WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 12:
BHS BBB…Mitchell’s Beau Brown hit a three-pointer with 12 seconds left to give the Kernels a one-point lead, but Brookings’ Braxton Carlson answered with a baseline layup at the buzzer to give the Bobcats a 52-51 win over the Kernels Tuesday night in Mitchell.
Kaleb Vig and Zach Page each scored 12 points for the 2-1 Bobcats, while Tyler Nagy and Carlson each added 11.
Brown finished with 20 points, and Seth Cavanaugh added ten for the Kernels.
Nagy also had eight rebounds.
Mitchell won the JV game 56-47…Brookings won the sophomore game 46-24…and the Bobcats swept the freshmen games 50-39 in the “A” game and 57-48 in the “B” game.
TUESDAY BBB SCORES…
Centerville 87, Dell Rapids St. Mary 38
Dell Rapids 87, Beresford 36
Deuel 71, Deubrook 55
Elkton-Lake Benton 67, Flandreau 51
Garretson 69, Canton 61
Harrisburg 52, West Central 32
Howard 52, Chester 45
Madison 69, Tri-Valley 31
Parker 44, Baltic 42
Sioux Falls Washington 48, Yankton 35
Summit 48, Great Plains Lutheran 37
Tea Area 49, McCook Central/Montrose 31
Watertown 70, Aberdeen Central 53
Waverly-South Shore 58, Grant-Deuel 25
Wolsey-Wessington 65, Lake Preston 37
BHS GBB…Mitchell ran off the first 13 points of the game and went on to a 61-28 win over Brookings Tuesday night in ESD Conference girls’ basketball.
Kerri Young had 21 points and Macy Miller 18 for the 2-0 Kernels. Kaitlyn Hadley’s eleven points led the 0-3 Bobcats.
Brookings head coach Lynn Frederick says the Bobcats had a plan to get good shots against Mitchell, but much of that went out the window early. 97621 :16 “in different areas”.
Frederick says Mitchell’s defense is hard on opponents. 97622 :17 “kinds of things”.
The Bobcats visit Brandon Valley Thursday – the goal is to reach .500 at the holiday break. 97623 :20 “get some confidence”.
Brookings girls’ basketball coach Lynn Frederick.
TUESDAY GBB SCORES…
Aberdeen Central 52, Watertown 25
Aberdeen Roncalli 68, Mobridge-Pollock 16
Canistota 64, Colman-Egan 38
Canton 33, Garretson 31
Centerville 59, Dell Rapids St. Mary 44
Chester 42, Howard 33
DeSmet 75, Iroquois 16
Deuel 57, Deubrook 51
Flandreau 40, Elkton-Lake Benton 37
Redfield/Doland 60, Hamlin 37
Sioux Falls Roosevelt 57, Sioux Falls Lincoln 52
Sioux Falls Washington 59, Yankton 22
Summit 73, Great Plains Lutheran 19
Tri-Valley 51, Madison 36
Waverly-South Shore 63, Grant-Deuel 19
BHS WRESTLING…Pierre picked up a 40-22 win over Brookings Tuesday night in ESD Conference wrestling in Pierre.
Jesse Kuebler opened the scoring for the Bobcats at 120 with a 14-8 major decision. Justice Lamer scored a pin at 126 and Peter Hanson had a decision for the Bobcats at 132 to give Brookings a 13-7 lead.
Nick Hanson at 145, Devon Crandall at 152 and Justin Behrend at 285 scored the rest of the Bobcat points with decisions.
TUESDAY WR SCORES…
Clark/Willow Lake 42, Sioux Valley 34
Flandreau 53, Sioux Valley 27
Flandreau 54, Clark/Willow Lake 24
McCook Central/Montrose 51, Flandreau 27
McCook Central/Montrose 54, Clark/Willow Lake 27
McCook Central/Montrose 64, Sioux Valley 15
Sioux Falls Triangular
Brandon Valley 63, Sioux Falls O'Gorman 11
Brandon Valley 66, Sioux Falls Lincoln 15
Sioux Falls Lincoln 45, Sioux Falls O'Gorman 36
SWIFTEL CLASSIC…Pairings for the Swiftel Classic basketball classics December 27th and 28th. The boys will play on the 27th and the girls on the 28th.
