Area basketball roundup for Jan. 9: Bridgewater-Emery holds off Ethan in double overtime

Jan. 9—ETHAN, S.D. — Bridgewater-Emery outlasted Ethan in double overtime for a boys basketball victory on Tuesday night by a 59-51 final score.

The Huskies had 21 points from Holden Wollman to lead the way. Ben Weber had 16 points and Jase Kayser scored 15 points for B-E, which improved to 4-5 with the win.

For Ethan, Braedon Nebelsick had 23 points, while Taite Klumb had 14 points. The pair each hit shots to extend the game, with Klumb hitting a buzzer-beating shot from close range to tie the game at the end of the fourth quarter at 40-all, and Nebelsick hit a running layup with 2 seconds left in the first overtime to tie the game at 46-all and force a second extra period.

Bridgewater-Emery will play at Colman-Egan on Jan. 15. The Rustlers, who started 8-0 and lost their second consecutive game, will host undefeated Canistota on Friday, Jan. 12.

MITCHELL — Mitchell Christian jumped out to a 31-24 halftime lead against Corsica-Stickney before the Jaguars came back and handedly defeated the Golden Eagles 70-50 in a boys basketball game on Tuesday night.

Corsica-Stickney outscored Mitchell Christian 24-5 in the third quarter, ultimately shooting 40% from the field for the game. Tyson Wentland led the Jaguars with 13 points and eight rebounds. Carter Wright posted a double-double with 10 points and 10 assists and Lincoln Bruinsma tallied 11 points.

Aiden Lieber continued his good form of late for the Golden Eagles, finishing with a game-high 25 points. Luke Mentele grabbed 12 points, all coming from behind the arc, and Syver Enga tallied six points.

Corsica-Stickney (4-4) is back on the road on Jan. 12 against Kimball/White Lake. Mitchell Christian (1-6) hosts Andes Central/Dakota Christian on Jan. 11.

* De Smet earned a road win at Howard by a 56-46 score. George Jensen had 23 points for the Bulldogs and Grant Wilkinson had 16 points in the victory. Kolt Koepsell had 16 points and Luke Koepsell had 12 points for the Tigers.

* Pierre rallied from a 17-8 first-quarter deficit for a 60-55 overtime victory at Winner in a Class AA-Class A showdown. The Governors picked up 18 points from Luke Olson, 15 points from Dawson Getz and 14 points and 10 rebounds from Jett Zabel. For Winner, Aiden Barfuss had a game-high 23 points and Shawn Hammerbeck had 20 points and 10 rebounds.

* Alyssa Moschell scored 21 points to lead a four-player contingent of double-figure scorers in a 71-57 win over McCook Central/Montrose in Alexandria. Moschell also had 10 rebounds, five steals and four assists, while teammates Kylie Haiar (16), Cadence Jarding (13) and Taziah Hawkins (10) all scored in double digits. MCM had 15 points and six rebounds from Abby Wagner, with 12 points each from Mya Morrison and Cami McGuire. Hanson outscored MCM 21-9 after the third quarter to improve to 7-1 on the season.

* Sanborn Central/Woonsocket had three players in double figure scoring for a 58-27 win at Kimball/White Lake in Kimball. Liz Boschee had 18 points for the Blackhawks, while Kali Hofer had 11 points and Kamryn Ochsner had 10 points. Harley Namanny had 13 points for the Wildkats. SCW forced 24 turnovers, while only having six turnovers on offense.

* A 20-9 margin in the fourth quarter proved to be the difference as Howard defeated De Smet 54-40 at home. Abby Aselsen had 19 points and eight rebounds, while Tana Hoyer and Ann Connor each had seven points in the win. Hazel Luethmers had a game-high 20 points for the visiting Bulldogs.

* Lyman climbed to 6-0 with a 74-50 road win over Kadoka Area, powered by 28 points from Skyler Volmer, 15 points from Jordyn Scott, 13 points from Mak Scott and 11 points and 14 rebounds from Brooke Palmer. The Raiders outscored Kadoka 23-5 in the final quarter.