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TYNDALL—The Bon Homme/Scotland wrestling dual against Burke/Gregory that was canceled on Tuesday due to weather has a makeup date set. The dual will take place at 6:30 p.m. on Feb. 16 in Tyndall.
ST. CLOUD, Minn.—The Dakota Wesleyan University softball team couldn't find its groove on the mound, allowing 23 runs in its first two games of the 2016 campaign. The Tigers fell to St. Cloud State (Minn.) 13-2 in five innings and 10-7 on Friday in St. Cloud, Minnesota. In the first contest, Kelly Taylor took the loss on the mound for DWU, allowing 13 runs (11 earned) on 12 hits and two walks while striking out three batters in four innings of work. Offensively, Taylor had a hit and an RBI, while Vanessa Mendez drove in the other run for the Tigers.
PLATTE — The Kimball/White Lake boys basketball team held on for victory, thanks to four players scoring in double digits. Kimball/White Lake defeated Platte-Geddes 52-49 Thursday night in Platte. Seth Kirsch recorded 15 points, Corbin Heath had 11 points, while Chandler Fredericksen and Josh Taylor added 10 points apiece. Kimball/White Lake shot 16-of-45 from the field and 18-of-26 from the line. For Platte-Geddes, Malachi Girton tallied 12 points and Colten Plooster had 10 points in the loss. The Black Panthers shot 18-of-37 from the field and 7-of-15 from the line.
NORTHFIELD, Minn.—The Dakota Wesleyan University wrestling team picked up its first win of the season on Thursday, defeating St. Olaf College 27-21 in Northfield, Minnesota. Tanner Wonch (149-pound weight class), Eutimio Mendivil (157) and Trever Devestern (165) all picked up wins for the Tigers. Wonch and Devestern earned victories by fall for DWU, while Brandon Scharmer (141) and Matt Schirado (197) picked up victories by forfeit. The team victory was the first career win for interim head coach Nick Hutcheson.
OMAHA, Neb.—Macy Miller's 11 points and six rebounds led South Dakota State past Nebraska Omaha 65-47 on Thursday in Omaha. Alexis Alexander chipped in with 11 points, while Mitchell native Kerri Young chipped in nine points and five rebounds. SDSU shot 25-of-74 from the field and grabbed 47 rebounds. Mikaela Shaw led the Mavericks with 15 points, as UNO shot 14-of-48 from the floor. The Jackrabbits (18-4, 8-1 Summit League) take on North Dakota State at 4:30 p.m. on Saturday at Frost Arena in Brookings.
GREGORY—The Parkston wrestling team picked up a 40-33 dual win over Burke/Gregory on Thursday in Gregory. The Trojans picked up wins by Logan Mahoney at 120 pounds, Kyler Holzbauer (138), Dawson Semmler (145), Blake Bietz (152), Austin Ripp (170), Brady Schoenfelder (195) and Noah Reichert (220). Cordell Murtha picked up a win by forfeit in 113 pounds. Mahoney, Semmler, Ripp and Schoenfelder each had pins for Parkston.
• Mitchell High School girls basketball at Pierre, 7 p.m., at T.F. Riggs High School, Pierre. • Dakota Wesleyan University softball at St. Cloud State, 4 and 6 p.m., in...
Mitchell girls soccer standout Kayla Stangeland will play collegiately at the University of Minnesota-Crookston, it was announced Thursday. A 5-foot-5 forward and midfielder, Stangeland set the Kernels' single-season goalscoring record last season with 15 goals in 13 games. In 2015, she was a first-team all-Eastern South Dakota Conference selection and a second-team all-state pick as a senior.
Today, at the Corn Palace, the Mitchell boys basketball team hosts Pierre in an Eastern South Dakota Conference boys basketball game. Time: 7 p.m. Records: Mitchell (3-10, 2-7 ESD); Pierre (9-5, 6-4 ESD)
The Great Plains Athletic Conference wrestling dual between Dakota Wesleyan University and Doane scheduled for 7 p.m. on Wednesday in Crete, Nebraska has been postponed due to travel issues. The dual will be made up on Monday at 7 p.m. in Crete, Nebraska.