Daily Republic Sports
IRENE—The Canistota boys and Howard girls claimed Cornbelt Conference cross-country meet titles on Wednesday. The Canisota boys, with five runners in the top-10, claimed the team race with 10 points. Menno's Joseph Grassmid won the boys race in 18-minutes and 54.1 seconds. Canistota's Tate Tieszen (19:23.6) and Trey Ortman (20:11.9) placed second and third, respectively. Tage Ortman placed fifth in 20:30.4 for the Hawks. Canistota's Connor Hutcheson (21:06.0) and Josiah Schroeder (21:23.7) finished eighth and 10th, respectively.
Brandon Valley def. Yankton, 25-11, 25-22, 25-18 Bridgewater-Emery def. Hanson, 25-17, 25-21, 25-22 Brookings def. Harrisburg, 25-18, 25-18, 25-20 Burke def. Platte-Geddes, 25-18, 25-20, 25-16 Canistota def. Colman-Egan, 25-18, 30-32, 25-14, 25-10 Chester def. Parker, 25-13, 23-25, 25-14, 25-18 Cheyenne-Eagle Butte def. Crow Creek, 25-23, 27-25, 12-25, 25-23 Dell Rapids def. Garretson, 25-17, 27-25, 25-14 Dell Rapids St. Mary def. Howard, 27-29, 25-23, 14-25, 25-21, 15-13 Deubrook def. Deuel, 25-20, 25-9, 25-14
HURON—With the end of the boys soccer season on the horizon, Mitchell High School traveled to Huron on Tuesday to battle James Valley Christian in hopes of recording its second win in three games. The Kernels scored a 3-0 win over Huron 10 days earlier and responded by taking a 1-0 lead on James Valley Christian at halftime en route to a 2-0 victory. "We played a solid game," MHS head coach Ken Novak said. "I was proud of our ability to move the ball through the midfield to our attackers."
It was a successful day at Lakeview Golf Course on Tuesday for the Mitchell High School boys golf team as it won the Parkston Invitational by three strokes over Parkston. Chamberlain took third and McCook Central/Montrose finished in 11th. The Kernels shot a 335 on the day, being led by Ethan Huber's second-place finish. Huber, who carded a 35 on the front nine, ended up in second after he lost a playoff hole on Hole No. 1 by one stroke to Chamberlain's Cameron Caldwell. They were tied for the lead at 75 strokes following 18 holes.
PLATTE—Burke scored a three-set win over Southeast South Dakota Conference foe Platte-Geddes on Tuesday, 25-18, 25-20 and 25-16. Burke (7-5): Bobbi Jo Wischmann led the charge with 31 assists and two aces for the Cougars and Taylee Indahl added 13 kills and 11 digs. Lainee Schonebaum came up with 16 digs and four kills and Lahna Matucha had seven digs, five kills and two aces. Burke plays Bon Homme on Thursday in Tyndall.
Woonsocket/Wessington Springs/Sanborn Central football coach Jason Kolousek and Avon football coach Tom Culver are this week's special guests at the Mitchell Quarterback Club. The Mitchell High School and Dakota Wesleyan University coaches will speak as well. The meeting is at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Freight House Room of the Depot.
Alcester-Hudson def. Freeman Academy/Marion, 13-25, 25-19, 26-24, 25-10 Britton-Hecla def. Waverly-South Shore, 25-14, 25-22, 25-11 Canistota def. Canton, 25-17, 25-13, 25-20 Castlewood def. Great Plains Lutheran, 25-22, 25-17, 25-11 Colome def. St. Francis Indian, 25-23, 25-16, 25-18 Estelline/Hendricks def. Hamlin, 14-25, 25-22, 25-20, 25-22 Langford def. Wilmot, 25-17, 25-9, 25-15 Sully Buttes def. Timber Lake, 25-15, 19-25, 25-11, 25-15 Tea Area def. Parkston, 25-19, 25-12, 14-25, 27-25
JAMESTOWN, ND—Over the two-day Jamestown Invitational, the Dakota Wesleyan University men's golf team shot a 634 at the Jamestown Country Club, finishing in fourth. Concordia College (Minnesota) won the event at 600 strokes. Nolan Wiegel shot a 155, including a 76 on the second day, to lead DWU with a ninth-place finish. Mitchell native Cade Carpenter barely missed the top-10 as his 156 put him in 11th, followed by Jayden Engels in 17th with 158 strokes. The Tigers compete at the GPAC Fall Qualifier on Sept. 23-25 at Willow Run Golf Course in Sioux Falls.
MOBRIDGE—Class A No. 3 Winner won its second straight game Monday as it took down Mobridge-Pollock in three sets. Set scores were 25-8, 25-13 and 25-17. Winner (11-1): Gracie Littau and Ellie Brozik both finished with three aces, while Brozik also added 12 kills, eight digs and a block for the Warriors. Mackenzie Levi led the team with 21 assists, while Morgan Hammerbeck and Abby Marts both recorded 13 kills. Kalla Bertram finished with a team-best 13 digs. The Warriors play in the Sisseton tournament on Saturday.
TYNDALL—Freeman Academy/Marion's Thaniel Schroeder recorded a second-place finish at the Bon Homme Invitational on Monday. Schroeder logged a time of 17-minutes and 23 seconds, finishing second to Beresford's Alec Atwood (17:10). Beresford won the boys team title with 12 points, while Freeman Academy/Marion finished second with 28 points. Caden Tegethoff, of Platte-Geddes, finished third in 18:35. Mitchell Christian's Alec Nelson placed fourth with a time of 18:40.