Raiders edge Elks; Arlington tops Deuel in matchup of Cardinals


ELKTON – The Elks held an early lead but couldn’t hold on to it as Gayville-Volin rallied for a 49-46 nonconference win on Tuesday.

ELB led 8-7 after a quarter and 25-22 at halftime before the Raiders rallied to tie the game at 34-34 heading into the final frame.

Grant DeRuyter’s 15 points and three steals led the Elks, who dropped to 3-3. Matthew Nibbe posted a double-double of 11 points and 12 rebounds while Marcus Harming contributed nine points and four assists.

Skyler Olson’s double-double of 14 points and 10 boards led GV, which improved to 6-2. Chase Huether added 12 points.

The Elks head to Ramona on Friday to face the ORR Raiders.

GAYVILLE-VOLIN 49, ELKTON-LAKE BENTON 46

Gayville-Volin (6-2)

Jacob Hirsch 1 0-0 2, Tristan Gustad 3 1-4 9, Skyler Olson 5 3-7 14, Andrew Gustad 1 0-0 3, Grant Gill 3 1-2 7, Chase Huether 5 1-2 12, Darien Rabe 1 0-0 2. Totals 19 6-15 49.

Elkton-Lake Benton (3-3)

Marcus Harming 4 0-0 9, Dylan Kuehl 1 1-2 3, Matthew Nibbe 3 2-6 11, Grant DeRuyter 6 3-4 15, Billy Stuefen 2 0-0 4, Aiden Erickson 1 0-0 2, Devin Sopko 1 0-0 2. Totals 18-53 6-12 46.

Gayville-Volin 7  15  12  15    49

Elkton-Lake Benton 8  17    9  12    46

3-point goals – GV 5 (T. Gustad 2, Olson, A. Gustad, Huether); ELB 4 (Nibbe 3, Harming). Rebounds – GV 37 (Olson 10); ELB 29 (Nibbe 12). Assists – ELB 12 (Kuehl 4, Harming 4). Steals – ELB 8 (DeRuyter 3, Erickson 2). Turnovers – ELB 11. Total fouls – GV 15; ELB 19. Technical fouls – None.

  •  Arlington 49, Deuel 45

ARLINGTON – The host Cardinals built a 12-point lead after a quarter and then held on for a 49-45 nonconference win over Deuel on Tuesday night.

Arlington led 14-2 after the first eight minutes, but the visiting Cardinals chipped away as they pulled within 28-19 at half and 39-32 through three before getting within four at the final buzzer.

Devon Heuer dropped 19 points; pulled down six rebounds; grabbed six steals; and dished out three assists as Arlington improved to 5-1 on the season. Trey Ramstad chipped in with 12 points, six boards and a pair of takeaways while Casey Stegeman finished with 10 markers and five rebounds.

Scott Lovre posted a double-double of 16 points and 19 rebounds for Deuel, which dropped to 1-7 overall. Kellan Benck contributed 14 points and three dimes as Sutton Fritz added eight points.

Arlington travels to Estelline on Friday to face the Redhawks.

ARLINGTON 49, DEUEL 45

Deuel (1-7)

Payton Bauman 0-1 0-0 0, Scott Lovre 8-12 0-0 16, Kellan Benck 6-19 0-0 14, Tanner Preheim 1-5 0-0 2, Sutton Fritz 2-8 2-3 8, Cooper Schiernbeck 1-1 0-0 3, Brady Knight 1-3 0-0 2, Dalan Dahl 0-0 0-0 0, Logan Stoltenburg 0-1 0-0 0. Totals 19-50 2-3 45.

Arlington (5-1)

Nick Kersting 1-6 0-0 2, Casey Stegeman 5-12 0-2 10, Trey Ramstad 6-11 0-0 12, Devon Heuer 7-14 4-5 19, Trevor Larsen 3-9 0-0 6, Mason Bunker 0-1 0-0 0, Ryker Erstad 0-0 0-0 0, Chance Spilde 0-0 0-0 0, Chris Wallace 0-2 0-0 0. Totals 22-55 4-7 49.

