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.

Women’s Basketball

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.

Men’s Basketball

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.


Featured Highlights

Women’s Basketball

SD Mines 61, Black Hills State 58

Girls Basketball

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

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