Daily Republic Sports
Andes Central's J.J. Cooney won the boys individual title, while the Platte-Geddes boys golf team took home the team title at the Burke/South Central/Platte-Geddes Invite on Friday. On the girls side, Maggie Fiscel, of Scotland, won the event by one stroke over Burke/South Central's Taylee Indahl, who led her Cougars to a team victory. The boys event was an 18-hole competition played at Platte, while the girls played nine holes at the Burke Golf Course.
GARRETSON — Jordan Glanzer shot an even 100 to take home top individual honors, helping the Howard girls golf team to a team title at the Jesse James Invitational in Garretson. The Tigers won the event with a team score of 323 strokes. Maddie Palmquist was fifth for the Tigers, shooting 111 and Cassidy Gosmire was sixth, shooting a 112. Kennedy Ruml was eighth and shot 116. On the boys side, Ethan Cross finished in 13th place, shooting a 94. Howard hosts the Cornbelt Conference meet on Wednesday at the Howard Golf Course, starting at 9 a.m.
It was all Yankton in the girls Gazelle-Kernel Challenge, as Yankton's high school girls golf team won convincingly in the dual competition against Mitchell Friday at Lakeview Golf Course. Yankton won the competition, 23-1, in the Ryder Cup-style format, which included best ball play during the first six holes of the 18-hole round, a two-player scramble from holes 7-12 and single match play in the final six holes. The annual event's winner receives the Marchand Cup, in memory of Rob Marchand, who graduated from Yankton and coached golf in Mitchell before his death in 2014.
The following schedule changes have been made for area sporting events, due to the weather • The AC/DC Invite in Lake Andes and the Howard Tiger Relays in Howard have both been canceled. • The Yankton junior high track meet scheduled for today has been canceled and will not be made up. • The McCook baseball team's postponed games with West Central and Dell Rapids have been rescheduled. Both games are in Salem, with West Central playing at 5:30 p.m., May 10 and Dell Rapids visiting McCook at 5:30 p.m., on May 12.
YANKTON—The Mitchell High School baseball team couldn't find a hit when the team needed it most and fell to the Yankton Bucks 3-0 on Thursday in Yankton. Mitchell head coach Luke Norden said the Kernels, which outhit the Bucks 7-5, couldn't score a runner from third base with less than two outs on four different occasions. "We kept ourselves off the scoreboard," Norden said. "We couldn't get the ball on the ground in the infield to score a guy from third. We had numerous opportunities to do that and it doomed us."
The Dakota Wesleyan University baseball team will take on Dordt College in a Great Plains Athletic Conference doubleheader at 2 p.m. today at Cadwell Park in Mitchell. The game was rescheduled from Thursday because of weather.
PLATTE—The Platte-Geddes Relays scheduled for Saturday in Platte have been canceled due to wet conditions and weather forecast. No makeup date has been set.
After a strong finish at the state wrestling tournament, McCook Central/Montrose placed six members on the Big East Conference's all-conference wrestling teams. Eighth grader Cade Entwistle, sophomores Paul Lauck and Tanner Grocott, junior Caleb Krouse and seniors Jordan VanHout and Jordan Scheier each were named to the league's first team. Junior Dawson Hopkins was a second-team selection for the Fighting Cougars.
MAYVILLE, N.D. — They scored 27 runs and had 29 hits over the course of two games, as the offense carried the Dakota Wesleyan University baseball team to a doubleheader split at Mayville State Wednesday. The Tigers fell in the opener 9-7 before rallying for a 18-17 victory in the second contest. Down 5-2 after the first inning, the DWU offense rallied in the opener. Alexandria's Cole Wenande was 3-for-4 with two RBI, two runs and a home run, while Jonah Johnson had three hits and an RBI. Tramane Moore and Tyler Waddle each hit homers for the Tigers in the loss.
A number of area sporting events have been called off for Wednesday and Thursday, due to wet and rainy weather. The annual Erv Ptak Relays in Menno will not be held on Thursday, due to the projected weather. With a number of teams not available to participate on Friday, the event has been cancelled for this year. The seventh and eighth grade Huron Invitational track meet has also been called off for Thursday and will not be made up. The Mitchell Middle School track team was previously scheduled to participate.