Daily Republic Sports
NEW HOLLAND — A 19-4 run in the second quarter seperated Andes Central/Dakota Christian from Mitchell Christian in a girls basketball contest Thursday night, as the Thunder rolled 50-20. Mackenzie Muckey had 12 points and five rebounds off the bench for the Thunder, who also had eight points from Beulah Black Cloud and forced the Golden Eagles into 27 turnovers. Brianna Deurmier added seven points, along with Annie Houseman.
The Mitchell Elks Club will be hosting its annual ice fishing derby Feb. 11 at Lake Mitchell and the Sportsman's Club on Indian Village Road. Registration is from 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. and the tournament is free to all youth between ages 2-through-20. Holes will be pre-drilled and there will be a safety briefing held before the competition.
PARKSTON—Parkston picked up a 59-40 win over Wagner in high school boys basketball action on Thursday in Parkston. Kellen Gulcerb scored 16 points, while Brayden Leischer had 14 points, nine rebounds and three steals. Brady Albrecht chipped in 11 points as the Trojans went 20-of-62 from the field in the win. For Wagner, Alex Sully had a game-high 21 points and Brycen Zephier had nine points. The Red Raiders went 14-of-44 from the floor. Parkston (4-3) plays Andes Central/Dakota Christian on Monday in Parkston, while Wagner (1-7) visits O'Neill (Neb.) on Tuesday.
Tickets for the state wrestling tournament on Feb. 24-25 at the Denny Sanford PREMIER Center in Sioux Falls can now be ordered. Please note the following information regarding this year's combined tournament event: • All adult tickets are sold as "Reserved Seats" • All student tickets are "General Admission" and will allow students to sit in the designated sections (206-214 of the upper deck). If a student wishes to sit in any other section, they must purchase a full-priced, reserved-seat ticket
MADISON — The schedule is set for the Hefty Seed Shootout girls basketball classic in Madison on Saturday at the Dakota State University Fieldhouse. Mitchell Christian will play in the opening game Saturday against Viborg-Hurley at 10:30 a.m., followed by Mount Vernon/Plankinton and Tri-Valley at noon. Winner will face fellow Class A foe West Central at 1:30 p.m., followed by Freeman Academy/Marion and Westbrook-Walnut Grove (Minn.) at 3 p.m.
The Dakota Wesleyan basketball teams each fell one spot, but both remained in the top 15 in their respective NAIA Division II polls. The Tiger women dropped from eighth to ninth in the latest rankings, while the DWU men fell from No. 12 to No. 13. The DWU women are 15-2 overall and 6-2 in the Great Plains Athletic Conference. The Tiger men are 15-5 overall and 6-2 in the GPAC. Both DWU teams will play at the Corn Palace on Wednesday against Briar Cliff in a pair of conference games. The Tiger women will play the Chargers at 6 p.m. and the men's game will follow at 8 p.m.
YANKTON—The Mitchell Ravers U12 indoor soccer team won the River City Rumble tournament on Sunday in Yankton. Mitchell ended up splitting its team into two teams Ravens (Black) and Ravens (Gold) and both teams reached the championship game. Ravens (Black) went undefeated at the tournament and ended up winning the championship 6-1.
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WAGNER -- Three players scored in double figures to lead Wagner to a 67-30 girls basketball win over Gregory on Tuesday in Wagner. Bethany Sully paced the Red Raiders with 15 points, eight steals, seven assists and five rebounds. Marquel Holiday added 12 points and five rebounds. Janae Patterson tossed in 10 points and grabbed eight rebounds in the win. Allison Eckroth led Gregory with nine points and 12 rebounds. The Red Raiders outrebounded the Gorillas 36-28.
CHAMBERLAIN -- Burke/Gregory topped Chamberlain 45-35 in a high school wrestling dual on Tuesday in Chamberlain. The Storm picked up wins by Jackson Eklund (120 pounds), Frank Even (126), Tyler Murray (145), Vladik Johnson (152), Gavin York (195) and Cade Fortuna (220). Chamberlain was open in three weight classes, while Burke/Gregory had one open weight class. The Cubs had wins by Gabe Skugstad (106), Max Donovan (113), Jasiah thompson (160) and Nash Hutmacher (285).