Daily Republic Sports
TRIPP—Freeman won the last two sets Thursday to take a four-set victory at Tripp-Delmont/Armour in prep volleyball play. The Flyers won 25-17, 14-25, 25-15 and 25-17. Emily Miller had 13 kills and two blocks and two blocks, and Dayna Roth had 10 kills for Freeman. Ashley Glanzer had six ace serves, seven digs and four kills, while Jaimie Glanzer had 15 digs. Josie Fuhrmann had 30 set assists for Freeman.
HARRISBURG—The Mitchell High School softball team picked up its first win of the season on Thursday. The Kernels won Game Two of a doubleheader against Harrisburg 7-5. The Tigers won the first game 10-8. "The girls really wanted it," Mitchell coach Jim Misiaszek said. "We all wanted it just to get that monkey off our backs."
Despite controlling much of the second half, the Mitchell High School girls soccer team couldn't find an equalizing goal and fell to Sioux Falls Christian 3-0 on Thursday at the Pepsi-Cola Soccer Complex. The Kernels trailed the Chargers 1-0 at halftime and MHS Bob Lemon said the final score didn't reflect how close the contest was. "Twice in the last 10 minutes, we had shots on goal that nearly went in," Lemon said. "The second SFC goal was totally against the run of play. We had controlled much of the second half, pressing to get the tying score."
OACOMA — Chamberlain's Allison Hough led the field to earn the girls cross-country individual title at the Chamberlain Invitational Thursday on her home course in Oacoma.
An Oregon man making his way across the country Wednesday made his first career hole-in-one at Lakeview Golf Course. David Woboril, of Portland, Oregon, hit an ace at the 122-yard Hole No. 8 during a round Wednesday evening. He used a pitching wedge and played the round with his wife. Lakeview Golf Course Clubhouse Manager Eric Hieb said Woboril was passing through Mitchell and was stopping to play golf at various locations on the way.
Briar Cliff University continued its hot start to the season Wednesday night, running its volleyball record to 10-0 with a three-set sweep over Dakota Wesleyan at the Corn Palace in Great Plains Athletic Conference play. Set scores were 25-16, 25-9 and 25-20. The Chargers hit .309 on the attack and were paced by 15 kills from Courtney Schafer and 11 kills from Emily Sanburg. Breanne Hankins had 16 digs and Wagner native Brooklyn Tolliver had 12 digs for BCU.
FREEMAN — Thaniel Schroeder led Freeman Academy/Marion to a boys team victory Wednesday at the Flyer Invitational cross country meet in Freeman.
Dillon Robinson score the game-winning goal with less than 6 minutes left to break a scoreless tie as the Mitchell High School boys soccer team earned a 1-0 win over Pierre on Tuesday at the Pepsi-Cola Soccer Complex. Robinson scored the goal on a deflection from a shot by Mark Novak. "This is a well-deserved win and we played beautiful soccer," MHS head coach Ken Novak said. "We played with composure, with possession and we really owned the field." Mitchell goalie Trevor Lambert recorded the shutout.
PIERRE — Mitchell moved its season-opening win streak to 10 straight matches Tuesday, sweeping Pierre on Tuesday in three sets during an Eastern South Dakota Conference volleyball match. Set scores were 25-13, 25-16 and 25-13 in favor of the No. 2-ranked Kernels. "I thought we served pretty aggressively and that helped get us going," Mitchell coach Deb Thill said. "Later in the match, we won a lot of the long rallies and we kept attacking the ball. Overall, we played pretty well and for us, it's a big road win."
MADISON—The Dakota Wesleyan University volleyball team captured its 11th win of the season with a 3-1 win over Dakota State University on Tuesday in Madison. Set scores were 25-19, 23-25, 25-13 and 25-21. Becky Frick led the Tigers with 14 kills and 10 digs for her 13th double-double of the season. Bridgett Knobbe also added a double-double with 30 assists and 11 digs. Kimberly VanBockern had eight kills, while freshman Chelsey Heeg pitched in six kills.