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KSFY/KWSN High School Basketball Rankings (Week 2)

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2012-13 KSFY/KWSN Basketball Rankings –
December 17, 2012 -- Regular Season Ranking #2

 

Boys High School Basketball

Class AA

1 – SF Roosevelt (3-0), 25, previously #2

2 – Brandon Valley (3-0), 15, previously #3

3 – Pierre T.F. Riggs (2-2), 25, previously #1

4 – SF Lincoln (3-0), 5, previously #5

5 – Watertown (2-0), 4, previously unranked

Dropped Out –

4 – SF Washington (2-1), 7, previously #4

Notes – The AA rankings had a major shift after last week's action. Previously #1 Pierre lost a pair of two-point games to Brandon Valley (66-64) and SF Roosevelt (58-56) and fell to #3 despite the play of Zach Hansen (71 points through four games) and Lane Severyn (74 points through four games). SF Roosevelt, which meets #3 Brandon Valley on Dec. 21 at Brandon, moved to 3-0 as Tyler Howard scored 18 points in the comeback win over Pierre. BV moved up a spot to #2 with a win over Pierre. The Lynx, led by Chase Marso's 53 points in three games, will face travel to Brookings on Dec. 18 before hosting Roosevelt on Dec. 21. SF Lincoln, led by guard Nermin Krdzalic's 37 total points, moved up to fourth after a pair of wins. Watertown posted a win over Aberdeen Central and moved into rankings at #5. SF Washington (2-1) split a pair of games and dropped from the rankings.

Class A

1 – Clark/Willow Lake (2-0), 25, previously #2

2 – Dakota Valley (2-0) 20, previously #3

3 – Tea Area (3-1), 11, previously unranked

4 – Deuel (3-0), 10, previously #4

5 – Dell Rapids (2-1), 9, previously #1

Dropped out  

Chamberlain (1-1), 5, previously #5

Notes – Just like AA, Class A had significant movement in this week's rankings. Clark/Willow Lake moved to the top spot after Skyler Flatten scored 27 points in a 63-57 win over Webster Area. C/WL will travel to Hamlin on Dec. 20. Valley also moved up with a win over Canton, 66-54, as Andrew Reiff had 17 points and eight rebounds. Dakota Valley will host Council Bluffs Thomas Jefferson (Iowa) on Tuesday. Tea Area, which has only a three-point loss to Dakota Valley this season, defeated McCook Central/Montrose, 49-31, and then upset previously top-ranked Dell Rapids, 57-36, as Connor Shaull had 12 points and 13 rebounds. Those wins catapulted the Titans into the rankings at #3. With the loss Dell Rapids fell to #5 and now host Elk Point-Jefferson. Deuel won twice and moved up to #4, just ahead of Dell Rapids. Deuel, which travels to Groton on Dec. 20, defeated Deubrook Area, 71-55, and Milbank, 57-49, to build a 177-to-148 scoring edge over three opponents.  

Class B

1 – White River (1-0), 25

2 – Canistota (2-0), 20

3 – Kimball/White Lake (2-0), 15

4 – Viborg-Hurley (3-0), 10

5 – James Valley Christian (1-0), 5

Notes – For the second straight week, Class B was unchanged. Defending champion White River was idle and held firm at the top of the rankings. They will play Takini on Dec. 19 at the Lakota Nation Invitational. Led by Cody Bunger's 29 points, #2 Canistota rolled past Irene-Wakonda, 58-37. Alex Robertson had 11 assists and Jason Van Winkle, 15 rebounds in the win. The Hawks host Bridgewater-Emery on Dec. 17 before traveling to meet Dell Rapids St. Mary on Dec. 20. Kimball/White Lake defeated Mitchell Christian, 60-57, for a second straight close win. A matchup with K/WL and #5 James Valley Christian was postponed. K/WL hosts Highmore/Harrold on Dec. 18. #4 Viborg-Hurley defeated Scotland, 65-18, and Irene-Wakonda, 75-48, as Andrew Hora had 14 points, 15 rebounds and six assists against I-W. V-H hosts Tripp-Delmont/Armour on Thursday. #5 JVC defeated Sunshine Bible Academy, 91-62, and host Ethan on Dec. 18.  

