Cowboys Come Up with Victory

Colome boys basketball team ended the regular season Friday night with a 59-54 victory over Tripp/Delmont-Armour.

Layton Thieman led the scoring for Colome with 23 points. Jackson Kinzer added 14 and Calvin Ringing Shield, 13. Kolton Salonen had 8 points.

Salonen pulled down 12 rebounds. Ringing Shield had 8 ad Thieman, 7.  Thieman had 5 steals.

The Cowboys take an 18-2 record into the post season. They played their first regional game on Feb. 27 in Colome.

Lady Warriors Conclude 17-18 Campaign

Winner Lady Warriors raced to a 74-30 victory over St. Francis in the first round of the regional playoffs Thursday night in Winner.

Morgan Hammerbeck led the scoring for Winner with 19 points. Maggie LaCompte added 12.

Hammerbeck pulled down 8 rebounds followed by Bella Swedlund and Kelsey Sachtjen with 6 each. Madyson Frazier had 6 assists.

The Winner girls basketball season ended at the hands of Pine Ridge on Saturday.  Pine Ridge defeated Winner 69-38.

Madyson Frazier led the scoring for Winner with 7 points followed by Gracie Littau and Bella Swedlund with 6 points each. Gabby Kocer added 5 points.

Frazier pulled down 4 rebounds.

Winner ended the season with a 19-3 record.

Warriors Fall to Crow Creek

Crow Creek defeated the Winner boys basketball team 66-49 on Feb. 21. This was the final game of the regular season for the Warriors. The region playoffs started on Feb. 27.

Brady Fritz led the scoring for Winner with 17 points followed by Joren Bruun, 12; Shea Connot, 5; Justus Gregg and Brandon Volmer with 4 each.

Volmer and Gregg each pulled down 8 rebounds.

Cowgirls Season Comes to an End

The Colome Cowgirls basketball season ended with a loss in the opening round of the Region 6B playoff on Feb. 20.   Scotland defeated Colome 59-36.

Makayla Shippy was the leading scorer for Colome with 15 points. Rayne Hermsen pulled down 7 rebounds.

“With no seniors on this year’s team, we will return our core for next season and the experience the girls got this year on the court should pay dividends come next year,” said Foss.


Wrestlers Win Regional Title; Send 10 to State Meet

Winner Area wrestling team won first place in the Region 3B tournament Saturday in Miller.

The Warriors scored 180 points with Parkston taking second with 130.

The Warriors will be sending 10 wrestlers to the state tournament which start Friday, Feb. 23 in Sioux Falls.

Winner had four champions Kaden Keiser, Atlas Willuweit, Trevor Peters and Sam Kruger.

Also placing for Winner were: Jack Kruger, 3rd; Wyatt Turnquist, 2nd; Aaron Gilchrist, 4th; Riggin Shippy, 3rd; Elijah Blare, 4th and Jamin Dougherty, 4th.

Warriors Whip Two

Winner girls basketball team rolled to a 52-18 victory over Platte-Geddes on Feb. 12 in Winner.

Gabby Kocer led the scoring with 15 points and Bella Swedlund added 11 and Maggie LaCompte, 9.   Morgan Hammerbeck, LaCompte and Kelsey Sachtjen each pulled down 5 rebounds.

Winner girls basketball team held Mobridge-Pollock to six points in the first half on the way to a 58-19 victory.

Morgan Hammerbeck scored 12 point and Bella Swedlund added 10. Madyson Frazier had 9 points.  Hammerbeck pulled down 8 rebounds and Gabby Kocer, 6.


Cowboys Cruise to Two Victories

The Colome boys basketball team improved its record to 16-2 with a 65-38 victory over Burke/South Central on Feb. 13.

Kolton Salonen led the scoring with 23 points. Layton Thieman had 15 points and Jackson Kinzer, 12.   The Cowboys outrebounded their opponents 24-12. Thieman pulled down 11 rebounds.

Colome boys basketball team defeated Marty 66-55 on Feb. 15.

Jackson Kinzer led all Colome scorers with 25 points followed by Kolton Salonen with 14, Layton Thieman and Calvin Ringing Shield with 12 each.  Salonen pulled down 10 rebounds, 8 for Kinzer and 6 from Thieman.

Warriors Split a Pair

Winner boys basketball team was clipped by Platte-Geddes 63-60 on Feb. 13.

Brandon Volmer and Shea Connot both scored 16 points. Joren Bruun and Brady Fritz both added 13.  Connot pulled down 11 rebounds and Volmer 6.  Bruun and Connot each had 5 assists and Fritz, 4.

Winner boys basketball team won a 51-42 victory over Mobridge-Pollock on Friday.

Brady Fritz scored 29 points, Brandon Volmer, 12 and Nolan Sachtjen, 4.  Rebounding leaders were Fritz, 8; Volmer and Shea Connot with 7 each.