The Chargers of Sioux Falls Christian picked up their second win in a row Saturday, topping Chamberlain 74-67 at home. Sioux Falls Christian, ranked No. 4 in Class A, has won six of its last seven. Oppold was one of four Chargers to score in double figures, scoring a team-high 21 points. He was joined by Dejay Fykstra (16), Lee VandeKamp (15) and Gavin Schipper (13). Chamberlain’s Seth Friesz led all scorers with 24 points. Dodge Knippling added 17 and Tiegen Priebe finished with 14. Sioux Falls Christian, which trailed 35-31 at halftime, will visit Elk Point-Jefferson on Tuesday. Next up for Chamberlain is a home tilt against Platte-Geddes.
Brandon Valley 67, Pierre 50 at Brandon — Drew Jurgens knocked down 5 of 8 shots from the field and 5 of 7 free throws to reach the 15-point mark and help Brandon Valley down Pierre. Teammate Spencer Grage tallied 12 points, three assists and a steal. Pierre also had a pair of double-digit scorers with Brad Dean racking up a game-high 19 points and Peyton Zabel adding 12. points, plus three assists and a steal.
Huron 67, Harrisburg 55 at Harrisburg — Ty Evers scored 16 points and Clay Korkow added 15 to help Huron top Harrisburg. Kobe Busch finished with 13 points, while Highland Heinz tallied 11. For Harrisburg, Chase Altenburg notched 14 points and Wil Johnson scored 13. Huron visits Mitchell on Tuesday, while Harrisburg is in Brookings on Thursday.
Brandon Valley 67, Pierre T.F. Riggs 50 at Pierre — For Pierre, Emily Mikkelsen scored a team-high 16 points on 6 of 15 shooting. She also added three steals. Maddie Reinke scored 15 points on 6 of 13 shooting with eight rebounds and two steals. Stats were not provided for Brandon Valley.
Harrisburg 59, Huron 31 at Harrisburg — Bailey Pickering was one of three Harrisburg players to score in double figures, pouring in 12 in a lopsided win over Huron. Sam Slaughter and Jeniah Ugofsky both added 10 points. Slaughter also had four blocks. For Huron, Lexy Glanzer tallied 14 points and five rebounds. Harrisburg returns to action Monday against Washington, while Huron visits Mitchell on Tuesday.
Roosevelt 44, Watertown 31 at Watertown — Stats not provided.
DAK XII TOURNAMENT
Lennox 66, Dakota Valley 58 for championship — Led by a 23-point effort from Mady Vlaustian, Madison took down Dakota Valley to claim the Dak XII championship. Jordan Kruse added 18 points and Riley Peters finished with 15. For Dakota Valley, Peyton Wingert scored 15 points and Madi Heeren finished with 12.
Dell Rapids 53, West Central 45 for 3rd place — Aspen Hansen led Dells with 16 points, while Emma Paul chipped in 11. Ashlyn MacDonald scored a game-high 19 points for West Central. Teammate Kamryn Lindskov added 10.
Vermillion 56, Madison 37 for 5th place — Kasey Jensen scored a game-high 17 points and added four assists, plus seven rebounds to help Vermillion take down the Bulldogs. She also had two steals. Lexi Plitzuweit added 11 points on 4 of 4 shooting. For Madison, Nicole Brown and Jessi Giles both finished with eight points.
Elk Point-Jefferson 48, Tri-Valley 36 for 7th place — Elk Point-Jefferson got a game-high 18 points from Addison Ludwig. Elsei Aslesen picked up the double-double with 13 points and 10 rebounds and Kalla Bertram finished with 12 points. Taylor Will led Tri-Valley with 12 points and eight rebounds.
Sioux Falls Christian 61, Tea 52 for 9th place — Courtney Kellenberger scored a team-high 20 points and added nine rebounds for the Chargers. Rachel Barkema added 19 points, while teammate Kylee VanEgdom pulled in 14 rebounds. Tea’s Karlee McKinney led all scorers with 24 points. Ally Kacmarynski had 10 points and seven rebounds, and Sidney Clayberg logged six rebounds.
Beresford 51, Canton 20 for 11th place — Beresford was led by Katy Diefendorf, who had 13 points and Cali Boden who notched eight. For Canton, Karryn Peterson tallied six points and Elizabeth Woods added four.
BIG EAST CONFERENCE TOURNAMENT
Chester Area 42, Garretson 37 — For Chester, Jennilee Hoyer logged nine points, two boards and an assist, while Sarah Benson and Dakota Alfson both posted eight points. Their performances offset 14-point performances from Garretson’s Macey Bohl, who added three rebounds, two steals and an assist, and Kindra Clark, who also had six assists and two steals. Madisen Nothrup tallied eight rebounds for the Blue Dragons.
Sioux Valley 56, Baltic 41 — Carly Granum scored 20 points and added three rebounds and two assists to help Sioux Valley claim the consolation championship. Lyndsey Stevens added 16 points, two assists a steal and a block. For Baltic, Maddie Polzin tallied 10 points, six assists and three steals. MaKay Paszek dished out three assists and picked up a pair of steals.
Aberdeen Christian 62, Great Plains Lutheran 53
Brandon Valley 67, Pierre 50
Douglas 67, Chadron, Neb. 50
Hemingford, Neb. 67, Edgemont 30
Huron 67, Harrisburg 55
James Valley Christian 78, Lake Preston 66
Potter County 59, Eureka/Bowdle 40
Rapid City Stevens 72, Scottsbluff, Neb. 57
Sioux Falls Christian 74, Chamberlain 67
South Border, N.D. 80, Leola/Frederick 74, OT
Dakota Oyate Challenge
Tiospaye Topa 63, Takini 62
Omaha Nation, Neb. 70, Crazy Horse 66
Gayville-Volin 53, Mitchell Christian 51
Irene-Wakonda 74, Turtle Mountain, N.D. 72
Little Wound 103, Mt. Vernon/Plankinton 98
Sanborn Central/Woonsocket 72, Colman-Egan 66
St. Francis Indian 67, GHEC/Truman/Martin Luther, Minn. 56
Viborg-Hurley 69, Andes Central/Dakota Christian 63
POSTPONEMENTS AND CANCELLATIONS
Colome vs. Bon Homme, ccd.
Aberdeen Roncalli 76, Chamberlain 33
Brandon Valley 65, Pierre 55
Britton-Hecla 51, Wyndmere-Lidgerwood, N.D. 49
Canistota 61, Iroquois 28
Canistota 61, Iroquois 28
Chadron, Neb. 47, Douglas 33
Harrisburg 59, Huron 31
Lake Preston 62, James Valley Christian 43
Rapid City Stevens 83, Scottsbluff, Neb. 43
Sioux Falls Roosevelt 44, Watertown 31
Sully Buttes 54, Warner 24
Big East Conference Tournament
Chester 42, Garretson 37
Sioux Valley 56, Baltic 41
Parker 53, Howard 51
McCook Central/Montrose 56, Flandreau 51
Dakota Oyate Challenge
Crazy Horse 76, Takini 38
Marty Indian 59, Tiospaye Topa 51
Lower Brule 67, Flandreau Indian 52
Omaha Nation, Neb. 83, Tiospa Zina Tribal 57
Dakota XII Conference Classic
Beresford 51, Canton 20
Dell Rapids 53, West Central 45
Elk Point-Jefferson 48, Tri-Valley 36
Lennox 66, Dakota Valley 58
Sioux Falls Christian 61, Tea Area 52
Vermillion 56, Madison 37
Tri-Valley Conference Classic
Freeman Academy/Marion 35, Scotland 28