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FORESTBURG — Sanborn Central/Woonsocket picked up a four-set win at home on Tuesday night in a high school volleyball match. Set scores were 25-11, 19-25, 25-14 and 25-18 Myah Selland recorded 15 kills and Bailey Moody added 23 assists for Sanborn Central/Woonsocket. Tayla Weber added eight ace serves. Brittany Bergquist led the way for Wolsey-Wessington, picking up a game-high 16 kills.
The Mitchell cheer and dance team placed third in the hip hop category on Tuesday at the Huron Invitational in Huron. Mitchell finished with a team score of 230.5 in the event. As a team, Mitchell finished 12th with a 143.50 The Kernels finished ninth in the jazz competition with a score of 205.5, and ninth in the pom competition with a 186. Mitchell took ninth in the grand champion dance with a 209, while the cheer team took 11th in the stunt/tumble with a 143.5. The Kernels are back in action at the Sioux Falls O'Gorman Invitational on Oct. 1 in Sioux Falls.
Despite scoring three goals, the Mitchell High School boys soccer team fell 6-3 to Pierre on Tuesday at the Pepsi-Cola Soccer Complex. Kelby Escobin scored Mitchell's first goal off an assist from Caleb Larson, while Larson and Seth Paulson each added goals for the Kernels. Escobin had two assists. "Finally we began to see the success of the creativity and confidence that has been developing in our offense," Mitchell head coach Ken Novak said.
The Mitchell High School volleyball team dropped a 3-0 contest to Brookings on Tuesday in Brookings. Set scores were 25-8, 25-8 and 25-16. "We struggled on serve receive and not getting the ball to our setters," Mitchell head coach Deb Thill said. "Obviously, that's a primary focus for us to be successful. We did some good things, but not enough to win." Mackenzie Miller led Mitchell with six kills, two aces and six digs.
The Mitchell High School tennis team dropped a close contest to Madison 5-4 on Tuesday in Mitchell. Sarah Zimmerman won for the Kernels at No. 1 singles, defeating Alyssa Jones 6-3, 6-1. At No. 2 singles, Avery Larson beat Simone Droge 6-1, 6-1 and Kaihlen Smith beat Sydney Swenson at No. 3 singles 6-3, 6-4. In doubles, the No. 1 pair of Sammy Pooley and Larson took down Droge and Swenson 6-3, 6-0. Mitchell (11-9) is back in action on Friday at the Pierre Invitational in Pierre.
The Mitchell High School girls soccer team didn't have the end result it wanted on senior night, falling to Pierre 6-1 on Tuesday at the Pepsi-Cola Soccer Complex in Mitchell. "I'm proud of their efforts, we played a very tough Pierre team," Mitchell head coach Jason Wear said. "We scored first and frustrated them the whole first half.
The Mitchell Christian/Mount Vernon/Sanborn Central soccer team dropped a 5-1 contest on Tuesday against Groton Area in Mitchell. Tanner Jorgensen had the lone goal for MC/MV/SC, while goalie Riley O'Neill had 27 saves. MC/MV/SC (0-9) takes on Freeman Academy in the regular season finale on Friday in Mitchell.
University of South Dakota head football coach Joe Glenn will speak at the Mitchell Quarterback Club meeting today at The Depot Pub and Grill. The meeting starts at 7:30 p.m. In addition to Glenn, Kimball/White Lake head volleyball coach Sarah Deffenbaugh and head football coach Dale Taylor will speak.
This week's South Dakota Sportswriters Association high school football poll is below. Teams are listed with first place votes in parentheses, record, total points and last week's ranking. Class 11AAA 1. SF Roosevelt (9) 4-0 45 1 2. SF Washington 3-1 34 4 3. SF O'Gorman 2-2 23 3 4. SF Lincoln 2-2 21 2 5. Brandon Valley 2-2 11 5 RV: Aberdeen Central Class 11AA 1. Pierre (6) 4-0 41 1 2. Yankton (3) 3-1 38 2 3. Brookings 2-2 25 T4 4. Harrisburg 2-2 17 3 5. Mitchell 2-2 13 T4 RV: Spearfish Class 11A 1. Madison (9) 4-0 45 1 2. St. Thomas More 4-0 32 2 3.