Daily Republic Sports
EMERY—The Dimock-Emery Raptors topped the Sioux Falls Saints 6-3 in a amateur baseball game on Tuesday in Emery. Josh Engquist earned the win for the Raptors. He pitched a complete game and gave up three runs, two earned, off four hits with 17 strikeouts. Steve Ernster had two hits and two RBIs to lead the Dimock-Emery offense. No stats for Sioux Falls were available. Dimock-Emery (8-0, 4-0 SL) plays the Yankton Tappers at 8 p.m. today in Yankton before taking on Alexandria at 8 p.m. on Thursday in Emery.
RAPID CITY—The Mitchell High School girls golf team concluded its season with a 16th-place finish at the Class AA girls golf state tournament on Tuesday in Rapid City. The Kernels had a combined 859 team score after shooting 427 on Day 1 and 432 in the second round. Kylie Barington led the Kernels with a 38th place finish, shooting a two-round score of 197 (101-96). "Barington stepped up today as our No.
BROOKINGS—Chandler Nelson and Abby Sudbeck joined Tevyn Waddell as Eastern South Dakota Conference champions on Tuesday in Brookings. Nelson won the discus with a toss of 174 feet, 6 inches, while Sudbeck won the shot put with a toss of 41-5. Waddell won the pole vault on Saturday. The meet started on Saturday in Brookings but was delayed because of weather. Seven girls and eight boys events took place on Tuesday. The Mitchell girls finished fifth with 56.5 points coming one point short of fourth-place Brookings.
• Area high school baseball: McCook/Montrose/Canistota hosts West Central, 5:30 p.m.; Mount Vernon/Plankinton/Woonsocket hosts Hanson County in doubleheader, 5:30 p.m.; Beresford at Bon Homme/Scotland, 5:30 p.m.
WAGNER—Bon Homme/Scotland scored two runs in the sixth inning to get past Wagner/Avon 4-3 on Monday in Wagner. Chase Kortan went 2-for-4 to lead BH/S, while Cole Uecker earned the win on the mound. Uecker allowed three runs on five hits in seven innings. Wagner/Avon's Tate Wynia recorded a single and an RBI, while Logan Mudder took the loss. BH/S (9-0) hosts Beresford at 5:30 p.m. today. In the JV game, BH/S's Christian Uecker and Josh Schmidt combined for a one-hitter in the 7-0 victory.
The final meeting of the season for the Mitchell Quarterback Club will be held Wednesday at Lakeview Golf Course. There is a free meal at 6:30 p.m. and the meeting begins at 7:30 p.m. Guest speakers will be Dakota Wesleyan University baseball coach John Greicar, DWU golf and Mitchell High School track and field, tennis, golf and baseball coaches.
SIOUX FALLS—Perfect. That's how the Kernel boys tennis team heads into the state tournament later this week. On Monday, No. 2-ranked Mitchell edged top-ranked Sioux Falls Lincoln 5-4 in a dual in Sioux Falls to complete an unbeaten season. "I was afraid that maybe we weren't as good as we hoped we were coming in," Mitchell head coach Pat Moller said. "But after today, I think we deserve the recognition we've been getting. We were the better team tonight.
The Hanson County Ducks defeated Lennox 12-2 on Sunday and Canton 3-2 on Monday in high school baseball action. On Monday, Trent Kingsbury picked up the win, giving up two earned runs on one hit in six innings.
• MHS track and field at ESD Conference meet, 5 p.m. in Brookings. • MHS girls golf at Class AA state girls golf, 10 a.m. at Meadowbrook Golf Course in...
PRESHO—The Lyman boys track and field team took first at the Western Great Plains Conference track meet on Friday in Presho with a team score of 132.5. Iren Grassrope won the boys 1,600-meter run with a time of 5 minutes, 10 seconds and the boys 3,200 run with a 10:57.40. Meanwhile, Korder Cropsey won the boys 100 dash with a 10.88, the 200 dash with a 22.52 and the 400 dash with a 51.80. Conrad Mohr-Eymer took first in the 110 hurdles with a 16.06 and the 300 hurdles with a 42.59. On the girls side, Lyman finished fifth with a team score of 73. Sara Herman won the girls 400 dash wi