Sioux Falls area high school basketball roundup, Jan. 27, 2023

Class 11AA teams in the Sioux Falls area saw tight results, while smaller classes drove away with blowouts.

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Here's a look at some of the action from Sioux Falls area prep boys and girls basketball on Friday, Jan. 27:

Boys games

Sioux Falls Roosevelt collects skin-tight win against Sioux Falls Washington 53-47
It wasn't exactly Lewis & Clark in uncharted territory, but Sioux Falls Roosevelt had to survive its share of thorns while shedding Sioux Falls Washington 53-47 in South Dakota boys basketball on Jan. 27.

Sioux Falls O'Gorman finally puts Pierre T.F. Riggs away 68-64
Overtime was the right time for Sioux Falls O'Gorman as it stopped Pierre T.F. Riggs 68-64 on Jan. 27 in South Dakota boys high school basketball.

Canton chalks up convincing victory over Parker 67-47
Fireworks are most common on the Fourth of July, but Canton broke out its own form of pyrotechnics during its 67-47 explosion on Parker in South Dakota boys basketball action on Jan. 27.

Chester delivers smashing punch to stump Sioux Falls Lutheran 58-28
An array of elements led to a knockout performance as Chester turned out the lights on Sioux Falls Lutheran 58-28 at Chester High on Jan. 27 in South Dakota boys high school basketball action.


Convincing fashion: DeSmet handles Colman-Egan 88-21
Sure, Da Vinci could've painted Mona Lisa's smile a bit brighter. But why tamper with near-perfection? The same could be said with DeSmet's performance in an 88-21 destruction of Colman-Egan in a South Dakota boys basketball matchup on Jan. 27.

Girls games

Pierre T.F. Riggs gets out of the gate fast to top Sioux Falls O'Gorman 57-46
Sioux Falls O'Gorman couldn't climb out of an early hole in falling 57-46 to Pierre T.F. Riggs in a South Dakota girls basketball matchup.

Shaken, not stirred, Tea Area cracks Madison 64-38
Tea Area showed no mercy to Madison, leading from end-to-end in an authoritative 64-38 victory at Madison High on Jan. 27 in South Dakota girls high school basketball action.

Lennox earns solid win over West Central 50-38
Lennox knocked off West Central 50-38 in South Dakota girls basketball on Jan. 27.

Chester survives for narrow win over Baltic 46-42
The cardiac kids of Chester unleashed every advantage to outlast Baltic 46-42 on Jan. 27 in South Dakota girls high school basketball action.

Tough tussle: Flandreau breaks free from Garretson 51-43
A nook of opportunity was all that was needed and Flandreau nabbed it to nudge past Garretson 51-43 in a South Dakota girls basketball matchup.

Beresford outclasses Parker 50-40
Beresford had its hands full but finally brushed off Parker 50-40 in a South Dakota girls basketball matchup on Jan. 27.

Colman-Egan takes a toll on DeSmet 53-40
Colman-Egan called "game" in the waning moments of a 53-40 defeat of DeSmet during this South Dakota girls high school basketball game.


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