Region 3B: Arlington beats Lake Preston; De Smet, Castlewood, Wolsey-Wessington also advance


Arlington, De Smet, Castlewood and Wolsey-Wessington picked up quarterfinal wins in the Region 3B Boys’ Basketball Tournament on Tuesday.

The Cardinals defeated Lake Preston (6-16) 64-29, the Bulldogs dropped Deubrook Area (8-13) 58-43, the Warriors knocked off Iroquois (5-17) 71-45 and the Warbirds edged James Valley Christian (10-12) by a 54-48 margin.

The semifinals are Friday in Madison.

Arlington (16-5) and De Smet (10-11) square off at 5 p.m. and Castlewood (13-7) takes on Wolsey-Wessington (14-6) at 6:30 p.m.

 Arlington 64, Lake Preston 29

ARLINGTON – The Cardinals shot 52 percent (26-of-50) from the field and committed just nine turnovers while more than doubling up the Divers.

Will Parry scored a game-high 23 points on 9-of-15 shooting. He added five assists and three steals.

Devon Heuer flirted with a triple-double, scoring 15 points on 6-of-11 shooting while recording nine boards and eight dimes.

Arlington led 14-7 after a quarter, extended the advantage to 33-12 at halftime and was up 54-27 through three.

Casey Stegeman added eight points in 12 1/2 minutes before fouling out. Scott Sampson and Trevor Larsen both contributed six markers.

Lake Preston ended up at 23.9 percent (11-of-46) from the floor.

Allen Strande and Byron Bumann led the way with nine points apiece. Jack Hasche had seven points and 10 rebounds.

ARLINGTON 64, LAKE PRESTON 29

Lake Preston (6-16)

Jack Hasche 3-8 1-3 7, Jasper Denison 1-6 0-0 2, Paydon Casper 0-5 0-2 0, Allen Strande 4-9 0-1 9, Byron Bumann 2-10 4-7 9, Tate Larsen 0-2 0-1 0, Carter Malone 0-0 0-0 0, Logan Williams 1-1 0-0 2, Jarrett Brown 0-0 0-0 0, Austin Strande 0-2 0-0 0, Noah Thomas 0-2 0-0 0, Cody Perkins 0-1 0-0 0. Totals 11-46 5-14 29.

Arlington (16-5)

Scott Sampson 2-4 0-0 6, Devon Heuer 6-11 3-6 15, Casey Stegeman 4-8 2-3 8, Riley Pospisil 0-1 0-0 0, Will Parry 9-15 0-0 23, Mason Bunker 0-0 0-0 0, Chris Wallace 1-2 0-0 2, Nick Kersting 0-0 0-0 0, Trevor Larsen 2-3 0-0 6, Trey Ramstad 0-3 0-0 0, Tyler Jensen 2-3 0-0 4. Totals 26-50 3-8 64.

Lake Preston   7    5  15    2  –  29

Arlington 14  19  21  10  –  64

3-point goals – LP 2-14 (Bumann 1-4, Strande 1-5, Hasche 0-1, Larsen 0-1, Thomas 0-1, Denison 0-2), A 7-16 (Parry 3-5, Larsen 2-3, Sampson 2-4, Heuer 0-1, Pospisil 0-1, Ramstad 0-2). Rebounds – LP 33 (Hasche 10), A 33 (Heuer 9). Assists – LP 5 (Casper 3), A 16 (Heuer 8). Steals – LP 3 (Bumann, Larsen, Perkins 1), A 10 (Parry 3). Blocks – LP 2 (Hasche 2), A 6 (Stegeman 3). Turnovers – LP 15, A 9. Total fouls – LP 7, A 15. Fouled out – Stegeman. Technical fouls – none.

 De Smet 58, Deubrook Area 43

DE SMET – Gage Gruenhagen scored a game-high 27 points to lead the Bulldogs over the Dolphins.

Jack Bandemeer scored 16 points for Deubrook.

 Castlewood 71, Iroquois 45

CASTLEWOOD – Brandon Benike had 26 points and nine rebounds for the Warriors, who led 22-17 after a quarter, 38-23 at halftime and 58-38 through three.

Caleb DeKam added added 10 points, five boards and five assists. Dylan Johnson scored 11 points.

The Chiefs got 16 points from Keistan Dubro.

 Wolsey-Wessington 54, James Valley Christian 48

WOLSEY – The Warbirds outscored the Vikings 20-12 in the fourth quarter to overcome a two-point deficit.

Wolsey-Wessington was up 9-7 after 8 minutes; however, James Valley Christian led 20-18 at halftime and 36-34 through three periods.

The Warbirds’ Lynden Williams posted a double-double of 16 points and 10 rebounds. Carter Mehling added 13 points and Mark Hamilton 10.

JVC’s Ryan Wager had a game-high 23 points.

Register photo: Arlington’s Will Parry (right) puts up a shot over Lake Preston’s Allen Strande during the second quarter of the Cardinals’ 64-29 win over the Divers in a Region 3B Boys’ Basketball Tournament quarterfinal game Tuesday night in Arlington. Parry finished with a game-high 23 points.

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