Daily Republic Sports
PLATTE—Behind a no-hit effort from Dylan Mohnen, the Platte-Geddes/Dakota Christian/White Lake baseball team trounced Chamberlain/Lyman on Thursday 17-0 in a shortened game. Mohnen's winning effort included eight strikeouts in the complete game effort for the Honkers. His lone blemish was a hit-batsman in the contest. Offensively, Riley Hoffman had two hits including a triple and three RBIs. Seth Kirsch recorded two hits with a double and two RBIs, while Colten Plooster notched two hits and three RBIs.
DENVER — Mitchell native Mike Miller feels he has more basketball in his future. And the Denver Nuggets would like to continue to be Miller's team, in any way possible. Miller, who signed a one-year contract with the Nuggets last summer and will be an unrestricted free agent later this year, said he'd like to keep playing basketball and said he's been OK with the role he's taken on during the 2015-16 season: mentoring veteran.
The Dakota Wesleyan University baseball team split a doubleheader with Presentation College on Wednesday at Cadwell Park in Mitchell. The Tigers won game one 5-4 and dropped game two 6-4. In the first contest, Steven Somerville picked up the win for DWU after pitching two innings and allowing no runs on one hit. Cole Wenande picked up two hits and two walks offensively for the Tigers.
SCOTLAND — Ten meet records fell Tuesday at the Scotland Invitational, as the Irene-Wakonda boys and the Bon Homme girls took home team titles. The Eagles managed to hold off a hard-charging Corsica-Stickney team, winning 107 to 101. On the girls side, the Cavaliers had 86 points, 12 points clear of second-place Hanson, which had 74.
Due to windy and cold weather conditions expected on Thursday, the Mitchell Middle School track meet in Brandon has been cancelled. The event was scheduled to be held Thursday at Brandon Valley High School. The meet will not be made up, the Mitchell School District said Wednesday.
The Dakota Wesleyan University softball team set a new program record for total wins in a season on Tuesday. DWU swept Dordt in a Great Plains Athletic Conference doubleheader to earn its 23rd win of the season—breaking the old record of 22 wins set in 2014. The Tigers beat the Defenders 6-1 and 6-2 at McWhirter Field in Mitchell.
PARKSTON—The Ethan/Parkston boys and Wagner girls track and field team took team titles at the Ethan/Parkston Early Bird Meet on Tuesday in Parkston. Ethan/Parkston won the boys title with 193 team points, while Wagner placed first on the girls side with 150 points.
SHAWNEE, Okla. — The Dakota Wesleyan University women's golf team took sixth at the St. Gregory University Cavalier Invitational on Tuesday Shawnee, Oklahoma. DWU carded a team score of 738 (369, 369) in the team's first spring meet. Oklahoma Baptist won the event with a score of 666. Individually, Lauren Fitts took second after two 80 rounds for a score of 160. Taylor Anshutz tied for 23 with a score of 187, while April Barnett tied for 28 with a 192. Rachael Horner carded a 202 and Niki Nelson finished with a 207.
PIERRE—The Mitchell High School tennis team dominated in its season-opening matches, sweeping Pierre and Rapid City Central 9-0 at the Pierre Triangular on Tuesday in Pierre. "It was a good first day for us," Mitchell head coach Pat Moller said. "We've got some things to work on, but any time you start the season with two convincing wins, it's a good day." No. 1 singles player Alex Hegg defeated Pierre's Kaden Hight (10-7) and RCC's Michael Robidoux (10-1) in singles play. With the two victories, he sits at 101 total wins in his prep tennis career.
Anthony Husher's performance at the Bethel College Spring Invite Saturday landed the senior Winner native Great Plains Athletic Conference Men's Golfer of the Week, the conference announced Tuesday. Husher shot a 68 in the opening round of the invitational in Newton, Kansas, to lead the 119-golfer field heading into the final round. Husher finished the event in a tie for fifth place with a 147 two-round score. He led the Tigers to a fourth-place finish out of 22 teams at Hesston Golf Club and Sand Creek Station Golf Club.