Daily Republic Sports
Alcester-Hudson def. Freeman Academy/Marion, 13-25, 25-19, 26-24, 25-10 Britton-Hecla def. Waverly-South Shore, 25-14, 25-22, 25-11 Canistota def. Canton, 25-17, 25-13, 25-20 Castlewood def. Great Plains Lutheran, 25-22, 25-17, 25-11 Colome def. St. Francis Indian, 25-23, 25-16, 25-18 Estelline/Hendricks def. Hamlin, 14-25, 25-22, 25-20, 25-22 Langford def. Wilmot, 25-17, 25-9, 25-15 Sully Buttes def. Timber Lake, 25-15, 19-25, 25-11, 25-15 Tea Area def. Parkston, 25-19, 25-12, 14-25, 27-25
JAMESTOWN, ND—Over the two-day Jamestown Invitational, the Dakota Wesleyan University men's golf team shot a 634 at the Jamestown Country Club, finishing in fourth. Concordia College (Minnesota) won the event at 600 strokes. Nolan Wiegel shot a 155, including a 76 on the second day, to lead DWU with a ninth-place finish. Mitchell native Cade Carpenter barely missed the top-10 as his 156 put him in 11th, followed by Jayden Engels in 17th with 158 strokes. The Tigers compete at the GPAC Fall Qualifier on Sept. 23-25 at Willow Run Golf Course in Sioux Falls.
MOBRIDGE—Class A No. 3 Winner won its second straight game Monday as it took down Mobridge-Pollock in three sets. Set scores were 25-8, 25-13 and 25-17. Winner (11-1): Gracie Littau and Ellie Brozik both finished with three aces, while Brozik also added 12 kills, eight digs and a block for the Warriors. Mackenzie Levi led the team with 21 assists, while Morgan Hammerbeck and Abby Marts both recorded 13 kills. Kalla Bertram finished with a team-best 13 digs. The Warriors play in the Sisseton tournament on Saturday.
TYNDALL—Freeman Academy/Marion's Thaniel Schroeder recorded a second-place finish at the Bon Homme Invitational on Monday. Schroeder logged a time of 17-minutes and 23 seconds, finishing second to Beresford's Alec Atwood (17:10). Beresford won the boys team title with 12 points, while Freeman Academy/Marion finished second with 28 points. Caden Tegethoff, of Platte-Geddes, finished third in 18:35. Mitchell Christian's Alec Nelson placed fourth with a time of 18:40.
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.