KYNT Local Sports for 4-25-18

Northwestern has a one-shot lead over Morningside after three rounds of the GPAC men’s Golf Championship at Woodland Hills in Eagle, Nebraska.  Mount Marty sits in tenth place in the conference meet heading into today’s final round.  Lancer junior Joe Brinkman is tied for tenth place individually with a 54-hole total of seven-over-par 220.

North Dakota State has the team lead after two days of the Summit League Women’s Golf Championship in Nebraska City with the Coyotes and Jacks fighting for third place.  U-S-D stands third with a 611 total while South Dakota State is at 612.  Jackrabbit sophomore Teresa Toscano is sixth individually with a two-round total of 148, while Coyote junior Jennifer Vincent is in ninth place at 150 heading into today’s final round at the Arbor Links Golf Club.

The Yankton Gazelles started their golf season on a strong note Monday by edging powerful Sioux Falls O’Gorman 345 to 346 in a dual meet at Fox Run Golf Course.   Morgan Strahl and Peyton Tramp shared the medalist honors for Yankton by each carding an 18-hole score of 81.  The Gazelles will compete today in the Harrisburg Invitational at Spring Creek Golf Club in Sioux Falls.

The Yankton Bucks continue their tennis season today on the home courts with an 11:00 triangular against Lennox and Vermillion.  In the E-S-D Middle School tennis meet, Yankton was second behind champion Mitchell.  Dylan Ridgway finished second at flight-six singles while Gage Becker took third place in first flight singles.

The Yankton High School track and field athletes will compete this afternoon and evening at the Dakota Valley Invitational at North Sioux City. The Yankton seventh grade foursome of Rugby Ryken, Michael Mors, Cody Oswald and Tyler Sohler broke a record set back in 1975 with their time of 1.47.5 in the 800 meter relay.

The Yankton Bucks club baseball squad is 2 and 1 on the season and will host Sioux Falls O’Gorman tonight at 5:30 p-m at Riverside Field.

Mace Merkwan fired a no-hitter with 14 strikeouts as Bon Homme-Scotland defeated Turner-Hutch 5-1 in high school baseball Monday night.