Daily Republic Sports
ROCHESTER, Minn.—Briggs Havlik pitched a complete game two-hitter as the Mitchell Post 18 Legion baseball team earned a 6-0 win over Tri-City Maroon (Minneapolis) in the second game of a tournament in Rochester, Minnesota. The win was a big bounce back for Post 18, which fell to Madison, Wisconsin, 12-0 in four innings in the team's first game of the tournament. "Briggs Havlik threw a great game," Post 18 head coach Luke Norden said. "He only threw 77 pitches, so it was outstanding.
LENNOX—Lennox scored two runs in the bottom of the seventh inning to regain the lead and held on to beat McCook/Miner 5-3 in a Legion baseball game on Friday in Lennox. Lennox took a 3-0 lead in the bottom of the sixth inning before McCook/Miner responded with three runs in the top of the seventh inning. Kendall Gassman had two hits for McCook/Miner, while Ross Roling had a hit and a run scored in the loss. Cole Gassman took the loss, allowing five runs (two earned) on two hits with 14 strikeouts in eight innings pitched.
OMAHA, Neb. — In her final race at the 2016 U.S. Olympic Trials, Mitchell's Tevyn Waddell finished 94th in the women's 200-meter backstroke on Friday at the CenturyLink Center in Omaha, Nebraska. Waddell finished sixth in her heat and ended with a time of 2 minutes, 18.37 seconds. "It went pretty good," Waddell said. "I definitely would've loved to see a personal-best time, but it's definitely hard to cut time at this meet because it is in the middle of the season."
DE SMET — The 33nd Annual Spirit Lake Road Race is set to take place on Monday at the Presbyterian Church in De Smet. Race times begin at 8 a.m. (4 mile), 8:30 a.m. (2 mile walk), 9 a.m. (2 mile run) and 9:30 a.m. (800-meter). The cost for the race is $4 or $11 to receive a T-shirt. For more information or to register for the race contact Dick Poppen at 605-520-3098 or at email@example.com .
EMERY — Nick Tadlock's three-run home run helped power Dimock-Emery to a Sunshine League victory Thursday night over the Mitchell Mad Dogs 10-4 in Emery. Tadlock had two hits and three RBIs in the win for the Raptors. Sam Pischke had three hits and two RBIs, while Gene Kitchens added three hits in the win. Jared Schmidt earned the win for D-E, tossing five innings and recording seven strikeouts.
WINNER — On the heels of a scholarship offer from South Dakota State University, Winner football standout Krockett Krolikowski said Wednesday he has received an offer from the University of South Dakota. He shared the news via Twitter, with a picture of him wearing a white Coyotes jersey. A 6-foot-3, 250-pound offensive and defensive lineman, Krolikowski received an offer on Monday from the Jackrabbits. The upcoming high school senior was an all-state player in Class 11B on the offensive line in 2015 for the state champion Warriors.
MENNO — Tabor scored 18 runs on 15 hits and blanked Menno in Legion baseball action on Wednesday night, 18-0. Hunter Young was the winning pitcher, as Tabor won the game in five innings and held Menno to just two hits. Zach Sutera had four hits, while Brendan Bares had two hits and four RBIs. Chase Kortan, Tanner Van Driel and Bryce Scieszinski each had two hits. Jackson Diede took the loss for Menno. Tabor moves to 6-5 on the year. The same two teams will meet next Tuesday in Tabor. McCook-Miner 8, Parkston 7
The Mitchell Black teener baseball team grabbed two wins on Wednesday over Renner at Drake Field, winning the first contest 14-4 in six innings and the second game 3-2. With the victory, Mitchell Black is now 20-5 on the season and heads to a doubleheader in Pierre on Saturday, starting at 1 p.m. In the opener, Brady Brosz pitched the complete game for Mitchell, striking out five and picking up the win. At the plate, Brady Hawkins was 3-for-4, while Jackson Sadler went 2-for-4 and Colby Gillen was 2-for-3 in the shortened contest.
CANOVA — In a battle of the top-two ranked teams in Class B amateur baseball Tuesday night, the Alexandria Angels powered their way to a 2-0 win over Canova. Chris Marek and John Greicar each had a solo home run for the Angels and ace pitcher Trever Vermeulen pitched a complete game shutout with 11 strikeouts in the victory at Canova.
WINNER — Winner football standout Krockett Krolikowski has received a scholarship offer from South Dakota State University for the 2017 recruiting class. Krolikowski said he was "very blessed" to receive his first D-I offer Monday via his Twitter account. Krolikowski, who will be a senior this upcoming season, stands at 6-foot-3, 250 pounds and plays offensive and defensive line. He was a key cog on the Warriors' 2015 Class 11B championship team, which finished 12-0 and scored 50 points a game.