pair of steals. Rachel Miller chipped in with four points, Abbie Schneider three and Perri Liedtke two.

Colman-Egan’s Mackenzie Hemmer had eight points on 4-of-5 shooting. Madison Voelker added seven markers.

Sioux Valley (7-3), which had lost three of its past four games, plays host to Chester Area on Tuesday. Colman-Egan (3-8) matches up with Arlington in the first round of the Dakota Valley Conference Tournament on Tuesday in Elkton.

Hanson Classic

 Belle Fourche 54, Flandreau 49

MITCHELL – Belle Fourche (11-0) built a 10-point lead after a quarter and held off Flandreau for a 54-49 win at the Hanson Classic on Saturday evening in the Corn Palace.

The Broncs overcame an early five-point deficit, grabbing a 20-10 advantage after a quarter and pushing the margin to 35-22 at halftime. The Fliers cut the deficit to 43-35 through three but couldn’t complete the comeback.

Sayla Howell went 11-of-14 at the free-throw line while scoring a game-high 19 points. Mandee Williamson added 12 points before fouling out.

Flandreau’s Kathy Parsley had 16 points before fouling out. Hannah Parsley added 14 points.

Both teams turned the ball over 19 times. Flandreau shot 53.1 percent (17-of-32) from the field and Belle Fourche ended up at 45.9 percent (17-of-37). The Broncs hit five 3-pointers.

Flandreau (7-3) plays host to Deuel on Tuesday.

Mustang Seeds DSU Girls’ Basketball Classic

MADISON – Deubrook Area and Elkton-Lake Benton both picked up wins at the Mustang Seeds DSU Girls’ Basketball Classic on Saturday at the DSU Fieldhouse.

 Deubrook Area 53, Mitchell Christian 32

The Dolphins forced 37 turnovers – 24 of which came on steals – in the win.

Cortney Bauman led the way with 12 points. Cassie Quail added 10 points, Shaylee DeBeer six, Ashley Vandermeer and Baylee Holmlund both five, and Andrea Vandermeer and Claire Olsen four apiece.

Ashley Vandermeer came up with six steals, while Bauman, DeBeer and Quail each tallied five.

The Dolphins led 23-14 at halftime.

For the Golden Eagles (3-5), Charlotte Haag totaled nine points and 19 rebounds.

Deubrook Area (8-2) is host to Oldham-Ramona/Rutland in the first round of the DVC tourney on Tuesday in White.

 Elkton-Lake Benton 74, Centerville 43

Samantha Schindler and Callie Otkin both scored 25 points as the Lady Elks cruised to the victory.

Schindler also came up with nine of ELB’s 25 steals and grabbed eight rebounds. Otkin, who went 10-of-12 at the foul line, tallied five boards, three assists and four steals.

Rachel Colgrove chipped in with eight markers and three steals. Karlie Christensen had six points.

For the Tornadoes (0-6), Haley Meyer posted a double-double of 21 points and 10 rebounds but was responsible for 12 of her team’s 37 turnovers. She added four steals and three assists.

ELB (4-4) is host to Estelline in a DVC Tournament first-round game Tuesday.

 Canistota 65, Arlington 49

Jordan Engbrecht scored 29 points and grabbed eight rebounds to lead the Hawks past the Cardinals.

Noelle Hofer posted a double-double of 10 points and 10 boards. Harley Cormany contributed 11 markers, five rebounds and four assists.

Canisota (4-6) led 31-21 at halftime.

Arlington’s Jayna Haufschild notched a double-double of 11 points and 13 rebounds.

Kasey Pistulka had 12 points and Madysn Gilbertson added eight. Hadley Carlson grabed 10 rebounds and Makayla Nelson nine as both played contributed six points.

Arlington (4-6) takes on Colman-Egan in the first round of the DVC Tournament on Tuesday in Elkton.

 Viborg-Hurley 58, Oldham-Ramona/Rutland 9

NeVaeh scored 24 points to lead the Cougars (3-7), who opened up a 35-5 advantage at halftime.

Sydney Voss added 10 points and Tori Hansen eight.

Viborg-Hurley shot 56.82 percent (25-of-44) from the field and limited ORR to 14.29 percent (4-of-28).

The Lady Raiders’ Maddy Eich had four points.

ORR (0-9) faces Deubrook Area to open the DVC Tournament on Tuesday in White.

FRIDAY

 Lake Preston 62, Dell Rapids St. Mary 52

LAKE PRESTON – Ashlyn DeKnikker continued her hot streak and the Divers (5-4, 2-3) pushed their winning streak to three games with a 62-52 defeat of Dell Rapids St. Mary in a Dakota Valley Conference girls’ basketball game Friday.

The sophomore posted a double-double of 24 points and 12 rebounds to go with four assists and a steal. She’s averaging 23.67 points over the past three contests.

The Divers led 16-15 after 8 minutes and moved ahead 35-22 at halftime. They were up 49-34 heading to the final quarter.

DeKnikker scored 13 points in the first period and had 21 at the break.

Lexie Larsen also notched a double-double with 17 points and 12 rebounds. Mariah Flegel added 10 points, five rebounds and three assists. Lindsay Hillestad totaled seven points, six boards and four dimes.

The Cardinals’ Maddie Schweback had 19 points, and Sydney Cook and Ella Heintz contributed 10 apiece.

Lake Preston and DRSM (3-6, 1-4) face off again in the first round the DVC Tournament on Tuesday in White.

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