Daily Republic Sports
The Mitchell High School softball team picked up a win over Sioux Falls O'Gorman on Tuesday in Mitchell. In a doubleheader, Mitchell and O'Gorman tied at 0 after seven innings in the first game and the Kernels won the second game 10-7. In game one, Alyson VanderPol allowed four hits and had four strikeouts, while Tori Misiaszek earned the win in the second game. Misiaszek allowed seven runs on nine hits for two strikeouts.
Myles Coleman scored 43 points to pace the Dakota Magic as the National Basketball League of America team picked up its second win of the season on Tuesday. The Magic rolled the Kansas City Spartans 137-114 in front of a sparse crowd at the Corn Palace. Six Magic players scored in double figures in the contest with Luke Moyer and Winston Williams scoring 21 and 20 points, respectively. Bud Smith scored 19 points, Jale Pendleton chipped in 18 points and Terrell Newton finished with 14 points.
The Mitchell High School soccer teams lost on Saturday at the Pepsi-Cola Soccer Complex, but progress was made, according to both coaches. The Mitchell girls' team lost to Brandon Valley 3-0, while the Kernel boys lost 2-0 against the Lynx. "Not the result we wanted, but still a solid game from our players," Mitchell boys' coach Ken Novak said. "In soccer, we speak of the field in terms of thirds. Tonight, we showed excellence in the middle third and defensive third. We took shots, but couldn't find the back of the net."
Dakota Wesleyan University rebounded from its first loss of the season to close out the Corn Palace Classic with a win over Valley City State University on Saturday at the Corn Palace. The Tigers (5-1) knocked off the Vikings in four sets—19-25, 25-20, 27-25 and 30-28—to finish 2-1 at the event. DWU defeated Dickinson State and lost to Clarke University on Friday. On Saturday, senior outside hitter Lauren Tadlock led the Tigers with 21 kills and 11 digs. She added two solo blocks and two block assists.
GREGORY—Bon Homme won the 28th Annual Gregory Volleyball Invitational on Saturday in Gregory. The fifth-ranked team in Class A, the Cavaliers defeated Lyman 25-17 and 25-20 in the championship match. Bon Homme advanced to the championship by winning pool No. 2. Lyman went undefeated in pool No. 1 to advance to the title match. Bon Homme defeated Cody/Kilgore, Nebraska (25-13, 25-12), Burke/South Central (25-22, 25-23) and St. Francis Indian (25-10, 25-8) in pool play.
HURON — The Mitchell High School girls tennis team ran its season record to 10-1 on the year with three team victories at the Huron Quadrangular on Saturday. The Kernels beat Aberdeen Central in a 7-2 dual, then squeaked out a 5-4 win over Brandon Valley and then dispatched the host Tigers 8-1.
Dakota Wesleyan University senior wide receiver Dustin Livingston is the Great Plains Athletic Conference Special Teams Player of the Week, the league announced Monday. The award is the second such for Livingston in his career. Livingston finished with five punt returns for 105 yards in No. 16 DWU's 35-21 win over No. 8 Tabor College on Saturday at Joe Quintal Field in Mitchell. Livingston's 46-yard punt return touchdown in the fourth quarter helped propel the Tigers to the win. He also added a kickoff return for 21 yards.
MARION—Trey Bohlmann rushed for 114 yards and scored two touchdowns in Menno/Marion's 16-6 win over Andes Central/Dakota Christian in a prep football game on Friday in Marion. Bohlmann scored on touchdowns runs of one and three yards and had an interception on defense. Spencer Schultz added 101 rushing yards on 18 carries and passed for 36 yards in the win. Menno/Marion rushed for 229 yards.
The Mitchell High School girls tennis team took care of business Friday in a home Eastern South Dakota Conference triangular at Hitchcock Park, defeating Pierre and Yankton. The Kernels (7-1, 3-1 ESD) downed Pierre 6-3 and Yankton 9-0 in the team contests. "We knew the Pierre matches could be pretty tough and they were a great battle, they were all close," MHS coach Pat Moller said. "We had our share of tough matches and we showed some fortitude out there in winning."
The Chamberlain boys golf team carded 317 to win the Parkston Invite on Friday at Lakeview Golf Course in Mitchell. Chamberlain finished with a four-player team score of 317, while Watertown placed second with a 332 and Mitchell Gold took third with a 332. Watertown had the lowest individual score to place ahead of Mitchell. Parkston took fourth place with a 337 and Mitchell Black finished seventh with a 347.