KYNT Local Sports for 4-30-18

The Mount Marty baseball team won three of four over Dordt College this weekend and finished up with a 13 and 13 record in the G-PAC and earned the seventh seed in the conference tournament.  The Lancers are 27 and 19 overall as they will face second-seed and host Midland University Thursday at 6 p-m in Fremont in the opening round of the double elimination tournament.

The Mount Marty softball squad lost a pair of games Saturday at 23rd-ranked Morningside and ended up with a 9 and 11 record in the G-PAC and got the eighth seed in the conference tourney.  The Lancers are 13 and 21 on the softball season and will take on top-seed and host Midland University Friday at 2:00 in the opening round of the double elimination tournament.

Morningside won the G-PAC Women’s Golf Tournament over the weekend at Quail Run in Columbus and Mount Marty finished fourth among 11 teams at the conference meet.  The Lancers were paced by sophomore Molly Koisti (koy-stte) who shot a four-round total of 348 and placed 14th, and junior Taylor Flanery who ended up 17th with a 351 score.

U-S-D took a pair of first place finishes at the Drake Relays Saturday in Des Moines as junior Ben Hammer won the discus and sophomore Ethan Bray took first in the pole vault.

Denver shut out U-S-D 4-0 Saturday to win the Summit League Women’s Tennis Championship as they Coyotes finished runnerup in the league the past two years.

The Yankton Bucks will continue a busy stretch of tennis with a meet in Mitchell today against the host Kernels, Pierre and Vermillion.

The Yankton Bucks baseball team lost two games at Mitchell on Saturday, but came back and swept a doubleheader over Brookings Sunday by scores of 4-0 and 16-8.  Michael Drotzmann pitched a shutout in the first game and drove in five runs in the second game as the Bucks now stand at 4 and 5 on the season.