Daily Republic Sports
Traci Loecker of Extreme Cheer and Dance will be the special guest at this week's Mitchell quarterback club. The meeting begins at 7:30 p.m. today at The Depot Pub and Grill in Mitchell.
• Dakota Wesleyan University women’s basketball vs. Mount Marty College, 6 p.m. in Yankton. • Dakota Wesleyan University men’s basketball vs. Mount Marty College, 8 p.m. in Yankton. • Dakota...
ALEXANDRIA—Kynedi Cheeseman poured in 30 points as the No. 2 Hanson Beavers defeated Sanborn Central/Woonsocket 61-48 in a high school girls basketball game on Tuesday in Alexandria. Cheeseman added five rebounds and four steals, while Hannah Marquardt chipped in 13 points for Hanson in the win. The Beavers trailed 20-17 at halftime but outscored the Blackhawks 44-28 in the second half.
The Mitchell Christian girls scored a season-high 56 points in a 56-19 victory over Marion on Tuesday in Mitchell. "The girls did a good job moving the ball and hitting their shots tonight," Golden Eagles head coach Jackie Van Laecken said. "We applied pressure and got some quick buckets off of that. We took them to take this win and use it to help focus on Ethan on Thursday." Emily Reynen led the Golden Eagles with 18 points, six rebounds and five assists, Abbie Reynen had 13 points and five steals and Kelsey Thompson had 11 points and five assists in the win.
Aberdeen Central opened the game with a 16-point run and never looked back as it handed Mitchell a 69-23 loss Tuesday at Golden Eagles Arena. Central (13-0) made more than 50 percent of its shots from the floor, while dishing out 22 assists. Golden Eagle coach Dawn Seiler said it's important to see her players working as a team — no matter how large the margin of victory.
MONTROSE—The McCook Central/Montrose high school wrestling team picked up three wins in a quad meet on Tuesday in Montrose. MCM defeated Alcester-Hudson 70-0, Marion/Freeman 65-8 and Mount Vernon/Plankinton/Corsica-Stickney 60-12. For the Fighting Cougars, Tate Reiner won three matches—two by pins—in 113-pounds, while Jordan Scheier (145) won two matches by pinfall. MVPCS picked up wins over Alcester-Hudson (45-12) and Marion/Freeman (42-18), while Marion/Freeman defeated Alcester-Hudson 18-15.
SIOUX FALLS—Four Mitchell Aquatic Club swimmers won events at the Seals IMX Invite on Sunday in Sioux Falls. Sophia Huber won the 50-meter freestyle, 100 breaststroke and 50 backstroke in the under 8 girls division, while Kenzie Stange and Lauren Anderson each won an event in 9-10 girls division. Stange won the 50 backstroke and Anderson won the 50 butterfly. Brady Wilson won the 50 and 100 freestyle in the 9-10 boys divisions. Mitchell competed against teams from Sioux Falls, Brookings, Vermillion, Pierre and Marshall, Minnesota.
The Dakota Wesleyan University men's and women's basketball teams both remained ranked in the latest NAIA Top 25 coaches poll announced on Tuesday. The Tiger men (16-7) remained ranked at No. 14, while the DWU women (16-5) fell to No. 15 after being ranked No. 13 last week. Davenport (Mich.) held down the men's top spot for the third straight week, while Saint Xavier (Ill.) took over the top spot in the women's poll. Both DWU teams are in action against in-state rival Mount Marty today in Yankton.
• Mitchell High School girls basketball at Aberdeen Central, 7 p.m., at Aberdeen Central High School. • Area boys basketball: Bon Homme at Beresford; Madison at Chamberlain; McCook Central/Montrose at...
SCOTLAND — Scotland football standout Kreg Kepplinger plans to continue playing college football at Morningside College. Kepplinger has verbally committed to join the defending champions in the Great Plains Athletic Conference, Scotland High School football coach Ryan Robb said Monday.