Basketball Roundup: Hardrockers split doubleheader with the Yellow Jackets
RAPID CITY, S.D. – South Dakota Mines men’s and women’s basketball teams hosted Black Hills State on Saturday in their final home games of the regular season.
The Lady Hardrockers jumped out to a big lead in the first half and held on to beat the Yellow Jackets, 61-58.
Ryan Weiss led South Dakota Mines with 17 points followed by Naomi Hidalgo with 12 points and Bailey Johnson with 11.
Meanwhile, Black Hills State was led by Danica Kocer with 28 points.
The Hardrockers improve to 6-14 in the conference and 6-20 overall.
The Yellow Jackets are now 14-5 in the conference and 16-9 overall.
Black Hills State completed the season sweep over South Dakota Mines with a 79-65 victory on Saturday.
Joel Scott led all scorers with 27 points. Sindou Cisse added 16 for the Yellow Jackets.
The Hardrockers were led by Kolten Mortensen with 18 points.
Black Hills State improves to 17-7 overall and 15-4 in the RMAC, while South Dakota Mines falls to 9-17 overall and 7-13 in the conference.
SD Mines 61, Black Hills State 58
RC Central 59, Mitchell 23
Boys Basketball Scores
Aberdeen Central 71, Brookings 43
Aberdeen Roncalli 47, Langford 44
Centerville 61, Corsica/Stickney 47
Cheyenne-Eagle Butte 66, Pine Ridge 45
Freeman Academy 69, Burke 60
Lake Preston 58, Sunshine Bible Academy 41
Mitchell 65, Rapid City Central 42
Oelrichs 60, Edgemont 29
Rapid City Stevens 47, Huron 45
Red Cloud 66, Mobridge-Pollock 60
Sioux Falls Christian 60, Sioux Valley 59
Sioux Falls Washington 75, Sioux Falls Jefferson 68
St. Thomas More 69, Hill City 34
Waubay/Summit 63, Hankinson, N.D. 47
West Central 86, McCook Central/Montrose 42
Girls Basketball Scores
Brookings 52, Aberdeen Central 51
Huron 60, Rapid City Stevens 57, OT
Rapid City Central 59, Mitchell 23
Sioux Falls Jefferson 34, Sioux Falls Lincoln 31
Sioux Falls Washington 68, Sioux Falls Roosevelt 43