Daily Republic Sports
HURON -- Six of Mitchell's seven participating wrestlers placed Saturday in the Huron Invitational. Briggs Havlik (132), Landon Neugebauer (138) and Matt Larson (160) each made the finals but fell to take second place in the tournament. Ethan Parr (152) finished fourth, Tanner Vilhauer (145) took fifth and Robert McCardle (285) was sixth. Alex Klingaman (195) went 0-2 in the tournament. The Kernels finished seventh in the team standings with 91.5 points.
Sully Buttes 59, Bridgewater-Emery 43 The Sully Buttes boys basketball team shot 60 percent from the field, making 22 of 36 field goals en route to a 59-43 win over Bridgewater-Emery at the Culvers DWU Classic on Saturday at the Corn Palace. Reed Feller scored a game-high 21 points and Cody Nelson added 11 points for Sully Buttes, which went 6-of-11 from behind the arc. The Huskies were led by Lucas Miller and Sam Arend, while going 16-of-39 from the field and 2-of-11 from behind the arc. Miller finished with 15 points and seven rebounds, while Arend added 14 points in the loss. Bridgewat
Sully Buttes 59, Bridgewater-Emery 43 Chester 52, Parkston 36 Canistota 53, Corsica/Stickney 43 Mount Vernon Plankinton 63, Hitchcock-Tulare 57 OT McCook Central/Montrose 43, Gregory 32 Aberdeen Roncalli 73, Dell Rapids 61 Langford 70, Sanborn Central/Woonsocket 65 2OT White River 65, Hanson 61
Megan Bultsma's 21 points and six rebounds led Mount Vernon/Plankinton over Burke/South Central 52-32 on Friday at the Corn Palace. Makaela Karst had 14 points and five assists, while Dani Stoltz had seven points as well for the Titans. MVP shot 20-of-45 from the floor for 44 percent and grabbed 21 rebounds. Sierra Votaw led Burke/South Central with eight points, seven rebounds and three assists, while Lexie Fernau and Grace Hazen had seven points apiece. Burke/South Central shot 12-of-55 from the floor for 22 percent and grabbed 22 rebounds. MVP (15-2) takes on Hanson on Monday in Planki
The Mitchell Marlin girls defeated Rushmore 3-2 on Friday in Rushmore. Kylie Barington and Kaihlen Smith had goals for Mitchell. Marlin goaltender Tiadra Simmermon made 22 saves. Mitchell is back in action against Rushmore again today and Sunday in Rushmore.
TULSA, Okla. -- Macy Miller had 18 points in South Dakota State's 66-52 win over Summit League foe Oral Roberts on Friday in Tulsa, Okla. The former Mitchell Kernel was 7-of-10 from the floor and dished out three assists. Mitchell native Kerri Young scored eight points on 3 of 7 shooting from the floor. The Jackrabbits shot 45 percent from the floor, grabbed 31 rebounds and dished out 10 assists. SDSU (17-8, 8-4 Summit League) take on Nebraska-Omaha on Wednesday in Omaha.
A three-goal deficit didn't stop the Mitchell Marlins from earning a 5-4 victory against Brookings on Friday in Mitchell. Jacob Thill and Jacob Cersosimo scored two unanswered goals to trim Brookings' lead to 3-2 in the third period. Bryce Geraets, Cersosimo and Jordan Grosdidier -- who had the game winning goal -- scored the remaining goals for the Marlins. Mitchell goalie Tate Sutherland recorded 42 saves in the win. The Marlins are back in action against Aberdeen today in Aberdeen.
The Mitchell Parks and Recreation Department is holding sign ups for lifeguard training classes. The classes will take place on Feb. 27, 28 and March 1. Participants must be at least 15 years old at the time of the class. There is an entry fee of $155. The Registration form and entry fee are due at the Rec Center by Friday.
BRIDGEWATER -- Bridgewater-Emery's Justine Dye recorded her 1,000th career point on Monday against Sanborn Central/Woonsocket. Dye, a senior guard, had 11 points in the 69-33 loss to the Blackhawks. The Huskies are back in action today against Parkston in Parkston.
This weekend, at the Corn Palace, eight high school boys basketball teams will compete in the Culvers DWU Classic and Dakota Wesleyan University hosts Hastings College in a Great Plains Athletic Conference doubleheader. Culvers DWU Classic schedule: 10 a.m.: Sully Buttes (6-8) vs Bridgewater-Emery (8-7); 11:30 a.m.: Parkston (8-6) vs. Chester (9-5); 1 p.m.: Canistota (12-4) vs Corsica/Stickney (12-4); 2:30 p.m.: (RV) Mount Vernon/Plankinton (8-5) vs Hitchcock-Tulare (11-5); 4 p.m.: McCook Central/Montrose (8-5) vs. Gregory (11-4); 5:30 p.m.: No. 1 Aberdeen Roncalli (14-0) vs No.