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High school basketball roundup for Dec. 7: Megan Reiner’s big game helps TDA girls beat Menno

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MENNO, S.D. — A 25-4 second quarter margin coupled with a big game from Megan Reiner proved to be the difference as Tripp-Delmont/Armour girls basketball flew past Menno 55-24 for a road victory on Thursday night.

Reiner finished with a game-high 20 points, six assists, six steals, and two blocks. Kinley Spaans and Marissa Leonard each had 11 points for the Nighthawks, with Leonard also picking up four rebounds and four assists. TDA shot 46% from the field with 19 total steals for the game.

For Menno, Ashton Massey had seven points, seven rebounds, and two steals. Kylie Guthmiller collected six points and four rebounds, while Kaelie Derby collected five rebounds for the Wolves. Menno had 24 team rebounds but also had 24 turnovers.

TDA (2-0) heads back on the road on Tuesday, Dec. 12 to take on Parkston, while Menno (0-1) travels to face Alcester-Hudson on Saturday, Dec. 9.

Thursday’s girls leaders

  • Jayna Handel scored 12 points, helping Chamberlain get past Corsica-Stickney Tuesday night 35-33. Kinsey Evans finished with 11 points, while Libbie Gullickson had six points for the Cubs, who led the game 22-12 at halftime.
  • Eighteen points from Grace Peterson paced Sioux Falls Washington to a dominant home win over Sioux Falls Lincoln. Dana Harpe had 13 points from off the bench and Isabel Carda scored 10 for the Warriors, while Kierra Lubovich had 14 points for the Patriots. Washington had a 29-2 run in the third quarter to break free after a 32-22 first-half lead. 
  • Elk Point-Jefferson topped Canton 49-37, powered by 30 first-half points. Kaitlyn VanRoekel had 15 points for the hometown Huskies. 
  • Dell Rapids had 14 points from Elly Olson and 10 points from Clara Justice for a 45-31 win at Madison on Thursday. Audrey Nelson had 15 points and 10 rebounds for the Bulldogs but the Quarriers outscored Madison 15-4 in the final quarter. 

Thursday’s boys leaders

  • Mount Vernon/Plankinton at Kimball/White Lake, in White Lake
  • Tripp-Delmont/Armour outscored Menno 28-7 in the first half and cruised to a season-opening victory on Thursday by a score of 59-21. Payton Westendorf had 17 points and seven rebounds, with Riley Spaans logging 14 points and 10 rebounds, while Dalton Westendorf had six points, 14 rebounds and four assists. Izayah Ulmer had 10 points for the Wolves in the loss. 
  • Wessington Springs at Faulkton Area
  • Rane Kenzy’s team-leading 13 points was not enough as Gregory fell to O’Neill St. Mary’s (Neb.) 69-60. Cruz Klundt finished with 12 points while Noah Bearshield had 11 points for the Gorillas. Gage Hedstrom and Logan Barbec combined for 52 points for St. Mary’s.
  • Canton’s Matt Anderson had 24 points on 10-for-19 shooting, plus 11 rebounds as the C-Hawks cruised past Elk Point-Jefferson 73-49. 
  • Garrett Mertens had 21 points and eight rebounds for Milbank in a 69-24 win over Sisseton. Milbank shot 65% from the field in the second half and held Sisseton to 11 points total in the final three quarters.

Aberdeen Roncalli 42, Redfield 9

Chamberlain 35, Corsica-Stickney 33

Dell Rapids 45, Madison 31

Elk Point-Jefferson 49, Canton 37

Estelline/Hendricks 32, Elkton-Lake Benton 29

Flandreau 69, Chester 36

Faulkton Area 43, Wessington Springs 37

Gayville-Volin 45, Alcester-Hudson 29

Iroquois/Lake Preston 63, Oldham-Ramona-Rutland 34

Miller 46, Stanley County 38

Oelrichs 60, Crazy Horse 40

O’Neill St. Mary’s (Neb.) 67, Gregory 25

Philip 47, Bennett County 22

Sioux Falls O’Gorman 65, Brandon Valley 28

Sioux Falls Washington 69, Sioux Falls Lincoln 29

St. Thomas More 42, Worland (Wyo.) 22

Tripp-Delmont/Armour 55, Menno 24

Canton 73, Elk Point-Jefferson 49

Crazy Horse 94, Oelrichs 8

Freeman Academy/Marion 56, Mitchell Christian 52

Gayville-Volin 58, Alcester-Hudson 46

Mount Vernon/Plankinton 56, Kimball/White Lake 53

Milbank 69, Sisseton 24

O’Neill St. Mary’s (Neb.) 69, Gregory 60

Philip 61, Bennett County 34

Stanley County 73, Miller 69

St. Thomas More 51, Worland (Wyo.) 50

Tripp-Delmont/Armour 59, Menno 21

Wessington Springs 68, Faulkton Area 46

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