February 2013

Blackhawk girls earn District 9B title

Hawks to battle Mitchell Christian for State B berth

THE DISTRICT 9B Champions for the second year in a row are the SC/W Lady Blackhawks. The 2012-13 team is pictured above with their championship plaque. In back from left: Co-Head Coach Rob Baruth, Leah Baysinger, Morgan Selland, Ashley Schmit, Tayla Weber, Myah Selland, Shelby Selland, Marissa Weber, Asst. Coach Justin Dean, Savannah Swenson, Co-Head Coach Tim McCain; middle row: Candace Page-Marten, Morgan Larson, Rachel Selland, Rachelle Moore, Bailey Moody, Kelbi Dean, Amberiah Smith, student manager Kaylee White; front row: student manager Jaycee Baruth and cheerleaders, Michele Carda, Ashleigh Fry, Dayna Opsahl and Tristen Wormstadt.

The SC/W Blackhawk girls became District 9B Champions and advanced to Region 5B play with an 81-43 win over James Valley Christian Thursday night at Huron.
Morgan Selland and Rachelle Moore shared top billing with 14 points apiece. Rachel Selland and Shelby Selland chipped in 12 each, while Marissa Weber added 10.
Weber and Myah Selland each brought down six rebounds. My. Selland also recorded eight assists, while Moore and Candace Page-Marten had five.
SC/W shot 34-of-62 from the field and 6-of-9 from the stripe. They had 35 total boards and committed 13 turnovers to JVC’s 14.
JVC was led by Jaclyn Loban with 16 points and five assists. Tara Nihart had 11 points and Hannah Loban had five steals.
The Vikings shot 17-of-51 from the floor and just 2-of-10 from the charity stripe. They ended their season 11-10.
The Lady Blackhawks are now 21-1 heading into Regions. They will play District 10B champs Mitchell Christian Friday night at 7 p.m. at Huron. The winner will advance to the State B Tournament March 7-9 at Huron.
The Golden Eagles carry a 15-6 record. The two teams met Valentine’s Day, where a close contest led to a break-away fourth quarter win for the Hawks, 63-53.

Hawks devastate W-W in District 9B semi-finals

Coach McCain earns 250th win

Sanborn Central/Woonsocket took a commanding lead early on and delivered a crushing 80-24 loss to Wolsey-Wessington in District 9B semi-final action last Tuesday at Huron.
Head Coach Tim McCain put his 250th career win in the books with the victory.
The Lady Hawks busted out of the gates scoring 22 points in the first quarter and another 26 in the second, while holding the Warbirds to just eight in the half.
SC/W was led by Rachelle Moore with a game-high 20 points with eight steals and eight assists.
Marissa Weber recorded a double-double, with 15 points and 11 rebounds. Shelby Selland added 14 points and Morgan Selland had five assists on the night.
The Blackhawks, who improved to 20-1 with the win, shot 34-of-65 from the field and 12-of-14 from the free throw line. They had 30 team rebounds and 16 turnovers.
The Warbirds shot 6-of-38 from the field, 12-of-16 from the line and racked up 18 rebounds. They turned the ball over 24 times.
Wolsey-Wessington ended their season 5-15.
SC/W moved on to Thursday’s District 9B Championship versus JVC.

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For an appointment call Mary Luckett at 248-2466 or go to www.bloodhero.com and enter the code: Letcher.