Daily Republic Sports
Grace Endorf and Nicole Sanderson each scored a goal to push the Mitchell High School girls varsity soccer team past Sturgis Brown 2-1 on Friday at the Pepsi-Cola Soccer Complex in Mitchell. Erin Farnham, Kayla Stangeland and Seemela Novak picked up assists on the goals for the Kernels. "It was a good team game," Mitchell head coach Jason Wear said. "We possessed the ball really well and our communication was good." Mitchell had 16 shots and goalie Kristin Pistulka recorded six saves in the win. Sturgis scored its goal on a penalty kick. Mitchell (2-2) plays Spearfish at 1 p.m.
HURON—Sam Mock carded an 83 and Cade Carpenter shot an 84 as the Mitchell High School boys golf team finished 11th at the Huron Invite on Friday in Huron. Mitchell recorded a team score of 341. Sioux Falls O'Gorman won the 14-team event with a 292. "I don't think we played up to our poetitional," Mitchell head coach Mark Horan said.
Brady Nolz and three other Parkston Mudcats highlight the Class B state amateur baseball all-tournament team, which was released by the South Dakota Amateur Baseball Association on Friday. Nolz was named the Class B Most Valuable Player as he led the Mudcats to the Class B state championship.
ALEXANDRIA—The Freeman Academy volleyball team remained unbeaten after winning the Hanson Early Bird Volleyball Tournament on Thursday in Alexandria. Freeman Academy downed Andes Central/Dakota Christian in straight sets, 25-14, 25-19. Bethany Wollman recorded a match-high nine kills and added five blocks and two digs.
CHAMBERLAIN—A Chamberlain fishing tournament will be held to benefit a local Chamberlain child who is fighting Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia. The Hook, Line and Sonnie fishing tournament will be held on Sept. 12 in Chamberlain with all of the proceeds going to benefit Sonnie Schmike, who has ALL. Entry fee is $100 per boat with prizes for overall weight 1st, 2nd and 3rd as well as biggest walleye. Registration is due on Tuesday.
• Area high school volleyball: Andes Central/Dakota Christian, Ethan, Hanson, Howard, Sanborn Central/Woonsocket at Hanson Invitational in Alexadnria; Avon at Bon Homme, in Tyndall; Corsica-Stickney at James Valley Christian in...
PIERRE—The Mitchell High School boys golf team tied for sixth place at the Pierre Invitational on Tuesday in Pierre. The Kernels carded a team score of 332, while Rapid City Stevens won the event with a 317. "It was a good start and we still have room for improvement," Mitchell head coach Mark Horan said.
The Mitchell girls tennis team is a young squad, but after four matches, the Kernels are playing like a group of veterans. "I thought we played better tennis (Tuesday) than we did (Monday)," Mitchell head coach Pat Moller said. "We always want to improve and we're doing that. We hope to do that match to match. But we also know we have tough matches ahead of us. However we look at each day's results, and it's pretty hard to argue with a 4-0 start." On Tuesday, Mitchell beat Rapid City Central 6-3 and Vermillion 9-0 to move to 4-0 on the year. No.
ALEXANDRIA—Freeman Academy advanced to the finals of the Early Bird Volleyball Tournament on Tuesday in Alexandria by defeating Sanborn Central/Woonsocket 2-0. Set scores were 25-21, 25-10. Chelsey Heeg had seven kills and two digs, while Bethany Wallman had four kills, two assists and five digs in the win.
The Dakota Wesleyan University volleyball team earned a sweep over Presentation College in the team's season opener on Tuesday at Fosness Arena in Mitchell. DWU downed Presentation 25-20, 25-23, 25-14. Lauren Tadlock led the Tigers with 14 kills, eight digs, three blocks and one ace. Setter Michelle Van Epps picked up 21 assists, while Emily Pengilly had 17 assists in the win. Taylor Spence had 16 digs and Maggie Stehly added 12. DWU (1-0) plays Central Christian College and Grace University on Saturday in Omaha, Neb.