Deuel   2  17  13  13    45

Arlington 14  14  11  10    49

3-point goals – D 5-19 (Benck 2-8, Preheim 0-2, Fritz 2-5, Schiernbeck 1-1, Knight 0-2, Stoltenburg 0-1); A 1-14 (Ramstad 0-2, Heuer 1-4, Larsen 0-4, Bunker 0-1). Rebounds – D 37 (Lovre 19); A 29 (Ramstad 6, Heuer 6). Assists – D 8 (Benck 3, Preheim 3); A 5 (Heuer 3). Steals – D 3 (Preheim 2); A 14 (Heuer 6). Blocks – A 2 (Kersting, Heuer). Turnovers – D 20; A 6. Total fouls – D 10; A 11. Fouled out – None. Technical fouls – None.

  •  Castlewood 72, Lake Preston 52

CASTLEWOOD – The host Warriors jumped out to a 12-point lead after a quarter en route to the 20-point Dakota Valley Conference win over Lake Preston on Tuesday night.

Braydon Benike posted a double-double of 18 points and 10 rebounds to lead Castlewood, which improved to 4-5 and 1-3 in the DVC. Kyler Tvedt added 13 points and Garrett Kerkvliet finished with 11.

Paydon Casper’s 18 points and six boards led the Divers, who dropped to 1-7 and 1-4. Jasper Denison chipped in with 15 points.

Lake Preston takes on Colman-Egan on Tuesday in the opening round of the DVC Tournament in Arlington.

GIRLS’ BASKETBALL

  •  Deubrook Area 68, Baltic 25

WHITE – Deubrook Area stayed perfect with a 68-25 rout of the Lady Bulldogs on Tuesday.

The Dolphins limited Baltic to single digits in each quarter as they led 20-4 after one; 39-12 at halftime; and 58-17 through three to improve to 6-0 on the season.

Shaylee DeBeer scored 17 points, dished out a pair of assists and blocked two shots while Baylee Holmlund finished with 10 points for Deubrook Area.

Sami Polzin reached double digits with 10 points for Baltic, which dropped to 1-5.

The Dolphins play host to Dell Rapids St. Mary on Thursday in White.

DEUBROOK AREA 68, BALTIC 25

Baltic (1-5)

Berklee Erickson 1 0-0 2, Sami Polzin 4 0-2 10, Kelsey Keating 2 3-5 7, Kami VanWyhe 1 0-0 3, Jetta Hefty 1 0-0 3. Totals 9 3-7 25.

Deubrook Area (6-0)

Emma Landmark 1 0-0 2, Carley Landmark 2 0-0 4, Baylee Holmlund 5 0-0 10, Shaylee DeBeer 7 1-2 17, Ashley Vandermeer 4 0-0 9, Dre Vandermeer 4 0-0 8, Mattie Nepodal 4 0-0 10, Megan Nepodal 1 0-0 2, Autumn Molengraaf 1 0-0 2, Claire Olsen 0 0-2 0, Emma Sheffield 2 0-1 4. Totals 31 1-5 68.

Baltic   4    8    5     8    25

Deubrook Area 20  19  19  10    68

3-point goals – B 4 (Polzin 2, VanWyhe, Hefty); DA 5 (DeBeer 2, Nepodal 2, A. Vandermeer). Rebounds – DA 35 (D. Vandermeer 7). Assists – DA 13 (DeBeer 2, A. Vandermeer 2, D. Vandermeer 2). Steals – DA 8 (A. Vandermeer 3). Blocks – DA 2 (DeBeer 2). Turnovers – DA 2. Total fouls – B 6; DA 7. Fouled out – None. Technical fouls – None.

  •  Colman-Egan 64, Chester Area 38

COLMAN – The Hawks jumped out to a 21-9 lead after a quarter and pushed it 33-18 at halftime as they cruised to the 26-point nonconference win over the Flyers on Tuesday night.

