Daily Republic Sports
PARKSTON—Two runs in the fifth inning was all the Beresford high school baseball team needed in a 2-1 victory over Parkston on Monday in Parkston. Beresford picked up their runs on RBI singles from Peter Cruz and Hunter Ingwerson, and received a dominating effort from pitcher Tyler Kropaenske. Kropaenske pitched a complete game, allowing one run (which was not earned) on two hits and struck out three batters.
The Mitchell High School girls golf team fought to a fourth-place finish at the Watertown Quadrangular on Monday at Cattail Crossing Golf Course with a team score of 193. The invitational was supposed to be an 18-hole event, but cold weather reduced the meet to a nine-hole tournament. "We actually played pretty well today," Mitchell head coach Keri Munsen said. "We had a couple bad holes, but you take those away and the girls did very well."
NORTH SIOUX CITY—The Dakota Wesleyan University men's team finished its season with a fourth-place finish in the Great Plains Athletic Conference after tying for fifth at the GPAC Qualifier No. 4 on Monday at Two Rivers Golf Course in North Sioux City. DWU recorded a four-round score of 1,223 to finish fourth, while Northwestern College won the GPAC team title with a score of 1,196. The fourth-place finish was the best for a DWU team since the 2012-13 season. On Monday, the Tigers carded a team score of 297 to tie with Midland.
HOWARD—The Howard boys and girls golf teams each finished in first place to win the Howard Invite on Monday in Howard. The Tiger girls finished with a team score of 136, while the boys carded a 124 at the nine-hole course. Howard's Maddie Palmquist finished in first place with a 42, while Jordan Glanzer took second with 46 and Cassidy Gosmire finished in third with a 48. Kennedy Ruml placed fourth with a 51 to round out Howard's team score, while Sanborn Central/Woonsocket's Alissa Ball placed fifth with a 52.
NBA shooting guard and Mitchell native Mike Miller is scheduled to appear on the Mike & Mike show at 7 a.m. today. The show can be seen on ESPN2 and heard locally on 103.5 FM or ESPNRadio.com.
Informational meetings have been scheduled for the 2016 Mitchell High School soccer seasons for students in grades 7-12 interested in going out for soccer. The girls middle school soccer meeting will be held at 8 a.m. Wednesday at the Mitchell Middle School south gymnasium. The girls high school soccer meeting will be held at 3:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Mitchell High School main gymnasium. The boys meeting will be held at 7 p.m. Monday in room 108 at the Corrigan Center at Dakota Wesleyan University, just left of the main lobby. The meeting is for grades 7-12.
SIOUX FALLS—Parkston native and Augustana golfer Jordan Bormann has been selected as the recipient of the Butch Raymond Scholarship, the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference announced on Friday.
ABERDEEN—The Mitchell High School baseball team split a pair of games against Aberdeen on Saturday in Aberdeen. Mitchell won the first game 6-0 but fell in the second game 5-2. Jed Schmidt picked the win on the mound for Mitchell in game one. Schmidt kept Aberdeen off the scoreboard and only allowed two hits with eight strikeouts in six innings pitched. "Jed threw really in the first game," Mitchell head coach Luke Norden said. "It was a couple of good defensive games. Both games were real quick and it was really clean baseball games both ways around."
The Mitchell Mad Dogs defeated Kimball/ White Lake 2-1 in 11 innings in a non-league amateur baseball game on Sunday at Cadwell Park. Casey Hofer took the win in relief for the Mad Dogs. Tanner Swets started for Mitchell, allowing no runs in four innings pitched with five strikeouts, while Jason Myers pitched three scoreless innings and struck out three. The team had eight hits led by Adam Everson with a double and an RBI, while Dylanger Pierson had two hits and Zack Custer had three hits and an RBI. Brian Zeman took the loss for Kimball/White pitching a complete game.
ALEXANDRIA—The Hanson/Bridgewater-Emery baseball team swept McCook Central in a doubleheader on Sunday in Alexandria. The Ducks won the first game 10-0 and won the second game 5-2. Cole Gassman and Colton Plagman each earned wins for H/B-E, while Owen London had a double and a run scored and Gassman added two hits and two RBIs in the first game. In the second game, Josh Feiner had two hits and an RBI, while Wyatt Kayser added two RBIs. For McCook Central, Kyle Tuschen and Peyton Cleveland took the loss.