Daily Republic Sports
Jaycee Hohn recorded nine kills, 22 digs, two aces and one block to pace Wessington Springs past Mitchell Christian 3-0 in a prep volleyball match on Tuesday in Mitchell. Set scores were 25-17, 25-21 and 25-23. Talli Heim had seven kills and one dig, while Maddie Neely had six kills, 13 digs and four aces. Whitney Reider chipped in 23 assists, six kills and two digs. For the Golden Eagles, Grace Garrels had seven kills and 11 digs. Colette Haag had six kills and Kaitlyn Asmus added three kills, seven digs, two aces and two blocks.
MADISON—Jacob Lee, of Parkston, won the Madison Invitational on Tuesday at the Madison Golf & Country Club. Lee fired a 77 to win the tournament. He shot a 38 on the front nine and a 39 on the back nine to edge Aberdeen Roncalli's Lucas Schaefbauer by one stroke. Schaefbauer shot a 37 on the front and a 41 on the back nine to finish with a 78. Aberdeen Roncalli won the team title with a 329, which was 18 strokes better than second place Tea Area. Parkston finished seventh with a 371.
SCOTLAND—Chamberlain's Ella Byers and Burke/South Central's Kray Person were individual winners at the Scotland Invitational cross-country meet on Tuesday in Scotland. Byers covered the 5,000-meter girls' race in 18-minutes and 29 seconds to win the race by just under two minutes. Person won the boys' race in 16:32. Winner won the girls' team title with 15 points and just edged out Ethan/Parkston, which had 16 points. Ethan/Parkston claimed the boys' team title with 12 points. Ethan/Parkston had five runners in the top seven.
The Mitchell High School softball team picked up a win over Sioux Falls O'Gorman on Tuesday in Mitchell. In a doubleheader, Mitchell and O'Gorman tied at 0 after seven innings in the first game and the Kernels won the second game 10-7. In game one, Alyson VanderPol allowed four hits and had four strikeouts, while Tori Misiaszek earned the win in the second game. Misiaszek allowed seven runs on nine hits for two strikeouts.
Myles Coleman scored 43 points to pace the Dakota Magic as the National Basketball League of America team picked up its second win of the season on Tuesday. The Magic rolled the Kansas City Spartans 137-114 in front of a sparse crowd at the Corn Palace. Six Magic players scored in double figures in the contest with Luke Moyer and Winston Williams scoring 21 and 20 points, respectively. Bud Smith scored 19 points, Jale Pendleton chipped in 18 points and Terrell Newton finished with 14 points.
The Mitchell High School soccer teams lost on Saturday at the Pepsi-Cola Soccer Complex, but progress was made, according to both coaches. The Mitchell girls' team lost to Brandon Valley 3-0, while the Kernel boys lost 2-0 against the Lynx. "Not the result we wanted, but still a solid game from our players," Mitchell boys' coach Ken Novak said. "In soccer, we speak of the field in terms of thirds. Tonight, we showed excellence in the middle third and defensive third. We took shots, but couldn't find the back of the net."
Dakota Wesleyan University rebounded from its first loss of the season to close out the Corn Palace Classic with a win over Valley City State University on Saturday at the Corn Palace. The Tigers (5-1) knocked off the Vikings in four sets—19-25, 25-20, 27-25 and 30-28—to finish 2-1 at the event. DWU defeated Dickinson State and lost to Clarke University on Friday. On Saturday, senior outside hitter Lauren Tadlock led the Tigers with 21 kills and 11 digs. She added two solo blocks and two block assists.
GREGORY—Bon Homme won the 28th Annual Gregory Volleyball Invitational on Saturday in Gregory. The fifth-ranked team in Class A, the Cavaliers defeated Lyman 25-17 and 25-20 in the championship match. Bon Homme advanced to the championship by winning pool No. 2. Lyman went undefeated in pool No. 1 to advance to the title match. Bon Homme defeated Cody/Kilgore, Nebraska (25-13, 25-12), Burke/South Central (25-22, 25-23) and St. Francis Indian (25-10, 25-8) in pool play.
HURON — The Mitchell High School girls tennis team ran its season record to 10-1 on the year with three team victories at the Huron Quadrangular on Saturday. The Kernels beat Aberdeen Central in a 7-2 dual, then squeaked out a 5-4 win over Brandon Valley and then dispatched the host Tigers 8-1.
Dakota Wesleyan University senior wide receiver Dustin Livingston is the Great Plains Athletic Conference Special Teams Player of the Week, the league announced Monday. The award is the second such for Livingston in his career. Livingston finished with five punt returns for 105 yards in No. 16 DWU's 35-21 win over No. 8 Tabor College on Saturday at Joe Quintal Field in Mitchell. Livingston's 46-yard punt return touchdown in the fourth quarter helped propel the Tigers to the win. He also added a kickoff return for 21 yards.