Daily Republic Sports
HARTFORD—The Parkston girls golf team placed fifth at the West Central Invite on Monday at Central Valley Golf Course in Hartford. Parkston finished with a four-team score of 374, while Canton won the the 10-team tournament with a score of 344. McCook Central/Montrose placed seventh with a 410 and Chamberlain took ninth with a 457. Individually, Sioux Falls Christian's Kate Wynja won the tournament with an 80. Parkston's Jayden Bormann placed sixth with an 84, while MCM's Taylor Reif carded an 85 for ninth place and Kayla Mentele placed 11th with an 89.
A pair of area youth baseball teams took home championships from the Mitchell Early Bird Youth Baseball Tournament Saturday at the Cadwell Sports Complex. A total of 30 teams were on hand for the tournament, with 18 under-12 teams and 12 under-10 teams in the tournament. The Mitchell Mad Dogs won the under-9 first-place title, with Madison Vision Clinic finishing in second place. Alexandria won the 12U Independent division title over second-place Canova.
MISSION — Dylan Mohnen threw six scoreless innings and Payton Foxley drove in three runs to help Platte-Geddes/Dakota Christian/White Lake to a 9-0 win at Todd County Sunday in prep baseball action. Mohnen allowed just two hits and struck out eight. Kory Peters threw a scoreless seventh inning. Blake Moke and Trevor Sprik each had two hits for the Honkers and Moke stole two bases. Riley Hoffman added an RBI triple in the win. The Honkers (7-1) will host Gregory County on Saturday. Winner/Colome splits in Rapid City
MOUNT VERNON — The Mount Vernon Mustangs earned a pair of wins Sunday during a home amateur baseball triangular to open the season. The Mustangs took down Lesterville 14-2 in six innings and Plankinton 8-2. In the opener with the Broncs, Mount Vernon's Eric Giblin had two home runs and Tate Deinert and Zac Custer each went deep. Giblin drove in five runs and Custer had four RBIs, as the Mustangs scored six in the opening frame and fifth in the fourth. Owen London threw five innings for the win, allowing two hits.
HASTINGS, Neb. — The Dakota Wesleyan University softball team led 4-0 Saturday in an elimination game at the Great Plains Athletic Conference tournament against Concordia (Neb.) but couldn't hang on, falling 7-5 to the Bulldogs in Hastings, Nebraska. The season ended for Tigers at 20-34 for the year. Karly Severance gave the Tigers a two-run lead in the second inning on a homer to center field. Severance went 3-for-3 with two runs, two RBIs and a walk, while Paige Kinley and Andriana Sprakel tallied two hits.
SIOUX FALLS — Sanborn Central/Woonsocket girls basketball standout Myah Selland was named South Dakota Miss Basketball Sunday in Sioux Falls. Selland, along with Sioux Falls O'Gorman's Matt Cartwright as Mr. Basketball, were named the best senior female and male prep basketball players in the state at a luncheon at the Ramkota Inn. The state's high school basketball coaches vote on the award.
FREMONT, Neb. — The Dakota Wesleyan University track and field teams finished their seasons Saturday at the Great Plains Athletic Conference outdoor championships in Fremont, Neb. The Tiger women were seventh out of 10 teams, scoring 15 points, while the men scored the same 15 points, finishing ninth out of 10 teams. Doane was the runaway winner in both men's (219 points) and women's (217) competitions.
Led by a pair of shutouts and a combined no-hitter in the nightcap, the Mitchell High School baseball team picked up two home wins Saturday over Yankton at Cadwell Park. The Kernels defeated the Bucks 6-0 in both games of the doubleheader, with Calvin Hegg and Ryland DeVries teaming up for a no-hitter in the second game. With the wins, the Kernels improve to 15-5 and complete the season sweep of the regional rival Bucks.
Below are the complete results for the Dakota Relays Saturday in Sioux Falls. 92nd Dakota Relays Saturday in Sioux Falls (H.S. results only) Girls' 'B' Sprint Medley — 1, Viborg-Hurley (Lexie Jensen, Holly Richards, Emily Bjerkaas, Kirsten Paetow), 4:20.40; 2, Deubrook Area, 4:21.25; 3, Newell, 4:23.81; 4, Corsica/Stickney, 4:29.29; 5, Lake Preston, 4:29.67; 6, Potter County, 4:31.72; 7, Arlington, 4:33.90; 8, Sully Buttes, 4:34.01
Even without its No. 1 singles player, the Mitchell boys tennis team came away victorious over Eastern South Dakota Conference foe Watertown 8-1 on Friday at Hitchcock Park. "Watertown is pretty solid one through six," Mitchell coach Pat Moller said. "They had six players that looked like they were all about equal ability. It was a good day test for us and we were fortunate to come out on top."