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Dakota Wesleyan University freshman Ty Hoglund was named the Great Plains Athletic Conference men's basketball player of the week on Tuesday. Hoglund, a Dell Rapids native, helped lead the Tigers to two GPAC wins over Morningside College and Hastings College last week. He dropped 33 points on 14-of-21 shooting from the field in DWU's 84-79 win over the Broncos on Saturday and finished with 21 points in a 101-72 win over Morningside College on Thursday.
Pairings for the Dakota Wesleyan University Classic girls basketball were announced on Tuesday. Four high school girls basketball games will take place on Feb. 10 at the Corn Palace in Mitchell. Canistota will face Burke/South Central at 4 p.m., while Bridgewater-Emery takes on Parkston at 5:30 p.m. No. 1 Ethan will battle Mount Vernon/Plankinton at 7 p.m. and Hanson plays Pine Ridge at 8:30 p.m. in the final game of the night.
The South Dakota Sportswriters Association high school basketball polls for the week of Jan. 30 are below. Teams are listed with first-place votes in parentheses, record (through Jan. 29 games), vote points and last week’s ranking. BOYS BASKETBALL Class AA 1. SF O’Gorman (7) 11-3 35 1
BONESTEEL — Mattilynn Reiner’s double-double helped lift Tripp-Delmont/Armour to a 55-48 victory over Burke/South Central on Monday night in prep girls basketball action. Reiner delivered 20 points and 10 rebounds for the Nighthawks. Erica Koster added 13 points. TDA was 21-of-42 from the field and made 11-of-19 free throws.
STORM LAKE, Iowa—The Dakota Wesleyan University men's and women's track and field teams finished in eighth and sixth place, respectively, at the Dennis Young Classic Friday and Saturday in Storm Lake, Iowa. For the DWU women's team, Kamber Lamer won the long jump with a leap of 5.21 meters and she placed second in the 60-meter hurdles with a time of 9.69 seconds. Kristen Longville placed second in the triple jump (10.41 meters) and Shailhyn Schweigert took fourth in the 800 with a time of 2:33.24.
The Mitchell Marlins boys hockey team dropped a pair of home contests this weekend. On Sunday, Mitchell narrowly lost to Brookings 4-3, while the Marlins fell 10-0 to Sioux Falls East on Saturday. Mitchell and Brookings were tied 1-1 after the second period, but the Rangers outscored the Marlins 3-2 in the final period to earn the win. Scoring goals for Mitchell was Jake Jarman with two and Jesse Grosdidier. Austin Kerr and Jeremiah Schmitz each had an assist in the loss as Brookings outshot Mitchell 49-12. Zach Mohr recorded 45 saves in the net for Mitchell.
PLANKINTON—The Parkston wrestling team placed second, while Kimball/White Lake/Platte-Geddes and Mount Vernon/Plankinton/Corsica finished third and fourth, respectively, at the Minuteman Open on Saturday in Plankinton. The tournament was held in place of the canceled Wagner Invite. Parkston finished with 155 points, while Beresford won the 10-team event with 213.5 points. The WiLdKats recorded 141 points and the Titans finished with 119.5 points, while Bon Homme/Scotland took eighth with 79 points.
OMAHA, Neb.—Ellie Thompson and Madison Guebert combined for 44 points but the South Dakota State University women's basketball team suffered an 83-82 loss to Omaha on a last-second 3-point field goal in front of 667 fans at Baxter Arena Saturday afternoon in The Summit League action.
VERMILLION—Western Illinois guards Morgan Blumer and Emily Clemens tallied 28 and 24 points, respectively, as the Leathernecks outran South Dakota 86-78 on Saturday inside the Sanford Coyote Sports Center. The Leathernecks (16-6, 6-3 Summit League) ended the Coyotes' 24-game home winning streak and snapped their own two-game skid. It was the first loss inside the Sports Center for South Dakota (18-4, 7-2 Summit League), who won their first 10 at home this season.
BROOKINGS—Briggs Havlik placed third as the Mitchell High School wrestling team had five wrestlers place at the Les Tlustos-Brookings Invitational on Saturday in Brookings. Mitchell placed 10th at the event with 93 points, while Pierre won the 16-team competition with 257 points. "It wasn't a bad day and we had some good wins along the way," Mitchell head coach Travis Carpenter said. "I'd like to see a couple more guys sneak in there for places but overall I thought we wrestled relatively well."