Daily Republic Sports
ABERDEEN—The Mitchell High School girls tennis team competed in the Aberdeen Roncalli triangular on Monday, beating Huron 9-0 and Aberdeen Roncalli 6-3. Mitchell's top-two singles players Avery Larson and Kelsey Dahme each won both of their matches. Larson took down Huron's Kayla Harvey 10-8 and Aberdeen's Ellie Litzen 6-3, 6-1. Dahme defeated Audrey Rubish, of Huron, 10-1 and Hallie Haskel, of Aberdeen, 6-4, 6-1. Against the Cavaliers, Madison Bohlen beat Abbie Hanson 2-6, 6-1, 10-7, while Olivia Huber took down Jemini Cantalope 6-1, 7-5 in singles play.
Mitchell native Rick Dorzok made his first career hole-in-one during the KMIT 27-Hole Shootout Saturday at Lakeview Golf Course. The Omaha, Nebraska, resident made the ace using a 7-iron on Hole No. 7, which is 164 yards away.
The South Dakota Prep Media football polls for the week of Sept. 17 are listed below, ranking the top-five teams in each class. First-place votes received are indicated in parentheses.
HURON—The Mitchell High School cross-country team participated in the Huron Invitational on Saturday at Broadland Creek Golf Course. The Kernels only entered two boys in the meet, so they didn't qualify for a team score. Lucas Moller finished 39th out of 94 runners, posting a time of 18:27.79, while Derek Facter placed 77th with a time of 20:04.11.
The Mitchell High School tennis team recorded a 9-0 sweep of Spearfish in a dual meet on Saturday at Hitchcock Park, losing just one set all meet. At No. 1 singles, Avery Larson got back to her winning ways with a pair of 6-0, 6-0 wins over Silvee McCoy. Kelsey Dahme followed suit with a 6-1, 6-0 win over Hannah Brun at No. 2 singles and the duo of Larson and Dahme also picked up a 6-1, 6-0 win at No. 1 doubles.
SPEARFISH—The Mitchell High School volleyball team made the long trek to Spearfish on Saturday evening looking for its seventh win in a row and not only did the Kernels come away with the victory, but they did it in short order. Class AA No. 4 Mitchell had an efficient night, with just 12 errors on 86 kill attempts to pick up a three-set sweep, 25-10, 25-11 and 25-10. Carly Haring led the Kernels with 11 kills, while Mackenzie Miller added seven and Payton Morgan had one of the best matches of her career, recoding seven kills on nine attempts.
EMERY—Bridgewater-Emery hosted the Bridgewater-Emery Tournament on Saturday in Emery and managed to come away with the championship in the silver division thanks to a three-set win over Canistota in the finals, 22-25, 31-29 and 25-12 Bridgewater-Emery (8-3): Sophia Potter led a balanced attack for the Huskies with 12 assists and six digs and Haley Schulz had 10 kills, while Kerrigan Schultz pitched in 11 assists. Joslyn Schrank added 12 digs and Katelyn Kotas had 11. Bridgewater-Emery plays Hanson on Tuesday in Alexandria.
McPHERSON, Kan.—The Dakota Wesleyan University men's soccer team picked up a road win on Saturday against Central Christian College thanks to a first half goal by Pedro Lopez, which stood as the lone tally of a 1-0 game. Julian Mole found Lopez for the goal in the 35th minute of the first half and never surrendered the lead. Matthew Campbell made seven saves to earn the shutout for the Tigers. DWU (2-3) begins its Great Plains Athletic Conference schedule on Wednesday at Dordt College. DWU women score four unanswered goals
The Dakota Wesleyan University women's volleyball team dropped a three-set match to No. 12 Dordt College on Saturday at the Corn Palace, 25-17, 25-20 and 25-13. The Tigers fell behind 19-11 in the first set, but managed to trim the lead to just six. However, Dordt responded by four of the final six points of the match to get the win. DWU trailed 21-19 in the second set, but its opponents scored four of the last five points before the Defenders cruised to a win in the third set.
Aberdeen Central 28, Rapid City Stevens 12 Avon 26, Centerville 12 Belle Fourche 49, Spearfish 7 Bon Homme 54, Lower Brule 0 Brandon Valley 47, Rapid City Central 7 Bridgewater-Emery/Ethan 26, Elk Point-Jefferson 10 Brookings 27, Watertown 14 Canistota 54, Viborg-Hurley 6 Canton 28, Beresford 14 Clark/Willow Lake 58, Dakota Hills 7 Colman-Egan 50, Estelline/Hendricks 0 Colome 68, Gayville-Volin 16 Corsica/Stickney 54, Scotland 6 Dakota Valley 25, Tri-Valley 7 Dell Rapids St. Mary 30, DeSmet 20