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MACOMB, Ill. -- Freshman Macy Miller recorded her fifth 20-point game of the season and the South Dakota State University women's basketball team beat Western Illinois University 74-61 on Wednesday. Miller, a former Mitchell Kernel, finished with 20 points, while Megan Waytashek led SDSU (13-7, 4-3 SL) with 22 points and 11 rebounds.
BISMARCK, N.D. -- The Mitchell Aquatic Club took first place for the team percentage award over the weekend at the Bismarck Aquastorm Swim Meet in Bismarck, N.D. The award is given to the team that scored the most points per swimmer. MAC brough 13 swimmers to the meet and earned two individual high point awards. Tevyn Waddell, 16, won the 15 and over girls age group with 120 points. She won all six of her individual events.
• Dakota Wesleyan University wrestling at Midland University, 7 p.m. in Fremont, Neb. • Mitchell High School boys basketball vs. Pierre, 7 p.m. in Pierre. • Mitchell Christian boys basketball...
Today, at the Corn Palace, the Mitchell High School girls basketball team hosts Pierre in an Eastern South Dakota Conference game. Time: 7 p.m. Records: Mitchell (4-6, 4-4 ESD); Pierre...
BURKE -- Grace Hazen had 12 points and 11 rebounds in Burke/South Central's 44-42 overtime win against Platte-Geddes on Tuesday in Burke. Sierra Votaw had 14 points as well for BSC, which shot 19-of-47 from the floor and grabbed 26 rebounds. Samantha Ringling led Platte-Geddes with 14 points and five rebounds, while Jada Nelson and Alexis Peterson had 12 points apiece.
Avon edged the Mitchell Christian girls basketball team on Tuesday night, downing the Golden Eagles 28-27 in a tightly-contested affair in Mitchell. "Our girls came out with a lot of heart and passion, but just couldn't finish tonight," Mitchell Christian head coach Jackie Van Laecken said. "Avon did a great job defensively as well." Emily Reynen led Mitchell Christian with 11 points and five rebounds, while Ashley Schmit had eight points and 11 rebounds. "The two of them know each other well and look for each other," Van Laecken said.
The Mitchell Christian Golden Eagles outlasted the Avon Pirates 51-44 in high school boys basketball action on Tuesday in Mitchell. Austin Bormann scored 18 points and Majok Kur added 15 points and nine blocks for the Golden Eagles. Mitchell Christian head coach Dennis Martin said he was happy with how his team finished the game. "We jumped to a big lead and I was happy how we held on down the stretch," Martin said.
Six people have been elected to be inducted into the South Dakota Golf Association Hall of Fame. Inductees, who will be honored later this summer, include Alan Cooke, of Sioux Falls; Jay and Jane Huizenga, of Sioux Falls; Coralee Jorgensen, of Sioux Falls; the late Doris Mernaugh, of Watertown; and the late Alice Bauer, of Aberdeen.
Sioux Falls Roosevelt's Gemini Wesley -- a two time state champion -- has committed to play soccer for Dakota Wesleyan University. The 5-foot-7 forward played three years for the Rough Rider soccer team, and has previously played for DWU head soccer coach Clayson Glasgow when he was coaching with Roosevelt. Wesley is the fourth commitment for the Tigers thus far.
Dakota Wesleyan University men's basketball sharpshooter Kris Menning was named the Great Plains Athletic Conference's player of the week on Tuesday. Menning scored 24 points against Mount Marty on Jan 14., and recorded 21 points and 11 rebounds against Nebraska Wesleyan on Sunday. The Corsica native is the Tigers' second leading scorer, as he averages 18 points per contest. DWU has now had three players selected as GPAC player of the week this season, including Menning, Trae Bergh and Jalen Voss (twice).