Daily Republic Sports
The Dakota Wesleyan University softball teams swept Midland University in a Great Plains Athletic Conference doubleheader on Sunday at McWhirter Field in Mitchell. DWU won the first game 5-2 and the second game 8-0 in five innings. In game one, Sierra Haage hit a three-run home run, while Hallie Misiaszek earned the win, allowing two runs on seven hits.
WINNER—Winner/Colome's Ty Bolton pitched a no-hitter as the team defeated Lead-Deadwood 10-0 in six innings on Sunday in Winner. Bolton finished the game with two walks and four strikeouts. Drew DeMers had three hits, two runs scored and two RBIs, while Riley Calhoon added two hits and two RBIs. Holden Thieman had a double and two RBIs in the win. Winner/Colome (3-0) plays South Central at 5:30 p.m. today in Winner.
The start of the season has been kind to the Mitchell High School tennis team. The Kernels swept St. Thomas More 9-0 on Friday in the team's home opener at Hitchcock Park in Mitchell. "It was a good day. We had tough conditions out there," Mitchell head coach Pat Moller said. "We had a really good match from St. Thomas More, they're improved from last year. The match was closer than the score made it look."
The South Dakota Umpires Association will hold an umpiring clinic Sunday in Mitchell for any interested individuals. The clinic will be held at 12:30 p.m. Sunday at Mitchell High School. For more information, contact Joe Schlimgen at 999-9039.
Cold weather and high winds led to the cancellation of the Huron Invitational track and field meet Friday. The Mitchell High School track and field team was scheduled to participate but the event was called off after consulting with visiting schools. Wind chills were around 25 degrees at midday Friday and winds gusted near 40 mph. School officials said the event will not be made up. Also called off Friday was the prep baseball game between McCook and Lennox. That game will be played April 25 in Salem.
In the tournament's inaugural year, the Burke/South Central girls golf team won the Class B Classic Friday in Mitchell. The Cougars shot 298 as a team, led by a second-place individual finish from Taylee Indahl, who shot an 88, helping Burke/South Central edge Mount Vernon/Plankinton by three strokes. Hamlin and Bridgewater-Emery finished within eight shots of first place, tying for third place with 306 shots each.
ORANGE CITY, Iowa—The Dakota Wesleyan University baseball team split a doubleheader with Northwestern College (Iowa) on Friday in Orange City, Iowa. The Tigers fell in game one 3-0, and bounced back in game two 14-2. Senior Dominic Sebastiani propelled the Tigers at the plate in game two, going 3-for-5 with five RBIs and scoring three runs. Sebastiani also hit his first home run of the season in the top of the fourth. DWU (17-14) takes on Midland University at 1 p.m. in a doubleheader on Sunday at Cadwell Park in Mitchell.
ALEXANDRIA—The Hanson County prep baseball team outlasted Tri-Valley 8-7 on Friday in Alexandria. Tate Deinert led the way offensively for Hanson County (1-0) with three runs scored, two hits and a walk. Tucker Kingsbury scored two runs and Wyatt Kayser added two hits and two RBIs in the win. Josh Feiner picked up the win on the mound in relief after allowing one run on one hit in 1.1 innings of work. Feiner also struck out two batters and walked one.
The Mitchell High School baseball team split its home-opener doubleheader with Brandon Valley on Friday at Cadwell Park in Mitchell. Mitchell dropped the first game 6-5 in extra innings and won the second game 10-3. In game one, Brandon Valley broke a scoreless tie with four runs in the top of the third inning and added a fifth run in the fifth inning. The Kernels were able to tie the game with three runs in the bottom of the fifth and one run in the sixth and seventh inning. The Lynx scored the game-winning run in the top of the eighth inning.
No. 14 Morningside grabbed a pair of road victories over Dakota Wesleyan University Thursday in Great Plains Athletic Conference action at McWhirter Field. The Mustangs won game one 9-2 and the second game 5-1, stretching their win streak to 14 games and snapping DWU's string of four wins in a row.