Daily Republic Sports
OMAHA, Neb.—Competing in her first U.S. Olympic Trials event, Tevyn Waddell finished sixth in her heat and took 79th overall in the women's 100-meter butterfly on Sunday at the CenturyLink Center in Omaha, Nebraska. Waddell finished the race in 1 minute, 01.24 seconds and didn't advance to the semifinals in the event. "I thought she looked really well and swam well," Mitchell Aquatic Club head coach Kyle Margheim said. "I think today was a good learning experience, soaking in the meet and getting ready for the rest of the week."
WISCONSIN DELLS, Wis.—The Mitchell Elite boys basketball team won the 13U Division Shootout at JustAgame Fieldhouse on Thursday in Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin. Mitchell won the first game 50-41 against Milwaukee's Wisconsin Hoops Select and beat Appleton's Wisconsin Blizzard 52-49 in overtime. Mitchell won its third game 33-26 against Caledonia, Minnesota to claim the championship.
The Mitchell Mustangs U12 baseball team won the American Division title by going 3-0 at a tournament on Saturday in Yankton. Mitchell defeated the Sioux Falls Cyclones 6-4, downed Brookings Black 12-3 and topped Brandon Valley Black 10-1. Members of the team are Joe VanOverschelde, Gavyn Degen, Caden Hinker, Carson Fahey, Seth Muth, Jake Helleloid, Macon Larson, Jackson Ebert, Adam Fahey, Jace Larson and Jonah Schmidt. The team is coached by Jeff Larson and Jeff Schmidt. The Mustangs are 31-4 and play a doubleheader with West Central on Tuesday.
CORSICA—Corsica-Stickney pounded out 17 hits as the Horned Frogs topped Lennox 14-4 in seven innings in a non-league amateur baseball game on Friday in Corsica. Ryan Buck went 3-for-4 with three RBIs, while Riley Stack, Kiefer Johnson and Jared DeWaard each added two RBIs in the win for the Horned Frogs. On the mound, Kris Menning picked up the win. Menning allowed four runs (one earned) on five hits in seven innings pitched with seven strikeouts. Corsica-Stickney (6-6, 4-6 Sunshine) plays the Parkston Mudcats at 5 p.m. in Corsica.
MOUNT VERNON—All interested area youth football players are invited to attend Mount Vernon's area youth football camp on July 26 in Mount Vernon. The camp is for grades 3-6 and will focus on developing offensive and special team skills along with leadership and team building exercises put on by the National Guard. Former NFL punter Brian Hansen and Dakota Wesleyan University coaches Jason Glasko and Dan Krueger will be running the camp, which runs from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. with lunch being provided. The cost of the camp is $35.
Mike Mudder, of Tyndall, was named the South Dakota High School Coaches Association 2016 official of the year for the winter season. The SDHSCA announced its winners for the winter and spring seasons on Thursday. In the winter season, coaches of the year were: Madison's Maridee Dossett (gymnastics), Pierre's Shawn Lewis (wrestling), Aberdeen Central's Dawn Seiler (girls basketball), Sioux Falls Christian's Mike Schouten (boys basketball) and the athletic director of the year went to Webster's Bill Sawinsky.
EMERY—Phil Johnson pitched a complete game as the Dimock-Emery Raptors defeated the Platte Killer Tomatoes 8-2 in a Sunshine League amateur baseball game on Thursday in Emery. Johnson had seven strikeouts and allowed two unearned runs on six hits. Jared Schmidt had three hits with two RBIs, while Gene Kitchens added two hits, including a double. Doug Sudbeck had two hits and an RBI in the win. For Platte, Hayden Kuipers took the loss on the mound. Kuipers allowed eight runs, six earned, on 12 hits in nine innings pitched.
The Mitchell Black teener baseball team swept Sioux Falls East in a doubleheader on Thursday at Drake Field in Mitchell. The scores were 10-6 and 12-2. In the first game, Brady Brosz picked up the win on the mound for Mitchell. Brosz recorded seven strikeouts in five innings pitched. Brady Hawkins went 2-for-4 with a home run and Jackson Sadler went 3-for-3 in the win. In the second game, Ryan McGinnis earned the win in four innings pitched. Logan Sparks went 2-for-2 and Isaac Rew went 1-for-2.
The Mitchell Parks and Recreation Department will host a track meet on June 30 for area youth at the DWU/Avera Sports and Wellness Complex's Corrigan Fieldhouse. The meet is scheduled for 6 p.m. The event is free for youth who have been part of the DWU Youth Track and Field Camp, which began May 31. Area youth who are not in the program and are ages 8-13 may participate for a $10 fee.
WATERTOWN — It was a good news-bad news doubleheader for the Mitchell Post 18 Legion baseball team Wednesday in Watertown. The good news was Mitchell got its bats going once again, scoring a combined 25 runs and picking up 30 hits in the two games, rallying for a opening win 15-12. But the bad news was Post 18 struggled to throw strikes in the second game, walking 14 batters, letting a five-run lead slip away in an 11-10 loss.