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PARKSTON—The Platte Killer Tomatoes scored three runs in the top of the ninth en route to a 4-3 Sunshine League win over the Parkston Mudcats on Wednesday in Parkston. Parkston led 3-1 going into the final inning before Platte mounted its comeback. Richard Sternberg earned the win on the mound for Platte in relief for starter Hayden Kuiper. Sternberg gave up three runs on six hits in 4 2/3 innings with three strikeouts. Parkston's Zach Scott took the loss.
• Dakota Wesleyan University baseball vs. York College (Neb.) at 9 a.m. during the NAIA national tournament in Oklahoma City, Okla. • Dakota Wesleyan University women’s golf at NAIA National...
SAVANNAH, Ga.—The Dakota Wesleyan University women's golf team is tied for 19th after two rounds of the NAIA National Championships. On Tuesday, the Tigers shot a 333 in the second round and have a two-round total of 361. The top 17 teams make the cut after today's third round. DWU is nine strokes back of 17th-place Indiana Tech. Northwood University (Fla.) leads the team race with a two-round score of 609. DWU's Kristin Sabers shot a 78 and is tied for 55th, while Lauren Fitts is tied for 52nd. The top 40 individual golfers make the cut for the final round of play.
The Mitchell Area Community Triathlon is taking registrations for the first annual Sprint Triathlon on June 6. The event starts at 8 a.m. at the public beach at Lake Mitchell. Registration is open for individual or team competitors. Online registration is available at allsportcentral.com or contact Kyle Margheim for more information at 605-770-8494.
At season's end, the Mitchell Technical Institute rodeo team qualified Jason Hapney to the College National Finals Rodeo, which is in June in Casper, Wyo. Hapney, a Harrold native, will compete in the saddle bronc at the competition. Over the weekend, the Mavericks' Justin Boll, a Hartford native, won the first round of the steer wrestling and placed sixth overall at the Blue Hawk Stampede in Dickinson, N.D. Wyatt Janisch, a native of Lake City, and Hapney finished fourth overall in team roping. Just missing qualification for the national rodeo were several MTI cowboys.
The National Wrestling Coaches Association named the Dakota Wesleyan University wrestling team to the annual all-academic team this season, it was announced Tuesday. The Tigers compiled a 3.133 grade point average as a team, placing seventh in the national rankings. DWU has placed in the top 10 for the last nine years. Senior Kyle Gerlach, a Mount Vernon native, had the second best GPA in the county, while senior Dusty Paulsen ranked 37th.
PIERRE—On May 2, young archers competed at the first ever South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks National Archery in Schools Program 3D Challenge at the Outdoor Adventure Center in Brookings. The NASP 3D Challenge is a 3D-target, tournament-style competition where students use the same, Genesis bow and Easton arrows used in NASP.
• Dakota Wesleyan University women’s golf at NAIA National Championships in Savannah, Ga. • Dakota Wesleyan University baseball at NAIA national tournament in Oklahoma City, Okla. • Area track and...
MADISON—The Howard boys golf team took first at the Region 2B golf meet Tuesday in Madison. The Tigers recorded a team score of 275 and were led by Noah Hodges, who finished second with an 89. Drew Wiese finished in third with a 90 and David Noid took fifth with a 96. The Howard girls finished second with a 293, behind Deubrook Area by eight strokes. Taylor Noid placed second with a 95, while Kelsey Dawson was third with a 96. Kamry Esser finished sixth with a 102.
YANKTON—The Kernels won two Eastern South Dakota Conference boys tennis matches Tuesday. Mitchell finished the regular season undefeated in conference play after topping Brandon Valley 8-1 and Yankton 7-2. The Kernels play in the ESD Conference tournament on Friday in Watertown.