Daily Republic Sports
John Scott recorded his second-ever hole-in-one on Wednesday at Lakeview Golf Course in Mitchell. Scott used a 5-iron to sink the shot on Hole No. 17, which was playing at 186 yards.
High school rodeo regional results Highmore Regional First Go — Saturday Barrel Racing: 1. Sydney Maher Timber Lake, 17.700; 2. Joey Carley Philip, 18.080; 3. Kelsey Lensegrav Interior, 18.280; 4. Layna Tibbs Ft. Pierre, 18.440; 5. Racquel Wientjes Onida, 18.440; 6. Sydney Theobald Ft. Pierre, 18.470; 7. Natalie Leisinger Highmore, 18.480; 8. Sage Gabriel Quinn, 18.590; 9. Halle Kroeplin Highmore, 18.690; 10. Josie White Timber Lake, 18.810
MOUNT VERNON — Jake Weber allowed three hits and one run in a complete-game effort Tuesday night, as the Parkston Mudcats won 10-1 over Mount Vernon in a Sunshine League amateur baseball game. For Parkston, which had 10 hits, Matt Malloy had two hits and a solo home run, while Jeff Harris had three hits — including a double and a triple — and two runs scored. William Lutjen had two hits and three runs scored and Dan Bonte had a double and knocked in two runs. Sterling Kinneberg also knocked in two runs. Weber struck out six in the winning effort on the mound.
HARTFORD—The Parkston girls golf team moved up four spots and finished fifth at the Class A state girls golf tournament on Tuesday at Central Valley Golf Club in Hartford. The Trojans shot a 389 and was tied with Winner Area in ninth place after day one. Parkston shot a 753 on Tuesday and jumped into fifth place—one shot behind fourth-place Lead-Deadwood. Canton carded a 724 and won the team title, while Lennox (732) finished in second place.
HUMBOLDT — Cole Gassman and Wyatt Kayser combined to strike out 17 batters, as McCook/Miner earned a Legion win in East River League play over Humboldt/Hartford 7-3 Monday. Collin Cleveland had three RBIs and Cade Schmitt was 2-for-3 with two runs scored. Kyle Tuschen drove in two runs, as well. Gassman had two hits and threw five innings, allowing three hits and striking out 13. Kayser threw the final two innings without allowing a hit and struck out four, earning the win in relief. McCook/Miner (3-1) plays at Sioux Falls East on Thursday.
Three area coaches will be honored by the South Dakota Football Coaches Association at halftime of the South Dakota All-Star Football Game in Vermillion on Saturday. Mitchell's Travis Carpenter (Class 11AA), Bridgewater/Emery-Ethan's Griffith Van Leur (11B) and Gregory's John King (9AA) will be recognized as their classes assistant coaches of the year.
HARTFORD—Region 3A foes—Winner Area and Parkston—are tied for ninth after day one of the Class A state girls golf tournament on Monday. The Warriors and Trojans both shot 389's at the Central Valley Golf Club in Hartford. Canton (363) holds a slim lead over Lennox (365) for the team lead. Lead-Deadwood shot a 370 and sits in third place. Parkston's Jayden Bormann is tied for fifth after shooting a 10-over 82. She shot a 40 on the front nine and a 42 on the back nine.
HAMILTON, Ontario — Former Wagner High School and University of Sioux Falls football standout Solomon St. Pierre has signed with the Hamilton Tiger-Cats of the Canadian Football League. St. Pierre's signing was announced Saturday. He most recently played for the Milano Seamen in of the Italian Federation of American Football. "I'm excited about this opportunity because I did not see it coming," said St. Pierre, in a statement from USF athletics. "This is a great opportunity. I am so grateful and blessed for this chance. I look forward to getting back to work."
MOUNT VERNON—Derek Graesser had a solo home run and struck out 16 batters in a complete-game effort to help Winner/Colome top Mount Vernon 4-2 in a battle of Sunshine League amateur baseball foes Sunday. Austin Richey had three hits and drove in two runs, with Reed Harter adding an RBI double in the Pheasants' win. Graesser allowed five hits, two runs (one earned) and allowed one walk.
The struggles continued for Mitchell Post 18 on Sunday. Post 18 lost to Pierre Post 8 by scores of 4-1 and 8-4 at Cadwell Park. Mitchell went 1-3 on the weekend as it split with Renner Post 307 on Saturday at Cadwell, moving to 5-4 overall on the season. Mitchell coach Luke Norden said it's the mental lapses that are plaguing the team right now. "We talked between games about playing smarter and not harder and that's the kind of mistakes we made in the first game—were just mental things that hurt us," Norden said.