Daily Republic Sports
Area wrestlers locked up their trips to the South Dakota State Wrestling Tournament Saturday, as the Class A and Class B brackets begin to fill in. Below are results from the placement matches in each region. The top-four finishers in each weight class qualify for the state meet, which starts Friday in Sioux Falls. Region 3A wrestling tournament Saturday at Eagle Butte
The playoff pairings for the Class A and Class B high school girls basketball playoffs have been announced, with games being played between Feb. 19-22. The two semifinal winners in each class advance to the Round of 16 state-qualifying games March 1 at neutral sites around the state. (Sites and dates for the Region 6A and 7A tournaments were not available early Saturday. This post will be updated with those brackets when they are available.) Class A
The Mitchell Baseball Association is currently taking registrations for the 2018 spring and summer baseball seasons. This includes players for the Teeners, Junior Legion and Legion teams. Players and parents can register via mitchellbaseball.net. Those who are registered and paid by Feb. 21 can pick up season passes at the Mitchell Recreation Center on Wednesday from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Tickets for the Mitchell Baseball Pancake Feed on March 10 can be picked up at that time, as well.
The Brookings Rangers poured in five goals in the third period and blanked the Mitchell boys hockey team Friday in an 8-0 contest at the Mitchell Activities Center. Maxwell Kjelden scored three goals for Brookings, with two goals from Dominic Dobesh in the victory. Brookings outshot Mitchell 42-19 in the game. Nathan Zimmerman made 34 saves for the Marlins (6-9), while Tristian Hokenson had the winning shutout for the Rangers (10-2-2), making 19 saves. Mitchell was 0-for-4 on power-play chances in the game.
Ethan pulled away from Tripp-Delmont/Armour for a 57-52 boys basketball victory on Friday at the Corn Palace. Ethan (10-10): Brady Hawkins recorded a double-double, scoring 22 points with 11 rebounds. Derek Storm added 14 points and eight assists, while Abiah Plastow chipped in 13 points and 11 rebounds. Up next: The Rustlers play in the Region 4B tournament on Feb. 27.
CRETE, Neb. — Dakota Wesleyan University's Kamberlyn Lamer set a school record and won the pentathlon at the Great Plains Athletic Conference indoor track and field meet Friday. Lamer, a junior from Hartford, scored 3,311 points, beating the rest of the field by more than 150 points. She finished won the long jump (17 feet, 4.75 inches), second in the 60-meter hurdles (9.38), was third in the high jump (1.57 meters), fifth in the shot put (32 feet, 11 inches) and 800-meter run (2:34.42). Jessica Fossum previously held the DWU indoor record at 3,048 points in 2014.
Corsica-Stickney had three players score in double figures in a 59-54 girls basketball victory over Kimball/White Lake on Thursday at the Corn Palace. Corsica-Stickney (17-3): Courtney Menning paced the Jaguars with 21 points and five rebounds. Menning also hit four of Corsica-Stickney's eight 3-pointers. Avery Broughton netted 16 points and five boards. Rachel Gerlach added 12 points and three 3-pointers. Up next: The Jaguars play in the Region 6B tournament next week.
FORESTBURG — Sanborn Central/Woonsocket forced Mitchell Christian into 27 turnovers and earned a 53-31 girls basketball victory on Thursday in Forestburg. The Blackhawks led 13-4 after the first quarter and 29-15 at halftime. Megan Poyer scored a game-high 10 points, while Abby Doering, Tristan Ziebart and Tesa Jensen each added eight points for SCW. Poyer added five rebounds and five assists.
FORESTBURG — Trent Kingsbury recorded a triple-double as Sanborn Central/Woonsocket downed Mitchell Christian 47-38 in a high school boys basketball game on Thursday. Kingsbury finished the game with 14 points, 12 rebounds and 10 assists, while Devon Weber added nine points. Tater Moody tossed in seven points and pulled down 12 rebounds as SCW outrebounded MCS 39-20. Trailing 22-14 at halftime, MCS cut the SCW lead down to two points 35-33 at the of the third quarter before the Blackhawks closed out the win.
COLUMBUS, Ohio — Mitchell native Tevyn Waddell helped the University of Minnesota 200-yard medley relay swim team set a new school record at the Big Ten Championships on Wednesday. Waddell, along with Lindsey Kozelsky, Danielle Nack and Zoe Avestruz, posted a runner-up time of 1 minute, 35.06 seconds to break their record set last year (1:35.55). Indiana won the race with a time of 1:34.16 but the Gophers' time was good enough for an automatic qualification for the NCAA Championships.