Daily Republic Sports
• Post 18 baseball at Watertown, 5 p.m. • Post 18 junior Legion vs. Rapid City Post 22, 6 p.m. at Drake Field. • Mitchell Black at Sioux Falls West,...
EMERY—The Dimock-Emery Raptors defeated the Parkston Mudcats 9-5 in a resumed Sunshine League amateur baseball game on Tuesday in Emery. The game was delayed due to rain on June 6 with the Mudcats leading Dimock-Emery 5-3 in the bottom of the second inning. Kyle Larson threw seven scoreless innings to lead the Raptors. Larson gave up three hits and had eight strikeouts in the win. Nick Tadlock had three hits, while Phil Johnson had two hits and two RBIs for the Raptors. Brady Nolz pitched all nine innings and took the loss for Parkston.
Augustana College's Jason Greenway was one of seven Vikings that has been named to the USA College Football Preseason All-America team on Tuesday. Greenway, a former Mitchell Kernel, was named honorable mention. The senior running back earned All-Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference honorable mention honors as a return specialist last season after ranking second in the NSIC and 14th in all of Division II averaging 28.9 yards per kick return. Greenway had nine kick returns of 25 or more yards on the season, including two of 50-plus yards. Augustana reports to fall camp on Aug.
Registration for the third-annual Kernel Soccer Camp is currently underway. Pre-registration is due by Wednesday and guarantees the camper a camp t-shirt. The camp is open for boys and girls grades 2 through 12 and the cost is $40 per person. The camp will be held July 20-21 at the Pepsi Cola Soccer Complex with registration from 8:15-8:45 a.m. on July 20. Grades 2-6 will train from 9 a.m.-noon while grades 7-12 will train from 1-4 p.m. each day. Coaches will include MItchell varsity girls coach Jason Wear and Dakota Wesleyan men's coach Jeremy Tosaya.
ALEXANDRIA—Cory Marek dominated Parkston batters on Sunday, allowing only three singles over nine innings as Alexandria topped Parkston 3-0 in a Sunshine League contest in Alexandria. Marek struck out nine in nine innings of work and the only hits he allowed were to Parkston's Jeff Harris. The game was scoreless until the sixth inning when Chris Marek hit a two-run home run for the Angels' first lead of the game.
ABERDEEN—The Mitchell U11 Sluggers team won the Aberdeen Smitty's 12-year-old invitational last weekend in Aberdeen, going 3-1 in the tournament. In the first game, Mitchell beat Milbank 13-1.
The field of 78 golfers was dwindled down to 32 at the South Dakota Golf Association Match Play Championships on Friday at Lakeview Golf Course in Mitchell. A windy day pushed some of South Dakota's top golfers as they battled each other after earning a seed based off their score from Thursday's qualifying round. The top 14 scores from Thursday played winners from seeds 51-78, which faced off in elimination matches Friday morning. Coleman Caldwell, of Chamberlain, and Brandon Sigmund, of Mitchell, each advanced to the round of 32. Matthew Johnson is the highest seeded player left in the fi
The Mitchell Black teener baseball team split a doubleheader with Huron on Friday at Drake Field in Mitchell. Huron won the first game 12-1, while Mitchell took the second game 18-8 in five innings. In Game 2, Brady Hawkins picked up the win on the mound for Mitchell Black.
The Mitchell junior Legion baseball team fell 13-0 to Sioux Falls East on Friday in its first game at the Sioux Falls Classic tournament in Sioux Falls. Jordan Dirkes took the loss for Mitchell, while Sam Edwards had a double. Mitchell plays Excelsior at 4:30 p.m. before taking on the Parkland Expos at 7 p.m. today in Sioux Falls.
PLATTE—The Platte-Geddes Legion baseball team scored the winning run on a wild pitch in the bottom of the ninth inning to outlast Tabor 10-9 on Thursday in Platte. Riley Hoffman earned the win in relief of Allen Muilenburg. Hoffman allowed five runs off four hits in four innings pitched with seven strikeouts. Colten Plooster had two hits with a double, Coby Johnson added two hits and Hunter Hallock had a triple in the win. Chase Kortan took the loss for Tabor. Hunter Young had a hit and triple, while Cole Uecker and Kortan each added two hits. Platte plays McCook/Miner at 7 p.m.