Daily Republic Sports
PLATTE — Alexandria scored 11 runs in the first three innings and pounded out 17 hits as the Angels cruised to a 12-5 win over Platte in Sunshine League amateur baseball play Sunday.
SIOUX FALLS—The Mitchell High School baseball team will play its Region 2A tournament at Legion Park in Valley Springs today. The move from Harmodon Park in Sioux Falls was made because of wet field conditions. The updated schedule calls for top-seeded Sioux Falls Roosevelt play Sioux Falls O'Gorman at 4 p.m. while the second-seeded Kernels will play Yankton at 6:30 p.m. in the other semifinal. The championship is scheduled for 8:45 p.m.
SIOUX FALLS—Mitchell remained in fifth place after the second day of the South Dakota State Tennis Tournament in Sioux Falls on Friday. The Kernels have racked up 337.5 points and are well behind fourth-place Sioux Falls O'Gorman (378). Sioux Falls Lincoln leads the field with 540 points. Friday's matches were played indoors at three sites in Sioux Falls.
The Mitchell boys basketball program will host a skills camp on June 26-28. The cost of the camp is $50 for one camper. Family prices are $80 for two campers and $100 for three campers. Camp scholarships are available for any athletes that may need assistance with camp costs. Grades ninth-through-12th are from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m., grades sixth-through-eighth are from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. and grades third-through-fifth are from 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m. The camp will be at the Mitchell High School.
ALEXANDRIA—There were plenty of hits but few runs as Alexandria picked up a 3-1 win over Parkston in a Sunshine League amateur baseball contest Thursday. Alexandria had an 11-6 advantage in hits but the Angels scored one run each in the first, third and seventh innings. Tyson Gau had a 3-for-4 game at the plate for Alexandria, with two runs scored and a home run in the first inning. Jordan Gau added two hits and Gau and Kye Winter each had an RBI.
MARTIN — Winner's boys and girls track and field teams dominated the Region 7A meet, taking home both team titles on Thursday in Martin. The Warrior boys placed first with 243 points, while the girls finished with 260.5 points. Todd County placed second in the boys (133) and girls (130). "Our field events really got us going early in the day," said Winner head coach Dan Aaker, who added the teams dealt with 40-degree weather, rain and 20 mph winds. "It wasn't the best day for a track meet, but under the circumstances we did really well."
PLATTE—Despite being outhit by the Wagner Rockets 10-8, the Platte Killer Tomatoes pulled out a 9-5 win in a Sunshine League amateur baseball game on Thursday in Platte. Richard Sternberg, Kayden Kuiper and Ryan Allen each had two hits and two runs scored, with Kuiper and Allen each adding two RBIs. On the mound, Michael Buitenbos earned the win in relief, allowed four earned runs on eight hits with six strikeouts and one walk in five innings pitched.
TYNDALL—Bon Homme's Chase Kortan was a triple-winner at the Region 5A track and field meet on Thursday in Tyndall. Kortan captured first-place finishes in the 100 (11.16), the 200 (22.84) and the long jump (20-9.75). Mount Vernon/Plankinton's Dacey Rihanek claimed a pair of first-place finishes in the 200 (26.92) and the 400 (1:01.08). Wagner's Alcista Dion won the 1,600 (5:39.91) and the 3,200 (12:34.97). Ethan/Parkston's Amanda Miiller was also a double-winner in the shot put (38-9.75) and the discus (105-9).
The Pre-Region 4B high school golf tournament scheduled for today at Lakeview Golf Course in Mitchell has been cancelled. The event will not be made up. The tournament is generally used as a primer before the region tournament is played on the same course a week later. The Region 4B boys and girls golf tournament is scheduled for 10 a.m. Tuesday, May 23 at Lakeview.
ELKTON — The Hanson High School girls track and field team took second place Thursday at the Region 4B meet in Elkton. The Beavers scored 108.33 points, finishing behind victorious Chester Area's 126 points.