Daily Republic Sports
The Mitchell Silver Team took third place Sunday at a squirt hockey tournament at the Mitchell Activities Center. The Silver Team beat Sioux Center 6-1, and fell twice to Oahe and once to Sioux Falls Black. The Mitchell Squirt A hockey team finished as consolation champions. Squirt A beat Sioux Falls White 7-1 and Tri-City Jr. Storm 11-0, while falling to Sioux City Jr. Musketeers 5-2 and tying with Windom Eagles 3-3. Rushmore Black won the tournament in the A division. The Mitchell Navy Team finished fifth, beating Sioux Center 1-0. It had a loss to Sioux Falls Black and two to Yankton.
BROOKINGS -- Brookings edged the Mitchell boys varsity hockey team 3-2 on Saturday evening. The Rangers scored three first-period goals. The Marlins had goals from Jacob Cersosimo and Jacob Thill. Kyle Biggerstaff, Bryce Geraets and Spencer Neugebauer each recorded assists. The Marlins were outshot 39-18, and goalie Tate Sutherland made 36 of 39 saves. Mitchell (8-7) plays Sioux Falls 1 in its final regular-season contest at 7 p.m. Friday in Sioux Falls.
ABERDEEN -- The Mitchell Bantam hockey team finished in sixth place over the weekend at the state tournament in Aberdeen. In the fifth-place game on Sunday, the Marlins fell to Sioux Falls 6-1. Austin Kerr scored the lone goal, while Alexander Bergeson and Tucker Hohn each added an assist apiece. In goal, Benjamin Colwell made 30 saves. Mitchell defeated Rushmore 2 5-2 on Saturday, advancing it to the fifth-place contest. Against Rushmore, Mitchell received goals from Hohn (2), Bergeson, Adam Loes and Kerr.
FORT PIERRE -- There's a first time for everything, and the Mitchell Marlin girls junior varsity hockey team hopes its the first of many. The Marlins defeated Brookings 4-1 on Sunday in the state tournament to claim Mitchell's first-ever girls JV state title.
PRESHO -- Mitchell fell to Cunningham Electric, of Aberdeen, in the Class A state amateur basketball championship game Sunday in Presho. Mitchell lost 97-67 and was led in scoring by Kevin Talley with 20 points. Preston Broughton scored 17 points and Jake Shipley added 14. In the Class B title game, Castlewood defeated Lennox 112-91.
Sioux Falls -- With the conclusion of the regular season on Saturday, the pairings for the Summit League men's and women's basketball tournament have been announced. The tournament runs Saturday through March 10th, with all games being played at the Denny Sanford Premier Center in Sioux Falls. The South Dakota State University men -- the No. 1 seed in the tournament -- face off against No. 8 Western Illinois University at 6 p.m. on Saturday, while the No. 2 seeded women take on No. 7 Denver at 2:30 p.m. on Saturday. As for the University of South Dakota, the No.
RAPID CITY -- It’s a three-peat for Parkston. Parkston High School on Saturday clinched its third straight Class B state wrestling championship. It finished with 151 points. Bon Homme/Scotland finished...
Class B Friday in Rapid City Team Scores: 1. Bon Homme/Scotland, 85.0; 2. Parkston, 74.0; 3. Canton, 66.5; 4. Beresford, 51.0; 5. Stanley County, 46.0; 6. Howard, 41.5; 7. Burke/Gregory,...
The Mitchell Marlin boys varsity hockey team suffered a 5-1 loss to Oahe on Friday at the Mitchell Activities Center. Senior Jacob Rice had the Marlins' lone goal and senior Alex Murtha recorded an assist. Senior goalie Tate Sutherland made 39 saves. The Marlins honored six seniors, including Jacob Cersosimo, Jordan Grosdidier, Alex Murtha, Jacob Rice, Tate Sutherland and Cole Koons. The Marlins turn around to face Brookings at 8 p.m. today in Brookings.
The Kimball/White Lake girls basketball team edged Dakota Christian 35-24 for the District 11B championship on Friday at the Corn Palace. The WiLdKats held the Cadets to one point in the third quarter en route to the victory. "It was a game of runs and I think we got the a run at the right time," Kimball/White Lake head coach Tacey Nielsen said after the game. "We stopped making mistakes and were able to hold on." The WiLdKats went 10-of-36 from the field and were led by Kelli Steffen, who finished with 12 points.