Daily Republic Sports
Sanborn Central/Woonsocket's Myah Selland recorded three first-place finishes and hit a state-qualifying mark at the Sunshine Bible Academy Invitational on Tuesday in Huron. Selland won the 800-meter run (2:43.8), the 300-meter hurdles (50.6) and the high jump (5-2). Selland's mark in the high jump is a Class B qualifying standard. Selland was also a member of SCW's 3,200-meter relay team that finished second with a time of 1:57.9. Mitchell Christian's Adaya Plastow won the girls 1,600-meter run with a time of 5:47.4.
CENTERVILLE—Three Freeman Academy/Marion athletes won events at the Centerville Invite on Tuesday in Centerville. Freeman Academy/Marion's Andrea Wollman won the girls 100-meter hurdles with a time of 17.43 seconds, while Scotland's Ashton Simantel won the 300 hurdles with a time of 1:02.13. Scotland won the girls 4x100 with a time of 55.78 In field events, FA/M's Tiana Schroeder won the high jump, clearing 5 feet. Scotland's Grace Fryda won the long jump (14-03.75) and Menno's Eisley Sayler won the triple jump (30-06).
The wintery weather wreaked havoc on the spring sports schedule in the Mitchell area for Monday and today. The Mitchell High School baseball team's game with scheduled for Brookings today has been canceled due to the weather and the game will not be made up. The same is the case for Mitchell Middle School track meet scheduled for Monday, which was also canceled.
After taking the top spot in the Great Plains Athletic Conference standings, the Dakota Wesleyan University baseball team took game one from Northwestern College 8-4, but dropped the finale 10-6 in a conference doubleheader on Saturday at Cadwell Park. The Tigers ran out to a six-run lead after five innings, but the Red Raiders added three in the top of the sixth and another in the seventh, but it wasn't enough as DWU held on for victory. Peyton Price went 2-for-3 with three RBIs, a run and a double. Tyler Waddle added a double with an RBI.
The Dakota Wesleyan University softball team dropped a Great Plains Athletic Conference doubleheader to Concordia University 4-1 and 12-7 on Saturday at Dr. McWhirter Field in Mitchell. Andriana Sprakel finished 2-for-3 with a run while Alize Martinez went 2-for-4 in the first game. Sierra Haage pitched all seven innings as she took the loss, allowing an earned run off eight hits, while striking out one and walking three.
CRETE, Neb.—The Dakota Wesleyan University men's golf team finished second at the Doane Spring Invitational Saturday in Crete, Neb. DWU freshman Connor Preston finished fourth with a total score of 147, while Tom Hogg tied for fifth after shooting 148. Michael Whitney took 25th with a 158. Russell Pick and Cal Wiese tied for 27th, Elliot Banks finished tied for 47th and Jayden Engels placed 50th. The Tigers will play in the Briar Cliff Spring Invitational on Tuesday at the Green Valley Golf Course in Sioux City, Iowa.
CHAMBERLAIN -- The Winner/Colome Royals blanked Chamberlain/Kimball/Lyman 14-0 in a high school baseball game on Sunday in Chamberlain.
The Mitchell High School baseball team had a case of déjà vu on Saturday. After dropping the first game 2-1 of a doubleheader against Watertown, the Kernels answered back with a 14-4 game two win of the twinbill on Saturday at Drake Field. Mitchell did the same thing on Friday as it lost the first game against Harrisburg 13-6, but won the second game 11-1. “We had the same performance in the second game of both doubleheaders where we kind of didn’t play our best the first game and then came out and 10 runned them in the second game both nights,” Mitchell coach Luke Norden said.
AVON—The Corsica-Stickney boys track and field team won the Avon Invite on Friday in Avon. Corsica-Stickney tallied 175 points to win the 10-team event, while Bon Homme took third with 84 points and Scotland placed fourth with 60 points. On the girls side, Viborg-Hurley claimed the team title with 116 points. Wagner took second with 106 points, Corsica-Stickney placed third with 77, Avon took fourth with 68, Menno and Tripp-Delmont/Armour each placed fifth with 64.
The Mitchell High School boys tennis team remained perfect on the season with a 6-3 win over St. Thomas More on Friday at Hitchcock Park. The Kernels (3-0) won five individual matches and one doubles match to secure the win. Mitchell's Jacob Dahme and Carter Cavanaugh won the No. 1 and No. 2 flight singles, respectively.