KYNT Local Sports for 5-1-18

Triangular Tuesday comes up today for Yankton High School spring sports teams.  The Bucks tennis squad will host Sioux Falls Lincoln and Sioux Falls Christian today, the Gazelles golf team will entertain Sioux Falls Lincoln and Mitchell this afternoon, and the Yankton track and field teams will host Brandon Valley and Sioux Falls O’Gorman in a triangular as well this afternoon and evening.

Yankton defeated Pierre 8-1 in boys tennis on Monday and then lost to defending E-S-D champion Mitchell by an 8-1 score.  The Bucks number-three doubles team of Gerrit Dykstra and Cole Sawatzke won both matches yesterday as the Bucks dual meet record now stands at 6 and 2 overall.

U-S-D is third in the Summit League Men’s Golf championship after two rounds, and their team total of 612 is just four shots behind co-leaders North Dakota State and Denver.  Sophomore Scott Fudenberg is third individually with a two-round total of 146 heading into the tournament’s final round in Kansas today.

South Dakota State defensive lineman Kellen Soulek of Yankton has been invited to the mini-camps this month of four teams in the National Football League…including the Indianapolis Colts, the Minnesota Vikings, the New Orleans Saints and the Carolina Panthers.  Soulek was an All-State lineman for the Yankton Bucks and was twice named Second Team All-Conference in the Missouri Valley Football Conference.

Former Hartington Public standout Michaela Dendinger of Coleridge was named the Wayne State College Female Athlete of the Year.  Dendinger placed second at the NCAA Division Two Indoor Nationals in the shot put and earned All-American honors in two events along with winning conference titles in the shot put and weight throw.