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De Smet Boys Push Past Canistota

The De Smet Bulldogs (11-2) pushed their way past the Canistota Hawks on Thursday, January 26th.  The Hawks hung around all game, but the Bulldogs took the 51-39 victory.

The Bulldogs had just a four-point lead at the end of the first quarter, 10-6.  The lead grew to 12 points by halftime, 25-13.  De Smet held about a nine-point lead throughout much of the third quarter, but a late spurt gave them a 41-27 lead going into the fourth quarter.  The Hawks got the lead down to eight points, 47-39, with 1:35 to play in the game, but the Bulldogs scored the final four points of the game.

De Smet shot 40% (20-50 from the field overall, 36% (4-11) from three-point area, and 41% (7-17) from the free-throw line.  Canistota was 35% (17-49) shooting overall, 27% (3-11) on three-point attempts, and just 2-4 from the free-throw line.

Damon Wilkinson had 17 points and 12 rebounds.  Kadyn Fast finished with 12 points, five rebounds, three steals, and two assists.  George Jensen added nine points and two rebounds.  Tom Aughenbaugh ended with eight points.

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