Daily Republic Sports
FARGO, N.D. -- Mitchell’s Asher Dannenbring won the Subregional Drive, Chip, and Putt on Saturday in Fargo, North Dakota. Dannenbring, 8, won the boys 7-9 age group. He now qualifies for the Regional Qualifier in Edina, Minnesota on Saturday, Sept. 30. Dannenbring is now one step closer to the championship round of the event, which will be played April 1, 2018 at Augusta National Golf Club ahead of the 2018 Masters.
Class 11B 1. Winner (lost 24-6 vs. Sioux Falls Christian) 2. Bridgewater-Emery/Ethan (won 40-0 vs. Beresford) 3. Groton Area (lost 21-0 vs. No. 4 Aberdeen Roncalli) 4. Aberdeen Roncalli (won 21-0 at No. 3 Groton Area) 5. Chamberlain (idle) Receiving votes: Sioux Valley (won 42-14 vs. Canton) Sioux Falls Christian (won 24-6 at Winner) Woonsocket/Wessington Springs/Sanborn Central (won 36-6 at Wagner) Stanley County (won 30-20 vs. Mount Vernon/Plankinton Thursday)
WILLIAMSPORT, Pa.—It was a rough start for the Sioux Falls Little League baseball team at the Little League World Series as it fell 6-0 to Greenville, South Carolina Friday in Williamsport, Pennsylvania. Greenville, which was representing the Southeast Region, had three pitchers combine for a perfect game, holding Sioux Falls hitless. Sioux Falls will face Northwest Region champion Walla Walla Valley (Wash.) at 7 p.m. today in Williamsport. The game will be broadcasted on ESPN.
CORSICA — The No. 3-ranked Corsica-Stickney Jaguars raced out to early 22-0 lead, capitalizing on Avon turnovers, and cruised to 50-22 victory in prep football action on Friday in Corsica. The Jaguars recorded 488 yards of total offense, rushing for 352 yards and passing for 136 yards.
FORT PIERRE—Mount Vernon/Plankinton dropped its season opener 30-20 against Stanley County on Thursday in Fort Pierre. The Titans fell behind 23-6 at halftime against the Buffaloes. MVP got within 30-20 with under five minutes left, but Stanley County was able to run out the clock for the victory. Jesse Hastings scored two rushing touchdowns for the Titans, including a 59-yard scamper for the game's first score. Hastings' plowed into the end zone in the fourth quarter to cut the deficit to 30-20.
HARRISBURG—The Mitchell High School girls tennis team opened its season up with a 6-3 victory over Harrisburg on Thursday in Harrisburg. Mitchell earned wins in singles action from Avery Larson (Flight 2), Ashley Jones (Flight 4), Sarah Zimmerman (Flight 5) and Kiersten Bathke (Flight 6). Sammy Pooley (Flight 1) and Kelsey Dahme (Flight 3) each dropped matches to Harrisburg's Sydney Rott 6-2, 7-5 and Hannah Markman 6-3, 6-3, respectively.
Yankton picked up a pair of wins over the Mitchell High School boys and girls soccer teams at the Pepsi-Cola Soccer Complex. In the girls match, the Gazelles took a 1-0 halftime lead and went on to earn a 3-0 victory over the Kernels, while the boys fell 6-0 on Thursday. Yankton outshot the Kernel girls 21-3, while Mitchell goalie Caroline Titze recorded 16 saves in the loss.
The Mitchell High School boys golf team edged Huron by one stroke in a dual Thursday at Lakeview Golf Course. As a team, Mitchell recorded a score of 332, while Huron finished with a 333. Nick Bennett and Max Dailey each fired rounds of 82, good enough to tie for second place to pace the Kernels. "Nick and Max each shot one of their better rounds of the year," MHS head coach Mark Horan said. "Overall, we played a lot better on the back nine. We had some nerves again right away, but settled down and played some pretty good golf the rest of the day."
It was a rainy night at the 21st annual Miller Lite Bull Bash but the outcome was all sunshine for Casey Henninger. Henninger, of Fort Pierre, had the night's best ride with an 87 in the bonus round, taking home $1,000 and a Henry repeating 22-caliber rifle for the bonus round win. Henninger had the third-best score in the opening round, winning $1,140 with a score of 79 and bringing the grand total for the night to $2,140.
BRANDON—The Mitchell High School boys golf team improve its team score by 25 strokes on the second day of the Warrior-Lynx Invitational. Mitchell carded a team score of 346 on Tuesday at the Brandon Golf Course in Brandon and finished the two-day tournament in 13th place with a total score of 717. Sioux Falls Washington won the event, posting a two-day score of 604, edging Sioux Falls O'Gorman (606) by two strokes.