Daily Republic Sports
PICKSTOWN—The Wagner High School cross-country team held the Wagner Invitational on Monday at Randall Hills Country Club, with 30 runners vying for the championship. Mitchell Christian School proved to be the class of the boys race, placing all four of its runners in the top-10 to post a final score of 10 points, besting Wagner's 15 to win the team championship.
BROOKINGS—The Mitchell High School boys golf team had a good day at the Brookings Invitational on Monday. And so did everybody else at the Brookings Country Club. The Kernels shot a 330 and placed 10th in the 18-team tournament, which consisted of Eastern South Dakota Conference foes and other Class AA teams around the state. Each of the Kernels shot under 90, with Ethan Huber recording a six-over-par 78 to finish tied for 16th place in the stacked field.
COLOME—Colome swept Marty in a prep volleyball match on Monday. Set scores were 25-10, 25-14 and 25-12. For Colome, Makayla Shippy had nine aces and 20 assists. Rayne Hermsen added three aces, five digs, four kills and one block. Kaydee Heath led the team with 10 kills to go along with five digs. Saydee Heath finished with six kills, while Carleen Burger had five kills. Marty stats were not reported. Colome (4-4) plays Platte-Geddes today in Platte.
FREMONT, Neb.—The Dakota Wesleyan University women's golf team recorded a second-place finish at the Midland Fall Invitational on Monday. The Tigers carded a 352, which was six shots behind first-place Mount Marty College. Doane College freshman and Burke graduate Tressa Bull was the individual medalist with a 79. DWU's Jade Burr tied for eighth place with an 84, while Megan Hinker shot an 88 and placed 11th.
The South Dakota Prep Media football polls for the week of Sept. 10 are listed below, ranking the top-five teams in each class. First-place votes received are indicated in parentheses. Class 11AAA 1. SF Roosevelt (25) 3-0 141 1 2. SF O’Gorman (4) 3-0 104 2
In front of a home crowd at Joe Quintal Field on Saturday, the Mitchell High School boys soccer team notched its first win of the season. The Kernels took down Harrisburg 3-0. "We needed that win," MHS head coach Ken Novak said. "We needed to see the fruit of our labors." Mitchell's (1-7-1) offensive woes, which had seen it score just four goals in its first eight games, disappeared against the Tigers. The Kernels had 21 shots, including 13 on goal.
LINCOLN, Neb. — It took a little bit longer than expected, but the Scott Frost era got underway Saturday at Nebraska, and the result was not what the 362nd straight sell-out at Memorial Stadium expected. Colorado quarterback Steven Montez threw for three touchdowns and 351 yards, and Laviska Shenault, Jr. had 10 receptions for 177 yards and one touchdown via the air and one rushing score as the Buffaloes beat the Cornhuskers 33-28 in Lincoln, Neb.
YORK, Neb.—Second-half goals ended up being the difference on Saturday as both the Dakota Wesleyan University men's and women's teams fell to York College. The men (1-3) lost 4-1, while the women (1-3) dropped its match 1-0. Johan Rodriguez recorded a hat trick for York, while Arturo Gutierrez III netted the Panthers' fourth goal of the match. For DWU, Rene Montiel scored an unassisted goal at the 86:09 mark. York outshot the Tigers 16-3, though DWU only had one on goal compared to 12 for York.
The Dakota Wesleyan University volleyball team split a pair of home matches at the Corn Palace on Saturday. The Tigers started the day by beating York College in straight sets, 25-17, 25-9, 25-15, but lost a five-set battle to Presentation College, 25-23, 9-25, 22-25, 25-10, 17-15. DWU (10-2) used quick starts in each set to get by York. The Tigers opened the first set with a 9-3 lead, followed by winning the first 11 points in the second set. They also gained a 9-2 lead to open the final set.
SIOUX CENTER, Iowa—Three schools and Dordt College alumni competed at the Defender Classic cross country meet on Saturday on the Dordt campus. The Dakota Wesleyan University women's team finished in last with 81 points, while the men didn't qualify as a team as it only had two runners compete. Dordt took home the team title in both races.