Daily Republic Sports
VERMILLION -- With a 68-58 win over Creighton on Thursday, the University of South Dakota women's basketball team will advance to the second round of the Women's National Invitation Tournament. USD (26-7) will take on Northern Colorado (21-12) on Sunday. The Coyotes were led by Nicole Seekamp with 21 points, and Raeshel Contreras added 14. USD shot 45 percent from the field, 50 percent from long range and 94 percent from the line. Creighton (17-14) was led by Alexis Akin-Otiko with 23 points and six rebounds.
Nate Sievert, 25, of Mitchell, bowled a 300 on Thursday during the Palace City League at the Village Bowl in Mitchell. Sievert, who plays for team Muth Electric, had a four-game series of 1,020. His games were 225, 258, 237 and 300. This is his eighth 300 and second one this year.
The Dakota Wesleyan University baseball team swept Dakota State University on Thursday in Madison, winning 1-0 and 5-4. In the opener, Tyler Waddle had a double, while Cole Wenande, an Alexandria native, Chris Combs and Neil Nagle each had a hit. DWU's Joey Fitzgerald got the win on the mound, allowing four hits and three strikeouts. In the second game, DWU (8-6) rallied from a 3-0 deficit in the top of the fourth inning and took the lead in the sixth inning. Nagle was 2-for-3 with a double, single and three RBIs, and Combs added a hit and two RBIs.
Class B in Aberdeen Thursday’s results No. 8 Hitchcock-Tulare 54, No. 1 Faith 40 No. 5 Hanson 56, No. 4 Wolsey-Wessington 55 No. 2 White River 61, No. 7 Parker...
ABERDEEN -- For the first time since 1989, the Hanson boys basketball team is headed to the semifinals. Senior Taylor Nichols scored the go-ahead two-point basket with 8 seconds left...
The 28th annual Three Class Shoot Out basketball all-star game will be held on March 28 at the McCook Central Auditorium in Salem. All three classes in boys and girls will be represented by the top seniors in South Dakota. The first game is at 2 p.m. between the AA and A girls. The 3:30 p.m. game is between the B girls and the winner of the first game. The B and A boys will square off at 5:15 p.m., followed by a dunk contest. The 7 p.m. game will be the winner of the first boys game and the AA boys.
IOWA CITY, Iowa -- The Mitchell Aquatic Club received a huge performance from Tevyn Waddell and had four other swimmers competing in the Speed Sectional Meet over the weekend in Iowa City, Iowa. The meet included 717 athletes, ranging from 12 to 27 years old, that competed in the same age group. Competitors were from Iowa, Wisconsin, Illinois, Minnesota, North Dakota and South Dakota. MAC's Tevyn Waddell won the 100-meter backstroke, recording a meet record of 54.2 seconds. She also won the 100 butterfly and 200 backstroke.
The Cornbelt vs. Custer Battlefield Highway all-star basketball games will be played on Tuesday at the Hanson school gymnasium in Alexandria. Bridgewater-Emery, Hanson, Menno, Freeman, Marion, Canistota and Howard boys and girls players will represent the Cornbelt teams. CBH teams will have players from Ethan, Sanborn Central/Woonsocket, Kimball/White Lake, Corsica/Stickney, Mount Vernon/Plankinton and Corsica/Stickney.
Custer Battlefield Highway Boys Basketball All Conference teams First team Eli Van Roekel, junior, Corsica/Stickney Tate Deinert, junior, Mount Vernon/Plankinton Cody Renken, senior, Mount Vernon/Plankinton Camden Myers, junior, Ethan Tucker Kingsbury, junior, Sanborn Central/Woonsocket Second team Eathen Gaulke, senior, Kimball/White Lake Austin Tilton, senior, Corsica/Stickney Dillon Moore, junior, Sanborn Central/Woonsocket Brady Tiede, junior, Sanborn Central/Woonsocket Walker Baan Hofman, senior, Corsica/Stickney Third team Hayden Schmidt, sophomore, Mount Vernon/Plankin
The Mitchell Ravens, a U10 indoor girls soccer team, won the NetPistol Futsal soccer tournament March 14-15 in Tea. After entering the championship round winless, the Ravens won three straight games en route to claiming the title with a 3-2 win over Oahe Green in the championship game. The Ravens ended their indoor soccer season with a record of 19-9-3 and they competed in five tournaments and three festivals. Mitchell won two championships and earned three second-place finishes during the winter season.