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SPEARFISH -- The Mitchell High School volleyball team fell 3-0 to Spearfish on Saturday in Spearfish. The Kernels, playing in their second game of the year, lost 25-20, 25-15, 26-24. Kernel libero Kristi Anderson recorded a team-high 31 digs in the loss. Offensively, Mitchell was led by Rachel Bucholz, who had nine kills, nine digs and served two aces.
After splitting two games on Friday, the Dakota Wesleyan University volleyball team swept two matches to finish 3-1 at the Corn Palace Classic on Saturday in Mitchell. Mallory Jark led the way for the Tigers with 14 kills as DWU beat Dickinson State University 3-0. The Tigers won 25-20, 25-22, 25-14. Taylor Spence had 11 kills in DWU's 3-1 victory over Johnson & Wales University. Set scores were 25-22, 25-16, 18-25, 25-16. The Tigers (4-1) play the University of St. Francis (Ill.) at 1 p.m Saturday in the Viterbo University Tournament in La Crosse, Wis.
Mitchell's Riley Cowins took second place in the boys varsity race at the Mitchell Cross Country Invitational on Saturday in Mitchell. Cowins recorded a time of 17 minutes, 24.52 seconds and Coby Lee placed 10th with a time of 19:18.28. Mary Krause led the way on the girls side, finishing third with a time of 16.28.64. No team points were kept at the meet. Kernel coach Scott Munsen said he was pleased with how the meet went for his team. "I think it was pretty good," Munsen said about his team's performances.
BROOKINGS -- The Mitchell High School girls tennis teams went 1-1 at the Brookings Jamboree Saturday in Brookings. The Kernels fell to Watertown 8-1 in the first match. No. 6 Kendra Hanks defeated Audrey Moran 10-8 for Mitchell's lone win. In the second match, Mitchell beat Brookings 7-2. No. 1 Sammy Pooley downed Emma Lucchesi 10-4 in the top flight match.
In the first cross country meet of the season, the Mitchell cross country team had plenty of strong individual performances at the Mitchell Cross Country Invitational on Saturday in Mitchell. Riley Cowins finished in second place in the boys varsity meet with a time of 17:24.52 and Coby Lee placed 10th with a time of 19:18.28. Mary Krause led the way on the girls side, finishing third with a time of 16.28.64. No team points were kept at the meet. Kernel coach Scott Munsen said he was pleased with how the meet went for his team. "I think it was pretty good," Munsen said about his team's p
STURGIS -- Brenna Morgan recorded 24 assists, four kills, two aces and eight digs in the Kernel volleyball team's season-opening 3-1 win Friday against Sturgis. Set scores were 25-16, 25-19, 23-25, 25-13. "Brenna is doing a nice job of distributing the ball, and we can play a lot of kids at a lot of different positions," Mitchell head coach Deb Thill said, adding 11 kids played in the varsity match.
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The Dakota Wesleyan University volleyball team split in the first day of the Corn Palace Classic on Friday at the Corn Palace in Mitchell. The Tigers beat Valley City State University 25-18, 25-17, 25-21. Mallory Jark led the team with 12 kills and Michelle Van Epps added 33 assists. In the second match, DWU fell to Dakota State University 23-25, 25-21, 25-15, 25-21. The Tigers (2-1) play against Dickinson State in the Corn Palace Classic at 10 a.m. Saturday.
SALT LAKE CITY -- The Dakota Wesleyan University men's soccer team was outshot 24-10 by Westminster College and fell 2-0 Friday in Salt Lake City. Tiger goalie Alex Nelson saved seven shots in the loss. DWU (0-1) play the College of Idaho at 11 a.m. today in Salt Lake City.
The Mitchell Christian/Mount Vernon/Sanborn Central soccer team fell 4-0 to Hot Springs on Friday at Pepsi-Cola Soccer Complex in Mitchell. The score was 1-0 at half. No other stats were available. MC/MV/SC (0-2) plays St. Thomas More at 11 a.m. today at the Pepsi-Cola Soccer Complex in Mitchell.