Daily Republic Sports
The Mitchell boys soccer team won its first game of the season as it defeated St. Thomas More 5-1 Friday at the Pepsi-Cola Soccer Complex in Mitchell. Scoring goals for the Kernels were Kelby Escobin assisted by Caleb Larson, Larson assisted by Isaac Novak, Florian Richter assisted by Novak, and Escobin and Larson scored unassisted. Goalie Luke Novak had nine saves, and the team MVP was Richter. The Kernel girls dropped to 0-4 on the year after they fell to St.
Saturday • Dakota Wesleyan University women’s soccer at Johnson & Wales University, 1 p.m. in Denver. • Dakota Wesleyan University volleyball hosts Dickinson State University and Johnson & Wales University,...
YANKTON -- Dakota Wesleyan University's Tyler Burr won the Mount Marty Fall Invite Friday, leading the Tigers to a first-place team finish with a score of 291. Burr shot a 69, edging teammates Ben McNiven (71), Tom Hogg (75), Anthony Husher (76) and Brady Besco (78) DWU finished first through fourth on the men's side. Morningside College finished second with a team score of 313. On the girls side, DWU won the team competition with a 338 and April Barnett was first in the individual race with an 83.
HURON -- The Mitchell boys golf team finished seventh out of 15 teams at the Huron Invitational Friday in Huron. The Kernels carded a 328, while Sioux Falls O'Gorman took home first place with a score of 305. "I thought it was very good performance on a very hard course," Mitchell boys golf coach Mark Horan said. "We were only a couple shots away from an even higher place, and we beat Aberdeen for the first time this year, which shows me we are improving." Mitchell was led by senior Jacob Rice, who shot a 76 and tied for seventh place overall.
The Mitchell vs. Yankton football game at 7 p.m. today at Joe Quintal Field in Mitchell is a Mitchell High School booster club event. Members need to show their membership card to get in and memberships will be available for purchase at the game.
IRENE -- The Scotland volleyball team won five-set match Thursday against Irene-Wakonda. The Highlanders (1-0) dropped the first two sets before winning the next three. Set scores were 25-18, 26-24, 25-15, 25-20, 15-11. Stats were not available for either team. Scotland plays Freeman Sept. 8 in Freeman. Irene-Wakonda (0-1) plays at Freeman Tuesday.
ALEXANDRIA -- The Hanson Beavers remained undefeated throughout the Hanson volleyball tournament Thursday, beating Ethan in the title match 25-23, 25-12. Kynedi Cheeseman had seven kills and 12 digs, Katlyn Schroeder added six kills and 11 digs and Hailey Doyle added 10 assists. Emily Brown had seven assists for the Beavers (3-0), who play Sanborn Central/Woonsocket on Tuesday in Woonsocket. Ethan was led by Darbi Gustafson, who had five kills and three digs.
• Dakota Wesleyan University golf programs at Lancer Invite in Yankton. • Dakota Wesleyan University men’s soccer at Westminster College in Salt Lake City, Utah. • Dakota Wesleyan University volleyball...
Mitchell native Brent Havlik has left the University of Wyoming wrestling team and has signed to play baseball with Dakota Wesleyan University. Havlik, a three-time state wrestling champion for the Kernels, cited health reasons for quitting wrestling and leaving the Division I school. He is done with wrestling, he said, and he chose not to elaborate on his health issues. He will not be a member of the DWU wrestling team. "I'm at peace with it," Havlik said of being done with wrestling.
Three Alexandria Angels and three Parkston Mudcat baseball players led the 2014 South Dakota Amateur Baseball Association Class B state tournament team announced Wednesday by SDABA president Dale Weber. Alexandria's Peyton Smith, Cory Marek and Cole Wenande were all announced as making the team. Wenande was named the Batting Champ of the 2014 tournament. Parkston's Jeff Fish, Trevor Freudenthal and Brady Nolz represent the three Mudcats named on the tournament team. The 2014 Class B state amateur baseball champions Wynot, (Neb.) had three players named as well.