Winner Area Rolls Stanley County

Winner Area wrestling team rolled to a 65-6 victory over Stanley County Jan. 2 in Winner.

This was senior night for the Winner team and the two seniors, Atlas Willuweit and Jamin Dougherty were honored.

Results include:
106—Kaden Keiser, W, over Trey Frost, 18-1.
113—Jack Kruger, W, won by forfeit
120—Atlas Willuweit, W, won by forfeit
126—Wyatt Turnquist, W, won his match
132—Luke Henninger, SC, won over Aaron Gilchrist 5-2
138—Trevor Peters, W, pinned Caven Holley, :29
145—Sam Kruger, W, won over J.D. Carter, 7-0
152—Joey Cole, W, won over Reid W Weiczorak, 5-4
160—Colton Hedman, SC, won over Preston Norrid
170—Riggin Shippy, W, pinned LoganKennedy, 1:00
182—Bosten Morehart, W, won by forfeit
195—Landon Debus, W, won by forfeit
220—Achilles Willuweit, W, pinned Dylan Endres in 1:36
285—Elijah Blare, W, pinned Trevor Hayes in 1:16

Colome Downs Wessington Springs

Colome boys basketball team remains undefeated with a 51-29 victory over Wessington Springs on Dec. 30. Overall, the Cowboys are 4-0.

Jackson Kinzer led the scoring with 15 points followed by Layton Thieman, 14 and Kolton Salonen, 10.

Jackson Kinzer had 5 assists and 7 steals.

Thieman pulled down 8 rebounds, Calvin Ringing Shield, Kinzer and Salonen had 6 each.

The next action for Colome is Jan. 5 when they host Lyman.

Lady Warriors Down Canton

Winner girls basketball team defeated Canton 64-33 in the Snowball Classic on Dec. 28 in Winner.

Four players scored in double figures. Gabby Kocer led the Lady Warriors with 17 points followed by Morgan Hammerbeck with 13, Madyson Frazier and Maggie LaCompte with 12 and 11 respectively.

Frazier had six of Winner’s 29 rebounds.


Warriors Drop Another Pair

Winner boys basketball team was nipped by Parkston 57-55 on Dec. 22 in Parkston.

Shea Connot led the scoring for Winner with 18 points followed by Brady Fritz with 17 and Joren Bruun, 7.

The Warriors forced 21 turnovers.

Winner made 18 of 22 free throws.

Winner boys basketball team fell to Canton in the Snowball Classic on Dec. 28 in Winner.

Brady Fritz led the Warriors with 18 points followed by Brandon Volmer with 7, Shea Connot with 5.

Rebounding leaders were Phillip Jorgensen with 9 and Fritz, 5.

Connot had 4 assists.

The next action for Winner will be Jan. 5 at Bennett County and Jan. 6 at Gregory.

On Jan. 9, Winner will host Valentine, Neb., in a boys and girls double header.

Colome Defeats Freeman/Marion

Colome boys basketball team defeated Freeman/Marion 49-42 on Dec. 22.

Jackson Kinzer scored 18 points and Kolton Salonen, 17.

The Cowboys shot 38 percent from the field and 60 percent from the free throw line.

Both teams pulled down 29 rebounds. Kinzer grabbed 7 rebounds and Salonen and Andrew Laprath had 6 each.

The next action for Colome is Dec. 30 at Wessington Springs.

Lady Warriors Drop Pair

Sully Buttes defeated the Winner girls basketball team 58-45 on Saturday.

Morgan Hammerbeck led the scoring for Winner with 13 points. Gracie Littau added 9 and Gabby Kocer, 8.  The Lady Warriors shot 29 percent from the field and made 6 of 15 free throws for 40 percent.

Hammerbeck pulled down 8 of Winner’s 21 rebounds and had 7 assists.

Parkston nipped Winner 38-37 in girls basketball action on Friday night.

Gabby Kocer led Winner with 19 points and six rebounds. Morgan Hammerbeck added 10 points.

Up next for the Lady Warriors is the Snowball Classic on Dec. 28 in Winner. The Winner girls will play Canton at 5 p.m.

Cowboys Rolling Early

Colome boys basketball team opened the season with a 58-45 victory over Gregory on Dec. 14 in Colome.

Jackson Kinzer led the scoring for Colome with 24 points and Kolton Salonen added 15 points. Layton Thieman and Calvin Ringing Shield both added 8 points.

The Cowboys shot 48 percent from the field and made 12 of 19 free throws for 63 percent.

Colome out-rebounded Gregory 27-24. Layton Thieman pulled down 8 rebounds, Kinzer 6 and Calvin Ringing Shield, 5.

Colome boys basketball team defeated Cody-Kilgore 69-47 Saturday night in Colome.

Kolton Salonen led the Cowboys with 23 points followed by Layton Thieman with 16 and Jackson Kinzer with 14.

The Cowboys shot 43 percent from the field and at the free throw line made 15 of 26 shots for 57 percent.

Colome out-rebounded Cody-Kilgore 27-24.   Kinzer pulled down 9 rebounds, Salonen had 7 and Thieman and Calvin Ringing Shield, 6 each.

Winner Boys Suffer Two Losses

Winner boys basketball team suffered two losses in back to back games this weekend.

On Friday, Winner hosted Miller and the Rustlers came away with a 53-41 victory.

Brady Fritz scored 13 points and Brandon Volmer, 12 with Joren Bruun adding 7 and Shea Connot, 5.

The Warriors were 9 of 25 from the 2 point range, 3-18 three pointers and made 14 of 18 free throws.  Volmer pulled down 7 rebounds and Phillip Jorgensen, 5.

On Saturday, Winner lost to Sully Buttes 63-49.

Shea Connot scored 14 points, Volmer 13, Fritz, 11 and Bruun, 9.

From the 2 point range, Winner was 12 of 28 and made 6 of 20 three pointers.  At the line, Winner was 7 of 13.  Volmer and Fritz each pulled down 5 rebounds.

Lady Warriors Split Games

Winner Lady Warriors basketball team used balanced scoring as they defeated Burke/South Central 58-44 Thursday in Burke.

Four Winner players were in double figures—Madyson Frazier, 16 points; Gabby Kocer, 14; Morgan Hammerbeck, 13 and Maggie LaCompte, 11.

The Lady Warriors short 42 percent from the field. At the line, Winner made 5 of 9 shots for 56 percent.

Hammerbeck pulled down 20 rebounds, Kocer, 16 and Abby Marts, 10.


Cowgirls Split Games

Colome girls basketball team defeated Cody-Kilgore 54-37 Saturday in Colome.

Rayne Hermsen led the way with 14 points and five rebounds. Saydee Heath added 13 points and 8 rebounds while Kaydee Heath and Abby Kortan scored 11 and 10 points respectively.

Colome assisted on 12 of their baskets and 10 steals in the contest.

Colome girls basketball team was held to nine points in the second half and were defeated 60-23 by Corsica-Stickney on Dec. 11.

Makayla Shippy, Saydee Heath and Sara O’Bryan each had 4 points for Colome. Rayne Hermsen had 6 rebounds.  Colome shot 20 percent from the floor.