The Sully Buttes Charger girls and boys cruised to wins Tuesday night in Onida over the Jones County Coyotes in basketball action.
The Charger girls took the court first against the injury depleted Lady Coyotes, and after leading by the score of 44-22 at the half, the Chargers were able to give some second unit players some valuable time on the varsity court. Leading the way for the Chargers was Rachel Guthmiller, continuing her stellar season, by scoring 30 points on the night. Marinda Archer added 16, while Lauren Wittler finished with fourteen points. The Chargers were without starter Brooklyn Bradford—home due to illness. Jones County was down two starters—with Molly Dowling breaking her ankle earlier in the month, and fellow starter Savannah Krogman was home sick. Seventh grader Jaydn Jensen was more than up to the task, finishing with 21 points, while Emily Jacobs added eighteen. The Chargers are now 13-1, while Jones County drops to 3-10.
The Charger boys blasted out of the gate—leading 15-0 before Jones County could score a point, and rolled to a 65-29 victory. Four Charger players ended the night scoring in double figures, led by Lincoln Jordre’s 16, while Nick Wittler and Jacob Howard added 14 points each, and Cam Ogle chipped in eleven. The continuous clock was instituted in the second half, as the Chargers led 40-8 at the break. For Jones County, Austin Olson had seven points. Sully Buttes boys’ record now stands at 12-1, while Jones County is at 8-7 on the year.
Next up for the Charger girls and boys is a road game doubleheader Friday in Gettysburg against Potter County. Be sure to catch those games on Country 95.3FM, your home for Charger sports.