Arrows have a tough Tuesday vs Washington and Aberdeen

WATERTOWN, S.D. ( — It was a split Tuesday night for the Watertown Arrow basketball squads. The girls would fall 60-48 at home vs Sioux Falls Washington.

Maggie Heesch would lead all scores with 23 points, going nine of 17 from the field and grabbing five boards. Megan Fannin would contribute eight and Abby Bramer with five.

Ndjakalenga Mwenentanda would lead the Warriors in scoring with 14.

Watertown would have a tough night finding the basket shooting 34 percent from the field compared to Sioux Falls Washington’s 58 percent.

Coach Tom Mattingly on the loss:

It would be a similar story for the boys who would fall at Aberdeen 66-53.

The Arrows would be led by Brandon Smith with 19 points, going 9 of 11 from the field. Dawson Schmidt would add 15 points, going six of 12 from the field and grabbing seven boards. Evan Falconer and Cooper Heiser would each contribute eight points.

Aberdeen Central would be led by Reece Burckhard and Noah Behreds each with 14 points.

The Watertown Arrow basketball teams will face Brookings Friday night for a doubleheader at the Civic Arena. Todd Enderson will have coverage at 6 and 7:30 p.m. on 950 KWAT at


(Brent Nathaniel, Watertown Radio Sports)

Boys JV
Aberdeen 65, Watertown 58
Evan Hamre – 18

Boys Sophomore
Aberdeen 68, Watertown 48
Trevon Rawdon, Devon Lewis, Mack Johnson – 8

Girls JV
Sioux Falls Washington 62, Watertown 39
Jaida Young – 13

Girls Sophomore
Sioux Falls Washington 56, Watertown 28
Kendall Paulson – 8