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By: Sports staff , The Daily Republic
Mitchell native competes in Olympic trials
OMAHA, Neb. — Mitchell native and South Dakota State University graduate Katie (Budahl) Price competed in the second day of the 2012 U.S. Olympic Team Swimming Trials Tuesday in Omaha, Neb.
Price competed in the women’s 100-meter breaststroke event and finished in 119th place out of 152 swimmers. She finished with a time of 1 minute, 13.28 seconds which was 6.92 seconds behind the first place finisher Rebecca Soni.
The Daily Republic was unable to reach Price for a comment on Tuesday.
NDSU alum, USD coach do well at US Olympic Trials
FARGO, N.D. (AP) — A former North Dakota State University track standout has qualified for the Olympics, while a University of South Dakota assistant track coach is a step away from qualifying.
Amanda Smock won the triple jump at the U.S. Olympic Trials in Eugene, Ore., on Monday and qualified for the London Summer Games. Smock’s last name was Thieschafer when she competed for NDSU and won three NCAA Division II national titles in the early 2000s.
USD’s Derek Miles has advanced to Thursday’s pole vault finals at the trials, where the top three finishers will advance. He is seeking a third trip to the Olympics. He competed in 2004 and 2008, narrowly missing out on a medal four years ago.
Mitchell Black wins in extras, drops game two
Jed Schmidt had five hits, Myles Szabo had four hits and Tucker Kingsbury came through with the game-winning single as Mitchell Black took an extra-innings teener baseball victory from Sioux Falls East Tuesday at Drake Field.
Mitchell won the opener 8-7 but fell 5-3 in the second game.
The scheduled seven-inning Game 1 went nine innings and ended when Kingsbury laced a single to right-center, scoring Josh Feiner. Feiner had reached on a base hit and advanced to second on a single by Schmidt.
Schmidt had five singles, Szabo had four singles and Kingsbury and Mitchell Price both had two singles. Schmidt was the winning pitcher, in relief of Kingsbury. Schmidt struck out five and allowed three hits and two walks in three innings. Kingsbury allowed six hits and five walks and struck out four. In the five-inning second game, Price was the losing pitcher. He struck out six, walked six and allowed three hits. Mitchell had three hits overall, with Reed Overweg getting two.
Mitchell is 11-11 and plays at a tournament this weekend in Brookings, opening Friday morning.
Avon picks up two amateur baseball league victories
Avon’s amateur baseball team improved to 8-5 overall and 7-4 in the South Central League with road wins over Scotland and Menno.
Bill Roach pitched a complete-game shutout in the team’s 9-0 win over Scotland Thursday in Scotland. He struck out eight and the offense was led by Jeff Sand and Dan Bures with three hits each.
Joe Sees got the win on the mound in Avon’s 13-2 win over Menno Sunday in Menno. He struck out nine in five innings. Cash Kocer, Jesse Hajek and Joey Cuka all had two hits for Avon.
Avon’s next game is against Lesterville Thursday in Avon.
Sioux Falls Storm suspends backup quarterback
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — The quarterback who led the University of Sioux Falls to two NAIA championships has been suspended from the Sioux Falls Storm indoor football team after being arrested.
Lorenzo Brown Jr. is accused of sexually exploiting a minor and contributing to the delinquency of a child in his job at the Minnehaha Juvenile Detention Center. He has not yet entered a plea. A telephone listing could not immediately be found for him in Sioux Falls.
The 24-year-old Brown is a receiver and backup quarterback for the Storm. Team owner Todd Tryon says Brown has been suspended indefinitely.
Corsica/Stickney tops KWL 13-5
WHITE LAKE —Corsica Stickney defeated Kimball/White Lake 13-5 Tuesday night in White Lake in baseball action.
Jon Deckman was the winning pitcher for Corsica/Stickney. He pitched five innings, allowed two hits, had four strike outs and had no earned runs.
Jesse Johnson had two hits, one was a triple and Luke Bamberg had two singles for Corsica/Stickney.
Bryan Smith was the losing pitcher for Kimball/White Lake. He pitched seven innings, gave up nine earned runs and struck out seven. Jordan Hanten had two hits, one was a double.
Corsica/Stickney is back in action on Thursday when it takes on Mount Vernon in Mount Vernon.