Vs. Deubrook Area
COLMAN – Colman-Egan beat Deubrook Area 70-60 in a Dakota Valley Conference boys’ basketball game Thursday.
“It was good to see the guys get after it,” said CE coach Scott Hemmer. “We played with a lot of emotion and were able to come away with a big win against a quality team.
“I hope to keep the team playing well and keep improving as we enter the postseason.”
The Hawks led 25-13 after a quarter, 37-27 at halftime and 56-45 through three.
Dalton Voelker had another big game with 27 points – on 10-of-17 shooting – and 17 rebounds.
Nate Tolley contributed 22 points and six boards. Chase Hemmer had 10 markers.
Colman-Egan shot 50 percent (27-of-54) from the field.
The Dolphins’ Nick Bowne had 20 points, Dereck Molengraaf 12 and Mason Ramlo 11.
COLMAN – De Smet dropped Colman-Egan 75-65 in a Dakota Valley Conference boys’ basketball matchup Tuesday.
It was a battle all game, but De Smet was able to outscore Colman-Egan in every quarter. It had a 34-30 advantage at halftime and then outscored the Hawks 20-18 in the third and 21-17 in the final quarter.
“We played one of our more complete offensive games of the year against a great DeSmet team,” said Coach Scott Hemmer.
“ It came down to the last two minutes and we had it within 3 points and they converted to up the lead and we didn’t. We fouled and they hit their free throws and we missed a couple of shots.”
The Bulldogs were led by Rett Osthus who had 23 points. Kalen Garry had 18 points and six rebounds. Ethan McCune had 13 points and seven rebounds. Tory Holland had 13 points and six rebounds.
Colman-Egan was led by Dalton Voelker, who had 31 points and eight rebounds. Chase Hemmer had 14 points, four rebounds and three assists. Nate Tolley had 13 points.
DeSmet shot 52.1% from the field and was 6-14 from three. They held Colman-Egan to 41.5% shooting and the Hawks were 4-15 from three. The Bulldogs outrebounded the Hawks 29-23.
CHESTER – Dalton Voelker had a huge game for Colman-Egan as the Hawks beat Chester Area 62-41.
Voelker had 29 points and 17 rebounds for the Hawks. Colman-Egan had big second and third quarters, which led it to the victory. The Hawks were down 8-6 after the first quarter, but outscored the Flyers 42-17 in the next two quarters.
Nate Tolley finished with 17 points for the Hawks.
The Hawks have a season record of 7-9 so far.