Girls High School Basketball

Class AA

1 – Mitchell (4-0), 25

2 – Sioux Falls Washington (3-0), 20

3 – Aberdeen Central (3-0), 15, previously #4

4 – Pierre T.F. Riggs (3-0), 10, previously unranked

5 – SF Roosevelt (4-1), 5

Dropped Out

SF Lincoln (1-1), previously #3

Notes – Top-ranked and defending champion Mitchell had three wins last week as they continue to roll at 4-0. They defeated Brookings, 61-28; RC Central, 77-38; and Rapid City Stevens, 68-36, to build a 271-to-132 scoring differential through four games. The Kernels host Watertown Dec. 18. #2 SF Washington, which hosts SF Lincoln on Dec. 20 and travel to BV on Dec. 21, defeated Yankton, 59-22, and now own a 183-to-75 scoring margin. SFW has allowed opponents just 25.0 points per game. With a 57-52 loss to #5 Roosevelt, previously #3 Lincoln dropped out of the rankings. Aberdeen Central defeated Watertown (52-25) and SF O'Gorman (46-30) and moved into the #3 spot. Pierre moved to 3-0 with a 65-48 win over #5 SF Roosevelt as Kaitlyn Severyn and Kristi Livermont had 15 points. Pierre Riggs also had a 48-42 win over Brandon Valley as Sydney Palmer had 19 points. Pierre Riggs will visit Brookings on Dec. 20. Despite the loss to Pierre, SF Roosevelt hung unto the #5 spot, mostly due to a win over SF Lincoln. Roosevelt, which also edged SF O'Gorman, 39-37, is off until Dec. 27-28 when the Rough Riders play at the St. Cloud Tech Tourney in Minnesota. 

Class A

1 – Sioux Falls Christian (4-0), 25, previously #2

2 – Harrisburg (4-0), 20, previously #3

3 – Parkston (3-1), 15, previously #1

4 – Aberdeen Roncalli (3-0), 10

5 – St. Thomas More (4-0), 5, previously unranked

Dropped Out

Clark/Willow Lake (1-1), 4, previously #5

Notes – Like many other polls in both boys and girls, Class A had movement, particularly at the top with the #1 team falling. Parkston, which was #1 and fell to #3, lost to Class B #5 Hanson, 68-59, also had a 49-46 win over Chamberlain. Despite the loss, Parkston's Erica Herrold continues to shine with 67 points in four games. Moving into the top spot was SF Christian with wins over McCook Central/Montrose (47-33) and Elk Point/Jefferson (55-49). SFC, which hosts SW Minnesota Christian on Dec. 19 and #2 Harrisburg on Dec. 20, own a 216-to-154 point differential after four games.  Harrisburg, which has a 274-to-179 point differential, moved up to #2 after defeating Beresford, 63-53, as Hailey Halling had 27 points. The game between Harrisburg and Sisseton was postponed due to weather conditions. Aberdeen Roncalli remained at #4 with wins over Mobridge-Pollock (68-16) and Hamlin (50-21) for a 184-to-80 point differential. AR travels to Leola/Frederick on Dec. 19 and host Britton-Hecla on Dec. 21.  Despite a 66-51 win over Webster, previously #5 Clark/Willow Lake, the preseason #1, fell out of the rankings. St. Thomas More moved into the rankings for the first time after wins over Douglas (64-28) and Alliance, Neb., (58-34). STM, which has a 247-to-130 scoring differential, host Chadron, Neb., on Dec. 21.

Class B

1 – Summit (3-0), 25

2 – Sanborn Central/Woonsocket (2-0), 20

3 – DeSmet (6-0), 15

4 – Centerville (3-0), 10

5 – Hanson (4-0), 3, previously unranked

Also Receiving Votes

5 – Herreid/Selby (2-0), 2, previously #5

Notes – Except for one change, Class B held firm. Two-time defending champion Summit had a pair of wins to move to 3-0 and remain firmly entrenched at #1. Summit defeated Great Plains Lutheran (73-19) and Waverly-South Shore (61-31) and had a game with Warner (3-0) postponed. The Eagles, which have a 217-to-80 scoring differential, face Canistota on Dec. 28. Holding onto the #2 spot was Sanborn Central/Woonsocket after an 82-37 win over Tripp-Delmont/Armour. SC/W, which owns a 147-to-73 scoring margin differential, host Howard on Dec. 21. At #3 is DeSmet, the first team in any class to reach six wins. DeSmet defeated Wolsey-Wessington, 70-14; Iroquois, 76-16; Colman-Egan, 51-18; and Oldham-Ramona/Rutland, 63-43. They host Elkton-Lake Benton on Dec. 17. Led by Kieran O'Malley's combined 61 points and 17 rebounds, Centerville defeated Dell Rapids St. Mary, 59-44, and Baltic, 55-50. Baltic's Megan Dorsch also had 21 points, seven steals and six assists in Centerville's win. Despite a 63-53 win over previously unbeaten Timber Lake, Herreid/Selby was edged out for the #5 spot by Hanson, which upended previously #1 Parkston, 68-59 as Kendra Cheeseman had 19 points, Kynedi Cheeseman, 14 points and eight steals, and Cassidy Graham, 11 points and seven steals. Hanson, who also defeated Menno, 83-52, for a scoring differential of 286-to-190, hosts Marion on Dec. 18 and travel to Wagner on Dec. 21.

 

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