10:30 a.m. – Wilmot vs. Canby, MN
12:00 p.m. – Florence/Henry vs. Lincoln HI
1:30 p.m. – Lake Preston vs. Waverly/South Shore
3:00 p.m. – Deuel vs. Oelrichs
4:30 p.m. – Gregory vs. Pipestone, MN
6:00 p.m. – Estelline vs. Gayville-Volin
7:30 p.m. – Hamlin vs. Oldham-Ramona/Rutland
9:00 p.m. – Summit vs. Elkton-Lake Benton
10:30 a.m. – Florence/Henry vs. Oldham-Ramona/Rutland
12:00 p.m. – Hamlin vs. Wolsey-Wessington
1:30 p.m. – Lake Preston vs. Waverly/South Shore
3:00 p.m. – Arlington vs. Gayville-Volin
4:30 p.m. – Deuel vs. Bridgewater/Emery
6:00 p.m. – Estelline vs. Sioux Valley
7:30 p.m. – Summit vs. Canistota
9:00 p.m. – James Valley Christian vs. Pipestone, MN
EAST-WEST HOOPS…The East-West Basketball Shootout will be played Saturday in Chamberlain. The pairings:
11:00am: Lennox vs. Lead/Deadwood (Girls)
12:30pm: Lead/Deadwood vs. West Central
2:00pm: Belle Fourche vs. Chamberlain (Girls)
3:30pm: Spearfish vs. Lennox
5:00pm: Belle Fourche vs. Chamberlain
6:30pm: Crow Creek vs. Canton
8:00pm: Douglas vs. Platte/Geddes
WEIGMAN HONORED…Brookings Blizzard goaltender Drew Weigman has been named the North American Hockey League’s Central Division Star of the Week.
Weigman posted a 1-0-1 record over the weekend, which included a shutout as he stopped 61 of a possible 63 shots for a 96.8% save percentage. Friday, Weigman stopped all 30 shots he saw in a 2-0 shutout win at home over the Aberdeen Wings. Saturday, Weigman and the Blizzard pushed the first-place Austin Bruins to the brink in the shootout, but came up short in a 3-2 shootout loss. Weigman stopped 31 of 33 shots through regulation and overtime.
RANGERS HOCKEY…Brookings hosted the Rushmore Thunder in a pair of league games winning 3-2 and 6-1. Saturday, Anthony Wiener, Tanner Nielson and Austin Zerfas scored goals. Sunday, Carter Mahlum, Luke Stratmoen, Hunter Liles,and Nielson scored the goals.
The Ranger J-V girls fell to the Mitchell Marlins this past weekend with two close games losing 1-0 and 2-1. Ellison Hegdahl scored the only Brookings goal.
The Bantam B swept the Rushmored 7-0 and 2-1. Dalton Rittershaus started it out Saturday scoring back-to-back goals within 27 seconds – he finished with a hat trick. Hunter Lesnar had two goals. Sunday, Rittershaus had both goals Sunday.
The Pee Wee A defeated Aberdeen 5-0…Omaha 10-3…and played a powerful Lincoln to a 4-4 tie. The Pee Wee B beat Aberdeen 12-1…lost to Morris Area 4-2…and came back with a forfeit win over Luverne.
SDSU BASEBALL SKED…The South Dakota State University baseball team is scheduled to play 21 home games and face a challenging non-conference schedule during the upcoming 2013 season.
SDSU is scheduled to open the season Feb. 18 with a Presidents Day doubleheader against Waldorf (Iowa) at the Metrodome in Minneapolis. The Jackrabbits will head to Florida later that same week for two games each against Ohio State and Saint Bonaventure (N.Y.).
SDSU will be home nearly the entire month of April as 17 of the team’s 22 games in the month are slated to be played at Erv Huether Field. The Jackrabbits’ home opener is scheduled for April 3 against Minnesota, with Summit League action beginning with a four-game series April 5-7 against North Dakota State.
The Summit League schedule will be under a new format during the 2013 season. Now at six teams on the league roster with the departures of Oral Roberts and Southern Utah, along with the addition of Omaha, the league schedule is expanding from 24 games to 30. Teams will play home-and-home series against the other five league members,with one series consisting of four games and the other a two-game set played as a doubleheader.
HOOPS HALL…The South Dakota High School Basketball Hall of Fame will move to the Pentagon at the Sanford Sports Complex as the facility opens in the fall of 2013.
An area near the lobby of the Pentagon will be dedicated to the preservation of basketball lore. Until relocating, the South Dakota High School Basketball Hall of Fame will stay at its current home at the Community Center in Madison.
Established in 2009, the South Dakota High School Basketball Hall of Fame installed its first class in 2010. A total of 49 athletes have been inducted in the Hall of Fame’s history.
The Pentagon is located along Westport Avenue between Benson Road and West 54th Street. The complex is the home of the Sanford Fieldhouse and nine junior football fields. The Sioux Falls Ice Sports Association recently announced plans to construct the Scheels IcePlex. The Sioux Falls Tennis Association is also working to construct an indoor venue on site.
The South Dakota High School Basketball Hall of Fame will hold its fourth annual induction ceremony in Madison at the Dakota Prairie Playhouse on March 23. Tickets are $35 and can be purchased by calling 605-270-1262.