High School Girls Basketball

Arlington, Colman-Egan advance to Class B SoDak 16

Cardinals, Hawks keep seasons alive while Deubrook Area's year comes to a close


The Arlington Cardinals and Colman-Egan Hawks earned a spot in the SoDak 16 while Deubrook Area saw its season come to an end in Thursday’s area girls basketball action.

Arlington 64, Iroquois/Lake Preston 32

ARLINGTON — The Cardinals improved to 20-2 on the season by defeating the Sharks on Thursday night.

Arlington held a 13-7 lead at the end of the first quarter and extended the lead to 31-14 at halftime. The Cardinals went up 51-26 at the end of the fourth quarter and won the fourth quarter 13-6.

Arlington had four players in double figures including Jaelyn Huntimer, who led with a game-high 20 points to go with five rebounds, three steals and two assists. Addalyn Steffensen had 14 points, three assists and two steals while Jolyssa Steffensen 12 points, three rebounds, two assists and two rebounds. Harley Johnson had 10 points, three rebounds, three assists and a steal.

Addison Moore had 14 points, four rebounds, two steals and an assist. Hadlee Holt had eight points and seven rebounds and Faith Steffensen grabbed 15 rebounds in the loss.

Arlington shot 34 percent in the game including 7-of-27 (25.9%) on 3-pointers. The Cardinals made 16-of-22 (72.7%) free throws and committed seven turnovers.

The Sharks shot 27 percent in the game including 5-of-13 (38.5%) on 3-pointers. ILP made 7-of-16 (43.8%) free throws, committed 24 turnovers and outrebounded Arlington 41-29.

The top-seeded Cardinals will face Gayville-Volin in the SoDak 16 in Madison on Feb. 29.

Colman-Egan 49, Howard 43

COLMAN — Brynlee Landis scored a game-high 27 points to help the Hawks defeat Howard for a spot in the Class B SoDak 16 on Thursday night.

The Tigers led 11-8 at the end of the first quarter and 24-21 at halftime but C-E cut the lead down to 33-32 at the end of the third quarter and out-scored the Tigers 17-10 in the fourth quarter to advance.

Landis added nine rebounds, an assist and a steal in the win while Kaylee Voelker had 12 points, three rebounds and two steals. Presley Luze had five points, two steals and a rebound.

C-E shot 31 percent from the floor including 3-of-12 (25%) on 3-pointers. The Hawks made 16-of-26 (61.5%) free throws and committed 11 turnovers.

Elizabeth Albrecht had 11 points, seven rebounds, two steals and an assist for the Tigers while Dakota Spader had 11 points and two assists. Abby Aslesen had seven points, 13 rebounds, three blocks and an assist.

Howard shot 25 percent in the game and 4-of-22 (18.2%) on 3-pointers. The Tigers made 9-of-13 (69.2%) free throws, committed 17 turnovers and out-rebounded the Hawks 49-31.

The Hawks are 15-7 on the season and will face Wall in the SoDak 16 at Stanley County High School on Feb. 29.

James Valley Christian 57, Deubrook Area 38

HURON — The Dolphins season came to an end after falling to the Vikings on Thursday night.

Deubrook had an 18-12 lead at the end of the first quarter and led 22-20 at halftime but JVC out-scored the Dolphins 21-9 to take a 41-31 lead at the end of the third quarter and won the fourth quarter 16-7 to advance to the SoDak 16.

Kylee Johnson led Deubrook with 11 points, four rebounds and a steal while Mataya Gouws had nine points, five rebounds and Kyarra Blum had six points, two rebounds, two steals.

Alexa Goertz had 18 points and three rebounds for the Vikings while Addison Bartholow had 11 points, two rebounds and an assist. Addyson Knight had 10 points and eight rebounds and Kaylie Robinson had nine points, 10 rebounds and four rebounds.

Deubrook shot 29 percent from the field and 5-of-24 (20.8%) on 3-pointers. The Dolphins made 3-of-6 (50%) free throws and committed eight turnovers.

JVC shot 35 percent from the floor including 8-of-17 (47.1%) on 3-pointers. The Vikings made 13-of-22 (59.1%) free throws and out-rebounded the Dolphins 41-31.

Deubrook finished the season with a record of 9-13.