Daily Republic Sports
YANKTON—Adam Loes, of Mitchell, won the 16 and under boys' singles division at the Yankton Lewis & Clark Junior Tennis Tournament over the weekend. Loes beat Sam Mooney, of Yankton, in the final match 6-4, 6-2. Loes defeated Michael Frick, of Yankton, 6-1, 6-2 in the semifinal match. Mitchell's Kelsey Dahme finished second in the 14 and under girls' singles division. Fellow Mitchell players Cameron Miller (14 and under singles), Aidan Patrick (12 and under singles) and Hannah Miller (16 and under singles) all finished consolation in their respective divisions.
Today's Old Timers Game, in conjunction with the State Amateur Baseball Tournament in Mitchell, has been canceled. The game was canceled due to the forecast for 95 degree temperatures and humid conditions. Officials called off the game as a precautionary measure. The game was to be played at Cadwell Park in Mitchell.
CHAMBERLAIN — Professional basketball player and former South Dakota State University guard Nate Wolters and the Sanford Power Basketball Academy will host youth basketball camps in Chamberlain on Monday. The Nate Wolters Basketball Camp is open to girls and boys in elementary through high school. Wolters and Sanford staff will take campers through offensive skill work. Former Chamberlain boys basketball coach Allan Bertram is the coordinator of the Sanford Power Basketball Academy.
LAKE NORDEN—The North and South teams split Monday's American Legion All-Star game doubleheader on Monday. North won the first game 4-1 and the South took game two 2-1. Derek Soukup, of Wagner, finished 2-for-3 and drove in two runs for the North in the first game. Brother, Drue, was the winning pitcher. He pitched one inning and walked two batters, while allowing the lone run. He also scored a run. North's pitching staff combined to allow just one hit. Colome's Reed Harter had the lone hit for the South in the first game.
MADISON—Parkston's Sydney Weber leads the 16 and 18 girls' division after day one of the South Dakota Golf Association Junior Championship at the Madison Country Club. Weber fired a 78 and leads Katie Bartlett, of Pierre, by one stroke. Cade Carpenter, of Mitchell, carded a 74 and is tied for third in the 16 and 18 boys' division. Masy Mock, of Mitchell, placed second in the 12 and 13 girls' class with a 95. Brody Boltjes, of Platte, finished fourth in the 12 and 13 boys' field. He shot an 83.
BROOKINGS—Rob Bishop, who has led college baseball teams to more than 500 victories, will return to South Dakota State University as head baseball coach, Director of Athletics Justin Sell announced Monday.
CANOVA—In thrilling fashion, Dell Rapids PBR topped the Salem Cubs 3-2 in 11 innings in a District 4B elimination game on Saturday in Canova. The win pushed PBR, which finished the regular season with one win, into the Class B state amateur baseball tournament. Tanner Solberg led the top of the 11th inning with a double and came around the score the go-ahead run on an RBI single by Matt Haynes. In the bottom of the 11th inning, Salem's Cole Cheeseman tried to score the game-tying run on a foul out, but was tagged out at home for the final out of inning.
SIOUX FALLS—For the fourth year in a row, Rapid City Post 22 won the Class A Legion baseball state championship. Post 22 used a six-run first inning to down Renner Post 307 12-2 in seven innings in the title game on Sunday in Sioux Falls. Riley McSherry earned the win on the mound for Post 22, allowing two runs (one earned) on nine hits with four strikeouts in seven innings pitched. Erik Petry went 4-for-4 with five RBIs to lead the Post 22 offense, while Matt Vickers had two doubles and three runs scored.
PARKSTON—The Parkston Mudcats scored seven runs in the bottom of the fifth inning and Brady Nolz picked up 13 strikeouts to push Parkston past Corsica-Stickney 9-1 in a District 5B elimination game on Friday at The Pond in Parkston. Parkston, the defending Class B state champions, sealed a spot in the state tournament, which begins on Wednesday at Cadwell Park in Mitchell.
YANKTON—The Mitchell Mad Dogs Class A amateur baseball team fell to the Sioux Falls Saints 6-4 in the first round of their region tournament on Thursday in Yankton. Mitchell will face the Vermillion Red Sox in an elimination game at 1 p.m. today in Yankton.