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Thursday's Sports Briefs: 7/25/13

Neugebauer signs with Wesleyan

By The Daily Republic

Dakota Wesleyan University baseball coach Steve Gust announced this week two new recruits who will join this year's team.

Mitchell native Lakin Neugebauer and junior college transfer Nolan Luhmann will join the Tigers this fall.

Neugebauer, a 2012 Mitchell High School graduate, will have freshman eligibility and is playing with the Mitchell Post 18 Legion baseball team this summer. In his senior year in high school, he batted .350 and had 13 stolen bases.

Luhmann, of Jackson, Minn., is transferring from Iowa Lakes Community College will be a junior.

DWU men's golf team adds England's Banks

By The Daily Republic

The Dakota Wesleyan University men's golf program added one player to its roster for the upcoming season.

Elliot Banks, of East Sussex, England, will be a freshman this fall. Banks took 15th and the Under 18 Championships and has competed on the British Colleges Tour.

K/WL Bankers end regular season with two wins

By The Daily Republic

The Kimball/White Lake amateur baseball team defeated Wessington Springs and Armour in two Pony Hills league games.

On July 16, the Bankers topped the Owls 10-9 in 15 innings. Ryan Smith earned the win on the mound. Kimball/White Lake scored Trent Wookey on a sacrifice fly by Brian Zeman in the 15th.

The Bankers beat Armour 7-3 Sunday with Wesley Kroupa earning the win. Kroupa pitched five innings and had two hits.

The Bankers play Plankinton in the first round of the Pony Hills District Tournament today.

Mitchell Black sweeps Yankton

By The Daily Republic

YANKTON -- Mitchell Black won two games against Yankton Wednesday.

Mitchell edged Yankton 13-11 in the opening game of the doubleheader and cruised to a 11-3 victory in the second.

In the opening game, Mitchell received four hits from Spencer Neugebauer and three hits from Jed Schmidt, including a double. Elijah Pommer and Jacob Dahme each had two hits.

Neugebauer was the winning pitcher, allowing five earned runs on eight hits in five innings. He walked two and had two strikeouts. Pommer pitched the final two innings.

In the second game, Parker Wenzel had three hits, including a double. Matt Muth and Bryce Geraets had two hits apiece.

Wenzel was the winning pitcher, giving up three earned runs on four hits, walking four and striking out four in six innings.

Mitchell Black improved to 28-15 and plays at Watertown Sunday.