Braiden Westley’s double-double of 16 points and 11 rebounds led Colman-Egan, which improved to 4-3. Mackenzie Hemmer added 14 points and two steals while Madison Voelker contributed 13 markers.

Hanna Reiff and Hailey Ewoldt each had nine points for Chester Area, which dropped to 3-4.

The Hawks travel to De Smet on Thursday.

COLMAN-EGAN 65, CHESTER AREA 38

Chester Area (3-4)

Jadon Wages 0-5 0-4 0, Makenna Larson 1-4 2-4 5, Hanna Reiff 3-9 0-0 9, Jennilee Hoyer 1-8 0-0 2, Hailey Ewoldt 3-8 0-0 9, Kenna Brown 1-1 2-2 5, Cami Streff 0-2 1-2 1, Hailey Bleeker 0-0 0-0 0, Jayda Kenyon 2-5 0-2 6, Jada Becker 0-3 1-2 1. Totals 11-45 6-16 38.

Colman-Egan (4-3)

Madison Voelker 6-11 0-0 13, Mackenzie Hemmer 6-12 1-4 14, Katie Hannasch 2-4 0-0 4, Elizabeth Moore 1-2 1-3 3, Braiden Westley 4-5 7-9 16, Hailey Larson 0-0 0-0 0, Josie Mousel 2-3 0-0 4, Maddie Lohr 0-1 0-0 0, Kennedi Landis 2-6 0-0 5, Jordan Wittrock 1-2 0-0 3. Totals 25-47 9-16 64.

Chester Area   9    9  12    8    38

Colman-Egan 21  12  13  19    65

3-point goals – CA 10-21 (Larson 1-2, Reiff 3-8, Hoyer 0-1, Ewoldt 3-5, Brown 1-1, Kenyon 2-4); CE 5-9 (Voelker 1-1, Hemmer 1-1, Westley 1-1, Mousel 0-1, Landis 1-3, Wittrock 1-2). Rebounds – CA 23 (Wages 4, Hoyer 4); CE 36 (Westley 11). Assists – CA 4 (Reiff 2); CE 7 (Hannasch 3). Steals – CA 4 (Reiff 2); CE 12 (Westley 3). Blocks – CA 1 (Hoyer). Turnovers – CA 17; CE 11. Total fouls – CA 14; CE 13. Fouled out – None. Technical fouls – None.

  •  Flandreau 55, Garretson 28

FLANDREAU – The Fliers raced out to an 18-4 lead after a quarter and pushed their advantage to 39-11 at halftime to cruise to the easy Big East Conference win over Garretson.

Hannah Parsley posted a double-double of 26 points and 10 rebounds, while coming up with five steals and dishing out three assists. Marianna Pavlis contributed 14 points as Maria Parsley chipped in with five points and seven boards as Flandreau improved to 5-2 overall and 2-1 in the BEC.

Lizzie Olson had six points and six rebounds for the Blue Dragons, who dropped to 5-2 and 1-1. Kyley Greenhoff and Lily Ronschau also scored six points apiece.

On Thursday, the Fliers travel to Madison.

  •  Castlewood 49, Lake Preston 37

CASTLEWOOD – Lake Preston led 7-4 after a quarter before the host Warriors rallied to stay unbeaten in the Dakota Valley Conference with the 12-point win.

Castlewood outscored the Divers, 15-8, in the second quarter to lead 19-15 at halftime and then pushed its advantage to 34-28 through three to improve to 3-4 overall and 3-0 in the DVC.

Alayna Benike led the Warriors with 22 points, eight rebounds, three steals and two assists while Maddie Horn added nine points and six boards.

Ashlyn DeKnikker’s 17 points, nine boards and nine steals led the Divers, who dropped to 1-7 and 1-4 in conference play. Lexie Larsen contributed nine points and three takeaways.

On Saturday, Lake Preston takes on Menno at 11 a.m. in the Mustang Seeds/DSU Shootout in Madison.

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