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Four area athletes win at Dan Lennon Invitational

By The Daily Republic

VERMILLION — Burke/South Central’s Allison Sebern, Freeman’s Cailey Roth, Menno’s Christina Herrboldt and Andes Central’s Joey Evans each claimed individual titles at the Dan Lennon Invitational Tuesday in Vermillion.

Sebern won the girls’ 400-meter dash with a time of 1 minute, 1.43 seconds. Roth took the girls’ 800-meter run with a time of 2:25.80, while Herrboldt won the girls’ pole vault with after clearing 8 feet.

Joey Evans won the boys’ triple jump with a lunge of 41-feet-3.75.

Decker named boys’ Gatorade Player of Year

By The Daily Republic

HURON — Huron High School senior Justin Decker was named the South Dakota boys’ basketball Gatorade Player of the Year, it was announced Tuesday.

In his senior season, Decker, a University of South Dakota signee, averaged 15.2 points, 8.4 rebounds and 1.4 steals per game.

The girls’ basketball Gatorade Player of the Year was Mitchell’s Macy Miller.