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GREGORY — Platte-Geddes/Dakota Christian/White Lake/Corsica-Stickney scored three runs in the top of the sixth inning to propell past Gregory County 6-3 in prep baseball action on Tuesday in Gregory.
YANKTON—The Mitchell High School girls golf team placed second at the Yankton Triangular on Tuesday. The Kernels shot a 373 at Yankton's Fox Run Golf Course. Yankton won the team title with a 349 and Sioux Falls Lincoln shot a 386. It was Mitchell's second meet of the season and coach Keri Munsen could notice the team feeling more comfortable than the first outing.
BURKE — The Gregory boys and Winner girls won team titles at the Meet of Legends on Tuesday in Burke. Gregory won the 11-team event with a score of 89, while Corsica-Stickney took second (77) and Winner finished third (76). In the girls team race, Winner won with 178 points, while Kimball/White Lake took second (164) and Corsica-Stickney placed third (162).
A lack of offense doomed the Mitchell High School baseball team on Tuesday. The Kernels only managed two runs in 14 innings as Sioux Falls O'Gorman picked up two wins 3-1 and 11-1 at Cadwell Park. O'Gorman outhit Mitchell 17 to six in the two games. "We had no aggression at the plate whatsoever," MHS head coach Luke Norden said. "We didn't go in there with a plan to get something done. It cost us."
SIOUX FALLS—The Mitchell High School boys tennis team continued a busy slate of matches on Tuesday. After playing on Monday, the Kernels swept Harrisburg (9-0) and lost to Sioux Falls Roosevelt (6-3) at the Roosevelt triangular. "Roosevelt is a lot better at the bottom of the lineup than I thought they were," MHS coach Pat Moller said. "They are a pretty solid team. Certainly I think someone we can beat. We lost a couple of close matches there. We got another nice win over an ESD opponent and it's setting us up for some nice seeds in that ESD tournament."
DELL RAPIDS — The Parkston girls golf team placed fifth at the Dell Rapids Invite on Tuesday at Rocky Run Golf Course in Dell Rapids. Parkston finished with a team score of 380, while Chamberlain placed seventh (394), Winner took 10th (407) and McCook Central/Montrose placed 12th (417). Sioux Falls Christian won the 16-team event with a 374. Individually, Winner's Ronae Klein placed seventh with an 87 and Parkston's Jayden Bormann took eighth win an 88. SFC's Kate Wynja won the individual title with a 75. Dell Rapids Invite
Bridgewater-Emery multi-sport standout Cole Gassman will play baseball at Dakota Wesleyan University. The Canova native played high school baseball for the Hanson/Bridgewater-Emery Ducks and Legion baseball for McCook/Miner. Gassman was named his Legion team’s Most Valuable Player in 2017.
Dakota Wesleyan University women's basketball head coach Jason Christensen announced the signing of Bradyn Dresser on Tuesday. Dresser, a Fargo, North Dakota native, attended IMG Acadmey in Manatee County, Florida for her senior season and played in six games. The 5-foot-11 guard shot 52 percent from the field and averaged 5.1 rebounds per game.
WATERTOWN — Watertown High School Athletic Director Steve Moore announced Zach Wevik as the Arrows' new boys basketball head coach on Tuesday. Wevik, replaces former head coach Brian Norberg, who resigned on April 11. For the past two seasons, Wevik has been the boys basketball head coach at Bon Homme. The Cavaliers went 32-12 record in his two seasons. He coached at Lead-Deadwood for two years before that. Watertown went 9-11 and lost to Harrisburg in the Round of 16 this past season.
ABERDEEN—Northern State University women's basketball coach Curt Fredrickson announced his retirement on Tuesday after 39 seasons with the Wolves. Fredrickson retires with an 846-306 record. In his final season with the Wolves, Fredrickson won a share of both the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference North Division and NSIC Overall Championships. The Wolves qualified for their fifth straight NCAA Central Region Tournament.