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Losing is not something that the Mount Vernon teener baseball team is familiar with this season. The team is 12-0 and head coach Eric Denning said that his team takes a lot of pride in the way it plays baseball.
“We have a pretty veteran team and some really good players this year,” Denning said.
The Mitchell teener White baseball team swept a doubleheader against Brandon Tuesday at home.
White picked up a 12-0 game one win and then won 8-5 in the second game.
Tyler Larson was the winning pitcher in the first game. He pitched all four innings, allowing one hit and no runs
Offensively for Mitchell, Dylanger Pierson was 3-for-3 with three RBIs and a double, Ben Miller went 2-for-3 with two RBIs and Larson had an RBI single.
In the second game, Jacob Rice picked up the win in relief. Kyle Fraser started.
Miller was 3-for-3 with two RBIs, Pierson was 3-for-4 with three RBIs, Matt Larson had two hits and Rice had a hit and an RBI.
White (30-7) plays at the state tournament starting Friday in Sioux Falls.
Mitchell graduate Eric Hieb was named to the all-Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference tournament team after his efforts at last week’s men’s golf championship at Jewel Golf Club in Lake City, Minn.
Hieb finished second overall after losing on the first hole of a playoff to Minnesota State’s Kyle Welch. Hieb shot 8-over par for the tournament, which spanned three days and five rounds.
PARKSTON — The Hanson boys’ basketball team shot a red-hot 52 percent from the field Monday in a 62-29 win over Parkston.
Pierce Smith led all scorers with 15 points, while Trevor Doyle had 11 points and seven rebounds and Andrew Gross had 10 points.
Hanson was 4-of-6 from the free-throw line and won the rebounding battle, 27-20.
For Parkston, Chance Roth had seven points and Lucas Holden had six. Tanner Weber led the team with four rebounds.
The Trojans were 12-of-40 from the field, 3-of-10 from the line and had 27 turnovers.
Hanson — which won the JV game — is 5-1 and plays Mount Vernon Friday in Alexandria, while Parkston is searching for its first win. The Trojans play Freeman today in Parkston.
WHITE LAKE — Not many people can claim to be happy with last week’s sub-zero temperatures and white-out conditions.
Thomas Geyer is one of the few.
Because of Kimball and White Lake’s school policies, Geyer’s wrestling team was forced to sit out of the two-day Mid-Dakota Monster wrestling tournament over the weekend in Presho.
Though, missing a tournament isn’t why Geyer, a junior, was enthused with the snow and the cold.
Mount Vernon had a conference-high six players earn all-Custer Battlefield Highway Conference honors after winning the league with an 8-0 record.
The Fillies’ Chandra Koch was named the league MVP and made the first team, along with Sarah Vermeulen. Lexie Christensen and Kelsey Schmidt made the second team, Myriah Beiswanger made the third team and Lindsay Brech was honorable mention.
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