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Tuesday's sports briefs: 10/1/13

Dakota Wesleyan to host alumni baseball game

By The Daily Republic

The Dakota Wesleyan baseball team is hosting its annual alumni scrimmage at 5 p.m. Saturday at Cadwell Park.

All former DWU players are invited and encouraged to attend. The game is free and open to the public.

Tigers putting on softball clinic in Sioux Falls

By The Daily Republic

The Tigers are putting on a skills clinic at the Sioux Falls Diamond’s indoor training facility Oct. 12.

The first session focuses on hitting as well as pitchers and catchers from 10 a.m. to noon. The second session, which is from 1 to 3 p.m. is on defensive skills. The sessions are $20 each or $35 for both.

The registration deadline is Monday and the clinic is limited to first 100 paid participants. For more information, go to

Bruun, Trojans win at Region 3A boys’ golf meet

By The Daily Republic

PIERRE — Winner senior Jayden Bruun took home the individual title and Parkston claimed the team crown at the Region 3A boys’ golf meet Monday in Pierre.

Bruun shot 4-under par for a 68, while Parkston’s Jake Weber took second with a 69.

Parkston had five of the top seven spots as Ty Kinneberg was third (74), Garret Hohn was fourth (74), Jacob Lee was sixth (78) and Jamie Smith took seventh (79).

“They’re just playing solid right now,” said Trojan coach Tyler Hockett, whose team recorded a school boys’ golf record after shooting a 295. “We’re having fun and are relaxed, and that’s when we play the best.”

Chamberlain’s top finisher was Adam Hutmacher, who took 10th (80).

Winner, Chamberlain and Parkston are back in action at the Class A state tournament Oct. 7-8 in Hartford.

Kernels beat Vermillion 9-0

By The Daily Republic

Mitchell High School topped Vermillion 9-0 in a high school girls’ tennis match Monday at Hitchcock Park in Mitchell.

Kernels coach Pat Moller, whose team is 8-14, said his team is doing well heading into the Eastern South Dakota tournament.

“We are going in the right direction as we go into tournament play,” he said, adding he saw good play from Flight 1 singles player Grace Grabenstein and the Flight 1 doubles team of Grabenstein and Tatum Dean.

Flight 2 singles player Halle Larson is out with a knee injury.

The conference tournament begins at 9 a.m. Thursday in Pierre.