Daily Republic Sports
CHAMBERLAIN — Scoring 10 runs in the first inning, the Platte-Geddes/Dakota Christian/White Lake baseball team improved to 4-1 on the season with a 12-0 victory over Chamberlain on Monday in five innings. Blake Moke led the way for the Honkers with two hits and three RBI, also throwing a perfect inning of relief pitching. Riley Hoffman added an RBI double. Dylan Mohnen was the winning pitcher, throwing four innings, allowing one hit and striking out 11 batters. The Honkers had six hits for the game and utilized four Chamberlain errors.
NORTH SIOUX CITY — Parkston's Sydney Bormann fired a 73 and teammate Sydney Weber was right behind her with a 74, as the Trojans girls golf team won the Dakota Valley Invitational Tuesday at Two Rivers Golf Course. Parkston finished with a team score of 332, while Vermillion was second with 342 points. Jayden Bormann was 12th for the Trojans in the individual competition with a score of 88. Taylor Mentele was the leading scorer for McCook Central/Montrose with a round of 96, good for a tie for 24th place. The Fighting Cougars did not score as a team.
South Dakota High School Activities Association Executive Director Wayne Carney will be the featured guest speaker at Wednesday's Mitchell Quarterback Club meeting. The meeting starts at 7:30 p.m. at The Depot Pub and Grille in Mitchell. Carney, who has been executive director since 2001, will provide an update on SDHSAA issues and events.
CINCINNATI, Ohio — Former South Dakota State University baseball player Layne Somsen became the third former Jackrabbit to reach the Major Leagues, earning a promotion from the Cincinnati Reds on Monday. Somsen is expected to be in uniform Monday night when the Reds play at the New York Mets.
The Lakeview Ladies Golf Association will begin its summer season on May 4. The season will start with a scramble at 4:45 p.m., followed by a dinner and a short meeting. All ladies and abilities are welcome to play and special games and pin prizes will be awarded each Wednesday of the season. Season dues are $25. The deadline to sign-up for the season-opening event is 5 p.m. May 2. Those interested in playing can call the clubhouse at 995-8460. For more information, call Sharon Rehorst at 996-7427.
SIOUX CITY, Iowa — A pair of leads slipped away for the Dakota Wesleyan University baseball team Monday, as the Tigers were swept by Briar Cliff Monday in Sioux City in a doubleheader that was made up after Sunday's games were rained out. The Chargers took the opener 5-4 in walkoff fashion and rallied for a 11-9 victory in Game Two. Briar Cliff led 4-1 after three innings before DWU tacked on two runs in the fifth and one more in the sixth inning. In a 4-4 tie, the Chargers' Alex Colegrove hit a solo home run to win the game, 5-4.
SALEM—The McCook baseball team jumped out to an early 2-0 lead and didn't look back en route to a 8-2 win over Lennox on Monday in Salem. McCook added five runs in the bottom of the second inning and one more run in the bottom of the fifth inning, while Jordan Genzlinger picked up the win on the mound. Genzlinger allowed two earned runs off five hits with nine strikeouts in five innings pitched.
TABOR—The Parkston/Ethan baseball team handed Bon Homme/Scotland its first loss of the season with 6-4 win in extra innings on Monday in Tabor. Parkston/Ethan scored three runs in the top of 10th inning to break a 3-3 tie and a Bon Homme/Scotland rally fell short after one run in the bottom of the inning. Alex Scott picked up the win for P/E. Scott had seven strikeouts in six scoreless innings pitched, allowing two hits. Jake DeLange picked up the save for P/E, while starting pitcher Jesse Grosdidier allowed three unearned runs.
The Platte-Geddes girls track and field team won the Chamberlain Invitational on Saturday in Chamberlain with 126 points. The Black Panthers beat out second-place Philip (85) and third-place Chamberlain (84). Hallie Hallock won the shot put for Platte-Geddes with a throw of 37 feet, 10 inches, while Averi Tegethoff won the high jump with a 4-6. Reganne Engebretson won the 400 with a time of one minute, 4.89 seconds, while Aubrey Rabenberg won the 800 with a 2:34.58. On the boys side, Chamberlain won the event with a team score of 114 points.
WINNER—The Winner/Colome baseball team rallied in the final inning to walk-off against St. Thomas More 5-4 on Saturday in Winner. Trailing 4-3 entering the seventh inning, Reed Harter drove in the game-tying run with a single, then Holden Thieman won the game for Winner/Colome with a walk-off RBI double. Harter had two runs, two stolen bases and an RBI. He also picked up the win on the mound, pitching two innings in relief giving up one hit, one earned run, one walk and striking out six batters.