Daily Republic Sports
WISCONSIN DELLS, Wis.—Mitchell's Corn Palace Area volleyball club 15 maximum power team placed third at the 2016 Midwest Festival National Tournament on Sunday in Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin. There were 28 teams in Mitchell's division of the tournament. Mitchell sophomore Mackenzie Miller was named to the all-tournament team. Other members on the team are: Bridget Thill, Mandy Schmidt, Tess Limberg, Chelsea Brewster, Carly Haring, Faith Tyler and Sage Jorgensen. The team is coached by Amy Tyler.
HUMBOLDT—Humboldt/Hartford outlasted McCook/Miner 6-5 in a Legion baseball game on Monday in Humboldt. Humboldt/Hartford scored the game-winning run in the bottom of the sixth inning and held McCook/Miner scoreless in the top of the seventh inning for the win. Jordan Genzlinger took the loss for M/M. Genzlinger allowed five runs, four earned, off seven hits in four innings pitched. Tanner Miller and Collin Cleveland each had a double, while Ross Rolling finished with three hits and an RBI. Miller had two RBIs, while Cleveland and Genzlinger each had an RBI.
MADISON—A youth Mitchell tennis team won the 14 and under doubles tournament at the Madison One Day Classic on Sunday in Madison. Freshman Kaden Jerke and eighth-grader Cameron Miller won all three matches in straight sets. Jerke won the consolation championship in the singles tournament on Saturday, while Miller fell in the quarterfinals.
FREEMAN—A Freeman resident recorded his first-ever hole-in-one on Sunday at Valley View Golf Course in Freeman. Jeff Preheim sunk the shot on the par 3 hole No. 8 from 181 yards out with a 9-iron.
Registration is open for Dakota Wesleyan University's Tiger Summer Golf Kids Camp. The three-day golf camp is for kids ages 7-12 and begins at 9 a.m. on Monday at Wild Oak Golf Course in Mitchell. The camp, taught by DWU golf head coach Chris Gomez will end on June 22. The cost of the camp is $80 and each camper will receive a T-Shirt. To sign up or for more information, contact Gomez at 605-995-2179, the DWU Athletic Office at 605-995-2112 or registration can be dropped off at Wild Oak Golf Course.
WATERTOWN — The Mitchell Mustangs 12-under youth baseball team took home the championship at the Watertown Coca-Cola Tournament this weekend after a 4-0 performance. The Mustangs defeated the Pierre Thunder (6-3) and H2O Hotshots (3-1) on Saturday and the Moorhead (Minn.) (6-3) on Sunday to set up the championship game. The Mustangs then defeated Northern Heat, of Bemidji, Minn., 18-7 for the tournament title.
CORSICA—Two runs in the ninth inning, including a walk-off RBI single from Riley Stack helped Corsica-Stickney to a 3-2 victory over Mount Vernon Saturday in Sunshine League action. After an error let Kiefer Johnson on base to start the ninth inning and a sacrifice bunt, Jared DeWaard hit a double to left field tying the game. A passed ball moved DeWaard to third base with one out when Stack singled to left field to win the game.
OMAHA, Neb. — It was a successful Saturday at the Ames Street Wood Bat Classic in Omaha, Nebraska, for the Mitchell Post 18 Legion baseball team. Mitchell grabbed a pair of wins on Saturday, defeating Omaha North 12-2 (five innings) and rallying for an 8-7 win against Millard Athletic Association, capped with three runs in the seventh inning for the walk-off win. The victories brought Post 18's weekend record to 3-1 in Omaha and pushed Mitchell to 10-3 for the season.
OMAHA, Neb. — The Mitchell Post 18 Legion baseball team switched back to a weekend of wood bats in Omaha, Nebraska, Friday and found mixed results. Mitchell grabbed a 10-7 win over Omaha Northwest Friday afternoon before dropping a 9-4 contest to Fremont (Neb.) Friday evening at the Ames Street Bash Wood Bat Classic in Omaha.
VERMILLION — The McCook/Miner Legion teams dropped a pair of games Friday at the Lewis and Clark Wooden Bat Classic in Vermillion. McCook/Miner fell 3-1 against Brandon Valley before an 11-2 victory by Vermillion at Prentiss Park. In the opener, Cole Gassman was 2-for-2 for McCook/Miner and Jordan Genzlinger scored the team's lone run in the first inning. Gassman took the loss, throwing six innings, allowing four hits, no earned runs and striking out seven.