Daily Republic Sports
• Mitchell Christian boys basketball at Howard. • Area boys basketball: Wessington Springs at Andes Central/Dakota Christian in New Holland; Avon at Marty; Scotland at Alcester-Hudson in Alcester; • Area girls basketball: Chamberlain at Kimball/White Lake; McCook Central/Montrose at Freeman; Miller at Winner; Wessington Springs at Andes Central/Dakota Christian in New Holland; Canistota at Ethan; Corsica-Stickney at Viborg-Hurley in Hurley; Hanson at Sanborn Central/Woonsocket in Forestburg; White River at Lyman in Presho; Centerville at Menno;
Emily Reynen's double-double helped the Mitchell Christian girls basketball team top Sioux Falls Christian 34-23 on Saturday in Mitchell. Reynen finished the game with 18 points, 11 rebounds, five steals and three assists, while Abbie Reynen chipped in 10 points and eight rebounds for MCS. The Golden Eagles made 11 field goals and went 9-of-13 from the foul line in the win. "It felt good to finish out our week with a win," MCS head coach Jackie Van Laecken said. "We struggled to get our rhythm the first half but the girls came out fighting the second half."
PLANKINTON—Tiegen Priebe scored a game-high 21 points as Chamberlain raced past Mount Vernon/Plankinton 61-47 in high school boys basketball action on Friday in Plankinton. Priebe also pulled down a team-high eight rebounds, while Seth Friesz and Rich Marone each chipped in 10 points in the win. The Cubs went 27-of-52 from the field for 51 percent shooting in the win.
• Mitchell High School wrestling at Chamberlain tournament, 10 a.m., at Chamberlain Armory. • Mitchell High School gymnastics at Watertown, 12 p.m. at Watertown Civic Arena. • Mitchell Christian girls...
This weekend, at the Corn Palace, the 34th annual boys Hanson Classic will take place on Saturday and Dakota Wesleyan University will host Midland in a Great Plains Athletic Conference doubleheader. Hanson Classic schedule: 10 a.m.: Hanson vs. Sully Buttes; 11:30 a.m. Clark/Willow Lake vs. Parkston; 1 p.m.: Langford Area vs. Alcester-Hudson; 2:30 p.m. Vermillion vs. St. Thomas More; 4 p.m. Corsica-Stickney vs. Chester Area; 5:30 p.m.: Sioux Valley vs. Maple River (Minn.); 7 p.m.: White River vs. Warner; 8:30 p.m.: Canistota vs. Sanborn Central/Woonsocket.
The Mitchell Marlins were outshot 33-31 on Friday, but found a way to prevail over Huron 4-1 in Mitchell. Joshua Loecker earned the win in the net for the Marlins, stopping 32-of-33 shots. Jacob Thill and Alexander Bergeson each recorded two assists, while Spencer Neugebauer added a goal and an assist in the win. Jake Jarman, Otto Sandrini and Drew Kitchens each tallied a goal for Mitchell. The Marlins (4-5) take on Aberdeen at 8 p.m. today in Mitchell.
The Dakota Wesleyan University women's basketball team added a Wisconsin native to its 2016 recruiting class with another signing on Thursday. Samantha Schuh signed a National Letter of Intent to play basketball for the Tigers next season. Schuh, of West Allis, Wisconsin, finished her junior season with 382 points, 19 blocks, 45 steals, 75 assists and 86 rebounds. Schuh brings the 2016 recruiting class to five members.
TRIPP—The Mitchell Christian boys basketball team picked up a 42-33 win over Tripp-Delmont/Armour on Thursday in Tripp. Majok Kur led the Golden Eagles with 12 points and 11 rebounds for a double-double, while Alec Nelson added 10 points. Zach Bosworth chipped in nine points and four rebounds for MCS, which went 14-of-42 for 33 percent shooting from the field and made 19 of 23 free throws in the win.
TRIPP—Brooklyn Brouwer's 18 points and seven rebounds carried Tripp-Delmont/Armour over Mitchell Christian 56-49 on Thursday in Tripp. TDA made 21 field goals and went 10-of-15 from the free throw line in the win. "Our girls played a great second half. They came out with great intensity and attacked the basket," MCS head coach Jackie Van Laecken said. "If we would've played the same way in the first half, it could've been a different outcome."
BROOKINGS—Mitchell native Kerri Young's 16 points helped propel South Dakota State over Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis 68-66 on Thursday at Frost Arena in Brookings. In a battle of first place Summit League teams, former Mitchell native Macy Miller helped put the Jackrabbits (15-4, 5-1 SL) over the Jaguars (13-6, 4-2 SL) with 11 points, while Ellie Thompson added 13 points and Gabrielle Boever added 12. SDSU shot 37.9 percent from the floor, while IUPUI shot 33.3 percent. The Jackrabbits take on Western Illinois on Saturday at Frost Arena.