Daily Republic Sports
ORANGE CITY, Iowa — The Dakota Wesleyan University wrestling team picked up four wins on Wednesday night but ceded two forfeits that put it in a tough hole from which it could not recover, falling to Northwestern 30-18 in Orange City, Iowa. The Tigers picked up victories from Tanner Wonch (149 pounds), Trever DeVestern (174) and Jade Hoisington (285). Hoisington picked up his heavyweight win with a pin of Ray Schroder in 4 minutes and 34 seconds. Alex Osborne was the beneficiary of a forfeit at 165 pounds for the Tigers.
TULSA, Okla. — Ellie Thompson's 16-point effort helped South Dakota State move past Oral Roberts 68-50 on Wednesday in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Thompson was 7-of-10 from the floor, while Mitchell native Macy Miller scored 13 points and grabbed six rebounds. Clarissa Ober chipped in 12 points on a 5 of 7 shooting effort, while former Mitchell Kernel Kerri Young had six points and nine rebounds. SDSU shot 40 percent from the floor and 77.8 percent from the free throw line.
MACOMB, Ill.—Kelly Stewart's 19 points and seven rebounds lifted the University of South Dakota to a dominating 102-77 win over Western Illinois on Wednesday in Macomb, Illinois. Nicole Seekamp chipped in 18 points and 10 assists in the win, while Caitlin Duffy had 14 points and six rebounds. Tia Hemiller also contributed with 12 points and four rebounds. The Coyotes shot 50.7 percent from the floor and 80 percent from the free throw line. Michelle Maher led WIU with 18 points and seven assists.
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.